Professional development (PD)—both for-credit continuing medical education (CME) and informal self-directed or point-of-care learning—is vital to all physicians. The authors sought to understand physicians’ PD perceptions and practices and how these vary by specialty and practice type. Physicians feel confident in identifying their own learning needs, perceive medical knowledge/skills as their highest-priority need, and desire more credit for learning during patient care.
SACME – Terminology in Continuing Education: A Hybrid Methodology for Improving the Use and Reporting of Interventions in Continuing Education
This study was commissioned to use expert opinion to improve the consistency of important educational terminology by describing the essential components of a set of educational interventions.