Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Solomon Carter Fuller, MD (2/17/2022)

Please read important information about this continuing education program here: PDF icon SCF22 Front Matter Final.pdf

To claim your credit/certificate, please follow the directions below by Friday March 11th. 

  1. Click on Take Course and you will be directed to Login or Create an Account.

  2. If you have a BU or BMC e-mail, you may log-in using Single Sign On (SSO) with your username and password. Otherwise, click Create a New Account or Log-in.

  3. Click on “Take Course” and your enrollment with be recorded. You will now see a Course Progress box. Complete any requirements to claim your credit (e.g., the evaluation form). Clicking Next in the Course Navigation box will guide you through each element. The Credit section will confirm the credit type you were awarded.

  4. Note, psychologists should claim a certificate of participation.  Our partner, MPA will issue your final certificate.

  5. If you have trouble, please contact the CME office at 617-358-5005 or cme@bu.edu

Credit will be awarded to those who attend the meeting and complete the program

 

Course Description:  Please join us for a virtual celebration honoring the life and legacy Solomon Carter Fuller, MD, who graduated from BUSM in 1897. The first Black psychiatrist in the country and a renowned neurologist, pathologist and educator, he worked with Dr. Alois Alzheimer and practiced in the Boston area before joining the BUSM faculty in 1919. Upon his retirement from academic medicine in 1933, he was appointed Emeritus Professor of Neurology, and continued in private practice for many years.  

The daylong event is sponsored by the BUSM Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Diversity & Inclusion and Alumni Association Offices; and BU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.  

This program is sponsored by the Massachusetts Psychological Association

 

 

Target Audience

Physicians, psychologists and social workers in the fields of neurology, psychiatry, and primary care.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the psychiatric, neurological and neuropathological legacy of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller.
  • Discuss the diversity, equity and inclusion issues facing Black physicians in academic medicine in the past and now.
  • Identify ways to improve their own ability equitably detect, diagnose and treat Black patients suffering from cognitive disorders.
  • Identify the neuropathology of neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Identify the neurological features of neurodegenerative disorders.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.50 Participation
Course opens: 
02/17/2022
Course expires: 
03/13/2022

This is a virtual meeting that will be held on Zoom.  

Register directly through zoom at:  https://bostonu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_h6RvTXYGThWL7o1Znlv0zg

Please see the full program at: https://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/about/celebrating-the-life-and-legacy-of-solomon-carter-fuller-md/
Program Manager

Claire P. Grimble, CMP

 

 

Physicians

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

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists

This program is sponsored by the Massachusetts Psychological Association.  Massachusetts Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education (CE) for psychologists. MPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

5.5 Hours

A certificate of participation is available for all attendees.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.50 Participation
Please login or register to take this course.

Please read important information about this continuing education program here: PDF icon SCF22 Front Matter Final.pdf

To claim your credit/certificate, please follow the directions below by Friday March 11th. 

  1. Click on Take Course and you will be directed to Login or Create an Account.

  2. If you have a BU or BMC e-mail, you may log-in using Single Sign On (SSO) with your username and password. Otherwise, click Create a New Account or Log-in.

  3. Click on “Take Course” and your enrollment with be recorded. You will now see a Course Progress box. Complete any requirements to claim your credit (e.g., the evaluation form). Clicking Next in the Course Navigation box will guide you through each element. The Credit section will confirm the credit type you were awarded.

  4. Note, psychologists should claim a certificate of participation.  Our partner, MPA will issue your final certificate.

  5. If you have trouble, please contact the CME office at 617-358-5005 or cme@bu.edu

Credit will be awarded to those who attend the meeting and complete the program

Special Services

Boston University strives to be accessible, inclusive and diverse in our facilities, programming and academic offerings. Your experience in this event is important to us. If you have a disability, require communication access services for the deaf or hard of hearing, or believe that you require a reasonable accommodation for another reason please contact the BUSM-CME Office at least 3 weeks prior to event to discuss your needs.  Please contact us at cme@bu.edu

Please Note
The conference organizers may take pictures or record videos during the conference. In registering for the conference, you acknowledge that BUSM may photograph you during the meeting, and you agree that we may include images of yourself, intact or in part, for conference promotional activities or other related endeavors. This material may also appear on the conference's website or associated social media outlets. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the BUSM representative onsite know