What's happening in the CME (continuing medical education) industry these days? Most physicians need CME for relicensure, so there will always be a need for CME. Pharmacists and nurses also need continuing education credits/units, but who pays for CME/CE when so much free CME/CE is readily available?
If you're interested in pursing a career in CME, you may wish to start by exploring some of the CME-related groups on LinkedIn. You may also want to explore the "CME Career Center" at the Alliance for CME (ACME) website, which can be found here: http://careers.acme-assn.org
(There aren't many jobs currently posted as of today)
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