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The Gail Harms Memorial Conference

Proving the Value of CME

Our goal is to do more than deliver information. We will provide specific examples that you may apply to your continuing medical education (CME) program.

November 11, 2016
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

A conference and networking opportunity for beginner, intermediate and advanced professionals involved in medical and health care education.

A G E N D A 


8:00 am – 8:15 am President’s Welcome
8:15 am – 9:15 am “Your CME Saved the Health Care System How Much Money?” Derek Dietz
9:15 am – 10:15 am “QA/CME Link: What Have You Implemented In Your Organization?”
Jacqueline Steltz-Lenarsky
Disly Juarez, LA County Dept of Health
Karen A. Garman, Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Benita Wallraff, Providence Holy Cross
10:15 – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:15 am “Update on Criteria and ACCME Changes” – Dion Richetti
11:15 pm – 11:30 am Stretch break and move to Round Robin
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Round Robin Session I
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch and Awards
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Round Robin Session II
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Round Robin Session III
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm “Defining Our Role as a CME Professional” – Bob Addleton, ACEhp President
3:00 pm Evaluations/Adjournment
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Optional Tour – Cedars Sinai Simulation Center

Breakouts –

  1. Best Practices in Reaccreditation – Dion Richetti (note: Session II will be specifically geared for newcomers to CME)
  2. Performance Improvement for your CME Program – Megan Swartz and Ani Mardakhanian
  3. Beyond the Commitment to Change on your Evaluation Form – Derek Dietz
  4. RSS – Judy Hyle

This course has been approved for National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) continuing education credit. Accreditation of this educational content in no way implies endorsement or sponsorship by NAMSS.

We will utilize a Word Cloud technology during the meeting to collect your impressions and share this technology and results with you at the conclusion.