The University of Louisville's Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development
    is Accredited-With Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

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    October 21, 2019
    Join us as CME & PD along with ISPCOP (International Society for the Perioperative Care of Obese Patients) presents the "8th Annual ISPCOP Symposium 2019: Outcomes and Enhanced Recovery after Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Morbid Obesity" to be held at the Anesthesiology 2019 Meeting in Orlando, FL.

    November 7- 8, 2019
    Join us as CME & PD along with the UofL Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences presents "Depression Center Conference 2019: Is There a Better Way? Explorations in Mental Health Treatment" to be held Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Second Presbyterian Church and Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Muhammad Ali Center.

    November 23, 2019
    Join us as CME & PD along with the Department of Neurology presents the "Interdisciplinary Care of the Patient With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis" to be held at the Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center, Top floor, 201 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, KY 40202.



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    CME & PD Mission

    The mission of the University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development program (CME & PD) is to address the educational needs of physicians and other healthcare team members as they seek self-improvement through life-long learning.  Accredited CME, developed and implemented by the University of Louisville, is rooted in evidence-based medicine and seeks to enhance patient care.  Expected results of the University of Louisville CME program are to improve the professional competence of physicians and other healthcare team members which ultimately improves performance and improved medical outcomes in patient care.

    Approved by the CME & PD Advisory Board, 5/30/2017

    CME & PD Purpose

    A cornerstone educational purpose of the University of Louisville School of Medicine is to "provide high quality continuing medical education in an environment of lifelong learning." Further, the School of Medicine has a "mandated statewide mission to meet the educational, research, and patient care needs of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and an urban mission to meet the needs of Louisville..."* CME & PD, in collaboration with our medical community which includes UofL Physicians, the School of Medicine clinical and biomedical science departments, the UofL Hospital, Jewish Hospital, the Robley Rex Veteran's Administration Hospital, Ireland Community Army Hospital, and the Area Health Education Centers of Kentucky, seeks to identify and address professional clinical practice gaps and life-long educational needs. CME & PD offers consultation for the design, delivery, and evaluation of CME programming, and will accredit and document those continuing medical education activities in support of physician life-long learning requirements. Further, CME & PD will provide services as a joint-provider for national and international entities that pursue similar goals of meeting physician CME learning opportunities.

    * Statement from the UofL School of Medicine LCME database document, 2012-13, referring to the School of Medicine educational objectives.