Division of Criminal Justice Services

Continuing Education Credits

CME Accreditation and Procedures:

“Body of Evidence:  Using the NYS Sexual Offense Evidence Collection Kit” is a continuing medical education activity jointly sponsored by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault, New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault and the New York Academy of Medicine.

The New York Academy of Medicine designates this educational activity for maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits toward the Physician’s Recognition Award of the AMA. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in each activity. The New York Academy of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

To Obtain CME Credit for this Activity:

  1. Print and complete the New York State Sexual Offense Evidence Collection Kit Activity Verification Form (PDF)
  2. Print and complete the New York State Sexual Offense Evidence Collection Kit Post-Activity Evaluation Form (PDF)
  3. Include a $15 CME fee made by bank check or money order issued to The New York Academy of Medicine.
  4. Mail Completed Forms & $15 to:

    Education and Conference Center
    New York Academy of Medicine
    1216 Fifth Avenue
    New York, N.Y. 10029

For further assistance with CME process and other related questions, please contact Sheilah Owens at (212)822-7235 or sowens@nyam.org.

Disclosure Policy:

The New York Academy of Medicine relies upon invited faculty participants to provide educational information that is objective and as free from bias as possible. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of the session sponsor, faculty participants are required to indicate any commercial relationship that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Persons who have not completed a conflict of interest disclosure form will not participate as faculty.

Any presenter with disclosed relationships that prove to create a conflict of interest with regard to their contribution to the activity will not be permitted to present. The Academy also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.