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ABIM MOC Activity ID

6/11/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: Advances and Controversies In Colorectal Cancer Screening





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:

  • Discuss merits of reducing the CRC screening age to 45.
  • Review DNA testing of blood for cancer.
  • Explain and introduce vaccine-based prevention of cancer
  • Evaluate Adenoma Detection Rate as a measure of colonoscopy quality

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Torre LA. CA Cancer J Clin 2015: 136:104
  2. Siegel R. CA Cancer J Clin 2014:64:104
  3. Wolf. CA Cancer J Clin 2018:68:250-281
  4. Knudsen, JAMA 2016:315:2595
  5. Robertson. Gastro 2019;156:904

Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH — Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Pittsburgh │ UPMC Pittsburgh, PA
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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