This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre and Post exams to measure your understanding
- Downloadable slides
- CME and MOC claiming online
Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc, FACE
Dr. Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc, FACE is currently a Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard and a masters’ degree in epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and her fellowship in endocrinology at Boston University. She was the 2018-2019 President of the American Thyroid Association. She also serves as the Regional Coordinator for North America for the Iodine Global Network. She is an Associate Editor at Thyroid and at Endocrine Practice and has served on multiple additional editorial boards, including those for the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Endocrinology, and Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. She recently co-chaired the American Thyroid Association’s Thyroid in Pregnancy Guidelines Task Force. Her research interests include the sufficiency of dietary iodine in the U.S., thyroid function in pregnancy, the thyroid effects of environmental perchlorate exposure, and the cardiovascular effects of subclinical thyroid dysfunction. Dr. Pearce was the 2011 recipient of the American Thyroid Association’s Van Meter Award for outstanding contributions to research on the thyroid gland and the 2018 Women in Thyroidology Woman of the Year.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the natural history of thyroid autoimmunity during pregnancy.
- At the conclusion of this presentation, the attendee will be able to estimate risks of infertility, miscarriage, and premature delivery associated with thyroid autoimmunity.
- At the conclusion of this presentation, the attendee will be able to discuss the most current evidence regarding treatment of women with thyroid autoimmunity both preconception and during gestation.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 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 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.