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Developing Medical Educators Of The 21st Century July 27, 2017

Brand new course for Medical Educators!Developing Medical Educators Of The 21st Century February 26-28, 2018 The University of California San Francisco, in conjunction with the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education, is offering a new course, “Developing Medical Educators of the 21st Century”, February 26-28, 2018 in San Francisco. This three-day intensive course is for medical educators from undergraduate and graduate medical education who... Read More

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MOCAP Sponsorship Renewed Until 2020 July 19, 2017

UCSF was recently re-approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties as a Multi-Specialty Portfolio Sponsor until 2020.  This allows UCSF to continue supporting its physicians by awarding MOC Part IV credit for meaningful participation in institutional quality improvement (QI) initiatives.  Last year, the program awarded credit to 350 UCSF physicians for 22 projects in 18 different departments/divisions.  A Quality Review Board comprised of QI leaders across the medical enterprise ensures... Read More

CME Connect News May 11, 2017

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UCSF Continuing Education to Present at the SACME Annual Meeting in May April 03, 2017

UCSF staff and faculty have had abstracts accepted for oral presentation as Best Practices and Innovation in CPD at the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) annual meeting, May 16-20, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  This year’s theme is Cutting Edge CPD/CME: US and Beyond US Borders.  Teach For UCSF Certificate Program: Encouraging Educational Skills Development in Faculty and Trainees shares the authors’ experience with designing and implementing the Teach for UCSF... Read More

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UCSF Among CME Providers Selected for ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence Initiative September 01, 2016

UCSF, an ACCME-accredited provider, was recently selected among seven other institutions to participate as Pathway Innovators in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments Initiative (ACGME PEI).  The four-year initiative aims at motivating, supporting, and spreading innovation to transform clinical learning environments where residents and fellows pursue training in their specialties or subspecialties.  The Accreditation... Read More

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The Accreditation Council for CME Releases 2015 Annual Report July 21, 2016

The ACCME 2015 Annual Report shows a thriving community of nearly 1,900 accredited continuing medical education (CME) providers across the country that offer physicians and healthcare teams an array of resources to promote quality, safety, and the evolution of healthcare. CME providers in the ACCME System offered more than 148,000 educational activities in 2015, comprising more than one million hours of instruction. These activities included nearly 26 million interactions with physicians and... Read More

School of Medicine Honored for Excellence in Faculty Development July 08, 2016

The UCSF School of Medicine has been recognized for its achievements in education by a leading international organization. The school will be presented with the ASPIRE to Excellence in Faculty Development Award in August at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) 2016 International Conference in Barcelona, Spain. The conference brings together more than 3,500 teachers, researchers and leaders in health professions education from around the world.  Full article at https://www.... Read More

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AAMC CE News - July 5, 2016: Final Edition July 05, 2016

The latest news, funding opportunities and links to upcoming meetings and abstract submissions, and references to new publications within the fields of continuing education, faculty development, medical education, maintenance of certification and quality & safety curated by the AAMC.   New AAMC Resources Offer Strategies for Improving Institutional Culture for LGBT and DSD Patient Populations As part of its Diversity 3.0 Learning Series, the AAMC has added new resources to its collection... Read More

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AAMC CE News - May 25, 2016 May 25, 2016

The latest news, funding opportunities and links to upcoming meetings and abstract submissions, and references to new publications within the fields of continuing education, faculty development, medical education, maintenance of certification and quality & safety curated by the AAMC.   Register Today!—AAMC 2016 Integrating Quality Meeting Don’t miss your chance to register for the 8th Annual AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting: Optimizing the Clinical Learning Environment, June 9-10, Loews... Read More

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CMS Final Quality Measure Development Plan Includes Key Role for CME May 13, 2016

Reported by www.policymed.com/.  Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final Quality Measure Development Plan which is a "strategic framework for [Medicare] clinician quality measurement development to support the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and advanced alternative payment models (APMs)" under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The final plan incorporates stakeholder feedback the December 2015 draft plan. ... Read More

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