The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a continuing medical education course on colonoscopy.
The CME course "Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality" is offered for both primary care physicians and endoscopists.
The program was developed by the following physicians and leaders in the GI field:'
• Lynn Butterly, MD, medical director, New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program; Director of Colorectal Cancer Screening at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.)
• Diane Dwyer, MD, former medical director, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Baltimore)
• David Lieberman, MD, professor of medicine and chief, division of gastroenterology and hepatology, Oregon Health and Science University (Portland)
• Marion Nadel, PhD, senior epidemiologist, division of cancer prevention and control, CDC (Atlanta)
• Michael B. Potter, MD, professor, department of family and community medicine, University of California (San Francisco)
• Paul C. Schroy, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
• Jean Shapiro, PhD, epidemiologist, division of cancer prevention and control, CDC (Atlanta)
• Richard Wender, MD, chief cancer control officer, American Cancer Society (Atlanta) and professor, family and community medicine, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia)