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CME / ABIM MOC

Care Pathways in Achondroplasia: Individualizing Proactive Team-Based Treatment

  • Authors: Julie Hoover-Fong, MD, PhD; Andrew Dauber, MD, MMSc; Daniel Hoernschemeyer, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/30/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/30/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.75 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for pediatricians, endocrinologists, geneticists, orthopedic surgeons, and other healthcare providers who provide care to individuals with achondroplasia.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to individualize treatment decisions for pediatric patients with achondroplasia as well as lead and contribute to multidisciplinary team-based care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Current evidence for novel and emerging treatments for achondroplasia
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Proactively monitoring children with achondroplasia for complications and comorbidities
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Individualize the care team for a child with achondroplasia


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Moderator

  • Julie Hoover-Fong, MD, PhD

    Professor, Department of Genetic Medicine
    Director, Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Disclosures

    Participation by Dr Hoover-Fong, MD, PhD does not constitute or imply endorsement by the Johns Hopkins University or the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. Julie Hoover-Fong, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Biomarin; Innoskel; Novo Nordisk; QED Therapeutics
    Research funding from: Biomarin; QED Therapeutics; Therachon 

Faculty

  • Andrew Dauber, MD, MMSc

    Chief of Endocrinology
    Children's National Hospital
    Washington, DC

    Disclosures

    Andrew Dauber, MD, MMSc, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Ascendis; Biomarin; Novo Nordisk; QED Therapeutics
    Research funding from: Biomarin; Ipsen; Novo Nordisk; Pfizer

  • Daniel Hoernschemeyer, MD

    Chief of Children’s Orthopaedics
    Division Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics
    Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
    Medical Director, Pediatric Surgical Services
    University of Missouri
    Columbia, Missouri

    Disclosures

    Daniel Hoernschemeyer, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Orthopediatrics; Zimvie
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Biomarin; Orthopediatrics; Zimvie
    Research funding from: Ascendis; Biomarin; Zimvie
    Royalties from: Orthopediatrics (PediLoc Femur®, PediLoc® Tibia, Response Small Stature System)
    Patent beneficiary of: Orthopediatrics (PediLoc Femur®, PediLoc® Tibia)

Editor

  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, 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 credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Care Pathways in Achondroplasia: Individualizing Proactive Team-Based Treatment

Authors: Julie Hoover-Fong, MD, PhD; Andrew Dauber, MD, MMSc; Daniel Hoernschemeyer, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/30/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/30/2023

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