History

In 2014, ECHN was accredited with commendation by the Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) to sponsor CME for physicians. The Continuing Medical Education program at ECHN was also recognized by the CSMS with the Excellence Award in CME.  ECHN designates each educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mission Statement

The mission of Eastern Connecticut Health Network’s (ECHN) Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is to meet the needs and support the professional development of its Medical Staff and other health care professionals to provide high-quality and compassionate healthcare for the communities we serve.

CME Credit Online

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers a variety of Continuing Medical Education activities.  Upon completion of these activities, CME credit can be obtained and a certificate provided to you.  The information from the website is research-based, free and up to date.

Internet Point of Care gives physicians the option to receive 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for Continuing Medical Education through physician research.  Please contact Amanda Doughty for the Internet Point of Care form.

Sklar’s Annotated List of Online CME is an annotated list of Online Continuing Medical Education, with links to, and descriptions of, more than 300 websites offering more than 16,000 courses and more than 26,000 hours of CME credit.

PRIME Inc. is a leader in educational program design, accreditation, execution and evaluation. Prime’s certified team of professionals provides its customers with cutting-edge scientific and technical educational services and products. PRIME excels at providing accurate, quality-driven and unbiased education.

Mandatory Education

State of Connecticut Department of Public Health

  • Cultural Competency
  • Infectious Disease
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Risk Management
  • Behavioral Health

Obtain a Transcript of CME Credits

ECHN maintains a record of participation in CME activities for a period of six years from the event date. We are happy to provide you with a CME report of your credits earned, upon request

Planning an Activity

Thank you for presenting a Medical Education lecture for ECHN. In order to prepare for the lecture please email the following items:

  • A copy of your current curriculum vitae
  • The exact title of your lecture
  • A 3-4 sentence summary of your presentation
  • Note if the lecture is evidence-based
  • The PowerPoint presentation you will present (for the file only)
  • Note the intended audience for the lecture
  • A cell phone number in case of an emergency