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 activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Objectives

Learns should be able to do the following for each case:
Identify the diagnosis.
Discuss treatment options including surgical approach, chemotherapy treatment, radiation treatments, endocrine treatment.
Discuss the potential side effects/complications of potential treatment options
Identify next steps for each specific patient's treatment plan.
Articulate plan to patient if they are the provider responsible for treating each patient.
Discuss relevant peer reviewed literature regarding the treatment plan.

Target Audience

Attending providers involved in clinical care, medical residents/fellows, medical students can all benefit from this activity.  

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee and CME Administrator disclosure statement:

Emmett Alton Sartor, Speaker and Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Urvashi Upadhyay, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sonia Ananthakrishnan, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Anand Devaiah, Planning Committee, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sakina Flint, Program Manager, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty disclosure of off-label use:

Faculty member does 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.