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AMA STEPS Forward Webinar Series - Improving Environmental Sustainability in Your Medical Practice

Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the American Medical Association's policies and resources that promote practice innovation and environmental sustainability
2. Describe the financial savings, ease, and community health benefits of addressing environmental sustainability
3. Assist practice managers and physicians in starting an environmental sustainability and patient education program in their own practices
0.75 Credit CME

From the largest health systems to the smallest private practice, every organization has an environmental impact. Taking steps to improve environmental sustainability can lead to better health outcomes and bring major savings to the health care provider.

Join AMA STEPS Forward® to learn more about how to improve environmental sustainability in your practice. Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, group vice president of AMA Professional Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability, will be joined by Todd Sack, MD, FACP of Mygreendoctor.org to present the benefits of going green and effective strategies to implement throughout your practice. The strategies discussed will apply whether adopting these environmental goals for the first time or building on to existing work.

This is a live activity that occurred on January 18, 2023. If you attended this activity in person and would like to claim CME credit or a certificate of participation, please click “Take Quiz”.

This 45-minute educational webinar discusses the American Medical Association's policies and resources that promote practice innovation and environmental sustainability and the financial savings, ease, and community health benefits of addressing environmental sustainability. Participants will also learn about ways they can assist practice managers and physicians in starting an environmental sustainability and patient education program in their own practices. There will be a brief Q and A session following the webinar.

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

0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

0.75 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

0.75 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program; and

0.75 CME points in the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) Continuing Certification program.

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

Activity Information

AMA CME Accreditation Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this live CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Disclaimer: AMA STEPS Forward® content is provided for informational purposes only, is believed to be current and accurate at the time of posting, and is not intended as, and should not be construed to be, legal, financial, medical, or consulting advice. Physicians and other users should seek competent legal, financial, medical, and consulting advice. AMA STEPS Forward® content provides information on commercial products, processes, and services for informational purposes only. The AMA does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services and mention of the same in AMA STEPS Forward® content is not an endorsement or recommendation. The AMA hereby disclaims all express and implied warranties of any kind related to any third-party content or offering. The AMA expressly disclaims all liability for damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on AMA STEPS Forward® content.

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