Member Organization Events Discuss Collaboration and Leadership
The ACCME participated in the following meetings during the past few months as part of its ongoing collaboration with member organizations. Through joint leadership initiatives, the ACCME and member organizations identify and implement strategies for improving physicians' continuing professional development and patient care.
- Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, ACCME; and Kate Regnier, MA, MBA, Executive Vice President, ACCME, attended a meeting of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) held in June in Chicago. Dr. McMahon discussed opportunities for collaboration between the two organizations.
- Steve Singer, PhD, Vice President for Education and Outreach, ACCME, participated in a meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Medical Education (CME) Stakeholders’ Networking Forum held in June in Chicago. Dr. Singer presented an update on the ACCME. Participants discussed issues related to time-based versus competency-based medical education.
- Dr. Singer also attended the 2015 Integrating Quality Meeting: Improving Value through Clinical Transformation, Education and Science meeting hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) held in June in Chicago. The meeting focused on quality improvement and patient safety across the continuum.
- Dr. McMahon presented at a teleconference hosted by the Association for Hospital Medical Education (AHME) and Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) in June. He described the scope of CME produced by AHME and SACME members. Dr. McMahon spoke about the ongoing opportunities for the ACCME and the accredited CME community to work together to support public health priorities, team-based care, and healthcare quality initiatives.