Series Learning Objective(s):
1. Define current barriers to the delivery of healthcare to urban children;
2. Discuss a cost-effective approach to the evaluation and treatment of common pediatric illnesses;
3. Demonstrate and apply the principles of case-based learning to the development of differential diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with a variety of pediatric disorders;
4. Analyze the clinical care provided to patients by members of the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center.
Pediatric faculty, house staff, nursing staff and physicians from outside the institution, including associated neighborhood health centers.
Faculty and Planning Committee:
Elizabeth Drury, CME Senior Program Operations Manager
Robert Vinci, MD, Course Director
Kristan Scott, MD, Planning Committee
Sabrina Karim, MD, Planning Committee
Lukas Gaffney, MD, Planning Committee
Rachel Korus, MD, Planning Committee
Melissa Brennan, Activity Admin
The faculty and planning committee have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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