EVMS is an academic health center dedicated to the highest ethical standards to achieve excellence in medical and health professions education, research and patient care. EVMS Continuing Medical Education (CME) 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 gaps and increase competency. Educational activities provided by EVMS CME will be independent from commercial influence and will meet the criteria for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits as designated by the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. EVMS CME will also follow the essential areas, standards and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the AMA Ethical Opinion on Gifts to Physicians. EVMS CME 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.