CME & MOC
Continuing Medical Education & Maintenance of Certification
This meeting is jointly sponsored by University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) Division of Continuing Medical Education and the Society of General Internal Medicine. The UASOM designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ and a maximum of 16.5 MOC points.
April 11-14, 2018: 2018 SGIM Annual Meeting
April 14, 2018: CME & MOC Application Opens
June 15, 2018: CME & MOC Application Deadline
Apply for CME & MOC at SGIM18
Apply for CME & MOC
STEP 1: REQUIRED FOR BOTH CME & MOC APPLICANTS
To complete your CME application, you MUST complete STEP 1: CME APPLICATION by June 15, 2018:
STEP 1 OF CME & MOC APPLICATION STEP 2: ADDITIONALLY REQUIRED FOR MOC APPLICANTS
- Go to http://www.sgim.org
- Click on Members Login (top menu)
- Click on CME History (side menu)
- Click on Apply for CME Credits
- Click on 2018 SGIM Annual Meeting
- Identify sessions you attended at the meeting
- Click on Submit Application
- Click the printer icon. Remember to save the certificate for your records.
To complete your MOC application, you MUST complete both STEP 1 (above) and STEP 2: MOC QUESTIONS by June 15, 2018: STEP 2 OF MOC APPLICATION After completing Step 1 & 2 of the MOC Application process, MOC points will be reflected in your ABIM account at the beginning of the following month.
Sessions Ineligible for CME Credit/MOC Points
Certain sessions at SGIM18 do not offer CME credits/MOC points. These sessions will not appear on the list of sessions visible when you apply for CME/MOC:
- Poster sessions
- Interest groups
- Mentoring panels
- Other sessions in the SGIM18 Onsite Program that indicate ineligibility for CME/MOC:
- SHARK: Shark Tank
- SSH: Zero Tolerance Special Symposium
- CPCPLUS: Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Listening Session
Presenters applying for CME Credit/MOC Points
Presenters may not apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME credit for the session in which they spoke. They may accrue AMA PRA Category 2 Credits™ for the time you spent preparing the session.
About CME & MOC
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Who Should Attend?
This meeting is designed to serve the needs of general internists and other primary care and specialty physicians interested in medical education, health care delivery and policy, and clinical general medicine.
Annual Meeting Purpose
This meeting is intended to develop the professional skills of academic general internists and others interested in medical education, health care delivery and policy, and clinical general medicine. A variety of learning modalities, including lectures, workshops, and author presentations, offers attendees the opportunity to develop a personalized educational experience. Research findings, interesting clinical cases, and skill-building opportunities that address issues important to academic general medicine will be presented.
- Implement at least one new aspect of health information technology to improve clinical practice, teaching, research, advocacy, and/or leadership.
- Identify digital innovations that have the greatest potential to improve general internal medicine.
- Discuss the barriers to implementing meaningful digital innovations and strategies to overcome them.
Disclosure of Dual Commitments Policy
SGIM requires all presenting faculty to comply with the UASOM Policy on Financial Disclosure. All faculty members (speakers/presenters/panel participants) must complete a ScholarOne personal profile before they can be included in the submission. This personal profile is where information regarding any and all external funding is identified. SGIM will contact each presenter disclosing commercial external funding in order to resolve all conflicts of interest. CME credit will be withheld from sessions presented by those whose conflicts of interest cannot be resolved. Disclosure information is provided by SGIM to attendees in all print and electronic meeting materials. Speakers with commercial funds supporting their submission are required to disclose that relationship at the beginning of their session.
CME Credit & MOC Point Designation
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All CME applications must be completed by June 17, 2018 (within 60 days of the last day of the Annual Meeting). Attendees will receive an email after the meeting with instructions on how to complete an online CME application. During the CME application, attendees will identify the specific sessions that they attended.
CME Credit Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM), and the Society of General Internal Medicine. The UASOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institute.
The UASOM designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Wednesday daytime sessions may carry additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Your total number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will depend on how many sessions you attend.
CME credits are not provided for poster sessions or interest group meetings. Physicians must complete an online CME application, identifying the specific sessions that they actually attended. All CME applications must be completed by June 17, 2018 (60 days from the last day of the annual meeting).
Please Note: Physicians may not apply for, nor claim, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for sessions in which they present; they may claim AMA PRA Category 2 credit(s)™ for preparation time.
ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16.5 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 participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
ABIM CME MOC FAQ
Answer MOC evaluation questions from the 2018 SGIM Annual Meeting:
- Please describe three things about clinical practice, teaching, research, advocacy, and/or leadership that you learned from the Annual Meeting.
- Please describe three changes in your clinical practice, teaching, research, advocacy, and/or leadership that you plan as a result of the Annual Meeting. (You may also describe aspects of your clinical practice, teaching, research, advocacy, and/or leadership that you will continue as a result of this course.)