Develop a CME Program

Develop a CME Program

Are you a healthcare professional who is considering organizing a conference or seminar? CME&PD will provide assistance organizing the program: developing a budget, soliciting financial support, finding and inviting speakers, coming up with a marketing plan, printing and distributing brochures and invitations, etc.

The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development office (CME&PD) can help! We are experts at the nuts and bolts aspect of putting continuing education events together and ensuring that they run smoothly. We are equipped to handle everything from local programs lasting only a few hours to national and international programs lasting several days. We provide a wide variety of services, including:

Program Development & Marketing:Assist with development of the conference & the application

  • Develop online course
  • Develop budget
  • Apply for continuing education credits i.e., CME and Nursing
  • Develop program evaluation
  • Summarize program evaluations and provide copy to conference director
  • Develop program brochure
  • Handle printing/copying of brochure
  • Order mailing labels
  • Contract postal services and mail brochure
  • Advertise on the CME&PD website


  • Registrations - online, telephone, fax & mail
  • Send registration confirmation
  • Collect participant fees and deposit
  • Certificates - developed online for participants
  • Maintain transcripts

Educational Grants:

  • Coordinate solicitation of educational grants
  • Oversee signed Letters of Agreement for educational grants


How To Learn More

Want to learn more? To speak to the CME&PD director regarding assisting with your conference, please e-mail Dr. W. Daniel Cogan, Assistant Dean of University of Louisville Continuing Health Sciences Education. Once he receives your e-mail, Dr. Cogan will contact you to set up an appointment to discuss your conference.

Click Here to access the Program application and additional tools and forms.