This year’s spring conference is divided into two sessions- April 15 & April 29- and will feature the latest advances in lung disease with experts from across the state. There is no charge to participate in this virtual meeting but we do request that you consider renewing your membership so that we can continue to bring you cutting-edge education and advocate on behalf of our members and patients on vital legislative and regulatory issues. Fellows and residents are also encouraged to attend at no cost.
4/15/21 Meeting Agenda
6:00 – 6:00 pm Welcome Fauziya Hassan, MD, MTS President
6:00 – 6:45 pm What Do Insurance Companies Do*, Anyway? *Other Than Make Me Miserable Hasan Shanawani, MD, Director of Quality, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
6:45 – 7:00 pm Break
7:00 – 7:45 pm Hypoglossal Nerve Simulator for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Nader Mina, MD, Beaumont Health System
Statement of Accreditation 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 Michigan State Medical Society and Michigan Thoracic Society. The Michigan State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
AMA Credit Designation Statement The Michigan State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
MOC Statement Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.5 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 credit.
Michigan Thoracic Society
PO Box 280
Dewitt, MI 48820
Fax: (517) 827-4945