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Duke Perspectives From Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019


This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

Med-IQ      Duke Medicine
 

Released:
6/14/19
Expires:
6/13/20

Maximum Credits:

0.5
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Released:
6/14/19

Expires:
6/13/20

Maximum Credits:
0.5
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Released:
6/14/19
Expires:
6/13/20


Maximum Credits:
0.5


Overview: This publication summarizes pertinent new research findings that were presented at the 2019 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) May 18-21 in San Diego, CA. In addition, Deborah Fisher MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Duke University, provides interesting perspectives on select study results.

CME Information:

Faculty
Deborah A. Fisher, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Duke University
Durham, NC

Activity Planners
Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA
Clinical Content Manager
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Lisa R. Rinehart, MS, ELS
Director, Editorial Services
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Samantha Gordon
CME Specialist
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
Med-IQ
East Lansing, MI

Writer
Katherine Kahn
Holyoke, MA
 
Learning Objective
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss pertinent new studies presented at DDW and consider ways to apply this information to clinical practice

Target Audience
This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and other physicians who manage patients with digestive issues.
 
Statement of Need
Approximately 75 presentations were shared by faculty members, residents, and fellows from the Duke University Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology at the 2019 DDW May 18-21 in San Diego, CA. Herein, we summarize information from select presentations and gain insight from Deborah Fisher, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Duke University, with the goal that this information will help physicians who manage patients with digestive issues remain up to date on current research from the Duke Division of Gastroenterology.

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This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

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Med-IQ designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Medium/Method of Participation
This CME activity consists of a 0.5-credit publication. To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, read the publication, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
 
Initial Release Date: June 14, 2019
Expiration Date: June 13, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 30 minutes

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The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation. 
 
Deborah A. Fisher, MD, MHS
Consulting fees/advisory boards: Boston Scientific

The writer, peer reviewers, and activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

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