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MAACME Annual Virtual Conference
October 1, 2020

About 2020 Annual Conference

The MAACME annual conference is designed to meet the educational needs of CME professionals working in a variety of settings, including academic centers, specialty societies, medical education companies, hospital and health care systems, and medical writing. More information coming soon.

Due to COVID-19, MAACME’s Annual Conference will transition to a virtual conference on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 8:25 am – 1:30 pm. This virtual conference will kick-off with an ACCME update and a review of ACCME’s commendation criteria.  Other sessions will include Integrating Interprofessional CME/CE and Quality Improvement: Barriers and Facilitators to ImplementationCreating Online Materials on a Shoestring: Some “Sole” Searching about Learner Engagement in a Virtual EnvironmentThe Amazing Race for Six Yearsand The Future of Posters in CME. The virtual conference will conclude with an optional informal networking. See agenda below. 




Tentative Agenda

8:25 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.                           Welcome and Housekeeping


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.                          Brief MAACME Business Meeting


8:45 a.m. – 9:45  a.m.                          20/20 Vision: ACCME Update: Evolving our System for the New Decade

                                                                 Dion Richetti

                                                                 Vice President of Accreditation and Recognition

                                                                 Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

                                                                 Chicago, IL
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9:45 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.                        Break


10:05 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.                     Integrating Interprofessional CME/CE and Quality Improvement:
                                                                Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation

                                                                Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, MBA
Alliance Board Member

                                                                President, Q Synthesis LLC

                                                                Newtown, PA
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11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m      Creating Online Materials on a Shoestring: Some "Sole" Searching about Learner Engagement in a Virtual Environment     

                                                                Elizabeth Franklin, MEd, PhD, CHCP

                                                                University of Mississippi

                                                                Jackson City, MS
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11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.                      Break            


12:05 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.                    “The Amazing Race for Six Years”

                                                                Richard Tischler, Jr., PhD

                                                                President and CEO, Viator Medical Communications, Inc.

                                                                Mt Airy, MD
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12:35 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.                        The Future of Posters in CME

                                                                 Moderator: Donald Harting, MA, MS, ELS, CHCP

                                                                 CME Content Development Specialist

                                                                 Harting Communications LLC

                                                                 Downingtown, PA


                                                                 Michelle Stofa

                                                                 Research Communications Manager

                                                                 Nemours/Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children

                                                                 Wilmington, DE


                                                                 Annette Schwind, MS, CHCP

                                                                 Director, Outcomes Assessment and Evaluation

                                                                 Haymarket Medical Education

                                                                 Paramus, NJ 


1:05 p.m.                                               Conclusion and Optional Informal Networking