Immigrant Medicine

December 16th, 2016 - December 16th, 2019
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Immigrant Medicine.  This presentation is meant to provide primary care physicians a context for caring for newly arrived immigrants and refugees to Ohio. It describes the general types of immigration and major sources of refugees arriving in Ohio. It details the medical screening that occurs at each step of immigration inside the US and
outside the US, and how the results of these screenings are reported. In addition, it provides a framework for understanding assimilation to a new country and issues newly arrived immigrants may face in obtaining health care.

Pre-Test taking for this webcast is no longer available.
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Post-Test taking for this webcast is no longer available.

Dates and Times

End Date: 12/16/2019


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE the major types of immigration to the US, with focus on the origins of refugees arriving in Ohio; and OUTLINE the framework of medical screening that occurs inside and outside the US during immigration.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Why people immigrate
  • Immigrant populations in Columbus, Ohio
  • Interpreter services
  • PPD versus Quantiferon
  • Cultural differences in end-of-life care
  • Medical implications of undocumented immigrants
  • Integrating traditional medicine with Western medicine
  • Health insurance for non-citizens
  • Immigrants requiring dialysis and other chronic medical treatments

Webcasts Files

File Link

Immigrant Medicine - 2


Immigrant Medicine - 4


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Mark Troyer, MD
    • Immigrant Medicine


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.