The mission/charge of the Committee on CME (COCME) is to:

  • Encourage innovation in AAP continuing medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) activities.
  • Promote active learning by providing educational resources and guidance to CME/CPD planners.
  • Support the implementation of the AAP CME/CPD program mission statement, which states: The AAP expects that its learning activities will maintain and improve the competence and professional performance of pediatricians and pediatric health care professionals.

For additional information about the COCME, educational resources to assist in planning CME/CPD activities, and the Best Practices Guide to Learning, please visit the COCME website.

Joint Providership
The AAP Joint Providership Program has been designed in collaboration with Chapter leaders to foster excellence in continuing medical education throughout the Academy. For detailed information regarding the joint providership process or to obtain application materials, please contact us.

2022 Education Award
The call for nominations for the 2022 AAP Education Award is now closed. A call for nominations for the 2023 AAP Education Award will open in spring 2023.

Committee Members

Rani Simon Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP
Miami, FL

Virginia Barrow, MD, FAAP
Roseville, CA

Jeannie S. Huang, MD, MPH, FAAP
San Diego, CA

Miguel L. Knochel, MD, FAAP
South Jordan, UT

Teri L. Turner, MD, MPH, MEd, FAAP
Friendswood, TX

Emily F. Fishman, MD, MSCI, FAAP
Liaison, Section on Early Career Physicians
St. Louis, MO

Anne B. Francis MD, FAAP
Liaison, Section Forum Management Committee
Rochester, NY

Mark Douglas Messenger, MD
Liaison, Canadian Paediatric Society

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