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Thu 12:00 PM

IPHAM Seminar Series - David W. Baker, MD MPH

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When: Thursday, December 19, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Emily Rae Stambaugh   312.503.5522

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Center for Education in Health Sciences - IPHAM

Category: Academic

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 Institute for Public Health and Medicine Seminar Series 

“Reducing Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Strategies for Tackling a ‘Wicked’ Problem”

Presented by:

David W. Baker, MD MPH
Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine
Professor in Medicine-General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics,
Center for Healthcare Studies, and Medical Social Sciences
Chief, Division of Medicine-General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Stream live via Adobe Connect   

In-person attendance is required to earn CME-credit.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the difference between complex, complicated, and wicked problems; 

2. Describe why it is important to use multi-level, multi-component interventions to address complex problems, using strategies to overcome barriers to colorectal cancer screening as an example; and

3. Provide examples of how one might evaluate the fidelity and success of different strategies within an overall intervention, using colorectal cancer screening as an example. 

Disclosure Statements

Dr. Baker has nothing to disclosure. The course director, Suzanne Cox, PhD MPH, has nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME Leadership & Staff have nothing to disclose: John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Sr. Associate Dean for Medical Education; Genevieve Napier, CME Director; CME Project Specialists Ashley Kick and Tara Scavelli.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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


 The Institute for Public Health and Medicine Seminar Series is a forum covering current research relevant to the Institute and its Centers.

The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) is the nexus for all public health activities at the Feinberg School of Medicine (FSM). The goal of the Institute is to accelerate innovation at the interface of medicine and public health and achieve measurable improvements in health for patients and populations. IPHAM’s Centers focus on issues that span the spectrum from communities to the individual, and from health behaviors to genetic determinants of disease.

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