2018 AAAAI Professionalism in Medical Practice Self-Assessment Module

Professionalism in medicine is one of the six core competencies defined by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that form the basis for the Maintenance of Certification process. According to ABMS leadership, “medical professionalism functions as an ideology that declares an important role for its members in organizing and delivering health care in society.” They go on to state that “Making standards explicit, sharing them with the public, and enforcing them, is how the profession maintains its standing as being worthy of public trust.” For AAAAI members these standards are publicly stated in the Academy’s Code of Ethics.

This module – based on an activity developed by the American College of Cardiology - provides an opportunity for you to self-assess professionalism behaviors in your practice by answering a series of knowledge and case study questions. By answering all questions and reflecting on their performance, physicians can earn 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM and 5 self-assessment credits toward the self-assessment requirement of the ABAI’s MOC program.  

Target Audience


Allergy/Immunology Fellows-in-Training

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe key concepts related to professionalism in medical practice.
  2. Identify their own strengths and weaknesses related to the application of medical professionalism standards to clinical scenarios.
  3. Outline options for improving their working knowledge of medical professionalism as needed.
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 5.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Stanley Goldstein, MD FAAAAI
Allergy and Asthma Care of Long Island, Long Island, NY
Relevant relationships: None

Steven V. Grabiec, MD FAAAAI
Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Asthma of Western New York, 
Relevant relationships: None

Samuel Gubernick, DO FAAAAI
Family Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, Largo, FL
Relevant relationships: None

Giselle Mosnaim, MD MS FAAAAI
North Shore University Health System, Wilmette, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Todd Edward Rambasek, MD FAAAAI
ENT Allergy and Health Services, Cleveland, OH
Relevant relationships: None

Activity Reviewers
Giselle Mosnaim, MD MS FAAAAI

North Shore University Health System, Wilmette, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Accreditation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Allergy & Immunology (ABAI) MOC Credit

The American Board of Allergy & Immunology has approved this activity for 5 self-assessment credits for Part II of their Maintenance of Certification program.

Medium and Method of Physician Participation for an Enduring Activity
Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME Info Page.
  3. Complete all required components.
  4. Complete the post-test. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  5. Complete the activity evaluation.
  6. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  7. Print or save your certificate.

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Release Date
Original release date: October 24, 2016. Reviewed by Giselle Mosnaim, MD MS FAAAAI on December 5, 2017.  Valid for credit thru December 31, 2018. 

Activity-related questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 5.00 CME
    CME credit.


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