Learn about improving communication in racially discordant medical interactions

April 26, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to attend the next Patient Education ForUM on Wednesday, May 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Susan Eggly Ph.D., from Wayne State University, will discuss how patient-provider communication can reduce racial health care disparities while Paul Hilliard M.D., and Alexandra Koumoutsopoulos, MHSA, R.N., will present the efforts underway at Michigan Medicine to help operationalize the patient education and other requirements for a new Michigan Opioid Prescribing law.

CME and CNE will be awarded for this activity, which will be held in the research auditorium at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) Building 10 (Entry via building 18).

Space is limited. Register soon by clicking here to save your spot. Click to learn more about the speakers and topics.

Continuing Education credits will be awarded to attendees as follows:


1.5 Nursing Contact Hours (CNE) will be provided to attendees.
0.5 Fulfills the Michigan re-licensure requirement for pain.
0.5 Fulfills Pharmacotherapeutic requirement.

University of Michigan Health System Professional Development & Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-423, 3/1/2019)


The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.