Metropolitan New York Bone Club Meeting
"The Crisis in Osteoporosis: From Clinical Practice to Discovering New Drugs"

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Course Director

John P. Bilezikian, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Vice Chair, International Education and Research
Chief, Emeritus, Division of Endocrinology
Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Program

Keynote Speaker

Michael Rosenblatt, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Flagship Pioneering
Cambridge, MA.


Monday, May 1st, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


06:30pm – 07:30pm         Buffet Dinner
07:30pm – 08:30pm         Presentations
08:30pm – 09:00pm         Q + A

Description & Objectives

  • 1 - Understand the general pathway for drug discovery and development and the challenges specific to the osteoporosis field (and compare osteoporosis R&D to R&D for other common diseases).
  • 2 - Understand some of the factors that have led to a decline in prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
  • 3 - Patients are exposed to medical information from a multitude of sources. Consider the role of physicians, regulators, professional societies and patient advocacy organizations in communicating benefit:risk.

Meeting Location

Marriott East Side Hotel (49th and Lexington Avenue)
525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017


Registration is required.

  • Physicians (Free)
    Allied Health Professionals (Free)
    CUMC/NYP Faculty (Free)


Space is Limited. Registration is required.
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Accreditation/Designation of Credit

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Educatio (ACCME) through Amedco. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (e.g. employee, consultant, speaker's bureau, grant recipient, research support, stock ownership or any other special relationship) they might have with

a) the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation and/or

b) any commercial contributor to this activity. When unlabeled uses are discussed, these will also be indicated.

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Any participant with special needs must submit a written request to our office at least one month prior to the course date.