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  • 19 Feb 2015 1:48 PM | NAMEC Staff (Administrator)

    CMEpalooza Spring is a 1-day event scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2015, that will feature a series of sessions selected by the CME community from a pool of submitted abstracts. Broadcasts will stream live and recorded sessions will be available for viewing shortly after their conclusion. There is no charge to view or participate in any of these sessions.

    Kurt Boyce, current NAMEC Secretary, will be part of the following session:

    1:00 PM ET
    Achieving Level 7 Outcomes: A MEC Perspective
    This session will discuss the results of an award-winning educational initiative demonstrating outcomes at Moore’s level 7. Developed via collaboration between two medical education companies and a coalition of diverse educational partners, this initiative demonstrates how an innovative blend of professional and patient education (certified and noncertified) can lead to better clinical performance, improved patient health, and reduced health care costs. It also will address the initiative history, activity design, audience generation methods, and results of this long-term educational intervention.

    Presenters
    Kurt J. Boyce, Director, CME & Compliance, Applied Clinical Education
    Amanda Glazar, PhD, CHCP, Senior Director, Education Srategy, Global Education Group

    See more at http://cmepalooza.com/spring/ 

  • 19 Dec 2013 8:37 AM | Anonymous
    ACCME Releases Call for Comment on Simplification Proposal

  • 11 Dec 2013 9:43 AM | Anonymous
    2014 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions 
    39th Annual Conference 
    STAMP YOUR PASSPORT TO INNOVATION
    January 15-18, 2014
    Orlando, FL 

  • 11 Dec 2013 9:25 AM | Joe Kim

    This is a call for nominations to fill 4 seats on the NAMEC Board of Directors including:

    • 1 Secretary (3 year term)
    • 3 Director Position (2 year terms)

    Duties of Secretary

    • The Secretary will give, or cause to be given, notice of all meetings of members and directors and all other notices required by the NAAMECC By-Laws
    • The Secretary will record and maintain all the proceedings of the meetings of the members and of the directors, and he shall perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by the President
    • The Secretary will have custody of the seal of the Corporation and shall affix the same to all instruments requiring it, when authorized by the Board of Directors or the President, and attest the same
    • The Secretary will oversee the operation of NAMEC election process
    • The Secretary will oversee the operation of the NAMEC Annual Best Practice Award process

     

    Duties of Directors

    • Candidates must be willing to, at minimum, attend 1 face-to face board meeting per year (held during the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Annual Conference), participate on Board conference calls (approximately monthly) and participate with standing and ad hoc committees as requested by the President
    • Candidates must be willing to Chair standing and ad hoc committees as requested by the President
    • Candidates should also be willing to serve as an officer of the organization (officers are elected by the membership from the members of the Board)

     Candidates must submit their information to the NAMEC Business Office, info@NAMEC-assn.org by December 13 , 2013:

  • 08 Jun 2012 11:46 AM | Anonymous
    Marissa Seligman, PharmD, CCMEP, FACEHP, NAMEC President has been quoted in an article featured on the American Medical News Website. The article, by Pamela Lewis Dolan is called "Physician interest in online CME is strong". Please click the link to read the entire article and the mention of NAMEC! Congrats Marissa!
  • 10 Apr 2012 11:10 AM | Anonymous
    Upon surveying the NAMEC member base, the NAMEC Communications Committee, along with the help from your survey results, have decided to move the release date of Flashpoint News to once a month. For the past two years, we have been sending out Flashpoint News twice a month, every other Wednesday, with large dedication from the Communications team. With the results and insightful comments from our members, we will now be releasing Flashpoint once a month. To see the survey results, click here. You will see a majority of 72% would like to view the newsletter monthly, as opposed to bi-monthly. We will also heavily rely on our Twitter account as well as LinkedIn page for other communications. Please contact us with any questions or concerns related to NAMEC Communications.

    The NAMEC Business Office
  • 20 Feb 2012 2:08 PM | Anonymous
    If you are behind in your reading and looking to catch up, the Flashpoint News Archive has been updated for your reading pleasure. Stay up to date with all NAMEC News and Updates, as well as work done by our fabulous committees! Most recently the Advocacy Committee and the NAMEC Board have been hard at work releasing our official response regarding the Sunshine Act. We also collected and collaborated the results from the survey filled out by our members. You can read more about this in the News Section, or in your bi-monthly edition of Flashpoint News!

    The NAMEC Business Office
  • 08 Feb 2012 4:08 PM | Anonymous

    We are pleased to provide you with a copy of the NAMEC letter that was  prepared in response to the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued proposed rules regarding the Transparency Provisions (“Sunshine”) of the Affordable Healthcare Act . This letter represents the opinion of the NAMEC Executive Officers and Board of Directors on behalf of our members.  We welcome your thoughts, comments or other feedback. We are going to submit our final letter to CMS/HHS by February 17th. 

  • 08 Feb 2012 1:42 PM | Anonymous
    Hello Members,
    If you were not able to attend the NAMEC Educational Session at the Alliance meeting in Orlando this year, we have attached the PowerPoint below for your viewing pleasure.


    Here is a link to the slideshow of photos:
    Thank you!
  • 05 Jan 2012 12:49 PM | Anonymous
    OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:

    NAMEC is more than excited for our meeting on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the JW Marriott in Orlando, FL. The NAMEC Program Committee has been working hard to put together a good Panel, and we have added some segments to the meeting that are innovational and engaging. You will NOT want to miss this meeting! And here's 4 reason's why....

    1. We will open this years meeting with a mix and mingle "wine-down", offering a complimentary first beverage to all who attend. Light appetizers will also be served, as we all know, it will have been a long day of sessions and we deserve it!


    2. After we all get comfortable in our seats, the 6th Annual Best Practices Awards Ceremony will begin. We will announce the winners in Best Practice Educational Design & Evaluation, Best Practice in Collaboration Among CME Stakeholders, Best Practice in Professional Development, and the highly acclaimed and respected Brian P. Russell Exemplary CME Professional Award. This year we will be blessed with the presence of Brian P. Russell's parents themselves who will be there to distribute the award. 

    3. Directly after the Ceremony and pictures, the NAMEC Educational Session will begin with an esteemed panel on some hard-hitting topics. As usual, there will be time for Q&A from the audience. 

    4. But don't fade out just yet! Before we close the meeting we will hold two drawing for our Raffle of the Kindle Fire - Full Color 7" Multi-Touch Display with Wi-Fi (ooh's and ahh's inserted here) & a NOOK Simple Touch, the same great product won by 2 lucky members last year! If you're wanting the Kindle Fire as bad as I am, we have a way for you to DOUBLE your chances to win it! Simply bring with you a guest who is currently NOT a NAMEC Member, but is considering joining. By recruiting a potential member and bringing them along with you, your name will be added TWICE to the drawing for the Kindle Fire!
     

    As you can see, this year's meeting is exceeding the limits of previous NAMEC Meetings. With the presence of Jean and Paul Russell alone, the meeting holds a new meaning for us all. We really hope you can attend.

    CURRENT PROGRAM AGENDA: (to date)
    SUNDAY, January 22, 2012 
    START TIME: 6:30 PM
    END TIME: 8:30 PM
    LOCATION: PALAZZO ROOM at the JW Marriott, Orlando

    Meeting Called to Order!
    *If you plan on having a glass of wine, please try to make it 5 minutes early, thank you!*
    6:30 - 7:00 Awards Ceremony

    7:00 - 8:00 Panel/ Education Session

    8:00 - 8:20 NAMEC Official Business Meeting

    8:20 - 8:30 Raffle of Kindle Fire & Nook Touch
    Meeting Adjourned!

    Questions or concerns? Contact Anna at the NAMEC Business Office by email: anna@namec-assn.org or by phone: 205-824-7612.

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