Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 303

Issue: February 09, 2016

Learning Objectives

Midlife milk consumption and substantia nigra neuron density at death

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will become familiar with a potential explanation for the association between midlife milk consumption and substantia nigra neuron loss.

Recommended Audience

This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge

Disclosures

Program Accreditations Subcommittee (PAS) is responsible for reviewing and evaluating all CME programs. Joseph F. Kass, MD, JD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for activities as an expert witness in litigation and in an editorial capacity for the American Academy of Neurology. Barney J. Stern, MD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for book chapter contributions. The other members of the committee (Samir Belagaje, MD; J. Clay Goodman, MD, FAAN; Omotola A. Hope, MD; Shannon M. Kilgore, MD, FAAN) and AAN staff (Kristine Mitchell) report no disclosures. Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN, has received funding for travel and/or speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; receives a stipend as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology; has received consultant fees from GlaxoSmithKline and Harris Interactive; has served on speakers' bureaus for Abbott, UCB, and GlaxoSmithKline; has conducted clinical trials over the past 5 years funded by GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, Ortho-McNeil, Pfizer, and Marinus, but has ceased participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials and speakers' bureaus since his appointment as Neurology EIC in 2010; and has received research support from the Department of the Army, UCBPharma, and University of Rochester Medical Center/NIH. Dr. Stacey Clardy serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support forWestern Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Jeff Ratliff serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology andreceived a speaker honorarium from Haverford College. AAN staff members editing the test (P Baskin, L Kleffman, K Aman Ramm) have no disclosures. The CME Journal Editors who have reviewed the exam are James WM Owens Jr., MD PhD, who receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD, who has served as Guest Editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.

Dr. Abbott serves as an editorial board member of Keio Journal of Medicine, Journal of Epidemiology, and receives non-profit research support from Pacific Health Research and Education Institute. Dr. Gross is supported for educational endeavors from the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH; since his appointment as Editor-in-Chief in 2009, he has ceased participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials and speakers’ bureaus and receives an honorarium from AAN as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology. Dr. Dorsey serves on the scientific advisory board of Shire Pharmaceuticals, Huntington’s Disease Society of America and NINDS; serves as Editor for HD Insights; serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Huntington’s Disease; serves as Section Editor and Curator for Innovations in Care Delivery a Neurology mini-site; received travel funding and honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; has a patent application related to telemedicine; includes telemedicine in his clinical practice as a movement disorder neurologist (20% effort); has received compensation for expert testimony; is a consultant for 23andME, Amgen, Avid radiopharmaceuticals, Clintrex, Lundbeck Inc, MC10, Inc., Shire Pharmaceuticals, MedAvante, Transpanency Life Sciences and NINDS; receives research support from AMC Health, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, Great Lakes Neurotechnologies, Lundbeck Inc, Medtronic, Inc., Prana Biotechnology, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality; NINDS, National Science Foundation, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute; Davis Phinney Foundation, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Sage Bionetworks. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology; and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Bird serves as an editorial board member of GeneReviews.org; has a patent for Genetic testing technology for CMT1C and SCA14 and receives research support from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Merit Research Grant.

CME Expiration

CME expires three years after publication date or sooner if podcasts are deemed out of date by reviewers.

Accreditation

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Credit™

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Copyright

The American Academy of Neurology holds copyright for all materials in this exam.

Confidentiality

Any information regarding the identity of individuals taking the exam or their exam scores will be kept confidential.

Hardware and Software Requirements

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