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2020-21 Neurology Grand Rounds

Location: Virtual

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Michele Davis

About the Event

Join the Department of Neurology for a presentation by Steven G. Britt, M.D., titled “Quantitative Genetics: Drosophila Models of Parkinson’s Disease and Visual Impairment.” Britt is a research scientist in translational neuroscience in the Department of Neurology at Dell Medical School.

Email Michele Davis for the Zoom information.

Objectives

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

  • Recognize examples of Mendelian and complex traits.
  • Utilize the Genome Wide Association Studies to identify disease mechanisms.
  • Identify strategies to prioritize and validate candidate genes.

Target Audience

Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
Secondary: Other healthcare professionals

Attributes/Competencies

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

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Britt, speaker for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Mayur Patel, M.D.; Michele Davis; and Jason Camarillo, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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.