Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the School of Oncoplastic Surgery.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the American Society of Breast Disease. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

PIM supports Green CME by offering your Request for Credit online.  If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please complete the evaluation on www.cmeuniversity.com. On the navigation menu, click on “Find Post-test/Evaluation by Course” and search by course ID (see below). Upon registering and successfully completing the activity evaluation, your certificate will be made available immediately. Processing credit requests online will reduce the amount of paper used by nearly 100,000 sheets per year.

January 2016   –   Course ID # 11180                                   
September 2016   –   Course ID # 11838
January 2017   –   Course ID # 12138   

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of surgeons involved in the care of patients with breast cancer.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Perform principles and techniques for Oncoplastic Surgical approach to breast disease
  • Learn techniques in “Reconstructive Lumpectomy”
  • Integrate various procedures and techniques such as reduction and mastopexy when performing breast surgery
  • Work in concert with colleagues to assess the Oncoplastic Surgical approach
  • Describe options and timing of techniques for breast and nipple reconstruction
  • Discuss with patients aesthetic approaches to breast cancer management
  • Gain insight and understanding into importance of genetic profiling

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.