Highlights

August 28, 2012

Members of the ACCME Board of Directors and executive staff participated in a meeting of the Coalition for Physician Accountability held in August in Philadelphia. James F. Burke, MD, Vice-Chair, and Edward J. Susank, Treasurer, ACCME Board of Directors; and Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME President...

August 28, 2012

The ACCME participated in the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) 2012 Annual Meeting, held in June in Chicago. Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME President and Chief Executive, gave a presentation about the ACCME accreditation system. His participation...

August 28, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following meetings during the past few months as part of its ongoing collaboration with member organizations. Through joint leadership initiatives, the ACCME and member organizations...

August 28, 2012

On July 9, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy or REMS for extended-release and long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics.

August 28, 2012

On July 26, 2012, the ACCME Board of Directors convened conversations with leadership from the recognized state/territory medical society CME accreditation system to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing accredited CME. The Board asked participants about the value their accreditation...

August 28, 2012

The Accreditation Council for CME has released the executive summary of its Board of Directors meeting, held July 26-27, 2012, at its Chicago offices. The Board...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following international events this spring as part of its ongoing efforts to support collaboration in the global CME community.

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting, held in May in Seattle.

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the meeting Harmonizing Reporting on Potential Conflicts of Interest: A Common Disclosure Process for Healthcare & Life Sciences, held by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in June. Steve Singer, PhD, ACCME Director of Education and...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following CME events in New Mexico, New York, and Nevada in June. This participation is part of the ongoing support the ACCME provides for the intrastate accreditation system and for...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME continued its fourth annual series of town hall meetings with a webinar for government and military accredited providers. Held on June 20, the town hall drew 18 participants representing 11 organizations...

June 26, 2012

In response to requests from accredited providers, the ACCME has produced an electronic version of the Accreditation with Commendation emblem that is included on the accreditation certificate sent to those ACCME-accredited providers that achieve Accreditation with Commendation. Overall,...

June 26, 2012

The ACCME has implemented an online accreditation interview scheduling system in order to simplify and streamline the process for accredited providers and accreditation surveyors. The process enables providers to use the online ACCME’s Interview Date Preference Form to review a list of available...

May 29, 2012

Murray Kopelow, MD, ACCME Chief Executive, gave a presentation at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions' Fifth Annual PACME Summit, held in April in Jersey City. (PACME is the Pharmaceutical...

May 29, 2012

The ACCME participated in the following CME events in California and Arizona in May. This participation is part of the ongoing support the ACCME provides for the intrastate accreditation system and for Recognized Accreditors (state/territory medical societies recognized...

May 29, 2012

The ACCME has begun its fourth annual series of town hall meetings with a webinar for publishing and education company providers. Held on May 10, the town hall drew approximately 140...

May 29, 2012

The ACCME has published a compilation of the accreditation requirements in one document, for your convenience. The PDF includes the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities,...

May 29, 2012

The Accreditation Council for CME Board of Directors engaged in strategic planning in 2011 about the future of the ACCME system and identified three strategic imperatives:

1. Foster ACCME Leadership and...

April 27, 2012

The Accreditation Council for CME has released the executive summary of its Board of Directors meeting, held March 22–23, 2012, at its Chicago offices. The Board ratified 46 accreditation and reaccreditation decisions, including 19 providers (41%) that received...

April 27, 2012

On March 22, 2012, the ACCME Board of Directors convened three discussion sessions with invited guests and the member organization liaisons to facilitate the implementation of the ACCME’s 2011 strategic imperatives.

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