This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Debra Margulies, MD, ECNU, FACE
Debra Margulies, MD, FACE, ECNU, practices endocrinology at Summit Medical Group in Morristown, New Jersey, and has a clinical focus in thyroid disease. In addition to her clinical work Dr. Margulies is the current secretary/treasurer for the New Jersey chapter of AACE. She also teaches neck ultrasound in the evaluation of thyroid nodules, parathyroid disease, and cancers as part of the clinical symposia offered by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE). Dr. Margulies is a member of AACE, the American Thyroid Association, Endocrine Society, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Prior to her current position Dr. Margulies practiced as part of the faculty group at New York University.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the techniques and utility of parallel versus perpendicular approach for fine needle aspiration.
- Describe the benefits of proper slide preparation in fine needle aspiration.
- Describe the role of fine needle aspiration in localization of parathyroid adenomas.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1 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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.