Continuing Education

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The Insanity of Doctor Recertification

A year ending in a six is moving swiftly past us, and that can only mean one thing to a swath of the folks who carry stethoscopes in their pockets and happen to have finished their residency in a similarly numbered year—it’s the decennial requirement to prove your worthiness as a physician.

When I completed my residency training in 1996, I crammed for the better part of a year and took the board exams that labeled me “board certified” by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the certifying board for internists. While board certification in one’s field of specialty is not technically required in order to hang out a shingle in the United States—only a state medical license is needed—in…

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 The Insanity of Doctor Recertification

Many have argued that the test should be scrapped, and we should simply do the open-book online modules on a regular basis, which are more in line with the reality of learning in an information-saturated environment. Last year, the American Board of Anesthesiology junked its decennial exam in favor of weekly open-book quizzes.

5 Medical Education Resources Every Physician Should Know

Navigating a path through the plethora of courses that make up the Continuing Medical Education (CME) landscape can sometimes feel like an insurmountable task. The contrast between the highly structured form of training and tutorship that a student receives at college and residency level can leave even the most organized of individuals at a loss. It helps, therefore, to get a handle of the kinds of options that are open to you when choosing which CME resources to utilize.

Three Reasons Why You Don't Need To Feel Sorry For Doctors

I'm not a doctor and I don't have strong opinions about how doctors should be certified or, more to the point right now, what they should have to do to maintain their certification over the course of their careers.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

The ACCME provides the identification, development, and promotion of standards for quality continuing medical education utilized by physicians in their maintenance of competence and incorporation of new knowledge to improve quality medical care for patients and their communities.

Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

The Alliance is a community of continuing professional development colleagues who share and implement best practices across healthcare settings and professions, validating the value and impact of continuous learning.

Association for Hospital Medical Education

The Association for Hospital Medical Education is a national, non-profit professional organization involved in the continuum of hospital-based medical education: undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education.

Canadian Association of Continuing Health Education

We seek to support the community of people involved in continuing health education in Canada. CACHE draws together a spectrum of educators, administrators, and representatives from health care, academia and industry all of whom contribute to the fabric of Canadian CHE.


The most comprehensive list of continuing medical education anywhere.

Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education

The members of SACME are influential educators dedicated to the advancement of continuing medical education for the ultimate improvement of patient care.


Utilize the only Search Engine dedicated exclusively to healthcare CE and search for the continuing education programs that interest YOU. With thousands of CE hours from hundreds of CE providers, you're certain to find CE programs to satisfy your state requirements and personal interests.


Our website says what we do: we teach CME so you remember and use it 4 Life. We make medicine come alive because we understand that not everyone learns well through traditional methods like pie- charts, lists, graphs and busy power points slides. We provide unique solutions to educate those who provide medical care and help clinicians become more effective in patient care.

Welcome to, your resource for free* professional education publications, videos, multimedia and online activities designed for healthcare professionals.


Find CME meetings, webinars, and self study courses from leading providers worldwide here at CME Sam.

Contemporary Forums

Contemporary Forums provides fully accredited, advanced focus, clinical CE conferences for healthcare professionals.

Continuing Education Inc

Continuing Education, Inc.'s University at Sea® cruises are a perfect way to combine high-quality, live-lecture Continuing Education and a great family vacation


Our core mission is to help physicians, scientists and nurses achieve optimal outcomes for patients. Each of our programmes is an educational journey with face-to-face and digital components.


The Number One web site for free continuing education programs and live webinars for health professionals. All programs are approved by an accredited provider. All programs include on-line testing, grading and certificate completion if passing grade is achieved.

AHC Media's incisive, useful, up-to-date publications are read by more than 50,000 people per month in the fields of clinical medicine, health care management, and biotechnology and medical devices.


HealthPortal™ is a unique organization dedicated to providing award winning educational content within the healthcare industry. Health Portal leverages its relationship's with our producers to provide a near complete library that meet the needs for Instructors, Students, Doctors, Nurses and other healthcare providers.

Medical Education Resources

Medical Education Resources, Inc. (MER) has provided a wide range of fully-accredited CME programs to physicians and other health care professionals. As a non-profit medical education company, we are widely recognized for providing high-quality educational programs.

Medicus CME

MedicusCME is an outcomes centered education system . . . . . . driving evidence-based health care advances and best practices through collaborative partnerships with academic health centers, universities, hospitals and health systems and other healthcare organizations, including technology solutions providers.


Medical Risk Management is dedicated to providing healthcare professionals with convenient access to continuing education. Online-based continuing education provides anytime, anywhere access to courses for healthcare professionals.


Recognized as a global leader of continuing medical education (CME), myCME provides healthcare professionals with relevant, engaging, and actionable education that positively impacts clinical performance and patient outcomes.


The purpose of CME Resource is to provide challenging curricula to assist healthcare professionals to raise their levels of expertise while fulfilling their continuing education requirements, thereby improving the quality of healthcare.


At OptumHealth Education, we integrate medical expertise and adult learning principles with dynamic technology to deliver compelling CME programming to health care professionals in a variety of formats. Our goal is to utilize evidence-based and scientifically rigorous CME content, merged with unique medical and pharmacy claims data assets, which increase our ability to measure the affects and outcomes of our CME activities with exceptional precision and unparalleled effectiveness.


PRIME® is a leader in educational program design, accreditation, execution and evaluation. PRIME®'s certified team of professionals provides its customers with cutting-edge scientific and technical educational services and products

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