Quality Time Podcast - Advancing Quality of Care Through Academic Research - Online CE Course

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Houston Methodist is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers. In this wide-ranging episode, Dr. H. Dirk Sostman, Houston Methodist executive vice president and chief academic officer and president and CEO of the Houston Methodist Academic Institute (HMAI), discusses his remarkable 20-year career at Houston Methodist advancing quality of care through academic research and scientific innovation — including leading Houston Methodist through one of the fastest-evolving scientific scenarios in the last 100 years: the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Expert: Dr. H. Dirk Sostman Houston Methodist’s executive vice president and chief academic officer, Ernest Cockrell Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair and president and CEO of the Houston Methodist Academic Institute (HMAI).

Notable Topics Covered

  • Academic medicine
  • Quality research
  • Genomic data
  • Artificial intelligence and diagnostic accuracy
  • COVID-19 and scientific evolution

Bibliographic References/Further Reading 

Fees

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE

Houston Methodist (HM) employee

Free

Private physician (located within the Greater Houston Area)*

$20

Private physician (located outside the Greater Houston Area)

Free

Resident / Fellow / Student

Free

Allied Health Care Professional / All Others

Free

* In compliance with HM’s policy on Physician Non-Monetary Compensation regarding “Stark Law,” private physicians who reside and/or practice medicine within the Greater Houston Area are required to pay the full Fair Market Value registration fee.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, residents, fellows, students, administration. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the role of scientific discovery
  • Explain how scientific innovation has impacted the quality of care
  • Defend the use of AI tools in diagnostic testing
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/12/2024
Course expires: 
07/12/2026
Cost:
$20.00
Houston Methodist (Virtual)
United States

Speaker

Henry Dirk Sostman, MD, FACR

President and Emeritus Professor of Radiology, Academic Institute
Distinguished Member, Research Institute
Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair, Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 0.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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Fees

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE

Houston Methodist (HM) employee

Free

Private physician (located within the Greater Houston Area)*

$20

Private physician (located outside the Greater Houston Area)

Free

Resident / Fellow / Student

Free

Allied Health Care Professional / All Others

Free

* In compliance with HM’s policy on Physician Non-Monetary Compensation regarding “Stark Law,” private physicians who reside and/or practice medicine within the Greater Houston Area are required to pay the full Fair Market Value registration fee