Nicholas Finer BSc(Hons), MBBS, FRCP, RNutr, FAfN, FTOS
Prof. Finer obtained a degree in Biochemistry at the University of London, and qualified in Medicine at University College Hospital, London. Further postgraduate training in general (internal) medicine at St George's and St James' Hospitals, London, then Guy's Hospital preceded his appointment from 1988-2002 as Consultant Physician with a special interest in Endocrinology at Luton and Dunstable. In 2002 Prof. Finer moved to University of Cambridge School of Medicine as a senior research associate, honorary consultant endocrinologist and clinical director of the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility. He moved to UCLH in 2008 and holds an honorary chair at University College London (and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen). He is chair of the Education and Management Task Force of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, and the English Experts in Severe and Complex Obesity and editor of the journal Clinical Obesity.
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).