Med Ed Report briefs: September 2012

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Med Ed Report briefs: September 2012
Med Ed Report briefs: September 2012

The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP) named Robin King (pictured) its new executive director. King will oversee operational and financial aspects of the group, replacing Paul Weber, who retired at the end of May.

ACCME-accredited provider Med-IQ hired Donna Harris as director of educational grant development. She has 10 years of experience in healthcare, including senior CME experience in grant and business development.

The AAFP issued a position paper on opioid abuse and pain management, opposing mandated CME as a prerequisite to DEA registration or licensure, and “any other barriers to family physicians' ability to prescribe these drugs.”
 
The AMA is revising its online pain management CME to provide state-of-the-art educational modules, including specific guidance on responsible opioid prescribing, the chair of the AMA board of trustees wrote in AMedNews.com.
 
EthosCE, a learning management system for continuing education, said Elsevier signed a contract for EthosCE PRO edition to support the publisher's office of CME ­operations.
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