Sponsored by the Sommer Memorial Trust UnderUnder the Auspices of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and in conjunction with OHSU School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education
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Meet this year’s Sommer Lecturers
Martin J. Blaser, M.D.
- Helicobacter pylori: foe or friend?
- From the ‘normal flora’ to the ‘human microbiome’: a medical revolution.
- When do the costs of antibiotics outweigh their benefits?
Lawrence Corey, M.D.
- Immunology coming of age as a major medical modality: The decade of the cell
- Where are we in developing an HIV vaccine?
- Does medical training need to be this long?
Keith D. Lillemoe, M.D.
- Pancreatic Cancer: Current Management and Outcomes – Is there Hope on the Horizon?
- Mentoring: Success in the past but are we ready for the current challenges?
- What’s new with Pancreatic Cysts?
The Sommer Memorial Lectures and Alumni Scientific Sessions bring nationally and internationally-known speakers to discuss a broad range of current clinical, research and societal issues in medicine. Topics are designed to be of interest and value to both the generalist and specialty physician.
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe how new innovative technologies can improve surgery
- Discuss the nature and importance of Hepatitis E
- Classify how healthcare is affected by, and effects, public policy
- Identify the problems and potential related to IT in health care
- Illustrate how systems can be developed to ensure professional development
- Compare the history and current issues surrounding Hepatitis C
- Explain why prevention of colon cancer is now considered one of the benefits of aspirin use
The Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
If you have questions, please call the OHSU Division of Continuing Medical Education at 503-494-8700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the CME office with details of your request at least 30 days prior to the activity.