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CIAO Health Disparities Symposium

CIAO invites all UTHSC students, faculty members, and community members to register for the 2023 Health Disparities Symposium, which will be a half day conference on health disparities, both in Memphis and on the global stage. Held in person and remotely via webinar. Eligible for free CME credit.
Saturday, February 18, 2023

8:00am - 2:30 pm

8 South Dunlap
Memphis, TN 38163

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

3.75 CME/CEU credits provided

the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Continuing Medical EducationAMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ACCME Accredited markContinuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.


Schedule of Events

Time Presentation/Speaker
7:45 am – 8:15 am Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:15 am – 8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks: CIAO Executive Board Members
8:30 am – 9:20 am Social Determinants of Women’s Health: Owen Phillips, MD
9:20 am – 9:30 am Break
9:30 am – 10:00 am Opioid Crisis Prevention and the Role of Healthcare Workers: Mr. David Fuller
10:10 am – 10:40 am Memphis Refugee Health: Selamawit Tesema, MD, PGY-4
10:40 am – 11:10 am Breakout Discussion Sessions: CIAO Executive Board
11:10 am – 11:20 am Break
11:20 am – 12:00 pm The Vulnerability of Healthcare in Ukraine & How Memphis Healthcare Workers are Providing Aid: Svetlana Yanishevski, MD
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Pediatric Head & Neck Cancer: Anthony Sheyn, MD
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm Closing Remarks: Austin Dalgo, MD
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Student Research Poster Hall and Afternoon Refreshments


2019 Health Disparities Symposium Gallery

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