Physician Leaders Address Role of CE in REMS
Kim Edward LeBlanc, MD, PhD, Chair, ACCME Board of Directors; Victor Reus, MD, Vice Chair, ACCME Board of Directors; and Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, ACCME, attended the meeting of the Coalition for Physician Accountability, hosted by the American Osteopathic Association in August in Washington, DC. Dr. McMahon described the value of continuing education (CE) in supporting the Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesic REMS, the lessons learned from the process, and the importance of engaging with public health imperatives.
The mission of the Coalition is to advance healthcare and promote professional accountability by improving the quality, efficiency, and continuity of the education, training, and assessment of physicians. The Coalition's members are the national organizations responsible for the oversight, education, and assessment of medical students and physicians throughout their medical careers. The ACCME is a charter member.