The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville


Continuing Medical Education

Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development

Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD) Mission

To facilitate continuing education as the foundation of professional development for healthcare providers.

To ensure continuing education activities utilize modern theories of adult learning to address genuine gaps in learner knowledge, competence, and/or skills.

To function as an academically oriented enterprise committed to the advancement of continuing education activities through the incorporation of research, scholarship, and the pursuit of meaningful outcomes.

To ensure our continuing education activities produce measurable results in learner competence, performance, and/or patient safety.

CEPD Vision

To be a leading academically oriented organization in the Southeast and thereby an integral component of the strategic plan of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine.

CEPD Values

Service: We provide certification for qualified continuing education activities. 

Excellence: We will strive to ensure a nationally competitive and academically oriented continuing education and professional development program through ongoing research and scholarship. 

Integrity: We will develop real-time metrics to ensure educational interventions truly address knowledge gaps and achieve educational goals and objectives. 

Ethics: We will fully comply with all regulatory standards related to continuing education accreditation as required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Academy of General Dentistry, as well as the policies of the University of Tennessee.



University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) CME Mission Statement




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