CME Outfitters Blog

Jun
06

ACCME 2019 Meeting: What’s Next for CME

At the beginning of May, Whitney Faler, Director of Accreditation and Outcomes, joined accreditation colleagues at the ACCME 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. The theme this year was Spring Forward and provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the challenges of accredited medical education across the nation and attend valuable sessions. For the first time […]

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May
14

Heads Up! Let’s Dissect The Anatomy of a Great Meeting

During the last weekend in April, twenty-four Otology and Neurology Fellows from around the world gathered in Little Rock, Arkansas, for the 4th Annual UAMS Otology Fellows Congress.  CME Outfitters worked to secure funding to provide this course for FREE!  This included hotel accommodations, all meals, transportation, and a cadaver lab to practice their skills.  […]

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Apr
12

What’s Next? The Art of Teaching with Tech

  You might not think Augmented Reality, 3D modeling or YouTube have much to do with CME, but think again.  CME Outfitters is constantly innovating and experimenting with new technology and online media platforms to make learning more convenient and effective for busy health care providers. As part of an educational grant from Johnson & […]

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By Alex Perez | CME Outfitters Blog
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Mar
19

From Analytics to Understanding: A Look Into Our 3D Pain Animation’s Debut at CME Outfitters’ Opioid Epidemic Premiere Symposium

Family medicine providers are uniquely qualified to lead the charge for precise and responsible prescribing for acute and chronic pain. Family medicine is at the forefront of managing chronic illness, handling comorbidities, and coordinating care for their patients. They know the patient and their family well and can apply a biopsychosocial approach to managing pain. […]

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Feb
25

Critical Takeaways (and an Award!) from the 2019 ACEhp Conference

Members of the CME Outfitters team were fortunate enough to join their colleagues in January at the Alliance of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) 44th Annual Meeting in National Harbor, MD. The theme of the meeting was The Power of Education to… and it was a great opportunity to see and network with […]

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Jan
29

A Short Guide to Understanding ABIM MOC Requirements: Q&A with CME Outfitters’ Director of Accreditation

“Since CME Outfitters activities are designed to focus on improving behaviors in practice and patient outcomes, when you engage in our activities, you are already earning credit towards MOC requirements.” The end of 2018 saw the initial ABIM cohort on the five-year cycle for MOC also come to an end. With diplomates requiring 100 MOC […]

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Jan
14

Brainstorming Opioid Addiction through Merged Perspectives: Learnings from Roundtable Discussions

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 115 people die each day in the United States due to an opioid overdose. To better understand the nation’s current epidemic, CME Outfitters recently brought together the perspectives of those most impacted by opioids in hopes of creating more effective strategies to avoid addiction in the coming […]

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By Anna Larkin | CME Outfitters Blog
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Dec
18

December’s the Deadline! Have you earned your 100 MOC points?

December 31st marks the end of the initial five-year deadline following the adoption of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) continuous Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program requiring Diplomates to earn 100 MOC points, including 20 in medical knowledge, every five years. CME Outfitters can help you earn any outstanding MOC points you need to […]

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