The Penn State College of Medicine is accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This is the highest level of recognition in the accreditation process, and allows a six-year term as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians. Penn State College of Medicine has been continuously accredited since the office was established in 1973, and also received Accreditation with Commendation since 2000.
Continuing Education in the College of Medicine works to extend the academic expertise of the campus’s clinical and basic sciences. The Office’s portfolio comprises content that assists physicians and other health-care professionals to continue lifelong learning and improve their competence and performance, with the goal of improving patient outcomes.
- Extend the academic expertise of Penn State Health’s clinical and basic sciences by disseminating research and knowledge on prevention, treatment, and practice to help improve patient outcomes
- Provide accredited continuing medical education for internal and external audiences based on identified needs and practice gaps
- Respond to requests from external health-care professionals, agencies, and organizations
- Collaborate with organizations to deliver educational initiatives for a national audience