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CME / ABIM MOC

Health Disparities in Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients With Thrombotic Conditions

  • Authors: Deborah Siegal, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD, MSc
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/21/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/21/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for cardiologists, emergency medicine physicians, and gastroenterologists.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to understand the aspects that contribute to health inequities in the management of underserved patients receiving oral anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Aspects that contribute to health inequities in the management of underserved patients receiving oral anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Early recognition and implementation of appropriate management of patients from underserved populations


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Faculty

  • Deborah Siegal, MD, MSc, FRCPC

    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
    University of Ottawa
    Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    Disclosures

    Deborah Siegal, MD, MSc, FRCPC, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Honoraria paid to my research institute for presentations from: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; LEO Pharma Inc.; Pfizer; Roche; SERVIER

  • Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD, MSc

    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
    Cardiologist & Vascular Medicine Specialist
    University of Michigan Health System
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

    Disclosures

    Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD, MSc, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbott Vascular; Acelis Connected Health; Boston Scientific; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Janssen; Pfizer Inc.
    Research funding from: Boston Scientific

Editor

  • Asha P. Gupta, PharmD, RPh

    Associate Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Asha P. Gupta, PharmD, RPh, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Health Disparities in Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients With Thrombotic Conditions

Authors: Deborah Siegal, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD, MScFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/21/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/21/2023

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