CME: Sixth Annual Taking the Road to Eliminate Health Disparities Conference
To educate health professionals regarding the disparities in cancer treatment of patients in various ethnic communities and to provide the tools to eliminate these barriers.
Date & Time(s)
Friday, November 4, 2011, 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
A Multicultural Approach to Providing Cancer Care
Educational and Performance Improvement Objectives
Upon completion of the conference attendees will be able to:
Identify the disproportionate mortality rate from cancer in minority communities and discuss factors contributing to this disparity
Define the role that ethnic, cultural, and language differences contribute in cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment
List ways to address barriers to cancer screening and treatment in minority communities
Identify support resources for cancer patients in Suffolk County
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Regional Care Network
Suffolk County Department of Health Services Office of Minority Health
Francesca M. Gany, MD, MS
Chief, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
This program is open to healthcare and public health professionals, social workers, educators, community leaders/advocates, policymakers, and medical, law, and public health students.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center designates this conference for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit he/she actually spent in the conference.