You're invited to share this series with your local health care professionals
On August 27, 2020 Tin Soldiers launched its Global CME (Continuing Medical Education) Series on FOP. This 7-part series is part of Tin Soldiers' work to find others with FOP and to educate the formal and informal medical communities across the world.
The first CME session was hosted by Dr. Chris Scott, Associate Professor of Paediatric Rheumatology at the Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa and had nearly 90 participants. Each session includes a talk by an FOP expert physician followed by a question and answer (Q&A) session. Attendees come from across multiple medical disciplines. Future sessions include:
Clinical Presentations, Progression and Co-Morbidities by Dr. Robert J. Pignolo (Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine)
Treatment Considerations by Dr. Mona Al Mukaddam (Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Pennsylvania)
Clinical Trials in FOP by Dr. Edward Hsiao (Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology, University of California, San Francisco)
Oral Health, Risk Assessment and Management by Dr. Clive Friedman (Assistant Clinical Professor Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Paediatric Oral Health and Dentistry, Ontario, Canada)
FOP Anaesthesia and Airway Issues by Dr. Zvi Grunwald (Executive Director, The Jefferson Israel Center, The James D. Wentzler Professor and Emeritus Chair of Anaesthesiology, Professor of Paediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University)
Caring is Part of the Cure by Dr. Fred Kaplan (Isaac & Rose Nassau Professor of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine)
A Case Study by Dr. Elizabeth Ho (Specialist Paediatrician, Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa)
A Case Study by Dr. Patricia L.R. Delai (Consultant Doctor for the Brazilian FOP Association, Researcher at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Teaching and Research Institute, São Paulo, Brazil)
A Case Study by Professor Kebashni Thandrayen (Adjunct Professor at the University of Witwatersrand, Paediatric Endocrinologist, Paediatrics & Child Health Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Johannesburg, South Africa)
Upon registration, participants will also have immediate access to view the Tin Soldiers film. If a health care professional is unable to attend a session live, the talk and recorded Q&A will be available in the CME library.
You can invite your local health care professionals to attend by providing them the link to the CPD Portal. Attendees must have a license number to register and attend.