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Continuing Education and Improvement (CEI)

This site serves to guide academic Continuing Medical Education leaders, planners, and teachers as they move CME from a primarily conference-based model to one which employs best educational methods and Quality Improvement (QI) and Performance Improvement (PI) principles to close the clinical care gap. The CEI home works to:

  • Communicate news — Disseminate news about developments in the field by distributing a bi-weekly newsletter: CENews.
  • Share resources — Connect to initiatives, tools, and sites helpful in CME planning, QI, PI, clinical outcomes, faculty development, and related research.
  • Develop networks with our colleagues in medical schools of the United States and Canada, and in the U.S. teaching hospitals and academic societies.

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This Week on the Web

News and Updates

The 2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting: Accelerating Learning. Fostering Connections Call for Submissions Now Open External Link
The AAMC Medical Education Meeting is a unique, scholarly forum offering professionals from across the medical education continuum the opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in the field, connect with thought leaders, network with peers, and identify the critical skills they need to advance their careers. Medical educators at every stage of their career will be presented with relevant scholarly work from a slate of rigorously selected programming presented by leaders in the field of medical education. The meeting will be composed of multiple sessions in a variety of traditional and new formats. In addition to networking events, invited plenary sessions, and interactive group learning opportunities, participants will be exposed to scholarly content selected through a rigorous peer review of submissions to the call. The meeting will be held Nov. 6-7, 2014 at the Swissotel Hotel, Chicago. Extended Submission Deadline: April 11, 2014.

SACME Spotlight – Society for Academic CME (SACME)
Registration Open—SACME Spring Meeting, Hosted by the University of Cincinnati, April 30-May 4, 2014, Embassy Suites Cincinnati–River Center, Covington, Ky.

Funding Opportunities

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014—The Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society recently announced a new Fellow in Leadership Award External Link that will recognize and support development of outstanding mid-career physicians exemplifying the qualities of leading from within, professional values, and concepts of servant leadership. The program is open to AΩA members who are mid-career physicians providing outstanding leadership within organizations in medicine and health care, and who have strong potential for future success and contribution.

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Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2014 FOCI Academe Meeting (Forum on Conflict of Interest in Academe) External Link April 10-12, 2014, Swissotel Chicago, Chicago

2014 AAMC Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Annual Retreat: The Medical Educator of Tomorrow: Embracing Educational Change for Enhanced Teaching and Learning, hosted by Yale University School of Medicine, April 11-12, 2014, New Haven, Conn.

Call for Abstracts Deadline: April 14, 2014—Call for Workshops Deadline: May 1, 2014— Simulation Summit 2014: The Art of Simulation—Reflection, Research, and Representation External Link, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Sept. 11-12, 2014, Hilton Toronto Downtown, Toronto, ON, Canada

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To suggest a CME resource or activity that you believe to be novel and well-executed, please contact:

Dave Davis, M.D.
Sr. Director
Continuing Education and Improvement

Nancy Davis, Ph.D.
Practice Based Learning and Improvement

Shayla Woodson
Lead Administrative Associate
Continuing Education and Improvement