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Create a Sustainable Model for CME Through Strategic Alignment, Patient Engagement and Global Operations

September 13-14, 2018
  • Philadelphia, PA

CBI’s 16th Annual Independent Medical Education and Grants Summit convenes commercial supporters, CME providers and other key healthcare stakeholders to address leading industry issues centered around translating the value of CME, improving and standardizing outcome reporting formats as well as linking CME to patient and healthcare impact. This year’s program examines how CME fits into the broader healthcare landscape, how the CME model may need to shift to ensure sustainability as well as how to develop and operationalize global CME capabilities.

Contribute Your Voice to this Interactive Dialogue On:

  • Evolve the CME model for sustainability —
    Determine CME’s role and value within the healthcare ecosystem
  • Enable patient engagement in CME —
    Incorporate shared-decision making within clinical education
  • Operationalize Global CME —
    How to develop and implement a global grants department
  • Navigate the global rules of engagement — Consider approaches
    for how to track and stay abreast of global accrediting bodies and
    their equivalency to ACCME standards and protocols
  • Understand medical education and research's future role
    in the MACRA/MIPS era
  • Garner the physician’s perspective on the value of CME, impact on
    practice Changes, patient outcomes and healthcare costs
  • Incorporate big data into CME —
    Implement processes to capture, integrate and evaluate multiple
    sources of data together for improved outcomes reporting
  • Align CME with organizational strategy — Strategies to ensure
    that CME outcomes support stakeholder investments
  • Examine best practices to identify, approach and structure a
    partnership with patient organizations —
    Review examples of successful collaboration frameworks

Previous Attendee Acclaim:

Very informative and comprehensive. Great variety and inclusive perspectives from both providers and sponsors.

Medical Affairs Coordinator, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

This conference provides a unique environment in which providers and supporters can frankly discuss matters that are rarely addressed, but can mutually promote growth efficacy of education and in turn improve patient outcomes.

Director, Professional Education, Society of Gynecologic Oncology

Great networking event and introduction to all the components and pieces of CME.

Manager, Independent Medical Education & External Affairs,
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Year after year I find value in attending CBI Independent Medical Education and Grants Summit. I appreciate the content and learning from peers as well as the networking opportunities.

Director, Education Development,
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning

Extremely pertinent and practical content for the CE community.

Associate VP, Education, AANP

Terrific conference with practical insights. Thank you!

Principal/Managing Director, CMEology

Timely content presented by the experts with plenty of time for sharing ideas and networking.

President, Spectrum Medical Education

Great conference – very well done – organization and content.

Conference Program Director, Global Academy for Medical Education

The conference was very well organized and the idea of bringing in speakers from various healthcare environments in addition to leaders within the continuing education industry was really good.

Senior Director, Team Lead, Educational and Clinical Strategy,
Medscape Education

Topics were timely and informative and the faculty were experts in their fields. The program provided terrific opportunities to network with peers and funders.
Thank you!

President, Spectrum Medical Education