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ABIM MOC Activity ID

12/3/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: Building Health Care Trust in a Fact Free World





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:

  • Describe the origins of licensing and certifying Boards and how they represent professional self-regulation
  • Explain the Dunning-Kruger Effect and its implications for adult learning
  • Name at least one important clinical outcome associated with board certification
  • Recognize the precipitous decline in trust of the medical system in the US.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Wiley HW. The adulteration of food. J Franklin Inst. 1894;137:266.
  2. Walker Percy, The Message in the Bottle, Farrar Straus and Giroux, New York 1974 p 133.
  3. Stevens R. Issues for internal medicine through the last century. Ann Intern Med 1986;105:592-602 

Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP — President and Chief Executive Officer American Board of Internal Medicine
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.