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Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Early Lessons From the International Health System Research Collaborative

Location: Hybrid: Health Discovery Building Auditorium (HDB 1.208) & Zoom

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. B, Austin, Texas 78712 | View Map »

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Lyndsey Loughran

About the Event

In this installment of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Peter Cram, M.D., MBA, presents “Early Lessons From the International Health System Research Collaborative (IHSRC): Does the United States Measure Up?” Cram is a professor and chair of the Department of Medicine and a professor of public health at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Please register by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

For more information, contact Lyndsey Loughran.


By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the value of international health systems comparison research
  2. Identify potential methodological challenges
  3. Discuss recent key study results

Target Audience

  • Primary: Department of Internal Medicine Faculty
  • Secondary: Department of Internal Medicine Residents and health care team members


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement
  • IECC: Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Peter Cram, M.D., MBA, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Parker Hudson, M.D., MPH, FACP; Beth Nelson, M.D.; Kirsten Gibbs Nieto, M.D.; Snehal Patel, M.D.; Chris Moreland, M.D., MPH; Brian Lee, M.D.; Ollieta Nicholas, MBA, FACHE; and Lyndsey Loughran, MHQS, planners for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Annie Feagins, M.D., received grants/research funding from Corevitas, Takeda and Arena.

Yan Liu, M.D., Ph.D., received royalties and is a patent holder for G1 Therapeutics.

Kevin Hackshaw, M.D., is a stock shareholder of Pfizer, Merck and Exagen.

Anokhi Jambusaria-Pahlajani, M.D., MSCE, is a consultant with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.