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events Event Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Thursday, November 1, 2018 7:00 AM - Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:30 PM Location 1310 Punahou Street Honolulu Hawaii 96826
Susan Yamamoto

Phone: 808-951-3616

Free CME for medical professionals on November 1

Local health care professionals, physicians, therapists and medical staff are encouraged to attend the biannual Research ‘Aha and CME (continuing medical education) event at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu.

‘Aha is the Hawaiian word for gathering or meeting. The event will offer different viewpoints on caring for patients in the global health arena.

Topics will include bringing the Ponseti method of clubfeet treatment into the public health arena in low and middle-income countries. By providing proper care, a child born with clubfeet can live their best and healthiest life. Norgrove Penny, M.D., a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon from Victoria, British Colombia, will be the keynote speaker. He has worked extensively in disadvantaged areas around the world on issues related to children’s orthopaedic care.

Marc Lalande, Ph.D., vice president of research at Shriners Hospitals for Children, will present on the past, present and future of research at Shriners Hospitals.

Mary Massery, D.P.T., a doctor in physical therapy, will speak about breathing and posture. Massery offers a long-term, low-cost preventative approach for a select group of pediatric patients with spinal or chest wall conditions. This approach minimizes or can reverse potential long-term problems that can impair quality of life in adulthood.

Maya Maxym, M.D., a pediatrician from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, will present ethical considerations for trainees from high-income countries rotating in low and middle-income countries. She will look at this topic from a perspective that gives a view from both sides.

Other topics include research and barriers that some medical researchers face early on in their career.

There will also be a panel discussion in the afternoon on medical outreach missions: Who really benefits and is it worth it to do outreach in low and middle-income countries?

The Research ‘Aha and CME event starts with breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Honolulu Shriners Hospital Education Center. Opening remarks begin at 7:45 a.m. There will be a no-host lunch and breaks between sessions. The program ends at 4:30 p.m.

To register for this free CME conference, please email Susan Yamamoto at the Honolulu Shriners Hospital or call 808-951-3616.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education (HCCME) and Shriners Hospitals for Children. The HCCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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