Objectives At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:
Target Audience This activity is designed for those who employ physicians, employed physicians and physicians considering employment. It is also designed for attorneys who represent physician interests and members of the American Bar Association. Statement of Need There is a need to provide education on the AMA Principles for Physician Employment to identify and describe potential areas of conflict between employed physicians and their employers. There is also a need to educate participants on how employed physicians can protect their ethical, professional and financial interests while maintaining the inviolability of the patient-physician reltionship.
Statement of Competency This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: patient care, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Accreditation Statement This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Medical Association and the American Bar Association. The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planning Committee Barney Cohen - Senior Attorney IV, Health Law/AMA Jim DeNuccio, MBA, FACHE - Director of Physicians in Practice/AMA Mary Kelly - AMA CME Program Committee Julian Rivera - Partner/Brown McCarroll, LLP Arthur D. Snow, Jr., MD - OMSS Governing Council Chair/AMA Katie Tinney, MEd - Program Development Administrator/AMA Keith Voogd - Senior Policy Analyst, OMSS/AMA
Hardware/software Requirements Adobe Flash 9.0.115 or above Audio speakers or headphones Screen resolution of 800X600 or higher. MS Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc. Adobe Reader 5.0 or higher. Should you have any questions regarding this activity please contact Katie Tinney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-464-5450.