Metropolitan New York Bone Club Meeting
Communicating Effectively About Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk

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Course Director

John P. Bilezikian, MD, PhD (hon)
Silberberg Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Vice Chair, International Education and Research
Chief, Emeritus, Division of Endocrinology
Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Program

Keynote Speaker

Andrea J. Singer, MD, FACP, CCD
Director, Women's Primary Care
Director, Bone Densitometry
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Georgetown University Hospital


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


06:30pm – 07:30pm         Buffet Dinner
07:30pm – 08:30pm         Presentation
08:30pm – 09:00pm         Q & A

Description & Objectives

  • 1 - Discuss the factors which impact communication about the seriousness of osteoporosis and fracture risk as a public health issue.
  • 2 - Describe differences between messages intended for patients and messages intended for healthcare professionals about osteoporosis and fracture risk.
  • 3 - Discuss how patient perceptions about osteoporosis and fracture risk impact clinical care.

Meeting Location

Marriott East Side Hotel (49th and Lexington Avenue)
525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017


Registration is required.

  • Physicians (Free)
    Allied Health Professionals (Free)
    CUMC/NYP Faculty (Free)


Space is Limited. Registration is required.
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Accreditation/Designation of Credit

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Columbia University and Amedco. Amedco is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement
Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (e.g. employee, consultant, speaker's bureau, grant recipient, research support, stock ownership or any other special relationship) they might have with

a) the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation and/or

b) any commercial contributor to this activity. When unlabeled uses are discussed, these will also be indicated.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Any participant with special needs must submit a written request to our office at least one month prior to the course date.