Save the Date: ACCME 2021 Meeting; Register for Leading Learning at the VHA Webinar; New Podcast Episode: Countering Medical Misinformation with CME
SAVE THE DATE: ACCME 2021 MEETING
Save the date for the ACCME 2021 Meeting, which will take place virtually Tuesday, April 27–Thursday, April 29, 2021, and will include a new, optional longitudinal learning component in the weeks leading up to the meeting.
We'll provide plenty of opportunities for you to learn from and with your colleagues: you can propose and facilitate a session, share your research on CME/CE, or lead a Working Group. Watch for our call for proposals, coming soon.
Sign up for our Call for Proposals Informational Webinar on Thursday, November 12 from 12:30-1:30 pm CT.
Registration for the ACCME 2021 Meeting will open in early January 2021.
COMING SOON: REGISTER YOUR CME ACTIVITIES FOR AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY CONTINUOUS CERTIFICATION
We’re pleased to announce that starting in February 2021, all accredited CME providers in the ACCME System and all providers accredited by Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education will be welcome to register CME activities that meet the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Continuous Certification Program requirements. At that time, providers will be able to submit learner completion data in the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Read more here.
REGISTER NOW: LEADING LEARNING AT THE VHA: INSIGHTS FROM AMERICA’S LARGEST INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEM—NOVEMBER 16
In support of National Veterans and Military Families Month this November, please join Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, ACCME; Carolyn Clancy, MD, Assistant Under Secretary for Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks, Veterans Health Administration; and Clinton L. Greenstone, MD, Executive Director, Clinical Integration and Field Operations, Office of Community Care, Veterans Health Administration, for an engaging discussion about accredited continuing education as a strategic asset for healthcare improvement at the Veterans Health Administration.
The webinar is free of charge and will take place on Monday, November 16 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time. Registration is available here. We look forward to your participation!
PLANNING AND EVALUATION IN SUPPORT OF CME FOR MOC WEBINAR—NOVEMBER 10
Join this webinar to learn about the steps for planning a CME activity that also counts for MOC, and explore how ACCME and MOC requirements are aligned.
Registration will open soon. Look out for an email blast from us with the details.
Reminders for Accredited Providers
ANNUAL ACCREDITATION FEES
Earlier this week, we sent invoices to ACCME-accredited providers as well as those accredited by the California Medical Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, and Missouri State Medical Association (at the request of those state medical societies). Payment of the 2021 annual accreditation fee is due February 1, 2021. If your organization is accredited by the ACCME or one of the state medical societies listed above and you did not receive this information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If your organization is accredited by a state medical society not listed above, please contact your accreditor.
The fee schedule is posted here.
Collaboration and Engagement
STANDARDS FOR SUBSTANTIVE EQUIVALENCY
The International Academy for Continuing Professional Development Accreditation (IACPDA) is pleased to announce the adoption of the Standards for Substantive Equivalency between CPD/CME Accreditation Systems. These are the first Standards to set international guidelines for the accreditation of continuing professional development (CPD) and continuing medical education (CME) of medical doctors and healthcare teams. The ACCME is a founding member of the IACPDA. Read more here.
Connect with Us
COFFEE WITH GRAHAM
Countering Medical Misinformation with CME–Now Streaming on All Podcast Apps!
In episode 11, Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and CEO, ACCME, and guest, Humayun “Hank” Chaudhry, DO, MACP, President and CEO, Federation of State Medical Boards, discuss the importance of evidence-based medicine, continuing education, and building trust to counter medical misinformation and disinformation: https://www.accme.org/coffee-with-graham.
HAPPY QUARANTINE-O-WEEN FROM ACCME!
Despite being socially distant, our staff celebrated Halloween by participating in a virtual costume contest with prizes and fun Halloween trivia. We wish you all a safe and happy holiday!