This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre and Post exams to measure your understanding
- Downloadable slides
- CME and MOC claiming online
Roberto Salvatori, MD
Dr. Roberto Salvatori graduated summa cum laude with honors from Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, Italy. He trained in Internal Medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein University in the Bronx, NY and completed fellowships in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Cornell University in New York and at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1998 and is currently a Professor of Medicine and Nerosurgery. He founded and directs the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Tumor Center, Dr. Salvatori focuses his clinical practice and research on the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary and adrenal disease, with a particular interest in growth hormone excess (acromegaly) and deficiency, and on cortisol excess (Cushing) and deficiency (adrenal insufficiency). He authored more than 200 papers, including research articles, reviews, and book chapters Dr. Salvatori is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Endocrinology Fellowship training program.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Identify the possible causes of thickening of the pituitary stalk
- To learn which diagnostic tools are available to determine the cause of pituitary stalk thickening
- To understand when pathological diagnosis of pituitary stalk thickening is needed
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to .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 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 .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.