ACE Self-Assessment Program 2018 - Disorders of the Thyroid Gland

The ASAP provides a core curriculum with updated information on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of endocrine disease. The ASAP provides new and practicing endocrinologists with an updated knowledge base and opportunities to apply their clinical decision-making skills to real-world cases, thereby improving their competence in delivering optimal endocrine care. 

Chapters covered in Disorders of the Thyroid Gland:

Thyroid Physiology and Laboratory Assessment of Thyroid Function: Runhua Hou, MD, ECNU

Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy: Caroline Messer, MD, FACE, ECNU & Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD, FACE

Drugs Affecting Thyroid Function: Tyler Drake, MD & Rupendra T. Shrestha, MD

Thyrotropin-Secreting Tumors, Resistance to Thyroid Hormone, and Other Rare Thyroid Function Disorders, including Non-Thyroidal Illness: Brian W. Kim, MD

Hypothyroidism: Causes, Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Management: Aaron Schulman, MD

Thyrotoxicosis: Causes, Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Management: Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP, ECNU

Thyroid Nodules: Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, FACE, ECNU

Thyroid Cancer: Trevor E. Angell, MD

Target Audience

Clinical Endocrinologists and Endocrine Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

After this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the pathophysiology of endocrine diseases
  • Recognize the relationship between pathophysiology and approach to evaluation, diagnosis, and management
  • Apply updated information to the diagnosis and management of endocrine diseases
  • Compare and contrast current and new therapeutic options for endocrine diseases
  • Improve competence in the diagnosis and management of patients with endocrine diseases
Additional information
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Available for MOC Points?: 
Yes
Practice Area: 
Thyroid
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 AMA
  • 14.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/15/2018
Course expires: 
01/15/2020
Cost:
$0.00

Section Editor

David Cohen, MD, FACE, ECNU

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Co-Director, BIDMC Academy of Medical Educators, Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research

Boston, MA

Section Authors

Trevor E. Angell, MD

Instructor in Medicine

the Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Tyler Drake, MD

Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Minneapolis, MN

Pamela Hartzband, MD, FACP, ECNU

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, MA

Runhua Hou, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Brian W. Kim, MD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, FACE, ECNU

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of the Thyroid Health Center

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston Medical Center

Boston, MA

Caroline Messer, MD, FACE, ECNU

Clinical Assistant Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

New York, NY

Assistant Professor, Hofstra School of Medicine

Hempstead, NY

Rachel Pessah-Pollack, MD, FACE

Assistant Clinical Professor

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

ProHealth Care Associates, Division of Endocrinology

Lake Success, NY

Aaron Schulman, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Program Director, Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY

Rupendra T. Shrestha, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

CME Credit

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for MOC credit. Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website.

Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).


LEARNER BILL OF RIGHTS

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) recognizes that you are a life-long learner who has chosen to engage in continuing medical education to identify or fill a gap in knowledge, skill or performance. As part of AACE’s duty to you as a learner, you have the right to expect that your continuing medical education experience with AACE includes:

CONTENT that:

  • Promotes improvements or quality in healthcare;
  • Is Valid, reliable and accurate;
  • Offers balanced presentations that are free of commercial bias for or against a product/service;
  • Is vetted through a process that resolves any conflicts of interest of planners, teachers or authors;
  • Is driven and based on learning needs, not commercial interests;
  • Addresses the stated objectives or purpose; and
  • Is evaluated for its effectiveness in meeting the identified educational need.

A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT that:

  • Supports learners’ ability to meet their individual needs;
  • Respects and attends to any special needs of the learners;
  • Respects the diversity of groups of learners; and
  • Is free of promotional, commercial and/or sales activities.

DISCLOSURE of:

  • Relevant financial relationships planners, teachers and authors have with commercial interests related to the content of the activity; and
  • Commercial support (funding or in-kind resources) of the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 14.00 AMA
  • 14.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/15/2018
Course expires: 
01/15/2020

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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