Identification and resolution of conflict of interest remains one of the biggest areas of non-compliance in the process of re-accreditation — and an area of most confusion by accredited providers.
Like many of you, at the beginning of the year I did some self-reflection and established some personal and professional goals, aka New Year’s resolutions. I am happy to report that I achieved a professional goal: becoming an ACCME site surveyor.
Whenever a newbie to CME asks me for general advice on what to know as a CME provider, I frequently respond: “Don’t forget about the AMA requirements.”
Providers interested in Joint Accreditation take notice! On June 11, 2019, modifications to the Joint Accreditation Criteria were announced along with a new option for commendation. These modifications are effective June 1, 2020, and parallel many of the advancements from ACCME with their criteria.
A continuing conversation with Dion Richetti, vice president of accreditation and recognition, and Teri McCauley, manager of accreditation and recognition systems with the AACCME.