Accreditation Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.   Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - All live conferences or live courses held outside of Canada can be reported as accredited group learning activities under Section 1 of the MOC Program if they are developed by a university, academy, college, academic institution or physician organization.

Objectives

Attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between global health and law and the importance of the law in global health governance to improve health outcomes.
  • Develop enhanced understanding about key barriers and drivers of health care workforce development; examine strategies for developing a well skilled multi sectoral health workforce; and examine models for training and retaining workers that effectively support the diverse aspects of patient care.
  • Learn how might health systems be revised/improved to meet the health needs of today’s displaced populations; plan global and national governance to meet health workforce goals; and help inform funders and policy makers. 
  • Gain rich understanding of the conditions of this demographic;  learn key components for improving health and social systems to better meet their needs; and learn new research in this field consider conditions associated with ageing and priority areas for action, and to address these challenges from recent research and programs.
  • Discuss the lessons learned and best practices for using technologies for human health.  Attendees will explore the different models of health technologies designed for resource poor countries.  They will gain insights about their implementation, scale-up, and effects on health outcomes.
  • Describe the health, social & environmental impacts of climate change; gain the latest insights from multisector partnerships that aim to reduce vulnerability due to climate change; explore different approaches for integrating public health, technology, science, policy to further enhance resilience.
  • Determine best practices for developing institutional capacity for research in injury prevention and control.
  • Describe the social and structural barriers to the implementation of HIV prevention and treatment in certain regions.

Target Audience

The target audience of this activity includes global health professional, teachers, students and other stakeholders representing a diverse array of disciplines and specialties with focus on global health service, education and research. 

Faculty Disclosure

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relevant relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.