Rapid Deployment: 6/14/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: Understanding Aging Through the Prism of Alveolar Macrophages

Target Audience

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Recognize the differences in macrophage populations as a function of their ontogeny.
  • Describe the role of the microenvironment in shaping macrophage phenotypes during aging.
  • Identify the multifunctional nature of macrophages over the course of lung injury and fibrosis.
  • Learn to use new technologies to generate hypotheses about macrophage function in the human lung.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/08/2019
Course expires: 
08/08/2022
ISER
United States
GR Scott Budinger, MD — Ernest S. Bazley Professor of Airway Diseases, Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded () continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/08/2019
Course expires: 
08/08/2022
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