Education and/or Training, Evaluation Assessment, Project Management/Program Development
Primary Purpose: Assist senior management of the ACCME with education and outreach directed to non-provider ACCME stakeholders and intrastate CME accreditation systems. Develop resources and tools designed to change competence, performance, and decision-making outcomes of those involved in the system, including accreditation volunteers, staff, and leadership.
Manage the design and implementation of ACCME’s educational interventions for volunteers/staff/leadership involved in the accreditation of CME providers.
Assist with the development and implementation of approaches to increase the ACCME’s engagement with the State Medical Society system, including physicians and other healthcare stakeholders.
Mine the information and data collected during the accreditation and recognition processes to identify needs for education and training.
Identify and implement evaluation strategies to assess the ongoing effectiveness of the ACCME’s educational initiatives (workshops, surveyor training, Board and Committee training).
Implement collaborative projects between ACCME and State Medical Society accreditors and across the continuum of undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education accreditation.
Contribute to the continued evolution of the ACCME’s website, including the use of the site as a source of engagement with ACCME system stakeholders.
Oversee implementation of ACCME’s learning management system as a tool to support the training and engagement of system stakeholders.
Participate as faculty for ACCME education programs and other presentations as appropriate.
Assist with strategic planning initiatives as assigned.
Reports to the Vice President of Education and Outreach
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in related field, preferred.
Experience with the CME and/or accreditation required.
Founded in 1981, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) is a nonprofit organization based in Chicago that is responsible for accrediting approximately 700 institutions that offer CME and for recognizing state/territory medical societies as accreditors for local organizations offering CME. ACCME staff support the organizational mission to identify, develop, and promote s...tandards for quality continuing medical education that improves health care for patients and their communities. ACCME accreditation is a voluntary, self-regulatory system, based on a model of peer evaluation, quality assurance, and continuous improvement. The ACCME work environment is also based on a model of quality assurance and continuous improvement. The ACCME has a staff of approximately 25 employees and is committed to providing a supportive and positive workplace.