- About ACCME
- Our Staff
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. McMahon leads efforts to leverage the power of accredited CME to address national and international healthcare challenges. In collaboration with ACCME's governance, he oversees initiatives to fulfill ACCME’s mission and vision by setting standards for education that accelerate learning, change, and growth in healthcare; and by sustaining a framework that supports, inspires, and motivates educators to achieve their full potential.
Executive Vice President
Kate provides executive leadership to the accreditation, recognition, education, monitoring, governance, and business functions of the ACCME. She oversees ACCME’s relationships with government stakeholders, certifying boards, and other health professions’ accreditors. Kate also serves as the primary staff liaison to Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
Assistant Manager, Governance and Systems
Agnes coordinates governance projects and provides support for the meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees. She also offers support for projects across all departments.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Ariana provides support to the ACCME’s executive management team.
Manager of Governance and External Relations
Debbie is responsible for managing corporate governance issues and the routine business of the Board of Directors.
Accreditation & Recognition
Coordinator of Accreditation and Recognition Services
Amy coordinates the implementation of accreditation and recognition processes. She administers system-wide production and execution deadlines, reviews recognition materials from Recognized Accreditors, and provides support for accreditation and recognition-related education activities.
Director of Accreditation Services
David directs the ACCME's accreditation process and serves as the primary staff liaison for the Accreditation Review Committee.
Vice President of Accreditation and Recognition
Dion oversees the accreditation of CME providers and the recognition of state and territory medical societies (ACCME Recognized Accreditors).
Manager of Monitoring and Improvement
Sebastian manages ACCME’s monitoring and surveillance systems. He assists in the management of complaints, audits of CME activities that count for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and are compliant with FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS), and the accreditation decision-making process. He also responds to stakeholder questions about ACCME requirements.
Administrative Assistant of Accreditation and Recognition Services
Shannon assists in the execution and implementation of accreditation and recognition processes for providers and Recognized Accreditors.
Manager of Recognition Services
Sharon manages the recognition process for state and territory medical societies (ACCME Recognized Accreditors) and is the primary contact for Recognized Accreditors. She is the staff liaison to the Committee for Review and Recognition.
Manager of Accreditation and Recognition Systems
Teri manages the validation and implementation of the accreditation and recognition decision-making process, and serves as the primary resource for CME providers with questions about initial applications, reaccreditation, and progress reports.
Business & Operations
Business and Operations Analyst
Desiree is responsible for the maintenance of ACCME’s routine financial tasks and implements processes to ensure ACCME’s compliance with records management policies, contracts, and regulatory reporting requirements.
Director of Information and Technology
Ed directs the ACCME’s technical systems, including data, network, and communications processes.
Senior Vice President of Business and Operations
Jennifer is responsible for overseeing the financial and administrative operations of the ACCME. Jennifer also oversees the implementation of technical projects in support of ACCME’s strategic plan.
Jennifer is responsible for the continuous improvement of accreditation portal systems. She works closely with ACCME’s information technology, accreditation and education teams to ensure that ACCME’s web applications deliver high quality services that meet the needs of accredited organizations and other stakeholders in the ACCME system.
Director of Data Services
Marcie directs the data collection and reporting services that ACCME provides to external stakeholders. She ensures that data systems conform to ACCME’s standards for operational excellence and continuous improvement.
Michael coordinates operational resources for staff and ensures the availability of information technology resources.
Data Systems Analyst
Rebecca is responsible for providing support to ACCME providers, staff, and volunteers in their use and understanding of ACCME’s proprietary data collection systems, including the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).
Application Support Analyst
Sarah is responsible for the management of high quality data in support of ACCME's collaborations with certifying boards, the FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS), and other stakeholders.
Education & Outreach
Austen provides administrative support for ACCME's educational offerings and engagement with multiple stakeholders.
Manager of Systems Education and Outreach
Candace manages education and outreach activities to various stakeholders within the ACCME System, including ACCME volunteers and Recognized Accreditors.
Director of Provider Education
Marcia directs ACCME’s education and outreach initiatives for accredited providers, including the ACCME Annual Meeting and Accreditation Workshops.
Assistant Manager of Education and Outreach
Melody supports the planning and implementation of the ACCME’s educational initiatives for accredited providers, Recognized Accreditors, and ACCME volunteer surveyors.
Vice President of Education and Outreach
Steve oversees the education and outreach activities of the ACCME, including educational support for accredited providers, volunteers, and Recognized Accreditors.
Walter enhances ACCME’s educational resources and communications through multimedia production, video, and photography. Walter also supports the ACCME Academy in its administrative and content development efforts.
Megan supports digital communication at ACCME, including managing, monitoring, and evolving a social media and website content strategy aimed at building visibility and engagement with accredited CME providers, healthcare professionals, the media, and the public. She also assists with media relations and other communications efforts.
Vice President of Communications
Tamar oversees the development and execution of strategies to build engagement with the CME community and promote awareness of the value of accredited CME to healthcare leaders, clinicians, the media, and the public.