Accreditation Information and Forms

Accreditation Information and Forms

ACCME Accreditation Overview

Contact UC San Diego CME

UC San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. For any questions, please refer to the FAQ’s at http://cme.ucsd.edu/faq_accreditation.html or contact us at http://cme.ucsd.edu.

For the Accreditation Application Process information summary sheet, please go to https://cme.ucsd.edu/accred_process.html.

If you are planning an upcoming meeting, for comprehensive tools and resources about the UC San Diego School of Medicine accreditation process, as well as a link to the accreditation application, please visit http://cme.ucsd.edu/accred_application.html.

The ACCME identifies, develops, and promotes standards for CME used by physicians to maintain their quality of care and incorporate new knowledge. For more information on the ACCME, visit www.accme.org. For information regarding the CME credit system, visit www.ama-assn.org/go/pra.

Certificates

For an annual fee, the UC San Diego School of Medicine CME is the accredited provider for all Rady Children’s pediatric CME activities. UC San Diego School of Medicine CME provides accreditation for the following main activity types:

For more information, visit cme.ucsd.edu.

How do I qualify for a “No Fee” Conference?

Must comply with the following requirements:

  • Not a recurring event in the same year
  • Charge a nominal fee participants for participation
  • No income from commercial support
  • Do not show industry exhibits or presentations

To apply for a “No Fee” Live CME Course, a pre-application must be completed first and submitted to the CME office at cme@rchsd.org.

January to June CME Live Courses – Submit pre-application by October 30.

July to December CME Live Courses – Submit pre-application by April 30.

Email notification of the decision will be provided by November 15 for October 30 applications and May 15 for April 30 applications.

Click here for a pre-application survey.