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

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October 21, 2016
Join us as CME & PD along with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences presents "2016 Annual Depression Center Conference: Expanding Horizons for Treatment of Mental Disorders" to be held at The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40206.

November 12, 2016
Join us as CME & PD along with the Department of Neurology presents "Second Annual Caring for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Conference" to be held in the HSC Instructional Building B - Room 115, 500 S Preston, 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 facilitate the needs of physicians and other healthcare team members as they seek self-improvement through life-long learning. By guiding the development and accreditation of courses that address evidence-based medical practice and expert opinion, our goals of providing opportunities for positive changes in professional competence, personal performance and medical outcomes in patient care will be met.

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, KentuckyOne Health, 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.