The conference aims to draw multi-sectoral participation from health sciences faculty and trainees, epidemiologists, community health workers, clinicians, urban planners, policy makers, patient educators, data scientists, nutritionists, engineers, behavioral scientists, public health practitioners, NGO employees, and members of private industry.
Accreditation and Credit Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and the World NCD Federation (WNF).The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
explain the value of learning health and surveillance systems and utilize these systems to improve quality, patient outcomes and prevent chronic diseases.
utilize a learning health system to identify patients with known risk factors for common chronic diseases and recommend prevention measures and earlier screening (e.g., retinal imaging, urine testing, etc)
use data from learning health systems to identify health disparities, environmental and social determinants in disease predisposition & progression