Dr. Matthew J. Sorrentino is a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Cardiology at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1984 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He completed his Internship and Residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He then completed a Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Chicago and joined the Cardiology faculty in 1991.
In 1994 he was named the Director of Clinical Programs for the Cardiology Section at the University of Chicago. He was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine in 1998 and Professor of Medicine in 2009. He was awarded the Outstanding Clinical Service Award at the University of Chicago. He is a non-invasive Preventive Cardiologist with research interests in hyperlipidemia and hypertension. In 1999, he was designated as a Specialist in Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension.
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).