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Integrating an Effective CME Presence into the Academic Medical Center

Academic CME Survey

The 2014 update of the Continuing Education and Improvement Section of the Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) and the AAMC Medical Education Cluster.

Best Practices in CME

In the AAMC's ongoing effort to promote new and unique continuing education activities, we have located and highlighted such activities from programs across the U.S. and Canada. Continually updated, this page provides information on programs that can serve as model activities for other CME providers.

Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse
Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center External Link
An interactive patient safety simulation center providing training to physicians, students, and healthcare professionals from across the health system, neighboring institutions, and the global health care field with an interest in creating and leading the patient safety culture in their institution and their community.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Information Mastery: A Practical Approach to Evidence-Based Care External Link
This highly interactive course presents practical and user-friendly methods for gaining control of medical information at the point of care from the web, hand-held computers, and other expert sources. Participants have learned ways to increase their confidence in medical practice, prepare for the maintenance of certification process, and increase efficiency in securing clinically relevant, valid information.

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN) External Link
A primary care practice-based research network (PBRN) devoted to patient-centered, population health research. KAN is a collaborative effort involving primary care physicians, health care providers, scientists, and public health experts throughout Kentucky and its bordering communities.

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
MedPageToday External Link
This daily e-newsletter is a trusted and reliable source for clinical and policy coverage that directly affects the lives and practices of health care professionals.

University of Utah School of Medicine
Videos for Course Planners and Directors External Link
Various tools and resources to identify gaps, commercial support, conflict of interest, evaluation, commitment to change, etc.

Contact Us

Carol L. Goddard
Senior Program Specialist
Strategic Initiatives in Medical Education
Phone: 202-741-0745
cgoddard@aamc.org