Spring has faded and most of us are living in the dead heat of summer. It’s hovering near triple digits here in Texas where I continue to cobble together another issue of CE News. I’m certain we would all prefer to be swimming on the Amalfi Coast or lunching at a small village restaurant in the Burgundy region of France. Whatever your dream may be, our editorial team has assembled a good variety of practical articles that might help you relax and pass the time on your next flight out of town.
The Scholarship Committee of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity in memory of Paul Mazmanian. The SACME Board of Directors is finalizing the criteria for the grant but expects to make the announcement in 2022.Read More
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for Ophthalmologists and Other Specialty Physicians in Africa
In the article, I described my own journey in trying to keep my knowledge and skills current having realized that many of my patients knew a whole lot more about their conditions than I, a fresh graduate from residency thought they did.Read More
In needs assessments, who you ask very much determines what you will find. Out of respect for the time of readers, we’ll put this question frankly: if the goal of healthcare is better community health, shouldn’t the most …Read More
As the editors of this column, we feel compelled to discuss an issue important to us: the wellbeing of the professionals who make CPD happen. Our desks…Read More
This column aims to provide a list of insightful publications on topics of interest to teaching faculty and professionals in CME/CPD.
Introduction: Among the many skills required for leading interprofessional health care teams, emotional intelligence and communication skills are critical to building professionalism, establishing patient trust, and providing optimal patient care…
AAMC Virtual Program on Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Competencies to Faculty
The Association for American Medical Colleges (AAMC) hosted a seven week longitudinal and virtual curriculum to train clinical faculty and other medical educators on the QIPS competencies so that they may teach quality improvement and patient safety skills to their learners (ie other faculty, residents and students). The curriculum for this program was designed by a national panel of expert medical educators convened by the AAMC over a two year period. Entitled Teaching Education for Quality (Te4Q)Read More
The CE Educator’s Toolkit, a unique educational resource, was developed by the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) through an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) research grant in fulfillment of ACCME’s strategic goal to advocate for research and scholarship in continuing education. The toolkit is a unique and comprehensive resource designed to equip educators with best practices and guidelines to deliver effective continuing education (CE). The toolkit is now available and may be downloaded fromRead More
This article discusses an academic experience, tips and tricks for expanding or getting started with MOC/CC Part 2 credits especially into RSS.
Lessons for CPD Practice: 1) Communication. Help providers understand MOC/CC, and that it is required of board-certified providers without lifetime certification. They are already doing most of the work for CME, so why not get those cookies? 2)Ease of use. Use clear templates to,,,
This is a story of growth. CE News E-learning & Technology column posts are usually written as a delicate balance between the need to tackle complex socio-technical aspects of technology-enhanced CPD (TECPD) and the need to deliver a short, easy-to-read article that CE news readers expect. Therefore, one of the first posts I created for CE News got editors’ feedback “this is a good article, but it looks like something that may work better in a journal such as JCEHP, rather than for CE news.” I’m pleased to say that that article has been published in the latest JCEHP edition (May 2021).Read More
Spring has faded and most of us are living in the dead heat of summer. It’s hovering near triple digits here in Texas where I continue to cobble together another issue of CE News. I’m certain we would all prefer to be swimming on the Amalfi Coast or lunching at a small village restaurant in the Burgundy region of France. Whatever your dream may be, our editorial team has assembled a good variety of practical articles that might help you relax and pass the time on your next flight out of town.Read More