Microbiome, Probiotics and Bone

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Course Director


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

Keynote Speaker

Roberto Pacifici, MD
Garland Herndon Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids
Emory University School of Medicine


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


06:30pm – 07:30pm         Buffet Dinner
07:30pm – 08:30pm         Presentation
08:30pm – 09:00pm         Q & A

Description & Objectives

  • 1 - Know about the role of the microbiome in bone health and disease
  • 2 - Know about the mechanism of action of probiotics in bone
  • 3 - Know about the effects of probiotics in bone

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

Satisfactory Completion
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety.  Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Columbia University and Amedco LLC.  Amedco LLC 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.

Credit Designation Statement
 Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. 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.

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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.