ACCME Annual Report Data 2011
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) published its 2011 Annual Report Data, which includes data on the size and scope of the continuing medical education (CME) enterprise nationwide.
The report shows that in 2011:
•CME Economy grew by 4.8% to $2,349,580,281
•Commercial support for CME decreased by 9.4%, - $78,443,279 less than 2010
•Commercial support now represents 32% of the total CME funding, down from 51% of total funding in 2007
•Physician attendance increased by 20.2% - by 2,307,884 attendees to 13,741,621
•Non Physician attendance increased by 21.7%, 1,702,892 attendees to 9,558,789
•38% of attendees participated in courses produced by Publishers/MECS, 30% courses by universities and 28% from hospitals.
•37% of physicians attended regularly scheduled events such as grand rounds, followed by 34% received credit for internet enduring materials, 16% for courses, and 9% for Journal CME.
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