1:00-1:15 PM

Eric Campbell, Institute for Health Policy, Harvard Medical School

Introduce plan to (1) review what types of continuing medical education (CME) work best, (2) understand the amount of CME that physicians need, (3) review current CME organizational structures, and (4) explore and model alternative CME payment methods.

1:30-1:55 PM

Q&A

1:55 PM

Accreditation, Credentialing and Continuing Education

  1. How can accreditation or credentialing be changed to improve CE?

  2. How can CE be strengthened to support professionals’ performance?

  3. What concerns regarding CE and the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) study should be brought to the attention of the committee?

Murray Kopelow, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Jeanne Floyd, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Peter Vlasses, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Dwight Hymans, Association of Social Work Boards

David Gibson, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions

Lisa Robin, Federation of State Medical Boards

3:10-3:40 PM

Q&A

3:40 PM

Perspectives on Continuing Education from Providers and Funders

  1. How does your organization provide for CE activities?

  2. How can CE funding and provision be improved from your perspective?

  3. Do you believe a continuing education institute is necessary? For what specific roles?

  4. How would a continuing education institute change your CE funding or provision roles?



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