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Botsford CME for Physicians: Cutting Edge of Medical Sciences

Farmington Hills, MI (August 29, 2007)--- Botsford Hospital is offering its annual Allen Zieger Memorial Lecture Series on November 9 and 10 at the Troy Marriott. The theme of this two-day series will be “Bugs and Bytes for Primary Care,” and will focus on the cutting edge of medical sciences. The program will look at the world of infectious diseases on a global scale and discuss the impact of computer technology at the medical office.

The Bugs portion of the series will host experts in the field of infectious diseases to review topics including immunizations, food borne illnesses, bio terrorism, the effect of global warming on infectious diseases, and others. The Bytes segment will cover the new and evolving world of computer science and its impact on medical practice today and in the future.

Botsford designates this continuing medical education activity for 19 hours of category 1-A American Osteopathic Association CME credits and for 19 hours of category 1 of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.

For more information on the Allen Zieger Memorial Lecture Series, please call (248) 471-8222.

Botsford Hospital, an independent, acute care, 330-bed community hospital in Farmington Hills, Mich., was founded in 1965. Nationally recognized for quality, safety and medical education programs, Botsford has received the 2005 Solucient 100 Top Hospitals: Performance Improvement Leaders award and the 2005 Governor’s Award of Excellence for Improving Care in the Hospital and Emergency Department Settings. Botsford’s Web address is www.botsford.org.

MEDIA CONTACT: Nancy Dumas, Beth Montalvo or Stacy Brand
PHONE: (248) 442-7986