Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education


Upcoming events

    • 06 Mar 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (EST)
    • Teleconference/Webinar. PDFs and/or active links to full articles will be provided to all registrants.


    Effectiveness of CME

    Presenter: Don Moore, PhD

    Facilitator: Curt Olson, PhD

    Overview: Coming soon

    Recommended Readings: 

    • Accreditation Council for CME Publishes Two Reports
    Addressing Important Issues in CME click to access

    • 24 Mar 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Teleconference
    • 29
    What: PLC - Professional Learning Community
    When: Tuesday, March 24, 3:30 pm EST / 2:30 CST, / 1:30 MST / 12:30 pm PST

    The ACCME proposed criteria for commendation (part 1 of who knows how many?)

    Reading Material 

    A round table discussion of what we think the proposed new ACCME criteria might mean and cite examples for how SACME members can develop these new approaches to CME
    • C23 Uses a multi-interventional approach to maximizing the impact of CME (e.g., more than one format within an activity combined in a series of activities; a series of sessions/formats to address one professional practice gap).
    • C29 Develops and implements individualized CME activities.
    • C37 Demonstrates that the CME program contributed to changes in processes of delivering healthcare.

    Led by Jack Dolcourt, MD - an interactive discussion. Be prepared to participate.

    Register to receive instructions on participating on this call. 

    • 29 Apr 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • 02 May 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Tampa, FL

    SACME Spring Meeting
    April 29-May 2, 2015
    Tampa, Florida

    Hosted by the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) at the University of South Florida

    2015 SACME Spring Meeting Information

    Schedule of Events


    Accommodations & Travel

    Exhibitor/Supporter Registration

    Abstract Reviewers

    Cancellation policy: Refunds are provided through April 23rd with a $50 cancellation fee.  No refunds are provided on and after April 24th.  

    • 30 Apr 2015
    • 8:00 AM
    • 02 May 2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Tampa, FL
    SACME Spring Meeting Exhibitor and Supporter Registration

    Tampa, Florida
    April 29-May 2, 2015 (Exhibits open April 30-May 2)

    Exhibit/support form must be received by April 15, 2015. Exhibit space is limited; applications will be accepted on a ‘first paid, first booked’ basis.

    General Information

    The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) is a volunteer organization currently comprised primarily of Directors, Associate Deans and Deans of CME departments within North American medical schools. We anticipate attendance at this meeting to be approximately 110-130 SACME members and nonmembers.

    We view the addition of exhibitors/supporters to this meeting as a benefit to attendees as well as an opportunity for the organization to support education of our members while receiving positive company recognition.


    Exhibitor/supporter information will be published in the final program for the meeting thanking them for their support at all general sessions of the meeting. Recognition will also be provided on SACME’s website,

    Exhibitor Prospectus - view more information about exhibits, including a printable registration form.


    The meeting sessions and exhibit hall are taking place at CAMLS, 124 S Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

    Hotel Rooms

    Hilton Tampa Downtown: 211 N Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

    Rate: $149/night

    You may make reservations by phone or online: 

    Block availability valid through April 7th, 2015. 

    Additional questions may be directed to Jim Ranieri at 1-205-978-7990. 

    • 06 Nov 2015
    • 13 Nov 2015
    • Baltimore, MD

    SACME's 2015 Fall Meeting to be held in conjunction with the AAMC Annual Meeting, in Baltimore, Maryland.

    This will be a one to two day conference.

    Exact dates are to be determined, likely within this time frame.  Please check back in mid-March 2015.

    • 16 Mar 2016
    • (PDT)
    • 20 Mar 2016 (PDT)
    • San Diego, California

    CME Congress 2016
    March 16-20. 2016
    Location: San Diego, California

    The University of California CME Consortium has been selected to host the 2016 CME Congress! 

    Manchester Grant Hyatt San Diego
    One Market Place
    San Diego, CA 92101

    • 04 Nov 2016
    • 09 Nov 2016
    • Chicago, IL

    SACME's 2016 Fall Meeting to be held in conjunction with the AAMC Annual Meeting, in Seattle, Washington.

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