UPMC Physician Journal Episode 102

In episode 102 of UPMC’s Physician Journal, Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT, presents the latest developments in regenerative rehabilitation, Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, FSAHM, discusses the ambitious Pittsburgh Study, and Udai Kammula, MD, reviews personalized immune therapy through adoptive cell transfer.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Describe the rationale underlying the development of regenerative rehabilitation approaches
  • Explain regenerative rehabilitation in the context of severe skeletal muscle injuries
  • Identify piezoelectric material and describe its potential to promote tissue regeneration
  • Describe the difference between “research on” and “research with” communities
  • Recognize the role of “bright spotting” and other strengths-based approaches to mapping and understanding health-related social needs
  • Recall community-partnered strategies for promoting child and adolescent health and thriving
  • Describe the goal of adoptive cell transfer
  • Explain the steps for adoptive cell transfer of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes
  • Identify the therapeutic advantages of TIL therapy

Disclosures

Drs. Ambrosio, Kammula, and Miller have reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation 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.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 5/25/2021 | Last Modified On: 7/1/2021 | Expires: 7/1/2022