Impact of Social Media on Body Image

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Impact of Social Media on Body Image


20April

Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • Impact of Social Media on Body Image
  • Ankita Sharma MD
    • Psychiatry Resident - Class of 2022
    Ankita Sharma

Location
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
  • 1601 W. Taylor St.
  • Chicago IL 60612
Conference Room
  • Auditorium, Room 109
Video Recording
Event Details

A link to access CME evaluations will be sent to attendees after the presentation. (Note: Completed evaluations are required to obtain CME credit)

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Ankita Sharma, M.D. is a current PGY4 in the General Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at The University of Cincinnati in Ohio and subsequently obtained her medical degree from The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include women’s mental health, first break psychosis, mood disorders, and cultural psychiatry. 


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Trace the history and evolution of various forms of social media networking sites in the US and review marketing strategies used to target populations. 
  2. Discuss scientific literature examining the effects of social media on body image. 
  3. Identify interventions for mitigating risk of body dissatisfaction and eating disorders in individuals utilizing social media services. 

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Dr. Ankita Sharma has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.

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