An activity is identified as a regularly scheduled series (RSS) when it is:
- a series with multiple sessions that
- occur on an ongoing basis (offered weekly, monthly, or quarterly) and
- are primarily planned by and presented to the accredited organization’s professional staff.
Examples of activities that are planned and presented as a Regularly Scheduled Series are Grand Rounds, Tumor Boards, and M&M Conferences. Source: ACCME
Grand Rounds are a formal presentation by an expert of a clinical issue, in the presence of faculty, staff, and other health care providers.
A Case Conference is a meeting or discussion held concurrently between health-care providers from different professions or specializations, arranged in advance, to discuss a patient or case in detail, and to coordinate care.
|Morbidity & Mortality (M&M)|
The goal of M&M conferences is to provide a forum for faculty and trainees to explore the management details of particular cases wherein morbidity or mortality occurred.
A journal club is a group of individuals who meet regularly to critically evaluate recent articles in the academic literature, such as scientific literature, medical literature, or philosophy literature.
A tumor board is a group of doctors and other health care providers with different specialties that meets regularly at the hospital to discuss cancer cases and share knowledge. The board's goal is to determine the best possible cancer treatment and care plan for an individual patient.
Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) activities are developed by University of Chicago faculty (and its affiliates) solely for the purpose of education internal faculty and/or staff. RSS activities are approved for a period of twelve (12) months. Renewal notices are sent via email annually for all Regularly Scheduled Series.
First-time applicants must attend a brief training session to learn about the accreditation and ACCME compliance process for RSS CME. If you are new to this process, please contact the CME office at 773-702-1056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.