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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    November 10, 2017
    Join us as CME & PD along with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences presents "2017 Annual Depression Conference: Searching for Solutions: Advances in the Treatment of Mood and Personality Disorders" to be held at The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40206.

    December 9-10, 2017
    Join us as CME & PD along with Jewish Hospital presents "Flap Course 2017" to be held at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute Conference Center, 225 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville KY 40202.

    January 26-30, 2018
    Join us as CME & PD along with the Division of Dermatology presents "2018 Winter Skin Seminar" to be held at the Canyons Grand Summit Hotel, 4000 Canyons Resort Blvd, Park City UT.

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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.