Update CME - Internal Medicine and Primary Care on Demand

Most recent estimates show that over 25% of US adults have multiple chronic health conditions and approximately 50% of adults suffered from at least one of several highlighted chronic conditions. These conditions remain a public health concern and lead to increased utilization and healthcare spending. Some of the primary goals of the national initiative focused on addressing MCC (Multiple Chronic Conditions) in the United States include strengthening health care and public health systems to improve gaps in effective treatment and management on a point-of-care as well as systems-based level.

Author: American Medical Forum
Type: Enduring Material
Activity Length: 16 hours
Test Length: 5 hours
Commercial Support: This CME certified activity has not requested or received any support or funding from ineligible companies. This includes, but is not limited to, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for physicians, nurses, APNs, and other allied healthcare professionals in the Internal Medicine and Family Medicine specialties.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Apply the most current treatment strategies to common chronic medical conditions provided in recent clinical guideline updates.
  • Recognize effective interventions leading to reduction adverse effects of existing chronic conditions and prevention of additional comorbidities.
  • Employ practice-relevant new research in their everyday patient encounters to improve mortality and morbidity of common chronic medical conditions.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
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Available credit: 
  • 18.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 18.00 Participation
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Chicago, IL
United States
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  Matthew Sorrentino, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Associate Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence
  Vice Chair, Clinical Operations for the Department of Medicine
  The University of Chicago

  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  The University of Chicago

  Professor of Medicine Director, Bronchoscopy
  Co-Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program
  Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  The University of Chicago

  Robert Sargis, MD
  Department of Medicine
  Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  University of Illinois at Chicago

Additional Resources

View a partial list of the speakers' publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Kyle Hogarth, MD has served as a speaker for Grifols, Takeda, and Boehringer Ingelheim, and as a consultant for PulmonX and Spiration.
Robert Sargis, MD, PhD has served on the advisory committee for CVS Health.

The staff of the Center for Continuing Medical Education and American Medical Forum have no financial relationships to disclose.
Physician Credit
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 the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the American Medical Forum. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AAFP Credit
The AAFP has reviewed Update CME - Internal Medicine and Primary Care On Demand and deemed it acceptable for up to 18.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 06/30/2021 to 06/30/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Profession's Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABIM. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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