The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine has
  Accreditation with Commendation status by the
  Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
  (ACCME) through November 30, 2023.
Learn more about our accreditation status by reading our feature on the Priztker School Medicine's website here.

The Center for Continuing Medical Education at the University of Chicago is committed to improving health care delivery and patient care by providing continuing education for the interprofessional health care team. For resources on planning a CME activity, click here. For information about our upcoming courses and registering for them, visit our Course Catalog.

New CME Requirements for Physician License Renewals

Effective: January 1, 2019

The state of Illinois will require all July 31, 2020 physician license renewals to meet two new CME requirements. Physicians must complete three CME hours on safe opioid prescribing and one hour of sexual harassment prevention training. Both of the special requirements count toward the 150 hours required for renewal. To help physicians navigate these changes, we've compiled a list of reliable sources of information and educational opportunities.

For resources on the new state requirements and CME accredited opportunities to meet them, click here.

Annual Updates in Digestive Diseases Meets Acing the GI Board Exam

September 20-21, 2019 | Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Certified for ABIM MOC II Credit!
This annual highlight in the area of digestive diseases returns!

Partnering again with Acing the GI Board Exam, this dynamic conference will help participants pass the GI boards with ease. Led by Drs. David Rubin and Sonia Kupfer, the conference will cover up-to-date evidence-based education in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases along with board focused material.
Click here to discover all this fantastic course has to offer!

2019 Acute Circulatory Support Symposium

October 21-22, 2019 | The University of Chicago
Credit for MDs, RNs, PTs, & OTs available!

This symposium provides an overview of the fundamentals of Acute Circulatory Support designed for a variety of healthcare professionals.

With a full day of lectures and a half day of didactic workshops, learners will cover the latest in patient management, cannulation techniques, emergency situations and more. Limited seats for hands-on training from experts are also available!

Curious? Get all the details and register here!
2019 Acute Circulatory Support Symposium

IBD Case Files 2.0: Advance Practice Nursing and Nursing Immersion Program

November 9, 2019 | Marriot Marquis Chicago
Certified for Nursing Credit!
Advanced practice nurses (APNs) and nurses are integral and growing parts of the care and management of IBD for patients.

This program will provide an opportunity for nurses to elicit opinions from IBD experts to gain advanced knowledge, get answers to challenging patient care questions and observe how evidenced based practice and research are implemented into the daily care of patients.
Interested? Read all about it! Learn more here.

2020 Tutorial on Neoplastic Hematopathology

January 20-24, 2020 | Naples Grand Beach Resort
Certified for SAMs and MOC II Credit!

Continuing in the tradition of 40+ years of tutorials, the 2020 course is designed to update physicians on the latest advances in neoplastic hematopathology.

Taking place in sunny Florida, learners will reap the benefits of varied learning formats and interaction with leading experts about difficult cases, field trends, and more!

Peak your interest? Get the full scoop by clicking here!

Women in Digestive Diseases: At the Forefront

March 14, 2020 | Ida Noyes Hall
"Hands down one of the best conferences!” - 2018 Participant
Women face unique challenges in the field of digestive diseases, both as patients and practitioners. This course will address these challenges in an exciting and interactive forum.

Topics include the symptoms, diagnosis, & treatment of common gastrointestinal & liver diseases that afflict women more commonly and/or differently than men as well as strategic solutions to barriers female gastroenterologists & other female providers face in their career path.

This conference sold out last year, so register by clicking here before it's too late!
Women in Digestive Diseases: At the Forefront

How to Save a Life: IR and Surgical Management of the Trauma Patient

August 3-5, 2020 | Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Join leading experts in interventional radiology and trauma surgery for an exciting educational conference!

Internationally-recognized leaders will present a multi-faceted approach to care for one of the most challenging types of patient to care for: the critically-ill acute trauma patient. The program will address current endovascular and interventional techniques and state-of-the art equipment used to perform life-saving procedures.

You won't want to miss this!  Learn more here.


One of the world's premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since our 1890 founding. We are helping physicians maintain, develop and increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships they use to provide services for patients, the public and the profession.

The mission of the Center for Continuing Medical Education at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is to improve patient care by fostering lifelong learning for all members of both the interdisciplinary and interprofessional health care team. Through the planning and delivery of unbiased, timely, and scientifically robust educational activities, we strive to measurably strengthen learner's knowledge, competence, and performance. It is expected that these activities will lead to improved patient outcomes.
We are excited about sharing the latest clinical and research findings through Continuing Medical Education. You will hear about the most recent clinical advances happening here and in other leading institutions around the world. Our CME activities highlight innovative procedures and technologies, examine current controversies in treatment, and provide updates on the latest advances in the understanding and treatment of disease.

Featured Activities

Title Credit Type
Chicago Breast and Lymphedema Symposium 2019
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credits
  • 12.50 Participation credits
  • 12.50 Occupational Therapist credits
  • 12.50 Physical Therapist credits
University of Chicago Simulation Center MOCA® Training
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credits
  • 7.00 Participation credits
The Changing Face of Oral Cancer Live
Getting My Patient to Transplant: A View from the Trenches
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credits
  • 3.25 Participation credits
  • 3.25 Nursing Contact Hours credits
  • 3.25 Social Work CEU credits
CAR T-Cell Symposium 2019
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ credits
  • 5.75 Participation credits
  • 5.75 ABIM credits

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