Highlights

October 25, 2012

Steve Singer, PhD, ACCME Director, Education and Outreach, gave a presentation at the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) 36th Annual Conference & Exhibition, held...

October 25, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following events in October, as part of its ongoing collaboration with other regulatory bodies in the health care field.

October 25, 2012

The ACCME has produced a new video interview series with CME and health care leaders about how CME can address public health initiatives. These resources are part of the ACCME’s ongoing efforts to support the role of accredited CME as a strategic partner in public health and safety initiatives...

September 27, 2012

Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME President and CEO, gave the inaugural address at the White Coat Ceremony for incoming medical students at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine in Winnipeg, Canada, in August....

September 27, 2012

A forum addressing the role of interprofessional education in advancing team-based health care was co-hosted by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Region V; the Institute of...

September 27, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following CME events in Michigan, South Dakota, and West Virginia during the last few months. This participation is part of the ongoing support the ACCME provides for the intrastate accreditation...

September 27, 2012

The ACCME concluded its fourth annual series of town hall meetings for different provider groups. Held during the spring and summer, the five town halls drew more than 1,000 participants representing 276 organizations. The purpose of the town halls, which are free of charge, is to facilitate...

August 28, 2012

Members of the ACCME Board of Directors and executive staff participated in a meeting of the Coalition for Physician Accountability held in August in Philadelphia. James F. Burke, MD, Vice-Chair, and Edward J. Susank, Treasurer, ACCME Board of Directors; and Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME President...

August 28, 2012

The ACCME participated in the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) 2012 Annual Meeting, held in June in Chicago. Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME President and Chief Executive, gave a presentation about the ACCME accreditation system. His participation...

August 28, 2012

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...

August 28, 2012

On July 9, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy or REMS for extended-release and long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics.

August 28, 2012

On July 26, 2012, the ACCME Board of Directors convened conversations with leadership from the recognized state/territory medical society CME accreditation system to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing accredited CME. The Board asked participants about the value their accreditation...

August 28, 2012

The Accreditation Council for CME has released the executive summary of its Board of Directors meeting, held July 26-27, 2012, at its Chicago offices. The Board...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following international events this spring as part of its ongoing efforts to support collaboration in the global CME community.

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting, held in May in Seattle.

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the meeting Harmonizing Reporting on Potential Conflicts of Interest: A Common Disclosure Process for Healthcare & Life Sciences, held by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in June. Steve Singer, PhD, ACCME Director of Education and...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following CME events in New Mexico, New York, and Nevada in June. This participation is part of the ongoing support the ACCME provides for the intrastate accreditation system and for...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME continued its fourth annual series of town hall meetings with a webinar for government and military accredited providers. Held on June 20, the town hall drew 18 participants representing 11 organizations...

June 26, 2012

In response to requests from accredited providers, the ACCME has produced an electronic version of the Accreditation with Commendation emblem that is included on the accreditation certificate sent to those ACCME-accredited providers that achieve Accreditation with Commendation. Overall,...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME has implemented an online accreditation interview scheduling system in order to simplify and streamline the process for accredited providers and accreditation surveyors. The process enables providers to use the online ACCME’s Interview Date Preference Form to review a list of available...

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