Sunday, October 11, 2009

AMA - National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration

I'll be in Baltimore later this week for the AMA - National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration annual conference. The 20th Annual Conference of the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration, "Learning From the Past; Planning for the Future", will be held Oct. 14-16, 2009 in Baltimore.

In this rapidly evolving world of continuing medical education (CME), it's critical to stay current on all the discussions about certified medical education. I'll be quite busy during this meeting, but I hope to blog about some of my thoughts as I attend this year. Each year, the focus seems to shift to some "hot topics." In the past, those topics included things such as:
  • resolving conflicts of interest within the medical education industry
  • transparency
  • multi-support models for commercial support
  • collaboration instead of competition
  • the importance of educational design when developing CME
This year, the focus is on the future of medical education. Physicians will always need CME, but

You can learn more about this event by reading the conference brochure found here.

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