Committee on Continuing Medical Education

The Committee on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is made up of representatives of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Districts, liaison members of international organizations with whom the College sponsors postgraduate courses (Federaction Mexicana de Ginecologia y Obstetricia; Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), representatives from the College programs such as the Committee on Scientific Program (CSP) for the Annual Clinical Meeting, and the Editor-in-chief of the College Update Series. The staff includes the Vice President for Education, Director of the Department of Continuing Professional Development, Cognate Administrator, and Program Specialists of the Department of Continuing Professional Development. The CCME oversees the development of postgraduate courses, jointly provided programs and enduring materials to ensure compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essential Areas and Policies. The primary role of the CCME is to ensure quality and consistency in the content development and design processs for each educational activity.

2015 Committee Members

Chair - District V
Wayne Trout, MD

Vice Chair – District VI
Kirk D. Ramin, MD

District I
Erin C. Brousseau, MD

District II
Rebecca Lisa Shiffman, MD

District III
Francine Ellen Sinofsky, MD

District IV
Stephen H. Bush, MD

District V
David N. Hackney, MD

District VI
Kirk D. Ramin, MD

District VII
Christopher Welsch, MD

District VIII
Chrystie Kimie Fujimoto, MD

District IX
Kimberly Gregory, MD

Armed Forces District
John D. O’Boyle, MD

District XI
Patricia J. Sulak, MD

District XII
J. Kell Williams, MD

Annual Clinical Meeting Liaison
Sharon Pnelan, MD

Executive Board Liaison
Joseph Apuzzio, MD- Ex Officio - Executive Board Member

Young Physician Member – District VIII
Alson K. Burke, MD

Liaison Members

Luis C. Uribe-Ramirez, MD, Federacion Mexicana de Ginecologia y Obstetricia
Jennifer Blake, MD, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Jocelynn L. Cook, PhD, MBA, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Young Physician Member

Young Physician Member – AFD
Jennifer M. Berarducci, DO

Update

Robert J. Sokol, MD

STAFF

Sandra A. Carson, MD Vice President, Education (scarson@acog.org)
Vanita Murray, Director, Dept of Continuing Professional Development (vmurray@acog.org)
Rhonda Greene, Program Specialist, Dept of Continuing Professional Development (rgreene@acog.org)
Lanetta Toland, Program Specialist, Dept of Continuing Professional Development (ltoland@acog.org)
Christina Brooks, Cognate Administrator, Dept of Continuing Professional Development (cbrooks@acog.org)
Yvonne Howard, Program Specialist, Dept of Continuing Professional Development (yhoward@acog.org)

Contact:

Vanita Murray
Director
Cont Prof Dev
cme@acog.org

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