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CME credit offered for Sept. 29 film showing/panel discussion

[August 31 2010] - On Wednesday, Sept. 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m., The Hospital of Central Connecticut will show the documentary film "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? - Place Matters - in Lecture Rooms 1, 2.

The film is being presented through the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership, an initiative of the Connecticut Department of Public Health; panel discussion will follow. Panel members will include endocrinologist Latha Dulipsingh, M.D., FACP, FACE, medical director of the Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and Endocrinology and Bone Health; and Antoinetta Capriglione, M.D., chief of Pediatrics.

Event attendance will provide 1.5 hours toward the state-mandated CME requirement regarding Cultural Competency. The event, which will include a provided lunch, is open to the public; registration is required. To RSVP, please call 1-888-224-4550, option 2 by Friday, Sept. 24.

Accreditation Statement: The Hospital of Central Connecticut is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Designation Statement: The Hospital of Central Connecticut designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit". Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.