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IACME's 2017 Annual Meeting

The Illinois Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (IACME) is pleased to announce the details for this year’s Annual Meeting:
...Insight, Innovate and Engage...

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 7:30am to 3:30pm
American Society of Anesthesiologist’s Headquarters - Schaumburg, IL

The Annual Meeting is IACME’s premier event that combines continuing professional development with networking, all in one day. The meeting is beneficial for medical education professionals of all experience levels, so come join us for a day devoted to your own professional development!


Download the Meeting Agenda

IACME Strategic Update 2017
ABMS Update Advancing Collaboration and Alignment with the CME Community
ACCME: Leveraging the Power of Learning
Shark Tank: ASGE – STAR MIPS
Shark Tank: ASA – Technology Enhanced QI Learning for Educators and Using Technology to Enhance CPD Learning Communities
Shark Tank: ACHL - Individualized Learning Pathways
Shark Tank: AAD - Online Alternative to Live Soft Skills Training
Volunteer Management: Committee, Faculty and Boards
Question Writing for CME Assessment 
Basics Track Part 1
Basics Track Part 2 and 3
Basics Track Case Study

Meeting topics:

  • Keynote address on The future of healthcare/Vision for CPD education/New commendation criteria by Graham T. McMahon, MD, MMSc, President/CEO, ACCME
  • Special Guest who will speak on innovating and engagement in CME and MOC
  • New Insights and relevant topics delivered by seasoned CME professionals
  • Practical tools and solutions to help with your everyday responsibilities and challenges
  • Networking opportunities with like-minded colleagues
  • “Do you have a new idea or process that will benefit associations: send in your ideas or suggestions ( and present your idea to a panel of judges during the “Shark Tank” session.”  The winner will be awarded a gift card of $25 at the meeting.


Basics Track

The purpose of the IACME Basics Track is to provide a welcoming environment where newcomers to the profession can learn the fundamentals of CE/CME activity development and compliance. This year’s Basics Track features pre-workshop independent learning, group activities, facilitated discussion and interactive lectures to guide learners through the activity planning process and provide insights on how to:

  • determine educational needs, gaps, objectives and activity formats.
  • identify and resolve conflicts of interest.
  • plan for and analyze educational outcomes.

Attendees of the Basics will also participate in several General sessions offered during the IACME Annual Meeting (see agenda), in addition to the three 1-hour Basics sessions. To attend the Basics Track, please indicate your interest on the main conference registration form. Pre-workshop materials will be emailed to you approximately one week prior to the event.

Call for Posters
The IACME is seeking submissions for the Annual Meeting Poster Session. Posters may present research results, case studies, process improvements or other education-related project. Submit your abstract to Judy Jacobson at by Friday, May 19thSee attached forms for further details (Call for Posters and Poster Example).


Post-Meeting Happy Hour and Meet-up:  3:30pm – 5:00pm

Make plans to join fellow colleagues for a relaxing beverage and social time following the conference. Location details will be announced closer to the time of the event.


Created for professional of all experience levels, this year’s Annual Meeting is one that you don’t want to miss!


IACME is offering group registrations. The more people that attend from your organization, the more you save! To pay for your group registrations online with credit card, add each registrant as a guest to your registration. The cost listed is the total cost for the group, not per person.  All registration fees include annual membership to IACME!  Advance Registration Deadline: The advance registration deadline is May 31, 2017. On-site registration will be accepted.

Advanced Registration Fee (by May 31, 2017):

$175 per person, for the first two registrants from same organization
$150 per person, for each additional registrant after the first two


Registration Fee (after May 31, 2017 and on-site):

$200 per person, for the first two registrants from same organization
$175 per person, for each additional registrant after the first two

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be received in writing by May 31, 2017. A $25 cancellation fee will be withheld. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after May 31, 2017.


Click Here to register and pay online now via credit card (MasterCard, VISA only)

To register and pay via check: make payable to Illinois Alliance for CME, PO Box 3266, Oak Brook, IL 60523 and mail with a completed Registration Form

Questions: email