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ACCREDITATION OVERVIEW
103rd New England Surgical Society (NESS) Annual Meeting
September 16-18, 2022
Boston, MA

Target Audience
This activity is designed for surgeons practicing in the fields of general surgery, breast, endocrine, thoracic, colorectal, transplantation surgery and surgical oncology.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity learners should be able to:

Activity Goal
This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based learning, Value and Ethics, and Interprofessional Communications.

Non-Endorsement
The accredited provider verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. The accredited provider does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.

Disclosures
The accredited provider adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. All employees in control of content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. The following participants have No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose: Christina Angeles, MD; Sarah Billmeier, MD; Edwar Borrazzo, MD; Jo Buyske, MD; Jennifer Davids, MD; Kimberly Davis, MD, MBA; Tim Fitzgerald, MD; Patrick Forgione, MD; Sidhu Gangadharan, MD; Jonathan Gates, MD; Mehra Golshan, MD, MBA; Piyush Gupta, MD; Daithi Heffernan, MD; John Kelly MD; Tara Kent, MD; John Kunstman, MD; Baird Mallory, MD; Carlos Marroquin, MD; Thomas Miner, MD; Matthew Nehs, MD; Benjamin Nelson, MD; Luise Pernar, MD, MHPE; Kari Rosenkranz, MD; Beth Ryder, MD; Kevin Schuster, MD; Steven Stain, MD; Paige Teller, MD; Gino Trevisani, MD; Ashley Vernon, MD; Giles Whalen, MD; James Whiting, MD; Elan Witkowski MD

Relevant Financial Relationships
First Last Suffix Commercial Interest Role
Nita Ahuja MD, EMBA Cepheid
Coca Cola
Grant, Principal Investigator, Royalties
Stockholder
Richard J. Barth MD Cairn Surgical, Inc. Stockholder, Patent Holder
Denise Gee MD Medtronic, Ethicon
Boston Scientific, New View Surgical
Consultant
Board of Advisors
Donald T. Hess, Jr. MD ActivSurgical Consultant
Ali Tavakkoli MD AltrixBio Co-Founder and Consultant
James Yoo MD THD Support for an HRA course, travel expenses

ASPS Accreditation
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the New England Surgical Society. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Cine-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), consult your professional licensing board.

Certificates: To claim your CME/CE credits, complete the online Credit and Evaluation form.

This is a one-time credit submission. Credits should be tracked at the completion of the meeting.
Participants will be able to download or print a certificate once the form has been submitted.

Support
This activity is being provided independent of industry support.