EM1709F "E-consults: An Approach to Improve Access to Specialty Care" (IM GR-091517)

Discuss barriers to access to specialty care and how e-consults programs have been established to address this problem

Illustrate the versatility of e-consult programs as it applies to healthcare systems

Highlight e-consult programs established at Parkland Health and Hospital System

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand what telemedicine and electronic consultation are
  • Understand the potential for e-consults in enhancing access to specialty care within different healthcare systems
  • List at least one moral argument supporting Physician Aid in Dying and more moral argument against.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Christian Mayorga, M.D.Christian Mayorga, M.D.
Clinical Chief of Digestive & Liver Diseases – PHHS
Senior Medical Director, Medical Specialty Services – PHHS
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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