The Accreditation Council for CME (ACCME) proudly presents the 2009 Robert Raszkowski, MD, PhD, ACCME Hero Award to the following ACCME volunteers. Their extraordinary commitment and generosity of time and expertise enable the ACCME to fulfill its mission of setting standards for quality medical education and assuring that accredited providers meet those standards.
- George Mejicano, MD, MS, Associate Dean for Continuing Professional Development and Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wis.
- Ronald Murray, EdD, Associate Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va.
- J. Brian O’Toole, PhD, Vice President and Director of CME/CE and Regulatory Compliance, Medical Education Group, LLC, Princeton, N.J.
- David Swee, MD, Associate Dean for Education, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, N.J.
The Robert Raszkowski, MD, PhD ACCME Hero Award recognizes volunteers who have provided exemplary and long-term service to the ACCME, through service on the Board of Directors, the Accreditation Review Committee, the Committee for Review and Recognition, and the Monitoring Committee, as volunteer surveyors and/or as workshop faculty. The award is named for the late Robert Raszkowski, MD, PhD, a long-time, dedicated ACCME volunteer. The ACCME believes this award will reflect, honor and serve to memorialize the contributions Dr. Raszkowski made during his extraordinary years of volunteerism and his commitment to excellence in continuing medical education.
The ACCME extends its gratitude and sincere appreciation to this year’s award recipients, and to all who volunteer in support of the mission and purpose of the ACCME.
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education is a not-for-profit organization based in Chicago that is responsible for accrediting U.S. institutions that offer continuing medical education through a voluntary, self-regulatory system. The ACCME also has a system for recognizing state medical societies as accreditors for local organizations offering CME.