Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor arising from the serosal outer linings of the lungs (pleurae), heart, abdomen, and testes. Treatment trials have focused on malignant pleural mesothelioma, which accounts for 90% of cases, is often diagnosed at an advanced stage, and invariably leads to…
To the Editor: Vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), a serious adverse event after vaccination with ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AstraZeneca) or Ad26.COV2.S (Johnson & Johnson–Janssen), is caused by platelet factor 4 (PF4)–dependent, platelet-activating antibodies. High-dose immune…
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory, multisystemic disease of unknown cause with a wide range of clinical manifestations. The disorder can affect virtually any organ in the body — predominantly the lungs, lymphatic system, skin, or eyes or a combination of these sites — and is characterized by the…
RMEI LIGHTNING TALKS
4 Years, 16 Live & Online Activities, 6000+ Clinicians: What we've learned so far
RMEI has released pairings of live and online programs approximately twice per year since 2016 grouped into “phases” which share clinical areas of focus and are based on findings from the previous phase of education. In total, 16 activities have launched to date with 4 activities currently live. The purpose of this analysis is to better understand the impact of multi-year iterative education on a clinical audience. Presented at: Society for Academic CME (SACME), virtual, February 2021; Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), virtual, April 2021.
Allergy & Immunology
Effectiveness of 5-year IBD Provider Online Educational Intervention Program
There is considerable practice variability among providers caring for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Limited data exists on the effectiveness of educational interventions targeting IBD providers to address these gaps. We report outcomes for a 5-year provider education training program which culminated in an enduring online education resource and clinical decision support tool.
Presented at: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), virtual, April 2021; Digestive Disease Week (DDW), virtual, May 2021