Morsani College of Medicine Committees

Continuing Professional Development Committee

Committee Charge:

The Committee on Continuing Professional Development shall review, advise and make policy recommendations on matters related to programs of Continuing Professional Development. The Committee shall promote policies that assure the Continuing Professional Development programs of the College meet or exceed the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

The Committee shall be composed of a representative from every Department/School/Program and two members from the Lehigh Valley Partnership Campus involved in sponsoring continuing medical education (CPE), one representative from the volunteer Clinical faculty actively participating in CPE, one representative from each of the major affiliated teaching hospitals that the Morsani College of Medicine acts as the accredited sponsor for CPE, and the senior administrative officer responsible for Continuing Professional Development. Each representative shall have a three-year term appointment, with one-third of the committee members rotating each year. The Chair of the Committee shall rotate between members of the clinical and basic science faculty and shall serve a two-year appointment.

The Committee may establish subcommittees to assist with its duties, which may include review of program applications, evaluation summaries and program budgets, and provide educational programs as requested relative to relevant accredited continuing education programs and compliance standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).