Accreditation Information


The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based practice


UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 1.25 hours of participation.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the shift in private practice from self-employment to employment by larger organizations
  • Identify the forces that account for some of these changes
  • Discuss some potential ways forward for the private practice of General Surgery         
  • Describe the myriad of evaluations needed in documenting “competence” in surgery education
  • Discuss differences in Core Competences, Milestones and Entrustable Professional Acts
  • Review results on work hour restrictions on evaluations of surgery learners   
  • Outline current workforce needs in Surgery
  • Review perceived employment opportunities in the US

Target Audience

Physicians, students, and advanced practice providers

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.