March 28, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am
MSB 3.001

Paula M. Termuhlen, M.D.
Regional Campus Dean
University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus

“Training Surgeons for Rural Practice”

Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  1. Review the workforce needs for general surgery in rural locations
  2. Recognize the unique aspects of providing surgical care to patients in rural settings
  3. Identify methods of encouraging students and residents to consider rural surgical practice

Target Audience and Needs: Physicians, residents, fellows, and community physicians need to be regularly updated on advances in internal medicine, as well as the clinical activities in the Department of Medicine.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussions.

Activity Evaluation: Participants will be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: 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 Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the American Board of Surgery Continuous Certification Program requirements for self-assessment credit.