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SACME members receive three important publications, with additional details on each below:

SACME Member Publications

Many SACME members are involved in research. Below are many of the members' published articles. 

See More, Do More, Teach More: Surgical Resident Autonomy and the Transition to Independent Practice.
Hashimoto, Daniel A. MD, MS; Bynum, William E. IV MD; Lillemoe, Keith D. MD; Sachdeva, Ajit K. MD
This Commentary highlights the problem of decreasing autonomy, outlines specific threats to resident autonomy, and discusses potential solutions to mitigate their impact on the successful transition to independent practice.

Training and Assessing Interprofessional Virtual Teams Using a Web-Based Case System
Dow AW, Boling PA, Lockeman KS, Mazmanian PE, Feldman M, DiazGranados D, Browning J, Coe A, Selby-Penczak R, Hobgood S, Abbey L, Parsons P, Delafuente J, Taylor SF.
The authors created a six-week geriatric learning experience using a web-based case system to teach and assess the competencies needed for virtual teams in health professions students.

Performance improvement CME for quality: challenges inherent to the process
Vakani FS, O'Beirne R.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the perspective debates upon the real-time challenges for a three-staged Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI-CME) model, an innovative and potential approach for future CME, to inform providers to think, prepare and to act proactively.


INTERCOM is SACME's newsletter. It is produced by and for SACME members.

Several years of INTERCOM issues are posted below.  Please contact our office if you would like to see an older issue.

Current Issue

July 2019


Blast from the Past

Sharrie Cranford, MSW, LGSW, University of South Alabama

Additional volunteers are being accepted. Please contact us if you are interested.

The views expressed in INTERCOM are those of the authors, and not intended to represent the views of SACME or its members.

Harrison Survey

This survey helps Deans and Directors of CME units offer CME more efficiently and effectively.

Since 1981, the SACME Research Committee has surveyed CME units at medical schools in the United States and Canada. The results have been reported at SACME meetings, distributed to the membership, and portions published elsewhere. It is meant to help Deans and Directors of CME units offer CME more efficiently and effectively. Beginning in 2008, AAMC has partnered with SACME to prepare this report [See AAMC publications page].

The survey is now being published every second year, The next survey will be held in the fall of 2017. The last report is found below. 

Current Report: 2018

Executive Summary of 2015 Report: summary

Several past survey results are posted below.  

Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP)

The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCEHP) is the official journal of SACME in collaboration with the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions and the Association for Hospital Medical Education. JCEHP publishes articles relevant to the theory and practice of continuing education in the health sciences.

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Print and online subscriptions are offered as a member benefit to SACME members:

JCEHP Award for Excellence in Research

Each year $1,000 (US) is awarded to the best original research paper published in the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. The award is intended to recognize and encourage superior original research and scholarship in the field of continuing education in the health professions.

View Past Winners and additional details here.

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