Accreditation Information

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk Mangement
This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.


Needs Statement

The Tenth Annual Scary Cases Conference offers another exciting and unique learning experience.  A case-based approach and participation of experts in risk management will help participants learn how to avoid unfavorable clinical outcomes.


At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Develop skill at detecting those otolaryngic conditions that can easily be missed in a routine exam
  • Identify potential pitfalls inherent to the practice of otolaryngology that may lead to adverse outcomes or put patients at excessive risk
  • Understand legal principles of medical malpractice and learn ways to minimize risk of malpractice in the everyday practice of otolaryngology


Target Audience

Practicing Otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology Residents, Otolaryngology Nurse Practitioners, Otolaryngology Physician Assistants

Faculty Disclosure

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.