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Grand Rounds: William Cherniak, MD, MPH

September 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

“Implementation of virtual care delivery and remote diagnostics across North America, Yemen and Worldwide”
William Cherniak, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
Temerty Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto

Lecture objectives:
– Describe the impact of pandemic billing codes for access to virtual care across Medicare and Medicaid
– Utilize remote patient monitoring for at-home care of complex patients in order to prevent ED visits
– Understand how cloud-based teleradiology platforms can be used to share ultrasound images across borders in multiple countries to diagnose illness and train providers

William Cherniak BSc MD MPH CCFP(EM)/DABFM is an emergency physician with training in family medicine and global public health. He is a co-founder and board chair of Bridge to Health Medical and Dental and a co-founder, board chair and CEO of Bridge to Health USA. He is also a founding director of the African Film Festival. Dr. Cherniak has had research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Academic Medicine, PLOS ONE and given numerous speeches in Europe and North America on global health and development.

Dr. Cherniak completed his medical school at the University of Calgary and residency at the University of Toronto. He completed a cancer fellowship at the U.S. Federal Government’s Center for Global Health in the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health as well as a Master in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with a concentration in health in crisis and humanitarian assistance, while a Sommer Scholar with a full-scholarship. He taught at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, and is an Adjunct Professor with Northwestern University and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Cherniak is passionate about sustainable and equitable global health development and is actively involved in research into maternal and child health, global health education and collaborative international programming.


Jointly Accredited By The Accreditation Council For Interprofessional Continuing EducationAccreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) 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 Statements | American Medical Association (AMA): The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


September 15, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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