Continuing Medical Education


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The University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education Program (CME) is instrumental in assisting physicians maintain and gain improved competence, performance, and/or patient outcomes. The UMKC School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

The CME Program resides as a functional unit within the School of Medicine. A Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME), comprised of campus and community members both voting and non-voting, exist to sanction the provision of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Additionally, the CCME advises the Dean, School of Medicine, on matters pertaining to CME.

CME Program office staff functions as a liaison between the joint providers and the CCME by providing administrative assistance.

“The education of the doctor which goes on after he has his degree is, after all, the most important part of his education.”

John S. Billings, MD
Surgeon and librarian