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Grand Rounds: The effect of Race and Grand Rounds: Socioeconomic Status on the Morbidity and Mortality of Patients with CNS Tumors

05-17-2024

By Sarah Ferri, MD , Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellow, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Cancer and Blood Disorders


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Determine the overall racial and socioeconomic distribution at Akron Children's. 2. Differentiate how does race and socioeconomic status impact mortality. 3. Analyze what other factors impact mortality. 4. Indicate if any of these risk factors are modifiable.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Past studies have shown inferior oncologic outcomes for minority and socially disadvantages patients and further research is required to identify and bridge these gaps.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour(s)

Expiration Date for CE/CME Credit:

05-16-2025

Method of Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CE/CME credit.

Disclosure:

The following presenters have identified that they have no financial relationships with any ineligible companies. Sarah Ferri, MD

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Bibliography:

Trends in Area-Socioeconomic and Race-Ethnic Disparities in Breast Cancer Incidence, Stage at Diagnosis, Screening, Mortality, and Survival among Women Ages 50 years and over (1987-2005) Sam Harper; John Linch; Stephen C. Meersman; Nancy Breen; William W. Davis; Marsha C. Reichman

Rachel and Ethnic Differences in Survival of Pediatric Patients with Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer in the United States David A. Siegel, Jun Li, Helen Ding, Simple D. Singh, Jessica B. King, Lori A. Pollack.

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