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NORD Certified Medical Education

This dynamic and interactive program is directed at raising awareness about the prevalence of patients afflicted with a rare disease. There are over 7,000 rare disorders that are known to affect 30 million Americans, more than half of which are children. This program will raise diagnostic awareness of typical patient symptoms and treatments that are actually atypical and continue to manifest overtime. Diagnostic resources, tools and detailed infrastructure of resources for both providers and patients will be demonstrated in this program.  

2017 Program Information


June 17, 2017

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Washington Marriott Marquis

Washington, DC 20001

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Accreditation Information


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Massachusetts (UMass) Continuing Medical Education and the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). The UMass Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UMASS Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.