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Arizona Telemedicine Program CME webinar series | Telehealth and the future of professional regulation

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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The practice and delivery of health care is changing with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency and access to care. Telemedicine can help you achieve these goals! The Arizona Telemedicine Program and Southwest Telehealth Resource Center invite you to a free one-hour CME webinar on the implementation and practice of telemedicine.

Telehealth and the future of professional regulation

Join us to learn how medical boards’ regulation of medical professionals may change in light of the growth of telehealth and the interstate practice of medicine. 

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (U1U42527).

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Kristin M Madison, JD, PhD
Professor of Law and Health Sciences
Northeastern University School of Law

Madison is a professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University. She has written extensively on health care quality regulation as well as on how health care regulators generate, use and facilitate others’ use of data.  In journals such as JAMA and Health Affairs, she has published articles related to employers’ use of health incentives. After serving as the reporter for the committee that drafted the Uniform Telehealth Act, she is now working on the several articles on telehealth and related issues, including professional licensure.

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Tara Sklar, JD, MPH
Arizona Law

Sklar is the faculty director of the Health Law & Policy Program at Arizona Law. She also holds appointments as associate director for Telehealth Law & Policy with the Arizona Telemedicine Program and for Innovations in Healthy Aging with the University of Arizona Health Sciences. Sklar currently serves as a telehealth policy consultant with the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration in the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
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CME Credit/Disclaimer: 

Outcome objectives

  • Gain familiarity with efforts to modify professional licensure regimes in ways that would facilitate interstate telehealth practice.
  • Increase understanding of the Uniform Telehealth Act and its potential regulatory implications.
  • Expand awareness of post-pandemic trends in state telehealth regulation.
  • Recognize regulatory challenges associated with interstate telehealth practice.

Accreditation statement
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity 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.

Disclosure statement
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that could constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.


12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 12:00pm
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College of Medicine – Tucson




Melanie Esher, MAdm
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Arizona Telemedicine Program/Southwest Telehealth Resource Center