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ABIM MOC Activity ID

4/25/2017 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Role of Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives: Implants and IUCs





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify causes of maternal mortality changes in USA and globally.
  • Explain the role of family planning in reducing infant mortality.
  • Rank efficacy of interventions to reduce premature birth.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Urbancsek J. Contraception 1998;58:109S-115S.
  2. Nightingale et al. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2000;5:265-274.
  3. Meckstroth and Darney, Obstet Gynecol Clin 27:781, 2010.
  4. Thiel, Darney, et all Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2014
  5. Rodriguez, Thiel, Obstet Gynecol 2015
  6. Trussell J. Contraception. 2004;70:89-96.
  7. Funk S, et al. Contraception. 2005;71:319-326.

Philip D. Darney, MD, Msc — Distinguished Professor, Emeritus Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductive Sciences and Health Policy Director, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Darney has grant/research support from Merck, Bayer and Medicines360.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.