Accreditation Information

Direct Accreditation:

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 activityfor a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Objectives

1) Identify and/or resolve clinical issues surrounding management of patients with complex thoracic disease.

2) Develop innovative treatment plans utilizing approved techniques for diagnosis and treatment.

3) Utilize best disease management practices to reduce morbidity and / or mortality risk.

Target Audience

Conference is intended for physicians, fellows, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and medical students involved in direct care of patients with complex thoracic disease and comorbidities.

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee and CME Administrator disclosure statement:

Virginia Litle, Speaker and Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kei Suzuki, Speaker and Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Gustavo Mercier, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kimberley Mak, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carl O'Hara, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Peter Everett, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sakina Flint, RSS Coordinator, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty disclosure of off-label use:

Faculty members do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Faculty disclosure policy:

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, 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