Breastfeeding Grand Rounds 2011 - Breastfeeding and the New Media


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe what is meant by the phrase new media and list at least three examples of new communication methods
  2. Explain how new media can be used to promote and support breastfeeding
  3. Evaluate providers of new media information about breastfeeding to determine which sources are trustworthy and which are providing unreliable information

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4. Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
5. What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

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12. As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
13. Ruth Lawrence, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, and author of "Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession"

Presenter 2
14. Jennifer Manganello, Assistant Professor, Social Behavior & Community Health

Presenter 3
15. Mary Applegate, MD, MPH, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University at Albany School of Public Health, Director, NYS Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Presenter 4
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Presenter 5
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(Not eligible for continuing education credits)