Florin coordinates ACCME events and in-house meetings across all departments. She also responds to inquiries from stakeholders and assists providers with technical needs.
- 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.
Executive Projects Coordinator
Ariana provides support to the ACCME’s Executive Management team, coordinates international projects, and supports effective use and continuous improvement of the Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).
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
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).
Accreditation Specialist I
Kaleene ensures timely and accurate tracking and submission of provider and accreditor materials, interacting regularly with providers in the accreditation process and assisting with the ARC, CRR, and Joint Accreditation responsibilities of the department.
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.
Accreditation Specialist II
Shannon coordinates the interview scheduling and support of the accreditation surveyors, and works closely with the team in implementing our systems of accreditation and recognition.
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.
Systems Manager, Accreditation and Recognition Services
Whitney manages the implementation of Accreditation and Recognition systems, is responsible for the cohort-based accreditation review process, and supports systems related to ongoing audits of accreditation decision making for the State Medical Society Recognized Accreditors.
Finance & Operations
Operations Team Lead
Agnes provides guidance and support for the Operations Team and educates ACCME staff on best practices related to technological resources. She is also responsible for overseeing ACCME’s routine financial tasks and implements processes to ensure ACCME’s compliance with records management policies, contracts, and regulatory reporting requirements.
Desiree provides support for governance projects and for the meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees. She also supports ACCME’s general operational needs.
Director of Information and Technology
Ed directs the ACCME’s technical systems, including data, network, and communications processes.
Meetings and Reception Coordinator
Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations
Jennifer oversees the financial and administrative operations of the ACCME. Jennifer also oversees the implementation of technical projects in support of ACCME’s strategic plan.
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.
Program Support Analyst
Michael is responsible for providing support to ACCME providers, collaboration partners, 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
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).
Sarah is responsible for the monitoring, analysis, and improvement of the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) database to ensure quality of service provided to accredited providers and other stakeholders in the CME community.
Teri 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.
Senior Project Manager, Systems Implementation and Integration
Traci manages projects designed to improve the scope and quality of services the ACCME offers to accredited providers and other stakeholders. Her projects focus primarily on creating or enhancing data systems in support of the accreditation process and the integration of CME with other systems including Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS).
Education & Outreach
Coordinator of Education and Outreach
Austen coordinates 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.
Senior Multimedia Developer
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 is responsible for 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.
Melissa assists with the implementation of communication strategies at ACCME, including contributing to strategic discussions about communications plans and messaging, assisting in media relations, coordinating communications for collaborative projects, and supporting communication needs across departments.
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.