ACCME Participates in Second Meeting of the Coalition for Physician Accountability

February 23, 2012
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Tamar Hosansky

Sandra Norris, MBA, Chair, ACCME Board of Directors; and Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME Chief Executive, participated in the second meeting of the Coalition for Physician Accountability, held in February at the offices of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners in Chicago. The first meeting was held in August 2011. The Coalition comprises national organizations responsible for physician assessment, accreditation, licensure, and credentialing. Its purpose is to advance the quality and safety of patient care by providing a forum for dialogue among members about ways to enhance physician accountability through continuous improvement of medical education, training, and practice. The ACCME is a charter member. Other charter members include the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Osteopathic Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, the Federation of State Medical Boards, the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.