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Demystifying Medicine

The Demystifying Medicine Series, jointly sponsored by FAES and NIH, includes presentations on pathology, diagnosis, and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. Primarily directed toward PhD students, clinicians and program managers, this series is designed to help bridge the gap between advances in biology and their application to major human diseases. Each session includes clinical and basic science components presented by NIH staff and invitees. All students, trainees, fellows, and staff are welcome to participate.

2024 Schedule
Location: Online - NIH Videocast
Dates: Tuesdays from January 9 through May 7
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time
Coordinators: Dr. Win Arias and Dr. Dan Kastner

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CME Credit Information

First time texting attendance:
If this is the first time you are texting your attendance, you must first pair your mobile number to your account.

Step 1: Text your email address to 1 (844) 980-1555. The email address should be your JHMI email or email you have used to receive your CME credits at in the past. You will receive a text notification indicating your phone number has been updated.

Step 2: Once your account is paired to your mobile number and you have obtained the activity code, send the activity code via text to 1 (844) 980-1555.

Note: If you have never had a CME certificate/credit awarded and need a user profile created, please log onto and click the "Sign Up Now" button.

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

Credit Designation Statement:
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this regularly scheduled series - live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This series has been approved for a 25-week cycle beginning January 9, 2024.

Policy on Presenter and Provider Disclosure:
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine that the presenter and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies that will identify and resolve conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to presentation of the education.

Who Should Attend:
This activity is intended for MD's, PhD's, DDS's or equivalent doctoral level scientists with professional and research backgrounds that allow them to benefit from lectures on current topics in laboratory and clinical research.

Activity Objectives:
After participating in this activity, the learner will demonstrate the ability to:
~ Employ a multidisciplinary, cooperative, and iterative approach to the exchange of medical education across the breadth of Johns Hopkins Medicine and affiliate practitioners and educators.
~ Improve the safety and quality of patient care by analyzing systems-based and practice-based processes.
~ Translate recent research, new techniques, guidelines, etc. to clinical practice, based on the methodological quality of their design, validity, and applicability to patient care.
~ Foster communication among healthcare stakeholders by exploring and integrating patient-centered, team-based strategies, when appropriate.
~ Compare and contrast patient outcomes of past cases with current one to inform treatment strategies.

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