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CME: Contemporary Topics in General Medicine

Activity Description / Statement of Need:

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Target Audience:

Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians specializing in:

  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Family Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care

No commercial support.

Release Date: September 09, 2023 -- Expiration Date: November 09, 2023

Faculty: Multiple Faculty,


Parenting communication and mental health

Contemporary Topics in General Medicine. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Contemporary Topics in General Medicine. Community Based Insights into Cardiovascular Care.

Weight Management 101


Learning Objectives

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Identify alternative metrics to BMI for measuring presence or pathologic excess adiposity, and to understand current anti-obesity treatment targets and efficacy, review management strategies when utilizing anti-obesity medications.
  • Understand AI fundamentals, explore applications of AI in Medicine, learn about real-world examples, understand the benefits, challenges and ethical considerations of AI in medicine, and gain insight on future direction of medicine with AI.
  • Understanding Mental Health in Pediatrics including current mental health crisis and Pediatric Mental Health Protective / Risk Factors, and Correlating Parenting Styles with Mental Health Outcome and strategies for parenting teens.
  • To elucidate coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring as an effective and cost efficient modality in cardiac risk stratification in a community population.


ACCME Activity #202553619

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of ScientiaCME and SBMAA. ScientiaCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: ScientiaCME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners (NPs): The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  ScientiaCME will provide NPs who successfully complete each activity with a certificate of participation indicating that the activity was designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Faculty Disclosure and Resolution of COI

Disclosures of Educational Planner: Aamer Jamali, MD,  has received financial compensation for being on a Speakers Bureau for Janssen.

Individuals with no con´Čéicts of interest to disclose: 

  • Content reviewer: Charles J Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, President, ScientiaCME
  • Faculty:

Alefiyah Bharmal

Sameer Murali

Moiz Shafiq

Ammar Mandvi



  • Read the learning objectives above
  • Take the Pre-Test (optional). Completion of the pre-test will help us evaluate the knowledge gained by participating in this CME activity.
  • View the online activity. You may view this is in more than one session, and may pause or repeat any portion of the presentation if you need to.
  • Minimum participation threshold: Take the post-test. A score of 70% or higher is required to pass and proceed to the activity evaluation.
  • Complete the activity evaluation and CME registration. A CE certificate will be emailed to you immediately.

Cultural/Linguistic Competence & Health Disparities

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Perform Pre-Test (optional)

Please take a few minutes to participate in the optional pre-test. It will help us measure the knowledge gained by participating in this activity.