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9th Annual Autism Symposium Physician's Dinner
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When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
5:30 PM
Where: The River Club
One Independent Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 
United States
Contact: Kimberly Nelson

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To meet the unmet community need regarding medically based education and information concerning autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Meet our Guest Speaker

Expected Result:

An increase in physician knowledge regarding current evidence-based approaches to ASD, serving to enhance physician practice and patient understanding

Targeted Audience:

Northeast Florida and community pediatricians, family physicians, general surgeons, pediatric/adult neurosurgeons, neurologists, hospitalists, psychiatrists, psychologists, immunologists, critical care physicians, emergency medicine physicians, gastroenterologists, geneticists, obstetricians and gynecologists, internists, neonatologists, otolaryngologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, pediatric/adult allergists, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners


5:30 - 6:30pm Cocktail Reception

6:30 - 7:30pm Dinner and Program

7:30 - 8:30pm Questions and Answers


1. To have an understanding of the sex ratio in different neurodevelopmental disorders

2. To appreciate some of the factors that influence the sex ratio particularly in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

3. To explain the female protective effect as a possible explanation of the sex ratio in ASD





Baptist Health is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education

for physicians.  Baptist Health designates this educational activity for a maximum of two

(2.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Views and conclusions expressed in this program are those of the presenter(s) and not necessarily those of the employees, administration or Medical Staff of Baptist Medical Center. All material presented in this program is provided for information only, and may not be construed as professional advice. Use of Baptist Medical Center’s facilities for this presentation does not imply endorsement of any product, service or opinion discussed.


All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Baptist Health are required to disclose to the audience whether or not they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships to the content of their presentation(s).

*The Planners/Activity Directors of this CME activity do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of

interest or other relationships to the content of the presentations.


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