ACCME Participates in AHA, AMA, CMSS Events

December 16, 2014
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Tamar Hosansky

Member Organization Events Address Continuing Professional Development

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.

  • Kate Regnier, MA, MBA, Executive Vice President, ACCME, participated in a meeting of the Lifelong Physician Development Stakeholder Workgroup convened by the American Hospital Association (AHA) in October.
  • Steve Singer, PhD, Vice President, Education and Outreach, ACCME, participated in a meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Medical Education (CME) Stakeholders’ Networking Forum, held in November in Dallas. Dr. Singer contributed an update about the ACCME. The participants discussed issues of importance related to the medical education continuum.
  • Murray Kopelow, MD, President and CEO, ACCME, and Ms. Regnier participated in the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) 2014 Annual Meeting held in November in Washington, DC. Dr. Kopelow and Ms. Regnier explained the ACCME’s decision to prohibit the use of commercial interest logos in disclosure of commercial support, as announced in April.