Massachusetts Medical Society: Ethics Forum

Ethics Forum

2023 Annual Meeting Ethics Forum — Self-Regulation of Medicine: Ethical and Legal Considerations in Physician Collegiality and Conduct

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. – Virtual Live Webinar

**This event is part of the MMS Annual Meeting. You will be directed to the Annual Meeting Registration page to register for this and other events being offered.**

Activity Description

Presented by the Committee on Ethics, Grievances, and Professional Standards, the Ethics Forum alerts physicians to the ethical implications of issues that arise in daily practice and offers information on issues at the intersection of ethics, medicine, and professionalism. The Ethics Forum at the Society’s Annual Meeting will explore ethical and legal considerations in physician collegiality and conduct.

Activity Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Identify the reasons and rationales for clear professional conduct expectations and remediation of alleged departures in the context of medical ethics

  2. Review the types of physician conduct in non-clinical settings that may rise to the level of licensing board concern and/ or discipline

  3. Distinguish between fears vs reality in the implementation of conduct expectations

  4. Appreciate how setting and enforcing professional expectations advances the diversity, equity, and inclusion of a professional medical association

Program Fees:

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Physician Member – $75.00
Non-Member Physician  – $150.00
MMS Resident/Student Member – Free
MMS Alliance Member – Free
Allied Health Professional/Other – $60.00
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Accreditation Statement

The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

Actual AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM awarded will depend on duration of the activity and may be adjusted accordingly.

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