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The Fever Tree

Bedside Rounds

Where did cinchona, the first medication to cure malaria, come from? This episode explores the murky history of the bark of the fever tree and its derivative chloroquine with mysterious pre-Columbian Pacific crossings of the plasmodium parasite, Jesuit priests and Inca healers, a Chinese Emperor performing a clinical trial to treat his fever, chemistry leading to the first modern pharmaceuticals, and imperialism on a global scale. This episode is the first of a multi-part series exploring how hydroxychloroquine became the great hope for treating COVID-19.

First, listen to the podcast. After listening, ACP members can take the CME/MOC quiz for free.

CME/MOC:

Up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and MOC Points
Expires June 8, 2023   active

Cost:

Free to Members

Format:

Podcasts and Audio Content

Product:

Bedside Rounds


Bedside Rounds is a medical podcast by Adam Rodman, MD, about fascinating stories in clinical medicine rooted in history. ACP has teamed up with Adam to offer continuing medical education related to his podcasts, available exclusively to ACP members by completing the CME/MOC quiz.

Contributors

Adam Rodman, MD, ACP Member - Host

Reviewers

Joshua Allen-Dicker, MD, MPH, ACP Member

Andrea Cedfeldt, MD, FACP

Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP

David Feinbloom, MD, FACP

Marisa Jupiter, MD, ACP Member

Geeda Maddaleni, MD

Jarred McAteer, MD

Gabe Pajares Hurtado, MD

Jorge Rodriguez, MD

Jordan Talan, MD

Editorial Board

Anthony Breu, MD

Avital O'Glasser, MD, FACP

Zahir Kanjee, MD, ACP Member

Eileen E. Reynolds, MD, MACP

Adam Strauss, MD

Anjala Tess, MD

Arielle Urman, MD

Allyson Dyar

Those named above unless otherwise indicated have no relationships to disclose.

Release Date:  June 8, 2020

Expiration Date: June 8, 2023

CME Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Physicians and Bedside Rounds.  The American College of Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates each enduring material (podcast) for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 medical knowledge MOC Point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

How to Claim CME Credit and MOC Points

After listening to the podcast, complete a brief multiple-choice question quiz.  To claim CME credit and MOC points you must achieve a minimum passing score of 66%. You may take the quiz multiple times to achieve a passing score.