Stephen E. Goldstone is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed a surgery residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, is presently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and has a surgical practice in New York City. Dr. Goldstone has done extensive research on human papillomavirus (HPV), developed a surgical technique to treat anal HPV dysplasia, and is currently involved in research that is testing both prevention and treatment procedures for HPV. He is president of the International Anal Neoplasia Society and a member of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium. Dr. Goldstone is an expert on gay men’s health and authored the best-selling book The Ins and Outs of Gay Sex -- A Medical Handbook for Men. He is Past President of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Alumni Board of Governors.
At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
- Understand important history-taking questions to aid in diagnosing common anorectal disorders in individuals with or at risk for HIV.
- Identify common anorectal disorders during physical examination in patients with or at risk for HIV.
- Know the best treatment and prevention options for common anorectal disorders in people with or at risk for HIV.
This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
on November 15, 2016 and will terminate November 14, 2019.
The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.
This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.
After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.
Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.
Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Dr. Goldstone (Presenter) has had the following personal financial relationships in the past 12 months with manufacturers of the products or services that may be presented in this CME activity: Investigator, Speaker, Advisory Board with Merck; Investigator, Consultant with Medtronic. Dr. Goldstone will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature, and will submit his slides in advance for adequate peer review.
This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from:
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.
To obtain CME credit for this PRN program, please visit the PRN Video Channel
at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly sponsor PRN enduring materials for CME, and provide them at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.