Making vaccines has often been described as a thankless task. In the words of Dr. Bill Foege, one of the world’s greatest public health physicians, "Nobody ever thanks you for saving them from the disease they didn’t know they were going to get." However, public health practitioners consider…
The discovery of hepatitis C virus (HCV) by Houghton and colleagues in 1989 capped a long journey in search of the elusive non-A, non-B hepatitis viral agent. In the ensuing 20 years, we witnessed an unparalleled transformation of the therapeutic arena that capitalized on this breakthrough,…
Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first detected in December 2019 and was declared a global pandemic in March 2020. REGEN-COV (previously known as REGN-COV2), a combination of two neutralizing monoclonal…
RMEI LIGHTNING TALKS
4 Years, 16 Live & Online Activities, 6000+ Clinicians: What we've learned so far
RMEI has released pairings of live and online programs approximately twice per year since 2016 grouped into “phases” which share clinical areas of focus and are based on findings from the previous phase of education. In total, 16 activities have launched to date with 4 activities currently live. The purpose of this analysis is to better understand the impact of multi-year iterative education on a clinical audience. Presented at: Society for Academic CME (SACME), virtual, February 2021; Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), virtual, April 2021.
Allergy & Immunology
Effectiveness of 5-year IBD Provider Online Educational Intervention Program
There is considerable practice variability among providers caring for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Limited data exists on the effectiveness of educational interventions targeting IBD providers to address these gaps. We report outcomes for a 5-year provider education training program which culminated in an enduring online education resource and clinical decision support tool.
Presented at: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), virtual, April 2021; Digestive Disease Week (DDW), virtual, May 2021