This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Gregory Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE
Gregory W. Randolph serves as Director of the General Otolaryngology Division and founded and directs the Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. Dr. Randolph has a thyroid and parathyroid surgical practice seeing patients and operating at both Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary and Mass General Hospital. Dr. Randolph has focused the bulk of his research on recurrent laryngeal nerve anatomy, preservation and monitoring during thyroid cancer surgery with focus on importance of laryngeal exam, recognition of lymph node metastasis and revision cancer surgery and has over 155 peer reviewed publications. He has lead thyroid surgical missions to thyroid surgical units in St. Petersburg, Russia, Guangzhou, China, Kenya, rural India and in the Chernobyl region of the Ukraine. He founded and directs the Harvard Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Course for surgeons and has directed international surgical courses in Italy, India, Germany, Switzerland and Russia. He has received board certification from the European Union’s Board of Surgery in Neck Endocrine Surgery. He has published an endocrine surgical text: “Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands” published by Elsevier Saunders now in its second edition as well as a text centered on surgery of the recurrent laryngeal nerve “The Recurrent and Superior Laryngeal Nerves” published by Springer Publishers. He was director of International Affairs for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery served on their Board of Directors and currently is the Academy’s President. He has served as Treasurer and on the executive board of the American Thyroid Association. He currently serves as chair of the Endocrine Surgical Section of the American Head and Neck Society and is on the Board of Directors of the International Thyroid Oncology Group.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the roles of various micronutrients in thyroid disease.
- Describe the importance of adequate iodine nutrition for normal thyroid hormone production.
- Discuss the potential precautions with goitrogen and soy ingestions in regards to thyroid health.
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 College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Endocrinology designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.