February 22-25, 2018
100 Chopin Plaza,
Miami, FL 33131
Miami Children's Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Miami Children's Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
An e-mail will be sent to participants on how to claim their credits and obtain a CME certificate within 6 to 8 weeks following the completion of the educational activity.
Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.
The Staff and the Planners of this event had no conflict of interests or financial relationships to disclose.
Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Resolution Statement
The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Miami Children’s Hospital requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company.
Any presenter whose disclosed relationship proves to create a conflict of interest with regard to their contribution to the activity will not be permitted to present.
Miami Children’s Hospital also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.
Whenever a faculty member has reported financial relationships with one or more commercial interests, Miami Children’s Hospital works with them to resolve such conflicts prior to the course to ensure that the content presented is free of commercial bias.
The content of the presentation is required to meet this standard:
- A slide will be prepared addressing disclosures;
- Disclosures will also be added to handouts and the syllabus;
- Disclosures will be announced by the moderator verbally to participants.
- Content is peer-reviewed by a member of the CME committee prior to the course.
We have notified our speakers that we will be disclosing this information to our learners before their presentation and together we have decided on the following strategy(ies) to resolve conflicts of interest:
- Peer-review of the presentation prior to the course
- A slide addressing his/her disclosures.
- Disclosures will also be added to handouts and the syllabus in addition.
- Disclosures will be announced by the moderator verbally to the participants.
- Sessions are monitored by a planning group members
The remaining PPGC faculty members and the event planning committee members and CME staff have disclosed no conflict of interests.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Miami Children's Health System fully complies with the requirements of the ADA and with the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of the Miami Children's Health System Pediatric Postgraduate Course, “Perspectives in Pediatrics” is in need of special accommodations, please contact the course registrar.