Straight from the Cutter’s Mouth
    CME 0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Episode 339: Journal Club Including Discussion of Outcomes after Retinectomy for Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, Gender Influence on Peer Review Process, and Diabetic Macular Edema and Retinopathy Rates Among Medicare Beneficiaries.

    Drs. Avni Finn, Katherine Talcott, and Priya Vakharia join for a journal club discussion of three recent publications in major ophthalmology journals.

    1. Retinectomy Visual Outcomes (https://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(22)00096-4/fulltext)

    2. Authorship Gender and the Peer-Review Process (https://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(22)00075-7/fulltext)

    3. Trends in Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/2789629)

    Relevant Financial Disclosures:
    None relevant.

    CME Information

    Release: April 19, 2022; expires April 19, 2025

    Reviewers: Shriji Patel, MD

    Disclosures: The physician reviewers and Academy staff report no relevant financial disclosures.

    Learning Objective: Upon completion of this episode, the listener should be able to describe evolving standards of care for the management of vitreoretinal disorders or the outcomes from recent research and how these impact patient care decisions.

    Audience: This activity is intended for retina subspecialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists.

    Accreditation: The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Hardware/Software Requirements: This learning activity requires a current web browser and speaker or headset capable of playing streaming audio.