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  • 14 Feb 2024 2:19 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    The National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC) is pleased to announce the 2024 Board of Directors:

    Officers

    Andrea Funk, CHCP; President
    General Manager, Global Education Group

    Melissa Wiles; President-Elect
    Founder and President, Iridium Continuing Education

    Tricia Wilson, MS, CHCP; Secretary
    Educational Activity Program Manager, Optum Health Education

    The office of President consists of a 2-year term, followed by a 1-year term as Past President.

    The office of President-Elect consists of a 1-year term, followed by a 2-year term as President and a 1-year term as Past President.

    The office of Secretary consists of a 3-year term.

    Board of Directors

    Whitney Faler, MPA, CHCP
    Director of Accreditation and Outcomes, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

    David Mullins, CHCP
    Director of Professional Education, Paradigm Medical Communications

    Meg Oliverio, MD
    Associate Medical Director, Pri-Med

    Alyssa Rossi
    Program Manager, Iridium Continuing Education

    Debi Susalka
    Vice President of Business Development, Infograph-Ed

    Andrea Zimmerman, EdD
    Senior Director, Accreditation and Compliance, HMP Global

    Kurt Boyce; Board Consultant (non-voting)
    Vice President, CME & Compliance, Applied Clinical Education 

    NAMEC has six Directors. Each Director position carries a 3-year term. Terms are staggered to maintain Board consistency from year-to-year.  New board members elected for 2024 include Whitney Faler, Alyssa Rossi and Andrea Zimmerman.

    About NAMEC

    The Mission of NAMEC is to:

    • Represent the interests of medical education companies (MECs), including advocacy for MECs and education of the professionals who work for them.
    • Support the advancement of certified education as an integral part of the healthcare community in improving patient health outcomes.
    • Foster increased collaboration among certified education stakeholders in a manner of mutual support, professionalism, and respect.
    • Advocate, demonstrate, and support the value of certified education.

    The Goals of the association are to:

    • Serve as a forum for discussion of issues, challenges, and opportunities relevant to both MECs and the certified education enterprise as a whole.
    • Strengthen relationships among MECs and other certified education stakeholders.
    • Facilitate educational activities dedicated specifically to the needs of NAMEC members.
    • Disseminate information, publish papers and issue statements that support the continuing professional activities produced by MECs.
    • Represent MECs and the certified education enterprise to the media, governmental agencies, and other outside organizations.
    • Direct activities that elevate the best practices of the certified education enterprise.

    More information about NAMEC can be found at www.namec-assn.org.


  • 08 Nov 2023 3:55 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    The webinar recorded November 8, 2023 - 10 Things I Hate About Your Outcomes Report - is now available. 

    View webinar recording.

    See all past events.



  • 28 Sep 2023 11:29 AM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    Dear NAMEC Colleagues:

    The NAMEC Awards Committee will begin accepting nominations for the 19th Annual NAMEC Best Practice Awards on Monday, October 2nd. NAMEC encourages all member organizations to submit one or more nominations. Criteria and nomination processes are included in this email.

    This year NAMEC will recognize outstanding achievement in the following categories:

    • Best Practice in Collaboration Among CE/CPD Stakeholders
    • Best Practice in Enduring Material Educational Design
    • Best Practice in Innovative Educational Methods
    • Best Practice in Learner Outcomes
    • Best Practice in Live Activity Educational Design (On-Site or Virtual)
    • Best Practice in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Medical Education
    • Brian P. Russell Exemplary CE/CPD Professional Award

    CE/CPD is an industry rooted in change, a profession that calls upon our abilities to recognize and address new challenges. It requires us to utilize our intellect, our diligence, and our creativity. We believe that application of these attributes should be acknowledged.

    Nominations should be received no later than 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Please send your recommendations to NAMEC at kboyce@appliedcme.com.The date and time for the Awards ceremony will be announced in January, 2024. If you have questions about the awards contact Kurt Boyce at kboyce@appliedcme.com

    Thank you for your continued support of NAMEC.

    2023 NAMEC Awards Cover Sheet.pdf

    2023 NAMEC Awards Submission Process Document Final.pdf


  • 03 Mar 2023 1:25 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    Title: 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media CME: How To Avoid Them

    Program Overview:

    The landscape of social media in continuing medical education has changed considerably in the past several years, and with it, our collective knowledge of the many platforms that may (or may not) fit in to the medical education landscape.  In this webinar, trailblazers in social media medical education will explore the seven sins that providers who implement social media activities are struggling with now - and practical strategies to reset course.

    Presenters:

    Allison Gardner, PhD, CHCP
    Senior Vice President, Educational Strategy and Content
    Med-IQ

    Allison Kickel, CHCP
    President and Founder
    Bonum Continuing Education

    Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
    Time: 12PM EST

    You must register in advance! Click here to register.

  • 27 Feb 2023 12:33 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    The National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC), announced the winners to the 18th annual NAMEC Best Practices Awards to improve Continuing Medical Education (CME). 

    CME is an industry rooted in change, a profession that calls upon our abilities to recognize and address new challenges. It requires us to utilize our intellect, our diligence, and our creativity. NAMEC believes that each of these elements should be acknowledged. NAMEC congratulates the 2022 award winners for Best Practices in CME. 

    2022 Recipients

    Best Practice in Enduring Material Educational Design: Global Education Group and Iridium Continuing Education for "Ushering in a New Era in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease and Anemia: Appreciating The Patient Burden, Exploring Pathways and Pathogenesis, Reflecting on the New and Emerging Data"

    Best Practice in Enduring Material Educational Design: Pri-Med Institute, LLC for "The Future of Alzheimer Disease: Early Recognition and Emerging Therapy"

    Best Practice in Learner Outcomes: Medscape for "Analyzing the Real-World Impact of a Virtual Patient Simulation"

    Best Practice in Innovative Educational Methods: Global Education Group and Excalibur Medical Education for "Escape Room: Improving the Day-to-Day Management of Patients with Rheumatic Disease"

    Best Practice in Collaboration Among CME Stakeholders: DKBmed and Med Learning Group for "The Saving Sight and Vision Relief Collaborative Quality Improvement Initiative"

    Best Practice in CME Outside of the USA: DKBmed for "HIV Learning Lab China"

    The awards were presented during the annual conference of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP).  NAMEC appreciates all members and companies who submitted for consideration of these awards.  The 2023 Best Practices awards will be requested later this year and we encourage companies that have qualifying project to consider becoming a member to be eligible to submit for an award.

    About NAMEC

    NAMEC is a professional association dedicated to:

    •   Represent the interests of medical education companies (MECs), including advocacy for MECs and education of the professionals who work for them.
    •   Support the advancement of certified education as an integral part of the healthcare community in improving patient health outcomes.
    •   Foster increased collaboration among certified education stakeholders in a manner of mutual support, professionalism, and respect.
    •   Advocate, demonstrate, and support the value of certified education.

    For more information, visit 
    http://www.namec-assn.org or call the NAMEC Business Office at 205-824-7612 or email info@namec-assn.org.

    View PDF version of the press release

  • 03 Nov 2022 11:14 AM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    The NAMEC Awards Committee will begin accepting nominations for the 18th Annual NAMEC Best Practice Awards on Monday, October 31st. NAMEC encourages all member organizations to submit one or more a nominations. Criteria and nomination processes are included in this email.

    This year NAMEC will recognize outstanding achievement in the following categories: 

    • Best Practice in CE/CPD Outside of the USA (Live or Enduring)
    • Best Practice in Collaboration Among CE/CPD Stakeholders
    • Best Practice in Enduring Material Educational Design
    • Best Practice in Innovative Educational Methods
    • Best Practice in Learner Outcomes
    • Best Practice in Live On-Site Activity Educational Design
    • Best Practice in Live Virtual Activity Educational Design
    • Brian P. Russell Exemplary CE/CPD Professional Award

    CE/CPD is an industry rooted in change, a profession that calls upon our abilities to recognize and address new challenges. It requires us to utilize our intellect, our diligence, and our creativity. We believe that application of these attributes should be acknowledged.

    Nominations should be received no later than 11:59 PM EST on Friday, December 9, 2022. Please send your recommendations to NAMEC at kboyce@appliedcme.com.

    The date and time for the Awards ceremony will be announced in January, 2023. If you have questions about the awards contact Kurt Boyce at kboyce@appliedcme.com

    Thank you for your continued support of NAMEC.

    Important Reference Documents:

    Awards Cover Sheet

    2022 Awards Submission Process Document


  • 20 Apr 2022 11:36 AM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    The National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC), announced the winners to the 17th annual NAMEC Best Practices Awards to improve Continuing Medical Education (CME). 

    CME is an industry rooted in change, a profession that calls upon our abilities to recognize and address new challenges. It requires us to utilize our intellect, our diligence, and our creativity. NAMEC believes that each of these elements should be acknowledged. NAMEC congratulates the 2021 award winners for Best Practices in CME. 

    2021 Recipients

    The award for the NAMEC Best Practice in Collaboration Among CME Stakeholders went to Pri-Med Institute, LLC for “Current Issues in Obesity: Stigma, Science, and Solutions”.

    The award for the NAMEC Best Practice in Enduring Material Educational Design went to Pri-Med Institute, LLC for “Treating More Than Just an Itch: Updates on Atopic Dermatitis for the Primary Care Provider”.

    The award for the NAMEC Best Practice in Innovative Educational Methods went to Medical Learning Institute, Inc for “Strategies to Improve Glucose Control with Mealtime Insulin”.

    The award for the NAMEC Best Practice in Learner Outcomes went to DKBmed: Optimizing Disease Management for “Finding the Invisible Patient”.

    The award for the NAMEC Best Practice in Live On-Site Activity Educational Design went to Medscape for Reaching Learners with Simulated Patient Cases.

    The award for the NAMEC Best Practice in Virtual Live Activity Educational Design went to DKBmed for “STOP HIV in LGBTQ Seniors”.

    NAMEC appreciates all members and companies who submitted for consideration of these awards.  The 2022 Best Practices awards will be requested later this year and we encourage companies that have qualifying project to consider becoming a member to be eligible to submit for an award.

    View press release

  • 20 Jan 2022 3:09 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    The National Association of Medical Education Companies (NAMEC) is pleased to announce the 2022 Board of Directors. The members of the 2022 board are:

    • Kurt Boyce, President
    • Andrea Funk, President-Elect
    • Board of Directors
      • John McCormick
      • David Mullins
      • Meg Oliverio, MD
      • Karen Overstreet, EdD, RPh, FACEHP, CHCP
      • Debi Susalka
      • Tricia Wilson, MS 

    Each director’s term is a three-year term with staggered start and end dates based on when they were elected.  New board members include Meg Oliverio, Karen Overstreet, and Debi Susalka whose terms will run through January 2025. 

    About NAMEC

    The Mission of NAMEC is to:

    Represent the interests of medical education companies (MECs), including advocacy for MECs and education of the professionals who work for them.

    Support the advancement of certified education as an integral part of the healthcare community in improving patient health outcomes.

    Foster increased collaboration among certified education stakeholders in a manner of mutual support, professionalism, and respect.

    Advocate, demonstrate, and support the value of certified education.

    The Goals of the association are to:

    Serve as a forum for discussion of issues, challenges, and opportunities relevant to both MECs and the certified education enterprise as a whole.

    Strengthen relationships among MECs and other certified education stakeholders.

    Facilitate educational activities dedicated specifically to the needs of NAMEC members.

    Disseminate information, publish papers and issue statements that support the continuing professional activities produced by MECs.

    Represent MECs and the certified education enterprise to the media, governmental agencies, and other outside organizations.

    Direct activities that elevate the best practices of the certified education enterprise.

    More information about NAMEC can be found at www.namec-assn.org.

  • 01 Dec 2021 5:15 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    Topic: 

    The Why’s, Woe’s, and Windfall’s of Multi-Funded CME

    Description:

    Tune in to hear an esteemed panel of CME/CE professionals representing both sides of the table discuss the ins and outs of multi-funded CME.

    In this virtual live webinar Riaz Baxamusa, Rachel Every, Marquetta Lewis, Audrie Tornow, and Derek Warnick will explore common questions, best practices, and forward-looking approaches to multi-funded education. Engage with the panelist and share your best practices and questions for a lively and informative session.

    A complimentary educational event provided by NAMEC. Pre-registration is required. 

    A recording of this webcast is available to NAMEC Members - Click here

  • 03 Nov 2021 9:44 AM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    November 3, 2021

    Dear NAMEC Colleagues:

    The NAMEC Awards Committee will begin accepting nominations for the 17th Annual NAMEC Best Practice Awards on Wednesday, November 3rd. NAMEC encourages all member organizations to submit one or more a nominations. Criteria and nomination processes are included in this release.

    This year NAMEC will recognize outstanding achievement in the following categories:

    • Best Practice in CME Outside of the USA (Live or Enduring)
    • Best Practice in Collaboration Among CME Stakeholders
    • Best Practice in Enduring Material Educational Design
    • Best Practice in Innovative Educational Methods
    • Best Practice in Learner Outcomes
    • Best Practice in Live On-Site Activity Educational Design
    • Best Practice in Live Virtual Activity Educational Design
    • Brian P. Russell Exemplary CME Professional Award

    CME is an industry rooted in change, a profession that calls upon our abilities to recognize and address new challenges. It requires us to utilize our intellect, our diligence, and our creativity. We believe that application of these attributes should be acknowledged.

    Nominations should be received no later than 11:59 PM EST on Monday, December 6, 2021. Please send your recommendations to NAMEC at kboyce@appliedcme.com.

    The date and time for the Awards ceremony will be announced in January, 2022. If you have questions about the awards contact Kurt Boyce at kboyce@appliedcme.com

    Thank you for your continued support of NAMEC.

    Best Regards,

    Kurt J. Boyce

    President

    NAMEC

    2021 Awards Submission Process Document.pdf

    2021 NAMEC Awards Cover Sheet.pdf


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