About the Offices of CME at the UTCOM

 

About the Offices of Continuing Medical Education

at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

 

CME at the UTCOM Chattanooga

   CME/CE credits - The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) Chattanooga certifies educational actviities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and AAFP Prescribed Credits, and issues certificates of attendance that count as CEU's and other continuing education credits to non-physicians for attending. Click here for more about CME/CE credits

   Scope - The Office of CME at the UTCOM Chattanooga certifies educational activities for CME credit whenever the target audience is Tennessee physicians and the educational content meets the CME content requirements

   Size - In 2015, the UTCOM Chattanooga provided 33 CME activities consisting of 1,158 hours of CME instruction that attracted 22,028 participants. Click here for info on CME at all UTCOM campuses.

    Contact Us - Click here to contact the Office of CME at the UTCOM Chattanooga

 

 

Purpose and Mission

The Offices of CME at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine are committed to improving healthcare by providing learning experiences that enhance the knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes of Tennessee physicians and other healthcare professionals at the local, state, regional and national levels. Click here to read the complete Purpose and Mission statement of the Office of CME including the purpose, content areas, target audience, types of CME activities, and expected results.

 

 

The Offices of CME at the UT College of Medicine

There is an Office of CME at all 3 UTCOM campuses (Chattanooga, Knoxville & Memphis).

 

Offices of CME at the UT College of Medicine 

 

Chattanooga Office of CME:

Primary Contacts:

Robert Fore, EdD - Associate Dean

Bill Reynolds, MBA - Director Statewide

Bailey Huggins - CME Coordinator

 

Contact Info:

Click here to contact the Chattanooga office through this website

(423) 778-6884

960 East Third Street, suite 104

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Knoxville Office of CEPD:

Primary Contacts:

Eddie Moore, MD - Associate Dean

Laura Maples, MS - Director

Jennifer Russomanno, CMP - CME Coordinator

 

Contact Info:

View the website

(865) 305-9190

1924 Alcoa Hwy, D-116

Knoxville, TN 37920

Memphis Office of CME:

Primary Contact:

Aaron Haynes, MSBA - Director of GME

Elizabeth Bishop, EdD, MSSW -

CME Assistant Director

 

Contact Info:

View the website

(901) 448-5128

920 Madison Ave, suite 447

Memphis, TN 38163

 

 

Offices of CME: Administrative Structure

The Office of CME at the UTCOM Chattanooga is the administrative center for the UTCOM's CME accreditation under Robert Fore, EdD (Associate Dean for CME) and Bill Reynolds, MBA (Director of CME Statewide), and this accreditation grants all campuses with the ability to provide continuing medical education for physicians and other medical professionals.

 

  

Accreditation with Commendation

CME Accreditation

The UTCOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians, and it has achieved Accreditation with Commendation, the highest tier of CME accreditation. 

 

 

CME at the UTCOM

The following data gives an overview of CME at the Offices of CME at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 2012:

 2015

All 3 UTCOM Campuses:

The Chattanooga Campus:

CME Activities 99 33 (33%)
Hours of CME Instruction Provided 2,253 

1,158  (51%)

Physician Participants

28,233

13,934  (49%)
Non-Physician Participants 10,635 8,094  (76%)

 

 

UTCOM's Contribution to CME in the United States

The following data gives an overview of the CME provided by the UTCOM relative to national totals for 2012:

 2015 UTCOM Totals:

U.S. Totals in 2015:

UTCOM's National

Contribution:

CME Activities 99 148,227 .07%
Hours of CME Instruction 2,253 1,039,479 .21%
Phyisician participants 28,233 14,231,863 .19%
Non-physician participants 10,635 11,640,255 .09%

 

Click here to view data on CME at the national level. 

 

 

System Integration

Continuing Medical Education (CME) is part of the strategic plan at the University of Tennessee and is an integral part of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM). The UTCOM is one of six colleges in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and has campuses in Chattanooga, Knoxville & Memphis.

 

  

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Contacting the Offices of CME at the 3 UTCOM campuses:

Click here to contact the Office of CME at the Chattanooga UTCOM campus

Click here to contact the Office of CME at the Knoxville UTCOM campus

Click here to contact the Office of CME at the Memphis UTCOM campus 

UT College of Medicine Chattanooga     960 East Third Street, Suite 100     Chattanooga, TN 37403     (800)947-7823, ext 6956     info@utcomchatt.org

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