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UCSF Achieves Accreditation with Commendation from the ACCME August 16, 2017

The University of California, San Francisco has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as part of a resurvey by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).   The award follows a 15-month process that included a comprehensive self-study report of UCSF’s continuing medical education program, an audit of 15 performance-in-practice files of selected activities and an accreditation interview. The reaccreditation process is a requirement for UCSF to... Read More

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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

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