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Joseph Maleszewski, MD, FCAP, FACC
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Medicine
Divisions of Anatomic Pathology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Molecular Genetics
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations.
Joseph Maleszewski, M.D. has disclosed the following:
Financial relationships with industry - None
References to off-label and/or investigational usage(s) of pharmaceuticals or instruments - None
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The following types of credit are offered for our Cardiovascular Pathology modules:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Category 1 CME Self-Assessment credit
To obtain credit:
- Complete the learning module.
- Complete the post test/evaluation (link provided upon module purchase).
- Generate and print your certifcate.
For an instruction sheet that describes the process, see http://www.cme-evaluations.com/instructions.pdf.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 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.
Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABP) to offer SAMs for meeting ABP requirements for maintenance of certification (MOC). This activity has been approved for Category 1 CME Self-assessment credit per module. In compliance with ABP requirements, physicians must attain a score of 80% or higher on the posttest to obtain a certificate. Participants are allowed two attempts to pass.
Cardiovascular Surgical Pathology provides Category I CME Self-assessment credit toward Part 2 of the ABPath MOC Program.