Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Epidemiology and Prevention of Excessive Alcohol Use
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Pediatric Grand Rounds presented by: Robert D. Brewer, MD, MSPH
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Alcohol Program Leader
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC
At the end of the activity, the participants will be better able to:
1. Encourage physicians to educate and inform policymakers about the public health impact and costs of excessive drinking.
2. Articulate evidence-based policy measures to prevent excessive drinking.
3. Encourage physicians to screen and counsel their patients for excessive alcohol use.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Michigan State University and Sparrow. Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.
No commercial support was obtained for this activity and potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the educational activity to assure independence and balance of content. Conflicts, if any, will be disclosed prior to the start of the educational activity.