Benjamin Highman Symposium
The Highman Symposium is an annual lectureship in honor of Benjamin Highmann, M.D. Dr. Highman spent almost forty years in the US Public Health service serving as Medical Director and as Chief of Pathologic Anatomy at the National Institutes of Health. He was awarded the Willey Medallion and a special citation by the FDA. In 1985 Dr. Highman retired and joined the volunteer faculty at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He is fondly remembered for his enthusiastic participation in medical student and resident teaching.
Previous Recipients of the Highman Symposium
|2012||Dr. Jeffrey E. Saffitz|
|2011||Dr. David L. Rimm|
|2010||Dr. Stanley Cohen|
|2009||Dr. Lee H. Hilborne|
|2008||Dr. Robert L. Reddick|
|2001||Dr. Paul Holloway|
|2000||Dr. Mark E. Sobel|
|1999||Dr. Victor A. McKusick|
|1998||Dr. Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz|
|1997||Dr. Ernest Beutler|
|1996||Dr. Donald A. Lindberg|
|1995||Dr. George D. Lundberg|
|1994||Dr. Mary-Claire King|
|1993||Dr. Robert E. Scully|
|1992||Dr. Ramzi Cotran|
Education Credit Information
Up to 5 Hours of Category 1 Credit
The UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education at the UC Davis Health System (School of Medicine, Medical Center and Medical Group) designates this continuing medical education activity for up to 5 credit hours in Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association and the Certification Program of the California Medical Association. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spend in the educational activity.
The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts Category 1 hours toward renewal.
Medical Technologist Credit
5.0 CE Units. This Program is approved for continuing education for licensed clinical laboratory technologists by the UC Davis Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, an approved accrediting agency of the State of California #0040, Program #0200120804.
The National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assitants states that AMA accredited Category 1 courses are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.