The John P. McGovern
Academy of Oslerian Medicine
invites you to a
Meeting of the 85th UTMB Osler Club
(Dedicated to the application of Oslerian principles to
contemporary medicine and medical education.)
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Open Gates Conference Center
2419 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, TX
Dialogue and Dinner:
“Expanding Frontiers: Physician Advocacy
and the Social Determinants of Health”
Premal G. Patel, MD, MSc., FACP
Scholar, John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas Medical Branch
A light buffet supper will be served.
Admission is free, but space is limited. Reservations are advised.
For reservations, or to register for CME credit, contact the McGovern Academy at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or (409) 747-9680.
Educational Method: Lecture
Target Audience: All members of the UTMB and surrounding communities.
1. Highlight the need to focus on non-clinical contributions to poor health outcomes.
a. Define the social determinants of health.
b. Describe the contribution of the social determinants of health on health outcomes.
2. Discuss the role of physicians in advocating for a social determinants of health approach.
a. Identify social determinants of health approaches.
b. Examine the role of physicians’ ethical responsibility in addressing social determinants of health.
Disclosure Statement (Speaker): Dr. Patel has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members): Drs. Jack Alperin and Dwight V. Wolf; and Mrs. Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Accreditation: The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians accredits the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Designation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Ethics: This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for 1 hour of formal CME in Medical Ethics/Professional Responsibility.