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Continuing Medical Education

Akron General Medical Center is one of Northeast Ohio's best hospitals to practice medicine because it is also one of Northeast Ohio's most comprehensive centers for learning medicine. In collaboration with Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and other respected medical schools, Akron General offers clinical training to medical students, residents, paramedics, nurses and a variety of healthcare learners. The Medical Center also offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) including memorial lectures, clinical symposiums and medical grand rounds.

Advertising for Continuing Medical Education Activities

Continuing Medical Education credits can only be advertised when a program has been approved. Advertising for CME credits prior to program approval is an accreditation violation. When your program is approved, please use the statement below on materials.

If you wish to market your event prior to approval, you cannot include CME credit information.

Accreditation Statement for Advertising

Below is the approved accreditation statement. The only parts of the statement that should be changed are the [learning format] and [number of credits]. The italicized words and TM symbol must appear in the statement. This statement should be separated from any other statements you wish to advertise. Please separate any additional information with spaces.

Akron General Medical Center is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Akron General Medical Center designates this [learning format] for a maximum of [number of credits] AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Medical Education, 330-344-6050.


Date Updated: 30-APR-2014



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