Rayaz A. Malik MB ChB, PhD
Rayaz Malik graduated in Medicine from the University of Aberdeen in 1991, obtained his MRCP in 1996, PhD from the University of Manchester in 1997 and was elected to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2007. He was appointed as Consultant Physician and Senior Lecturer in 2001 and as Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician in 2008 in Central Manchester University Teaching Hospitals and the University of Manchester. He was appointed as Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and New York in 2014 and retains a position as Honorary Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician in Manchester.
His research focuses on the pathogenesis, assessment and treatment of diabetic neuropathy and cardiomyopathy, which is funded by the NIH, JDRF and DUK. He was called to provide expert advice to NICE on diabetic gastroparesis and painful diabetic neuropathy in 2014.
He was the President of Neurodiab (the diabetic neuropathy study group of the EASD) from 2009-2012. He is an associate editor for Diabetic Medicine (2006 to present); J of Diabetes and its Complications (2012-present) BMC Neurology (2009-present) and Advances in Therapy (2009-present). He is on the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Complications and Clinical Investigation Research Committee (2005-present) and served on the MRC Clinical Translational research panel from 2012-2014.
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).