“Evolving Alignment in International CPD,” by Dr. McMahon and Colleagues, Published in JCEHP

October 27, 2016
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Patty Harrison

“Evolving Alignment in International Continuing Professional Development Accreditation,” co-authored by Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, ACCME, and colleagues from the US, Canada, and Qatar, was published in the Summer 2016 Supplement of the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP). The article describes the principles and values shared by accreditation systems, proposes a set of core principles that form the basis of substantive equivalency between continuing professional development (CPD) accreditation systems, and discusses the role of accreditation standards in enabling educators to meet the diverse and changing needs of their learners across the world. (Subscription or payment required to access the article.)

In addition to Dr. McMahon, the article co-authors are Samar Aboulsoud, MD, MSc, MEd, CEO, Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners; Jennifer Gordon, MEd, Assistant Director, CPD, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; Mindi McKenna, PhD, MBA, Director, CME Division, American Academy of Family Physicians; James Meuser, MD, Executive Director, Professional Development and Practice Support Director General, College of Family Physicians of Canada; Mark Staz, MA, Director, CPD, Federation of State Medical Boards; and Craig Campbell, MD, Director, CPD, Office of Specialty Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.