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MSMS Foundation Hosts Successful First Week of Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting

MSMS Foundation Hosts Successful First Week of Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting

Thursday, October 22, 2020

The MSMS Foundation hosted its first week of the virtual 155th Annual Scientific Meeting. Attendees and MSMS Staff did great job adapting to the new virtual conference environment. The conference started on Wednesday, October 21 and runs through Friday, October 23 at 3:30 pm. The first week of ASM included topics such as:

  • What’s New in Dermatology
  • Updates in Dermatology 2020
  • Diabetes Self-Management Prevention
  • Transgender Care
  • Updates on Concepts in Sports Medicine
  • Human Trafficking in Michigan
  • Updates in Allergy and Immunology

The second week of the virtual ASM begins on Wednesday, October 28 and runs through Friday, October 30. Topics will include:

  • Pulmonary Medicine: Vaping 101
  • Women’s Cardiovascular Health
  • Promoting Vaccine Confidence
  • Coping with Stress in Chaotic Times
  •  Environmental Health Risks
  • Influenza and COVID-19
  • Common Problems in Urology, revisited
  • Updates in Endocrinology

Attendees can register at MSMS.org/ASM. The entire conference offers 45.5. AMA PRA Category credits.

Statement of Accreditation:
The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The MSMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 45.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement: 
Successful completion of this CME activity which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 45.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AAFP Credit: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Nurses:
The ACCME is approved by the Board of Nursing as an acceptable provider of continuing education for license renewal or relicensure.