Continuing Medical Education (CME) Connecticut Children’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) office provides high-quality continuing medical education for all pediatric health care providers in the region. Continuing Education Portal Continuing education activities are available through our Continuing Education Portal. The web-based portal is available 24/7 and allows you to: View upcoming events Watch live events Download course materials Take online evaluations Access your CE certificates and transcripts Access CME Portal (EEDS) Need assistance? Contact our CME team. Video Tutorial Watch below for a guided tutorial on how to stream On-Demand lectures (Enduring Materials) and access weekly Grand Rounds CME post-tests and passcodes through the Eeds Portal. COVID-19 Resources COVID-19 Update for Clinicians Access our COVID-19 Update for Clinicians information center for new information and resources especially for clinicians. “Ask the Experts” Webinar Join Connecticut Children’s each Friday from 8-9 a.m. for the latest information about COVID-19 from our pediatric experts, including: Juan Salazar, MD Christine Finck, MD John Schreiber, MD Access Upcoming and Archived Webinars Resources “Ask the Experts” Q&A School References & Resources in the COVID Era State Resource: Reimagining Connecticut Classrooms Grand Rounds Upcoming Grand Rounds Sessions Grand Rounds are held on Tuesdays from 8:00- 9:00 a.m via Zoom. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://connecticutchildrens.zoom.us/j/93318506893?pwd=em5PNWUrKzhsUktaVjJZcjNkVWphZz09 Password: 178693 (Viewing only; post-test available on the CME EEDS Platform) Live Grand Rounds Sessions Near You Find a Grand Rounds session at one of five area hospitals near you (Bristol Hospital, Day Kimball Hospital, Danbury Hospital, Middlesex Hospital and Saint Mary’s Hospital). Download Traveling Grand Rounds Brochure View Traveling Grand Rounds Calendar Grand Rounds Podcast Play past Grand Rounds sessions on-demand. Listen to the Podcast About CME CME Newsletter Read the Latest CME Newsletter Virtual Interactive Workshop Series Calendar Download Virtual Interactive Workshop Calendar CME Mission Statement The purpose of continuing medical education (CME) is to raise the level of care by providing high quality, continuing medical education for all pediatric health care providers in the region (including pediatric physicians, surgeons, family physicians, pediatric physician assistants, pediatric APRNs, and nurses). CME activities should implement & execute practical, evidence based, quality continuing medical education while adhering to the following: Assess the needs of our health care providers to develop educational programs that improve their professional satisfaction and competence. Provide practical, up-to-date continuing medical education activities utilizing a variety of educational formats, including contemporary technologies and Enduring Activities. Reflect the importance of evidence-based medicine in the educational content. Establish effective methods to assess the impact of educational content on practitioner behavior, delivery of care, and on patient outcomes. Meet or exceed both legal and continuing education standards established by the Joint Commission, the State of Connecticut, Connecticut State Medical Society, and the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education. Accreditation Accreditation: Connecticut Children’s is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment. Conflict of Interest Policy All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Unless otherwise noted, lecturers do not have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations. In cases where the lecturer discusses off-label or investigational uses of commercial products, he/she will identify such uses as off-label.