Medicine Grand Rounds | Donald Wesson, MD: From the Laboratory to the Food Bank — A Translational Research Journey to Population Health

WessonDate: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall auditorium (formerly Jordan Hall), 1-5

Donald E. Wesson, MD, MBA, is president of the Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute in Dallas, Texas, and senior vice president of Baylor Scott and White Health Weight Management Services. Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas, and one of the largest in the United States.

Trained as a nephrologist, Dr. Wesson receives support from the National Institutes of Health for research on the adverse health consequences of chronic diseases in vulnerable populations.

CME learning objectives:

1. Identify how current laboratory insights translate to patient benefit
2. Understand the need for translation of laboratory insights to community benefit to achieve population health
3. Recognize that translating laboratory insights to community benefit requires engagement of health systems with communities

Medicine Grand Rounds is offered every Wednesday throughout the year by the UVA Department of Medicine, in association with UVA’s Office of Continuing Medical Education. CME credit is available; instructions and forms are available at the event.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a permanent record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation. CME transcripts may be obtained at (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).


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