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Dartmouth College

Surgery Grand Rounds - Bias in the Assessment and Treatment of Pain

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Dartmouth Health Continuing Education for Professionals Home, Surgery Grand Rounds - Bias in the Assessment and Treatment of Pain, 2/19/2021 8:00:00 AM - 2/19/2024 8:00:00 AM, By collaborating with surgery experts with the intent to change practice in the care of surgical patients, participants will be able to describe and identify a variety of treatment plans/procedures for patients and recognize changes in the clinical practice of surgery describing novel transforming medical advances.

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Laura J. Ostapenko, MD, MPP Resident
GME Anesthesiology 
Dartmouth Health

Learning Outcome(s)
Participants will be able to develop an awareness of the existence of unequal outcomes in the assessment and treatment of pain, identify system factors that contribute to these unequal outcomes, and review emerging methodologies for looking at the brain basis of bias.

The following activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control content have reported the following financial interest or relationship* with various companies/organizations.  The Planning Committee role was validated by altering the individual’s control over content about the products or services of the commercial interest by the Activity Director and determined to be free of commercial bias. All potential conflict(s) were resolved.

* Richard J. Barth, MD ~ has grant/research support, is a major stockholder and is a patent holder for “Systems and methods for guiding tissue resection” with CairnSurgical, LLC.

* John D. Seigne, MD ~ is a stockholder of Johnson & Johnson.

Other planning committee member(s), speaker(s), activity director(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content  for this program report no financial interest or relationship* with any company(ies) or organizations whose product may be germane to the content of their presentations.

There were no individuals in a position to control the content who refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic References
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