Duke University School of Medicine Office of CME Awarded Accreditation with Commendation
March 17, 2009
The Duke University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (DukeCME) has been resurveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for a term of six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians. Six-year accreditation is the highest accreditation awarded by the ACCME and only 7 providers have received it to date under the new Accreditation Criteria. While DukeCME CME activities have long met ACCME's high standards, receiving Accreditation with Commendation is a first in Duke history.
The ACCME rigorously evaluates the overall continuing medical education
programs of institutions according to standards adopted by all seven
sponsoring organizations of the ACCME. These are: the American Board of
Medical Specialties; the American Hospital Association; the American
Medical Association; the Association for Hospital Medical Education;
the Association of American Medical Colleges; the Council of Medical
Specialty Societies; and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the
ACCME accreditation seeks to assure both physicians and the public that
continuing medical education (CME) activities provided by Duke meet the
high standards of the Essential Areas, Elements, Policies, Criteria,
and Standards for Accreditation as specified by the ACCME.
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CME News & Updates
2013 Integrating Quality
Meeting: Improving Value and Educating for Quality
Reminder: Call for Abstracts (Deadline
A professional development conference for clinical leaders, faculty,
educators, trainees and students advancing quality and patient safety efforts
in clinical care and health professions training.
June 6-7, 2013
Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel
Abstracts Due: Friday, January
About the Meeting
The annual AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting is a highly interactive,
interprofessional program that brings together health care leaders, faculty,
educators trainees and students from teaching hospitals, medical schools,
health professions schools, and other health care organizations to share
strategies for enhancing the culture of quality in clinical care and health
professions education. Teams that lead these efforts are encouraged to attend
The 2013 meeting is again being planned in partnership with the
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), American Association of
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), American Association of Colleges of
Pharmacy (AACP), American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Association of
Schools of Public Health (ASPH), and the Physician Assistant Education
Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., FCCM, senior vice president for patient
safety and quality and director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety
and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, will deliver this year’s keynote address.
Sessions & Topics
Abstracts for poster presentations, interactive workshops, and
presentations are sought in the following areas:
• Innovative Approaches to Improving Value and
Educating for Quality
• Aligning Your Organization’s Quality Strategy for
Health Reform and Changes in the Regulatory Environment
• Team Based and Interprofessional Approaches to
• Student and Trainee Initiatives in Quality
Improvement and Patient Safety
• Faculty Development and Scholarly Careers in
Quality Improvement & Implementation Science
For additional program details and instructions for submitting an
abstract online, please visit www.aamc.org/meetings
The deadline for submitting an abstract is Friday, January 25, 2013, 11:59pm ET
. Registration will be
available online in March.