EM2301B "Why?" (IM GR-010623)

Purpose and Overview

Discuss the state of American population health, management of chronic diseases, and epidemiologic trends - followed by a discussion on underlying determinants of such trends and what the future might hold.

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:

  • Discuss chronic disease epidemiology in US.
  • Discuss potential causes underlying these trends.
  • Discuss future options to improve population health.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: First Last, M.D.Javed Butler, M.D., MPH, MBA
President, Baylor Scott and White Research Institute
Senior Vice President, Baylor Scott and White Health, Dallas
Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of Mississippi
I.G. Bromberg Memorial Visiting Professorship

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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