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Learning and Behavioral Change

Pfizer IGLC is focused on accelerating the translation of clinical science to quality patient care. This mission is carried out through partnerships with the global healthcare community to improve patient outcomesin areas of mutual interest through support of measurable learning and change strategies.

The publications below are provided as evidence of the intersection of education and behavior change and the relevant impact on advancing quality healthcare.

American Hospital Association report on the value of CME, accessible here:

Ten tips for incorporating scientific quality improvement into everyday work:

Global health, Global learning:

Achieving Desired Results and Improving Outcomes:;

Knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes:

Medical Education Online, What are the implications of implementation science for medical education:

Training Resources and References for CME Professional Staff and Faculty

AAFP: Tools for CME developers from the American Academy of Family Physicians

ACCME: Multimedia educational resources provided by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

ACEhp: Educational offerings from the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

AMA: AMA Physician's Recognition Award Booklet 2010 Revision

CCHCP: Website for the Commission for Certification for Healthcare CPD Professionals

CMEpalooza: Archive of educational webinars for CME/CE professionals

IHI:The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Knowledge Center resources

JCEHP: The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions is the journal of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education & The Council on CME, and the Association for Hospital Medical Education.

NFEI: National Faculty Education Initiative developed by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions and the Society for Academic CME

PhRMA: The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals

SACME: List of CME resources from the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education

Useful Publications Related to the Effectiveness and Value of Medical Education

Continuing Education in the Health Professions: Improving Healthcare through Lifelong Learning Proceedings of the Conference Chaired by Suzanne W. Fletcher, M.D., M.Sc. Published by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, 2008

Continuing Medical Education: AMEE Education Guide No 35 Nancy Davis, David Davis, Ralph Block January 1, 2008

Moore, D.E. et. al Achieving desired results and improved outcomes: Integrating planning and assessment throughout learning activities, J Contin Educ Health Prof 2009; 29(1): 1-15>

Cervero M, Gaines J. Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education: Updated Synthesis of Systematic Reviews. Commissioned and funded by the ACCME. November 4, 2014.

Cervero M, Gaines J. Is There a Relationship between Commericial Support and Bias in Continuing Medical Education Activities? An Updated Literature Review. Commissioned and funded by the ACCME. April, 2014.

Davis NL, et al. Improving the value of CME: impact of an evidence-based CME credit designation on facutly and learners. Fam Med. 2009 Nov-Dec:41(10)735-40.

Dietze D. et al. Why We Matter: Successful Strategies for Demonstrating the Value of CE within Your Own Organizations. Presented by the ACEhp Advocacy Committee. April 8, 2015.

Combes J.R. and Arespacochaga E. Continuing Medical Education as a Strategic Resource. American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum. Chicago, IL. Septebmer 2014.

Other Useful Resources and Guidelines

ACCME Standards for Commercial Support

AMA's Code of Medical Ethics