ETSU Sholes Lectureship to address issues of c-section on demand


JOHNSON CITY – The ethical issues of c-section on demand will be the theme of the 14th Annual Dr. Dillard M. Sholes, Jr. and Mrs. Mattie E. Sholes Distinguished Lectureship at East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine on Wednesday, June 25.

The lecture will be delivered by Dr. James W. Van Hook at noon in the lower-level auditorium of Stanton-Gerber Hall, located on the VA Medical Center campus.  A pre-event reception on the first floor Mezzanine will begin at 11 a.m.

Van Hook is Professor and Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of OB/GYN at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  He is board certified in OB/GYN, maternal fetal medicine, and critical care, and addiction medicine.  He also holds a certificate in medical management from the Southern Medical Association at Auburn University.

The lectureship was established in memory of Dr. Dillard Sholes, Professor Emeritus and former OB/GYN chair at the Quillen College of Medicine, and his wife, Mattie E. Sholes.

The ETSU Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ETSU’s Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of participation in the activity. As an ACCME-approved provider, the CME credit offered during this ETSU educational activity is acceptable by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for nurse practitioner recertification and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) for physician assistant recertification.

For more information, or to request special assistance, call (423) 439-8027.

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