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Cleveland Clinic Surgery
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit hours....34 activities offering a total of about 25 hours (not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost..........Free.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video and Slide-Audio Lectures, Podcasts, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...GENERAL SURGERY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Some activities have commercial support.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Some recent activities include:
Duodenal Switch: On the rise?
• Laparoscopic Treatment of Rectal Cancer: Should it Be or Is it the Standard of Care?
• Parastomal Hernias - Avoidance and Management
• What's New with Robotic Surgery?
• Robotic Adrenal Surgery
• Controversies in Sleeve Gastrectomy
• Single Port Colorectal Surgery - Reasons to Learn and Tricks for Success
• Neuroergonomics and Surgical Robotics
• Transanal Endoscopic Surgery

CME Zone
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...6  activities; 6.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Various Sponsors.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruction Types...Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences....General Surgery, Oncology.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Various pharmaceutical companies.
Offerings include:
Novel Applications for Biologic Mesh
• Innovations in Complex Hernia Repair
• Malignant Hyperthermia
• Perspectives on Breast and Ovarian Cancers
• Optimizing the Prevention and Management of Postsurgical Adhesions
• Individualizing Therapy in Metastatic Breast Cancer

JAMA General Surgery (formerly) Archives of Surgery
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD,
CME Credit hours...1.0 hour per issue (12 hours total).
CME Credits Awarded by....American Medical Association.
Cost...........Free to subscribers to Archives of Surgery and AMA members.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics
Target Audience...General Surgery
Educational material last updated...2013.
CME Credit Expires...Two years after posting.
Individual subscribers to JAMA General Surgery and AMA members may participate in JAMA General Surgery CME. You will find a wide selection of surgical topics. Some topics covered frequently are: Critical Care/Intensive Care Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Practice and Surgery.

Medscape General Surgery
Posted by... Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours... Varies from time to time. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and 50 other sponsoring organizations.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....GENERAL SURGERY.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to general surgeons. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

Medscape Transplantation
Posted by... Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours... Varies from time to time. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and 50 other sponsoring organizations.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....TRANSPLANT SURGERY.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to transplant surgeons. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

POIeducation.org
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...3 activities offering a total of 4.0 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by...The France Foundation.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Podcast, Slide-Video Lecture, Text-Only.
Target Audience...GENERAL SURGERY, ANESTHESIOLOGY and other health care professionals who manage postoperative ileus (POI).
Educational material last updated...2010.
Financial Support...Adolor and GlaxoSmithKline.
POIeducation.org focuses on "prevention and treatment of post-operative ileus (POI) utilizing a multimodal management approach due to the diverse underlying physiological factors that contribute to this disorder."
The current offerings include:
Peer-to-Peer Audio Podcast Series (6-10 minute clips; 1.5 hour of credit) "features timely, clinically relevant topics surrounding POI."
The four Webinars are: GI Recovery Following Colorectal Surgery: Surgical Approach, Enhanced Recovery Pathway, and Economic Considerations; A Multimodal Approach to the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Ileus: An Anesthesiologist's Perspective; A Multimodal Approach to the Management of Postoperative Ileus: A Surgeon's Perspective; and The Evolving Multimodal Management Plan for Postoperative Ileus: Improving Time to Bowel Recovery A Hospital Pharmacist's Perspective.

Scientific American Surgery  
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours....60 per year.
CME Credits Awarded by...AKH Inc. (Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare).
Cost...........From $331.50 for one year to $886 for 3 years.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audiences...GENERAL SURGERY.
Educational material last updated....Monthly.
The Scientific American Surgery  is the only American College of Surgeons-sponsored textbook on general surgery. Scientific American Surgery  "gives you the information you need to help you perform core surgical procedures more efficiently and to provide current, cost-effective patient care." It covers resuscitation; common presenting problems; trauma and thermal injury; preoperative preparation; operative management; special perioperative problems; care in the ICU; and postoperative management.

Selected Readings in General Surgery
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours......10 per issue; total of 80 credits per year.
CME Credits Awarded by......American College of Surgeons.
Cost......Multiple Plans and Formats; see Subscription Page
Instruction Type......Text-and-Graphics.
Target Audience....GENERAL SURGERY.
Educational material last updated......Monthly.
Selected Readings in General Surgery (SRGS) is an accredited CME resource for surgeons enrolled in the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Successful completion of the SRGS CME program fulfills the MOC's Part II requirements that focus on lifelong learning and self-assessment.
Regular reading of SRGS should enable you to:
•  Maintain an excellent knowledge base in all areas of general surgery;
• Develop comparative and critical literature reading skills;
• Assemble and update a reference file of useful surgical papers; and
• Prepare for board certification and maintenance of certification exams. There are eight issues per year. Topics for 2011 are:
Biliary tract and pancreas, Parts I, 2 & 3; Small bowel obstruction and small bowel disease, Appendix, colon, rectum and anus, Parts I, 2 & 3; and Endocrine surgery.

University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...1.0 Hour for each session. About 26 sessions currently available.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Surgery and Office of Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Public Health.
Cost for Credit......Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video lecture.
Target Audiences...SURGERY.
Educational material updated...2013.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Online Surgery Grand Rounds are offered weekly from September through May each year. Some recent lectures are:
• Clinical and Personal Effectiveness
• Unsafe, Effective, or Close Enough? Demystifying FDA Medical Device Regulation
• Mentoring in the Clinical Years: From Fostering Interest to Ensuring a Successful Match
• Experimental and Clinical Craniofacial Transplantation
• Surviving Sepsis Campaign 2012: An Update