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Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF for this live webinar, “Achieving a Healthier Campus by Going Tobacco-Free” on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 1:00 pm EDT (90 minutes).
We are honored to have the following speakers presenting on this important topic:

  • Bidisha Sinha MPH, Director, Tobacco Control Initiatives, for the Center for Tobacco Control at the American Cancer Society
  • Elizabeth K. Do, PhD, MPH, Research Faculty, Department of Health Behavior and Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Joseph G. L. Lee, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Education and Promotion, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University
  • Natalie R. Macias, MSBH, Associate Director of Health Promotion Services at the University of San Francisco

Webinar Objectives:

  •  Explain the American Cancer Society’s Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI) and its grant program.
  •  Determine methods and resources for how to assess students’ attitudes towards tobacco-free policies on college and university campuses
  • Produce a plan for assessing and improving campus tobacco-free policy implementation
  •  Describe how to build creative ways to engage students in being a part of a smoke and tobacco-free campus initiative on your campus
  • Apply strategies to have a successful student ambassador and/or engagement program


One and a half hours of FREE credit can be earned, for participants who join the LIVE session, on Thursday, April 16, 2020. You will receive instructions on how to claim credit via the post webinar email.

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.5 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course #183195000.

ACCME Accreditation
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the webinar activity.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Registered Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

California Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA category 1 CreditTM. If you are a pharmacist in another state, you should check with your state board for approval of this credit.

California Behavioral Science Professionals: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for behavioral health providers. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Provider # 64239.


This UCSF CME activity was planned and developed to uphold academic standards to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor; adhere to requirements to protect health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and include a mechanism to inform learners when unapproved or unlabeled uses of therapeutic products or agents are discussed or referenced. The following speakers, moderators and planning committee members have disclosed they have no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial companies who have provided products or services relating to their presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity:
Christine Cheng, Brian Clark, Elizabeth K. Do, PhD, MPH, Joseph G. L. Lee, PhD, MPH, Natalie R. Macias, MSBH, Jennifer Matekuare, Ma Krisanta Pamatmat, MPH, Jessica Safier, MA, Catherine Saucedo, Steven A. Schroeder, MD, Bidisha Sinha, MPH, and Aria Yow, MA.

Don’t need to claim CME/CEUs? SCLC issues free certificates of attendance for those who want contact hours only.

Please feel free to forward this announcement to your colleagues. For questions, contact Jennifer Matekuare, SCLC Operations Manager, at Jennifer.matekuare@ucsf.edu or call toll-free (877) 509-3786. This webinar will be recorded and may be viewed online on the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center’s website after the presentation.


April 16, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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