Hillel W. Cohen, Dr.P.H., Victor W. Sidel, M.D., and Robert M. Gould, M.D.
Dr. Cohen is Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, New York, Dr. Sidel is Distinguished University Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center and Dr. Gould is President, SF-Bay Area Chapter, Physicians for Social Responsibility, San Francisco. Drs. Cohen, Sidel, and Gould report no commercial conflict of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Evaluate whether reported risks of bioterrorism are based on fact or fear
- Discuss the possibility that health interventions may have risks that must be weighed against any purported benefits
- Consider the importance of setting priorities for resources for health interventions that take into account efforts for primary prevention and assessing needs based on evidence
- Discuss the inherent problems of allowing military priorities to set the public health agenda.