Is There a Place for Knowledge Change Today?

A major change in continuing medical education (CME) over the past five years is the shift from knowledge-based learning to competence-based learning. This move was fueled in part by a decision from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to require educational activities to include competence, performance, and patient outcomes objectives. While this move […]

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Why Rapid Dissemination of Society Presentations Is Important

Medical conferences and society meetings represent the foremost platform for presentation of new data and updates within a field. Unfortunately, many physicians are not able to attend these meetings, either due to schedule constraints, lack of funds, or other commitments. In fact, as many as 61% of practicing physicians say they are unable to attend […]

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Three Benefits of Hosting a Live Medical Education Meeting

Live educational meetings have been a mainstay of independent medical education (IME) for many years, because they offer a number of benefits that cannot be found in other forms of education. They encourage discussions and networking opportunities with peers and key subject matter experts Possibly the biggest—and most obvious—benefit of live meetings is that they […]

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