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Medavera identifies gaps in knowledge and care, methodically researches the subject matter, identifies the top experts to guide the content, and then utilizes a format that will provide the best learning opportunity. We are always looking for new teaching methods and technologies in order to offer stimulating and actionable medical education. Medical education must be meaningful to become applied to clinical practice. Great content, respected leaders, and interesting formats create successful interactions and learning.
FEATURED PROJECT

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
7:00 – 8:30 am ET

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Grand Ballroom – Salon F

Held during the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, this programs begins with a 6:30 am breakfast buffet, followed by the program at 7:00 am.

Drs. Khosrow Adeli, Mark D. Kellogg, and Joshua J. Zaritsky lead this educational symposium on defining and differentiating hypophosphatasia (HPP), recognizing the biochemical and clinical impacts of low ALP activity, and increasing recognition of low alkaline phosphatase levels and clinical follow-up.

For additional information send an email to erin@medavera.com. There is no charge for the program.

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