Vipul R. Patel MD, FACS
Dr. Vipul Patel currently serves as the medical director of the Global Robotics Institute at Celebration Health in Orlando, Florida and medical director of the urologic oncology program for the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute. Dr. Patel attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, and did both his residency and fellowship training at the University of Miami. Prior to moving to Florida he was Director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery at The Ohio State University.
Yearly, Dr Patel trains hundreds of surgeons on how to safely adopt robotic technology into their surgical practices and leads the robotic training team at the Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement. He chairs the world robotic symposium, an annual premiere event in robotic surgical education. He is also founder of the Society of Robotic Surgery a multi-specialty organization responsible for education and training.
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).