Anthony Thomas Stavros MD, FACR, FSRU, FRANZCR
Dr. Stavros is a women‘s imaging radiologist from the Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Dr. Stavros‘s main interests are general ultrasound, breast imaging and intervention, and ultrasound-guided FNA and/or core biopsy in the thyroid and head and neck.
Dr. Stavros has been involved in mammography since 1976 and has been actively involved in the development of high-frequency hand-held breast ultrasound since 1981. He is a reviewer for several medical journals. He has written or co-authored numerous articles and he has also written the textbook Breast Ultrasound. He speaks extensively about ultrasound, particularly about breast ultrasound, and has presented more than 1000 invited lectures and abstracts. He has served as a clinical advisor for numerous ultrasound, breast imaging, and minimally invasive biopsy device companies.
MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).