At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
- Discuss the current epidemic situation.
- Describe the signs and symptoms of Ebola infection.
- Identify the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a resource for Ebola-related questions.
Kari Yacisin currently works at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer. She attended medical school at Wake Forest University and received a Masters in Public Health from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She completed Internal Medicine residency at the University of Utah and an Infectious Disease fellowship at the University of New Mexico. This summer, she travelled to Guinea to assist with the Ebola outbreak response.
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This brief non-CME report, from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, was added as an urgent public health announcement at the beginning of PRN’s August 2014 meeting, prior to our regularly scheduled CME program.