This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Susan L. Samson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACE
Susan L. Samson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACE, is a tenured Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She is originally from Canada and completed her medical degree at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) and Internal Medicine training in her hometown of Calgary, Alberta. She moved to Baylor for endocrinology fellowship training, where she was brought onto the faculty. She is on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 2016-2019, and has been re-elected to a second term 2019-2022 and is a Member at Large of the Board of Trustees of the American College of Endocrinology. She was chair of the 2019 AACE Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California. Currently, she leads one of the largest ACGME accredited endocrinology fellowships in the country, with 10 fellows in the program, and she has trained over 60 endocrinology fellows during her time as Associate Program Director and Program Director. She also serves nationally as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Council of the American Program Directors of Endocrinology and Metabolism and has been a member of the ABIM Self-Assessment Committee, and now the ABIM Item Writing Task Force, and the ACGME Milestones 2.0 Endocrinology and Metabolism Committee. She has been awarded the Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation as well as the Rising Star award at Baylor College of Medicine in its inaugural year. Dr. Samson co-founded The Pituitary Center at Baylor College of Medicine in 2010, which has grown to a multi-state, high volume referral center for pituitary disorders. Dr. Samson has a background in basic science and translational research and also is a site principal investigator for several clinical trials in the areas of Cushing's syndrome, acromegaly and growth hormone deficiency.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the proposed pathophysiology of hypopituitarism secondary to acute and repetitive traumatic brain injury
- To understand the impact of traumatic brain injury on the different hypothalamic-pituitary axes
- To propose a comprehensive plan for testing and management of patients with a traumatic brain event
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to .5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The American College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Endocrinology designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.