Are Satellite Symposia Still Relevant?

In recent years, much attention in medical education has shifted from large, central meetings to smaller, regional series and online learning. These forms of learning are more convenient and easier to access, allowing healthcare professionals (HCPs) to receive their medical education without traveling out of their region. Given this shift in learning, many in the […]

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What Are the Implications of Innovations in Medical Education?

A major driver behind innovation in IME is the desire to meet the needs of an increasingly younger physician population. More than half of currently practicing physicians were educated following the widespread adoption of the internet. For these physicians, listening to a speaker or looking at a slide is often not an effective or desired […]

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Five Important Factors to Consider When Selecting an IME Company

When it comes to independent medical education (IME) providers, there are a lot of options. There are currently hundreds of companies offering educational activities, with new providers emerging each year. Given the number of options, it’s difficult to know who to trust with your educational programming. Here are five factors to consider when evaluating an […]

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Are Live Educational Meetings Dead?

In recent years, we have witnessed an evolution in how medical professionals receive their continuing education. In the past, large, centralized gatherings ruled. However, the rise of longer working hours, heavier patient loads, and tighter budgetary restrictions have limited the ability of many physicians to participate in such meetings. Indeed, in a 2016 survey of […]

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