Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center | Continuing Medical Education

Edward Smith, MD, and Darren Orbach, MD, PhD, co-directors of the Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center, provide detailed discussions of how to recognize, treat and follow a range of cerebrovascular conditions.


CME Certified course offerings

  1. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Management
  2. Lumps and Bumps of the Spine
  3. Pediatric Headaches
  4. Pediatric Lumps and Bumps of Scalp and Spine
  5. Vascular Abnormalities in the Infant and Child
  6. Syndromic Vascular Malformations of the Spine
  7. Vein of Galen Malformations

Premiere Date: Monday, July 25, 2014

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (CME)
  2. Other

All other clinicians will either receive a CME Attendance Certificate or may choose any of the types of CE credit being offered.

Credit Expiration Date: Monday, July 25, 2015



Edward Smith, MD
Associate in Neurosurgery
Director, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School






Darren OrbachDarren Orbach, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Interventional & Neurointerventional Radiology
Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School







Activity Goal

The goal of this activity is to bring the latest science into clinical practice to assist practitioners in exploring treatment options while making informed choices for pediatric cerebrovascular conditions.


Learning Objectives

At the end of these CME videos, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss treatment and prevention for the most common and complex childhood brain and nervous system diseases and injuries
  • Review clinical practice guidelines in an effort to reduce practice variability and improve care
  • Identify critical neurological problems in the pediatric patient, highlight long-term solutions and translate those answers into evidence-based clinical practice


Target Audience

Primary Target Audience: Pediatric Neurologists


Credit Information for Each Video

CME Credit (Physicians): This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of CME Outfitters, LLC and Boston Children’s Hospital. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Outfitters, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Post-tests, credit request forms, and activity evaluations must be completed online and participants can print their certificate or statement of credit immediately (80% pass rate required). This website supports all browsers except Internet Explorer for Mac. For complete technical requirements and privacy policy, visit www.neurosciencecme.com/technical.asp.


Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CME/CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CME/CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.

Dr. Smith has disclosed that he has no disclosures to report.

Dr. Orbach has disclosed that he has no disclosures to report.

Tony Graham, MD (content/peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Jeffrey Helfand, DO, MS (content/peer reviewer) has no disclosure to report.

Disclosures were obtained from the CME Outfitters, LLC staff: Nothing to Disclose.


Unlabeled Use Disclosure

Faculty of this CME/CE activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses (any uses not approved by the FDA) of products or devices. CME Outfitters, LLC and the faculty do not endorse the use of any product outside of the FDA labeled indications. Medical professionals should not utilize the procedures, products, or diagnosis techniques discussed during this activity without evaluation of their patient for contraindications or dangers of use.

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