Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Medicine
Georgetown University Hospital
National Cancer Institute
Former Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Hannover Medical School
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Physician
Gastrointestinal Oncology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Associate Managing Editor
Editorial Director, Hematology/Oncology
This program is intended for oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Clinical Care Options, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been made available online.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.25 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from December 22, 2017, through December 21, 2018:
1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME activities completed can be found on the "CME Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
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