The Congenital Hypothyroidism PIM: Diagnosis and Management is a web based activity designed to help pediatric endocrinologists improve their care of infants, children and adolescents diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. Developed in partnership by the Pediatric Endocrine Society and the Endocrine Society, this online practice improvement activity helps learners assess their care against performance measures based on theAAP, ATA, PES 2006 Update of Newborn Screening and Therapy for Congenital Hypothyroidism and ESPE’s 2014 Consensus Guidelines on Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Congenital Hypothyroidism.

The CH PIM features:

  • Web based program to assess your treatment of CH patients and implement improvements
  • Comprehensive physician and parent education resources
  • 20 American Board of Pediatrics MOC Part 4 points
  • 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Learner Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate their practice structure and processes to determine the extent to which the systems support the delivery of quality care;
  • Compare their practice against performance measures through patient chart review;
  • Improve their support of parents/caregivers when treating children with congenital hypothyroidism;
  • Develop and implement a self and/or practice wide improvement plan to enhance patient care;
  • Analyze their performance after implementing improvements to determine effectiveness of the improvements.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians seeking recertification in pediatric endocrinology and/or feedback on performance in their treatment of patients with congenital hypothyroidism.


The PIM is approved for 20 points towards Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and fulfills the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) evaluation of performance in practice requirement.

Note: If you would like to claim MOC points, you must be enrolled in the ABP MOC program.

For each stage completed, 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits can be earned, for a total of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits awarded if all stages are completed


Member: Free
PES Member Free
Non Member: $100 
Module expires: March 31, 2018