University Services’ Office of Continuing Medical Education Awarded ACCME Accreditation as a Provider of Continuing Medical Education

July 18, 2013

The CME Division of University Services receives four-year accreditation as a provider of continuing education for physicians.

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013

University Services’ Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) has been surveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the governing body for accrediting institutions and organizations offering continuing medical education, and awarded University Services accreditation for four years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

ACCME accreditation seeks to assure the medical community and the public that University Services provides physicians with relevant, effective, practice-based continuing medical education that supports US health care quality improvement. University Services’ educational activities are developed to support professional advancement in public health and public policy, as well as in medical science, education, practice, and ethics.

“University Services has worked diligently to provide educational activities that support and enhance physicians’ knowledge,” commented Anu Konakanchi, MD, Program Director of University Services’ Office of CME, “University Services is pleased to be a part of a select group of organizations receiving ACCME accreditation and we look forward to continuing to provide educational activities to physicians nationwide.”

The ACCME employs a rigorous, multilevel process for evaluating institutions’ continuing medical education program according to the high accreditation standards adopted by all seven ACCME member organizations. These organizations of medicine in the US are the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the Federation of State Medical Boards of the US, Inc.

About University Services’ Office of CME

University Services’ Office of CME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education to physicians both locally and nationally. The Office of CME has extensive experience in providing CME credits for joint sponsorships, live CME events, and online enduring materials. University Services’ Office of CME is constantly striving to bring the latest information in a format that is fun and engaging as well as instrumental in the improvement of physician education.

About University Services

University Services, a physician owned and operated Pennsylvania Corporation, was organized in 1967 as a supplier of multi-specialty medical services. The company’s main activities are related to sleep medicine, toxicology services, Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians, and clinical research.

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