City of Hope is jointly providing the following sessions for AMA Category 1 Credits™:

  • April 18, 2017 - Complex Spine Surgery/Biologics (0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)
  • April 19, 2017 - MIS/New Technologies/Navigation (1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)
  • April 20, 2017 - Imaging update; Spinal cord (1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™)

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of City of Hope and the Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics.

City of Hope is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation: This activity has been approved for AMA Category 1 Credits™:

Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest: City of Hope takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

As part of the commercial guidelines, we are required to disclose any real or apparent commercial conflict(s) of interest (COI) of all persons in control of educational content for this activity, specifically, but not limited to: faculty/presenters, CME committee members and/or planners. Any disclosed real or apparent commercial conflict(s) of interest (COI) have been resolved through a conflict resolution process prior to the beginning of this activity.

City of Hope further requires that, if applicable, faculty/presenters disclose to the audience their intention to discuss the off-label and/or investigational (not yet approved for any purpose) use of pharmaceuticals or medical devices at the beginning of their presentation.

Instructions on How to Claim CME Credits: Conference participants will be required to sign-in on-site and provide their name and email address upon check-in. Participants will have the opportunity to complete the course evaluation forms during the conference and receive their individual CME certificates via email after completion of their evaluations approximately 2-4 weeks following the activity.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact Information: Please send all CME credit inquiries related to the sessions listed above to the City of Hope Office of CME at or (626) 218-5622.