The following are links to continuing education resources featuring information provided by:
Professional Membership Organizations
- Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) – Accreditation board for ACCME accredited organizations. It is the mission of the ACCME to identify, develop and promote standards for quality CME utilized by physicians in their maintenance of competency and incorporation of new knowledge to improve quality medical care for patients and their communities.
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) - The largest full-service national professional membership organization for Nurse Practitioners (NP) of all specialties and accrediting agency for providers of continuing NP education.
- American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) - National agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmacy education.
- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) - Promotes excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs and accredits continuing nursing education organizations.
- American Psychological Association (APA) - Largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the U.S. and accrediting agency for providers of continuing education for psychologists.
- State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) – Agency responsible for protect the health and safety of consumers by regulating the practice of registered nurses. CA BRN also serves an accrediting agency for state-accredited providers of continuing nursing education.
- Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP) - Dedicated to accelerating excellence in health care performance through quality education, advocacy, and collaboration.
- American Association for Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) - Advances the profession of medicine through education, communication of knowledge, leadership development and collaboration.
- American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) - Assists 24 approved medical specialty boards in the development and use of standards in the ongoing evaluation and certification of physicians.
- American Medical Association (AMA) - Dedicated to ensuring sustainable physician practices that result in better health outcomes for patients. The AMA’s Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) recognizes physicians who demonstrate their commitment to staying current with advances in medicine by participating in certified continuing medical education (CME) activities.
- Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) - Represents all 141 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; nearly 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 51 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and 90 academic and scientific societies.
- Community Health Council (CHC) – Advocates to eliminate health disparities by expanding healthcare coverage, increasing access to quality healthcare and improving the environment for under-resourced communities through the development of policy and systems change.
- Council of Medical and Specialty Societies (CMSS) - Provides an independent forum for the discussion by medical specialists of issues of national interest and mutual concern.
- Institute of Medicine (IOM) - Works to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public to help those in the government and private sector make informed health decisions.
- Society for Academic Continuing Education (SACME) - Dedicated to the advancement of continuing medical education for the ultimate improvement of patient care.
Los Angeles County Entities
- LA County Department of Health Services (LAC – DHS) - Ensures access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.
- LA County Department of Mental Health (LAC-DMH) - Committed to serving, improving and making a difference in the lives of Los Angeles County residents diagnosed with mental illness.
- LA County Department of Public Health (LAC-DPH) - Protects health, prevents disease, and promotes the health and well-being for all persons in Los Angeles County through a network of public health professionals throughout the community.
- Government Resources
- Office of Minority Health (OMH) - Dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
- State of California, Medical Board of California - To protect health care consumers through the proper licensing and regulation of physicians and surgeons and certain allied health care professions and through the vigorous, objective enforcement of the Medical Practice Act, and to promote access to quality medical care through the Board's licensing and regulatory functions.
- AXIS Community Health – Dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of the Tri-Valley community by providing medical and mental care that is responsive, affordable and of the highest quality.
- Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) – Providing resources that help investigators move discoveries through the research pipeline and into sustainable public health solutions.
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Health Sciences Library - Provides exemplary health information resources and services that are essential for the provision of quality educational, research, and clinical services to Charles Drew University faculty, students, staff, community, and affiliates.
Outside Organizations Providing CME/CE Opportunities
- University of Southern California
- LA County Medical Association
- UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education
College of Medicine
- 1. friedman 800 yosemiten
- 2. Davidson 900 yosemite
- 3. Daskivich-950 yosemite
- 4. peters- 1030 yosemite
- 5. fisher 1100 yosemite
- 6. comanage 100 catalina
- 7. Diabetes Day -Adj insulin doses 150 yosemite
- 8. Gonzalez E-150 joshua
- 9. midleve l150 catalina
- 10. Group DM-245joshua
- 11. Daskivich 335 mojave
- 12. Obesity-Pediatrics-335 joshua
- 13. peters-new meds 335 yosemite
- 13. peters-new meds 335 yosemite
- (Controversies) Late onset hypogonadism dilemmas of treatment and monitoring Drew University5-14-2015
- Davidson Mayer - County Protocols-1st Three
Friday Noon Lecture Series Power Point Presentations
- The Geography of Health Services in Los Angeles,County
- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Biology, Treatment, and Opportunities for Novel Therapies
- PSR-LA Health Ambassador Program 2018
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Outpatient Center: Healthcare in South Los Angeles
- The Overwhelming Burden of Musculoskeletal Disease in our Country and our Community
- Friday Noon Lecture_07-06-2018
- Presentation for Friday Noon Lecture Series: Watts Community Studio: Findings
- Presentation for Friday Noon Lecture Series: Can Elementary Afterschool Programs Address and Prevent Child Mental Health Disparities?
- Presentation for Friday Noon Lecture Series: Healthcare Coverage in California
- 06.08.18 Supporting African American Churches to Promote Cancer
- Managing Disparities in Emergency Response and Preparedness
- Presentation for Friday Noon Lecture Series: Leaders in Transformation
- 07.14.17 Valley Fever, Amani and Robinson
- 07.07.17 Bang For the Buck Value Based Health Care Ellen Rothman
- 06.30.17 Status of Global Health Disparities Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi
- 06.16.17 Social Medicine and Humanities Joel Braslow, MD part 2
- 05.26.17 The Development of Vaccines to Prevent HIVAIDS
- 06.09.17 Curley Bonds presentation Psychiatry Update 2017
- 05.12.17 Prevention Works Implementing Prevention presented by Larry Cohen
- 05.19.17 CDU La Nueva California 2017
- 05.05.17 Perspectives from the Community Health Worker Model presented
- 04.28.17 The Precision Medicine Initiative presented by Loretta Jones
- 04.21.17 Drew Medical Center Presentation by Edna Kane Williams
- 04.14.2017 -UHI Presentation Compound 34 presented by Yong Wu, MD, PhD
- UHI Presentation Compound 34 presented by Yong Wu, MD, PhD
- Drew Medical Center Presentation EKW.pptx v2 presented by Edna Kane Will...
- 04.07.17 The City Project CDU faculty (R. Garcia)
- 03.24.17 Friday Lecture Series (C. Gonzalez)
- 02.03.17 - CDU The Public Health Approach to Preventing Violence: A Retrospective presented by Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD
- 02.10.17 – Delivering Team-Based Chronic Car Management presented by Ruth Perry, MD
- 02.17.17 - Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and the Core Competencies in Graduate Medical Education presented by Sandra Gonzalez, PhD
- 02.24.17 - Visceral Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome presented by Victor Chaban, PhD
- 03.03.17 - How to Improve Participant Comprehension presented by Junko Nishitani, PhD
- 03.10.17 – Urban Health Institute: Update on Research Clusters presented by Keosha Partlow, PhD, MPH
- 03.17.17 – Novel Dual Cancer Stem Cell and Telomerase Targeting for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer presented by Seyung Chung, PhD
October 5, 2018 Conference
- 1. Inaugural Ruth and Ludlow Creary Lectureship at Charles R. Drew University
- 2.Biomedical Interventions for HIV Prevention
- 3. Update on HIV and STI Epidemics in Los Angeles County
- 4. Examining Uptake of Biomedical Prevention in Vulnerable Populations
- 5. HIV Pathogenesis and New Controversies in HIV
- 6. OASIS Clinic Update