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Comprehensive Review of Endocrine and Head and Neck Surgery

Comprehensive Review of Endocrine and Head and Neck Surgery

Format

Board Review

Time to Complete

23.25 hours

Released

January 15, 2014

Expires

January 15, 2017
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Maximum Credits

23.25 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider

This program is provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

Comprehensive Review of Endocrine and Head and Neck Surgery is led by Course Directors Daniel T. Ruan, MD, and Neil Bhattacharyya, MD, FACS, who are joined by a renowned faculty to help you better:

  • Understand current practices in endocrine and head and neck surgery, such as managing thyroiditis, goiter surgery, reconstruction of post-ablative head and neck defects, management of parotid masses and of the compromised airway, and transoral robotic surgery for head and neck cancer
  • Familiarize yourself with common and complex disorders such as thyroid nodules, childhood thyroid carcinoma, HPV, cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck, thyroid cancer, primary hyperparathyroidism, oral cavity lesions, and head and neck tumors

Intended Audience

This program is for practicing general surgeons, otolaryngologists and endocrine and head and neck surgeons as well as general surgery, otolaryngology and endocrine and head and neck surgical residents and fellows, medical students and nurses interested in endocrine and head and neck surgery.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Outline an increased scientific and technical knowledge base in endocrine and head and neck surgical practice
  • Describe current patterns of care for endocrine and head and neck surgical disorders
  • Apply the information learned into his or her endocrine and head and neck surgical practice
  • Use improved competence in performing current endocrine and head and neck surgical techniques
  • Identify areas for personal practice quality improvement and expanded breadth of service

Topics and Speakers

Click here for a complete list of course topics and speakers.

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Oakstone Publishing, LLC that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Oakstone has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Faculty Disclosure Declaration

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Faculty

COURSE DIRECTORS

Neil Bhattacharyya, MD, FACS
Professor of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School
Division of Otolaryngology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Daniel T. Ruan, MD
Associate Surgeon
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

The following content contributors report no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:

Donald J. Annino, Jr., MD, DMD
Division of Otolaryngology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Nancy L. Cho, MD
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Associate Surgeon
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

John R. Clark, MD
Clinical Director, Center for Head and Neck Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Michael J. Cunningham, MD
Professor, Department of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Daniel G. Deschler, MD
Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgery Director
Norman Knight Hyperbaric Medicine Center
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Director, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor, Department of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Gerald Doherty, MD
Utley Professor and Chair of Surgery
Boston University School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Kevin S. Emerick, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Assistant Professor of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

William C. Faquin, MD
Director, Head and Neck Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Laura A. Goguen, MD
Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Robert I. Haddad, MD
Disease Center Leader
Head and Neck Oncology Program
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Scharukh Jalisi, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Head and Neck Surgical
Oncology and Skullbase Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Matthew I. Kim, MD
Associate Physician
Thyroid Section
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

P. Reed Larsen, MD
Chief, Thyroid Section
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Hypertension
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Thomas C. Lee, MD
Assistant Section Head of Neuroradiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Ellen Marqusee, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Hypertension
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Biren Modi, MD
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Staff Surgeon
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Sareh Parangi, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Surgery
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Guilherme Rabinowits, MD
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Gregory W. Randolph, MD
Director of General and Thyroid Surgical Divisions
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Member of Massachusetts General Hospital
Endocrine Surgical Service
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Phillip Song, MD
Director, Center for Neurolaryngology
Associate Director
Voice and Speech Laboratory
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Antonia E. Stephen, MD
Endocrine Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Tom Thomas, MD, MPH
Associate Director
Transoral Robotic Surgery Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Associate Surgeon
Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Lori J. Wirth, MD
Medical Director
Center for Head and Neck Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interests

Sook-Bin Woo, DMD, MMSc
Associate Professor
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Chief of Clinical Affairs
Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Co-Director
Center for Oral Pathology
StrataDx, Inc.
Lexington, MA
Reports no commercial interests

The following content contributors report relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:

Erik K. Alexander, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Endocrinologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Research-Grants: Veracyte, Inc., Asuragen, Inc
Advisory Role: Asuragen, Inc., Veracyte, Inc., Genzyme, Inc.
Ownership Interests: Veracyte, Inc.

Anand K. Devaiah, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Neurological Surgery and Ophthalmology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston Medical Center,
Boston, MA
Research-Grants: Medtronic educational grant

Derrick T. Lin, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology Massachusetts
Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA
Advisory Role: Medtronics, one-time consultant two years prior to current date

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Credit

23.25

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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