Webinar 4: Examining a Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Binge Eating Disorder

BED Webinars
1 CDR 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Launch Date:
May 19, 2015
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Primary Audience:

General Medicine and Family Physicians and Dietitians who care for patients with binge eating disorder. Other health care providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants, may also participate.

Relevant Terms:

Binge Eating Disorder, Eating Disorders, Obesity

Carlos M. Grillo, PhD

Carlos M. Grilo, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Psychology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Carlos M. Grilo, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Program for Obesity, Weight, and Eating Research (POWER) at the Yale University School of Medicine and Professor of Psychology at Yale University.

Dr. Grilo's primary research focus is on binge eating, eating disorders, and obesity and his secondary interests include psychopathology, addictions, and co-morbidity. He has been the recipient of numerous research grants and has served as Principal Investigator on ten grants from the National Institutes of Health including two K24 Mid-Career Investigator Awards in Eating and Weight Disorders. Dr. Grilo currently serves as the Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and serves on the editorial boards of eleven professional journals. Dr. Grilo has published over 360 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals, 20 chapters on binge eating disorder and obesity, over 320 abstracts at scientific meetings, authored one book (Eating and Weight Disorders), and co-edited one book (Treatment of Eating Disorders).

Michael Pertschuk, MD

Michael Pertschuk, MD
Director, Eating Disorders Program
Brandywine Hospital
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Michael Pertschuk, MD, Medical Director of the Eating Disorders Program at Brandywine Hospital has over two decades of experience managing inpatient, residential, and partial hospital treatment programs for eating disorders. Dr. Pertschuk completed his undergraduate education at Yale University and earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. 
He has served on the medical faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. He is the author of numerous research articles. He has been especially interested on the interface of psychiatric and medical issues as well as the psychology of appearance and body image. His clinical focus has been on eating disorders throughout his career and he has directed inpatient, residential and partial hospital programs.
1. Recognize how the addition of BED as a recognized disorder to the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria can be used in practice to improve screening techniques
2. Identify how BED may present in practice in order to evaluate treatment goals
3. List the medical and psychiatric comorbidities associated with BED
4. Implement strategies in practice to improve coordination of the multidisciplinary approach to BED management

This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Shire Pharmaceuticals.

According to the disclosure policy of the Academy, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interests related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence. Disclosures are as follows:
Carlos M. Grilo, PhD
Nature of Relationship / Commercial Entity
Consultant/Advisory Board (marketing purposes and scientific information): Shire Pharmaceuticals (Disease State Education Advisory Board)
Officer or Board Member: Associate Editor; Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Intellectual Property/Patents: Guilford Press and Taylor & Francis Press: royalties for authoring two academic books on eating disorders
Promotional Speakers' Bureau: Shire Pharmaceuticals
Michael Pertschuk, MD
No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Independent Clinical Reviewers
Maria C. La Via, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Medical Director of the Eating Disorders Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Shareholder: Pfizer (self and spouse).
Christy Maloney, RD, LD/LDN, CPT, Nutritional Therapist, The Renfrew Center; No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Angela Sims, MPH, RD, LDN, Consultant Dietitian, Genesis Healthcare; No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

John J.D. Juchniewicz, MCIS, CCMEP, American Academy of CME and Deborah Dean, Michelle Yechout, and Wendy Gloffke, PhD (editorial assistance provided), peerXchange: No relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
This activity will not review off-label or investigational information.
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This activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.

Accreditation and Credit Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Academy of CME, Inc., (Academy) and peerXchange. The American Academy of CME, Inc., is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Live Credit Statement
The American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Live Event: June 9, 2015; 7PM (EDT)
Archive Credit Statement
The American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release date: May 19, 2015
Expiration date: June 9, 2016
American Academy of CME, Inc, (AM311) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RD) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program. 
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4170, 4180, 5320, 5370

Method of Participation & How to Claim Credit
There are no fees to participate in the activity. After reviewing the CME/CE information including the learning objectives and disclosure statements, learners will complete a brief, 15-minute self-study module. The self-study module provides foundational knowledge which will enable learners to more fully engage the webinar content. Learners will then either participate in the live webinar or view a recording of the event. To receive CME/CE credit for your participation, you will need to complete the activity pre-test, post-test (achieving a passing grade of 70% or greater) and program evaluation at the conclusion of the webinar. Dietitian learners may also submit evaluations of the quality of activities/materials on the CDR website.

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