Criterion 35

The provider demonstrates creativity and innovation in the evolution of its CME program.

ACCME Note

Rationale: This criterion recognizes CME providers that meet the evolving needs of their learners by implementing innovations in their CME program in areas such as education approaches, design, assessment, or use of technology.

Critical Elements:

  • Implements an innovation that is new for the CME program AND
  • The innovation contributes to the provider’s ability to meet its mission.

The Standard:

  • At review, submit descriptions of four examples during the accreditation term.

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