CME Mission Statement

CME Mission Statement

Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is an academic health center dedicated to the highest ethical standards to achieve excellence in medical and health profession education, research and patient care. The EVMS Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is dedicated to facilitating the lifelong education of physicians and allied healthcare professionals, meeting the changing healthcare environment, and improving the health of our community by providing educational activities that enhance the knowledge, competence, and when applicable, performance of our physicians.

Expected Outcomes:
EVMS CME will provide high quality, evidence based educational activities with the expectation of providing measureable outcomes that will enhance practice, reduce professional practice gap, and increase competency. Educational activities provided by EVMS CME will be independent from commercial influence and meet the criteria for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as designated by the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award, follow the Essentials Areas, Standards and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the AMA Ethical Opinion on Gifts to Physicians. The CME Program will promote continued improvement by offering relevant medical education strategies, quality and safety initiatives, and individual and community practice standards that will improve patient outcomes and ultimately make a positive impact on community health throughout the region.

 

 

Revised October 6, 2016