ReachMD and the Alliance for CME Launch New Series Highlighting Latest Trends and Issues in Continuing Medical Education

NORTHBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ReachMD, the channel for medical professionals, in cooperation with the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (Alliance), is presenting a new series “Lifelong Learning” to discuss the most up-to-date thinking in topics related to the field of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

The series, to launch on December 6, will consist of audio segments delivered in a 15 minute format. The topics range from the maintenance of certification and the maintenance of licensure, to bringing CME to the point of care, to a physicians roundtable discussion about topics and delivery of CME. The program is hosted by Lawrence Sherman, FACME, CCMEP, and features academic and industry thought leaders including representatives from the Federation of State Medical Boards, the American College of Cardiology as well as noted physicians and CME leaders.

A new program airs each week, and program times vary. The programs will also be available from - http://reachmd.com/xmradioseries.aspx?sid=78. In addition to XM Satellite Radio Channel 160, “Lifelong Learning” can be heard live and on-demand at www.ReachMD.com, on the ReachMD MedicalRadio iPhone application, and streaming live on BlackBerry and Android platforms.

About the Alliance for CME

The Alliance for CME is an international membership organization of more than 2,200 professionals devoted to designing, implementing, and evaluating continuing medical education (CME) activities for physicians. The Alliance provides professional development opportunities for CME professionals, advocates for CME and the profession, and strives to improve health care outcomes. Officially launched in March 1975 to represent every sector of the CME community, the Alliance is the recognized leader and go-to resource regarding issues within the professional CME community. Alliance membership includes healthcare professionals and educators representing every sector of the CME community responsible for educational CME programs in the United States and Canada, as well as various countries throughout the world. For more information about the Alliance, visit www.acme-assn.org.

About ReachMD

ReachMD, headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., is a leading provider of advanced healthcare information and education for medical professionals, including free CME. ReachMD's live stream and on-demand audio programming is delivered via XM Satellite Radio Channel 160, www.ReachMD.com, and the MedicalRadio iPhone app. For more information about ReachMD visit www.ReachMD.com.



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