The Value of the CME/CPD Medical Director
by Robert Dantuono, MHA
This past July, a question was posed on the SACME members’ listserv regarding the value and relevance of the role of CME/CPD medical director to the program. There is no ACCME requirement that an accredited provider appoint a CME medical director. Bruce A. Nitsche, MD, Medical Director, Continuing Medical Education at Virginia Mason, provided this eloquent summarization of the key attributes and benefits of having an active, clinical faculty member in this important leadership role. Dr. Nitsche stressed that:
If our readers have experiences or additional comments to share as to the value of the CME medical director position, please post them to the SACME listserv.