Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)
Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Logan Banks will host a live webinar and they will discuss international medicine and in particular practicing medicine in Burundi. Dr. Brown will lead a Q&A discussion with Dr. Banks. Dr. Banks will share his experiences with practicing medicine in Burundi by answering a series of questions by Dr. Brown.
1. Describe the factors that might attract someone to practice international medicine and, particularly, in Burundi.
2. Identify the biggest hurdles someone might face when practicing international medicine.
3. Describe extra training that someone might need or be required to take to practice international medicine in a country like Burundi.
4. Describe the health risks that someone might experience when practicing international medicine in a third world country like Burundi.
5. Explain what it was like to be the first Osteopathic Physician to practice in Burundi.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
Dr. Michael Brown is a graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his medical residency in Family and Community Medicine at Truman Medical Centers. Currently, he works for Meritas Health in North Kansas City, where he practices family medicine. Dr. Brown has held many positions within the American Osteopathic Association and the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, and currently serves on the MAOPS board where he holds the office of President-Elect. He lives in Smithville, MO with his wife and six children.
Dr. Brown discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation..
Logan Banks DO is a full-time medical missionary serving in Burundi, East Africa. He is a professor of Family Medicine and Obstetrics with Hope Africa University and serves as Director of Medical Education at the university’s rural teaching hospital, Kibuye Hope Hospital. He is also adjunct faculty with Cox Family Medicine Residency in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Banks attended medical school at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Cox Family Medical Residency, in Springfield, Missouri, following by a fellowship in international family medicine. Dr. Banks is passionate about education and raising up the next generation of doctors and leaders, particularly in Africa.
Dr. Banks discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
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