This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre and Post exams to measure your understanding
- Downloadable slides
- CME and MOC claiming online
Elaine W. Yu, MD, MMSc
Elaine W. Yu, MD, MMSc is an Assistant Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is an endocrinologist and clinical researcher in the Endocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and is the Director of the MGH Bone Density Center. After receiving an undergraduate degree from Harvard University, Dr. Yu completed medical school and residency at the University of California, San Francisco. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the MGH. Dr. Yu’s clinical and research interests are in obesity, bariatric surgery, osteoporosis, and metabolic functions of the gut microbiome.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the variable impact of different bariatric procedures on bone density and skeletal health
- Define fracture risk after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
- Outline multifactorial mechanisms of bone loss after gastric bypass
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 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 points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.