Colorectal Cancer: Latest Controversies in Gastroenterology and Surgery

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 14, 2024

Learning Objectives

* Partner with regional gastroenterologists, surgeons, and internal medicine providers to educate the regional and national medical communities about colorectal cancer treatment advancements.

* Identify advancements in colorectal cancer surgery, advanced endoscopy, and gastroenterology.

* Address barriers to colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment through technology advancements and diversity/equity/inclusion principles to best support advanced patient care, especially for patients in rural areas.

* Foster the development of multidisciplinary, fluid, and interactive models to treat colorectal cancer.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/28/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
09/14/2024 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/14/2024 - 2:30pm EDT
Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

COURSE DIRECTOR(S): 

Robert Schoen, MD, MPH

David Medich, MD

PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBER(S): 

Joy Jenko Merusi, MA

Kimberly Sainiak, RN, BSN

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

This activity is approved for the following credit:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and ANCC credit. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.00 Attendance
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