ACCME Data Report Shows Growth and Advancement in Accredited Continuing Medical Education

ACCME News Release (07/17/19)

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) issued its annual ACCME Data Report: Growth and Advancement in Accredited Continued Medical Education for 2018. According to the report, some 1,750 accredited organizations offered nearly 180,000 educational opportunities last year. These activities included more than 1.2 million hours of instruction and 36 million interactions with healthcare professionals. Additionally, the report notes there were increases in the number of educational events, hours of instruction, and learner interactions from 2017. "As a practicing physician, I am keenly aware of how fortunate I am to be able to choose from such a wide selection of high-quality educational activities," said ACCME President and CEO Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc. "As the CEO of ACCME, I see first-hand the amazing work our CME providers do every day, and I thank you for delivering relevant education that supports clinicians in delivering optimal health care for all."

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