Case Conference CME

Provided by the UConn School of Medicine and Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education, is now offering a NEW centralized Case Conference CME to our UConn licensed physician faculty/clinicians, affiliated UConn licensed physician faculty/clinicians, APRN’s, and other invitees or learners who actively participates and attend any of our approved departments case conference as listed below who’s meetings are held as “live” sessions. The CME office values the uniqueness of the Case Conferences as a learning process in which it addresses the educational content differently than our other more common traditional CME learning activity types, along with the understanding that each member of the Case Conference committee is indeed an active learner.

 

The following is our listing of approved department Case Conferences under this centralized CME activity:

Otolaryngology Case Conferences
Meets every 1st Wednesday of each month; WebEx only (please reach out to Admin Contact for WebEx invite)
Faculty Contact: Jeff Spiro, M.D.
Administrative Contact: Kate Bailey
Participant link to the UConn Case Conference CME Evaluation Survey: Case Conference CME Evaluation

Plasma Cell Case Conferences
Meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month; Cancer Center Conference Room
Faculty Contact: Swarup Kumar, M.D., Andrea Moran, APRN
Administrative Contact: Wendy Thibodeau, RN
Participant link to the UConn Case Conference CME Evaluation Survey: Case Conference CME Evaluation

Vascular Case Conferences
Meets Every Monday; 12 to 1 p.m.; Outpatient Pavilion, 7th Floor, East Large Conference Room
Faculty Contact: Mina Boutrous, M.D., Laura Grillo, PA-C
Administrative Contact: Melissa Costa
Participant link to the UConn Case Conference CME Evaluation Survey: Case Conference CME Evaluation

*More department Case Conference will be added to this list on an ongoing basis.

 

Target Audience: UConn Health Department Case/MM committee members, invitees and/or other learners who are Licensed Physician Faculty/Clinicians, or affiliated UConn Health Licensed Physician Faculty/Clinicians, UConn Health residents, fellows, and students.

Program Duration: July 17, 2021 through July 16, 2024

Learning Objectives: Participants Will (Be Able to):

  1. Utilize multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and treatment plans for patients, including the findings from imaging, surgery, biopsy, genetics, molecular studies, and other sources.
  2. Implement optimal treatment plans for patients managed at UConn Health integrating surgery and other therapies.
  3. Describe evidence and/or guideline-based approaches to therapy as well as available clinical trials.
  4. Address the cultural, linguistic, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic barriers which may affect a given patient’s treatment.

UConn Health Case Conference CME Activity Director: Melinda Sanders, M.D., Medical Director for Continuing Medical Education

UConn Health Case Conference Co-Activity Director: Srimathi Manickaratnam, M.D., Associate Director for CME

UConn Health Case Conference CME Activity Administrator: Kimberly Person, CME Program Administrator

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this Committee Learning CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education

  • Melinda Sanders, M.D., as her role of the Activity Director and a planning committee member does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Srimathi Manickaratnam, M.D., as her role of the Co-Activity Director and a planning committee member does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Kim Person, as her role of the activity administrator and a planning committee member, not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.

Additional Planning Committee Members

  • Swarup Kumar, M.D., as his role as a planning committee member for Plasma Cell cases does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Andea Moran, APRN, as her role as a planning committee member for Plasma Cell cases does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Wendy Thibodeau, as her role as a planning committee member and the department admin contact for Plasma Cell cases does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Mina Bourous, M.D., as his role as a planning committee member for Vascular cases does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Laura Grillo, PA-C, as her role as a planning committee member for Vascular cases does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Melissa Costa, as her role as a planning committee member and the department admin contact for Vascular cases does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Jeff Spiro, MD, as his role as a planning committee member does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.
  • Kate Bailey, as her role as a planning committee member and the department admin contact does not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subjects of this program.

This CME activity does not involve the use of any off-labeled products.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Confidentiality: We are committed to protecting your privacy. The information that we collect is for the purpose of awarding CME credits and to evaluate each activity and the educational series as a whole. Other than through the evaluation form, no information is being gathered about people who choose to participate in this program.

This is a Case Conference/Morbidity and Mortality document and is confidential in accordance with Section 19a-17b of the Connecticut General Statutes.

Questions: For questions or further information regarding CME for Case Conference sessions, please contact the CME office at cme@uchc.edu.