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I-23: Preserving Employed Physician Autonomy and Collective Action in Health Care: OMSS Dual Workshops

Learning Objectives
1. Define the changing characteristics of an employed physician model
2. Identify challenges physicians face maintaining autonomy in a hospital setting
3. Discuss collaborative strategies for addressing these challenges within health care organizations
4. Define collective action and bargaining within an organized medical staff hospital
5. Identify key challenges and advantages of physician collective action and collective bargaining
6. Develop strategies and initiatives to enhance capacity for effective collective action
1.5 Credits CME

This is a live activity that occurred on November 9, 2023. If you attended this activity in person and would like to claim CME credit or a certificate of participation, please click “Take Quiz”.

Join us for this OMSS session, featuring two distinct workshops:

Workshop 1: Preserving Physician Autonomy in Hospital Settings

The first workshop will delve into the challenges physicians face maintaining autonomy in a hospital environment where most physicians are employed. Join us to discuss industry examples and strategies for autonomy development within various health care organizations.

Workshop 2: Collective Action and Bargaining in Health Care

The second workshop shifts the focus to defining and understanding collective action and collective bargaining within the context of health care organizations. Join us to identify challenges and opportunities and engage in discussions on effective strategies that empower medical staff to advocate for their interests in the health care landscape.

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AMA CME Accreditation Information

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

AMA CME Accreditation Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this Course activity for a maximum of 1.50  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

  • 1.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;;
  • 1.50 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;
  • 1.50 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
  • 1.50 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program; and
  • 1.50 credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.


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