Continuing Medical Education

Albert F. Painter Jr., Psy.D., Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs

Guidelines for Departmental Duties

Chairs and their designees are responsible for the duties listed below. See timeline for submission dates.

Department Chair
  • Review CME applications and endorse memos of agreement
  • Appoint a department CME coordinator/liaison for approved activities
  • Provide direction or delegate responsibilities as needed for approved activities
Department Coordinator/Liaison
  • Complete and submit the CME application in conjunction with the activity chair
  • Obtain appropriate agreements from exhibitors and contributors
  • Obtain disclosure and attestation documents from speaker(s)
  • Review and obtain endorsement of application by Chair
  • Make travel arrangements for out-of-town speakers
  • Arrange for audio visual needs and instructional materials
  • Reserve location
  • Record and verify physician attendance at CME activities. Records should include:
    • a legible listing of individual attendee names
    • the total number of physicians and non-physicians
    • any deviation in the length of attendance by an individual
  • Submit summary of evaluations
  • Monitor expenses and prepare financial statements
  • Prepare certificate for attendees
  • Maintain activity file for six years