Dedicated to providing state-of-the art programs that support the Medical Center's and physicians' efforts to enhance competence in patient care, expand medical knowledge, improve interpersonal and communication skills and system-based practices to the benefit of the patientsThe Office of Continuing Medical Education at GBMC coordinates CME activities within the scope of our CME mission statement, maintains a database of accrued AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, and provides credit transcripts once a year to members of the GBMC medical staff. Weekly, monthly and one-time only activities are planned for the education of practicing physicians and allied health professionals in the Baltimore-region and surrounding areas. Although programs are targeted to physicians, multi-disciplinary attendance is encouraged.
GBMC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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- Timothy Doran, MD, Chairman
- Laurie Wagerman, Coordinator
- Barton Cockey, MD
- Howard Hauptman, MD
- Andrew London, MD
- Eugene Obah, MD
- John Saunders, Jr., MD
- Beth Schwartz, MD
- Deborah Thomas, MLS
- John Thompson, MD
- C.P. Wilkinson, MD
Frequently Asked Questions
We do not send written confirmations. To confirm your registration has been received, call 443-849-3670.
Is lunch included?
Please refer to the course brochure for specific details.
I need to cancel my registration. What should I do?
If you must cancel, notify the CME Office by phone, 443-849-3670 no later than 5 business days prior to the activity. No refunds will be made within 5 days of program. Registration substitutions are permitted at anytime. GBMC reserves the right to cancel and activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, GBMC will refund the registration fee but is not responsible for travel expenses.
Is this program approved for credit for nurses, social workers, etc?
Please refer to the course brochure for specific details as to what types of credit are available. Regularly scheduled conferences such as Grand Rounds, Tumor Boards, etc are only approved for credit for physicians.
I need a copy of my CME transcript. How do I get one?
You can request a copy of your CME transcript at any time by emailing Laurie Wagerman or calling 443-849-3670. When requesting a transcript, please give your name, and the dates you would like your transcript to cover. Also include your phone number and either a fax number; email or mailing address.
* Note: Transcripts are only available for GBMC physicians.
I attended a CME program at GBMC but did not get a certificate of attendance. How do I get one?
You can request a certificate to be sent to you by contacting the CME Office at email@example.com or 443-849-3670. Please give your name, program attended, date attended, phone number and either your fax number, email address or mailing address.
Planning and Approval Process
If you are a member of the GBMC medical staff and are interested in planning a new CME activity, please download and complete the CME Application Form. Then follow the steps below.
- Obtain signatures on application of Program Director and Department Chairman.
- Have all members of the planning committee complete the Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form.
- Submit application and signed disclosure forms to CME Office prior to any marketing of activity.
- Work with CME office to develop marketing materials or have all marketing materials approved by the CME office.
- When approved for Category 1, work with the CME Coordinator to make sure activity complies with seven essentials of CME and the ACCME Guidelines for Commercial Support.
Credit reports are mailed to GBMC physicians in February or March of each year. This report contains a listing of attendance at all Category 1 programs sponsored by GBMC that have submitted a sign-in sheet. When attending a program at GBMC, please sign-in legibly and indicate your GBMC ID Code.
If you would like to receive a copy of your CME Attendance Report please contact the CME Office at 443-849-3670 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. When requesting a report please give your name and the dates you would like the report to cover. Also include your phone number and either fax number or mailing address.
If you attended a GBMC CME Program and would like to request a copy of the certificate to be mailed or faxed to you, please contact the CME Office at 443-849-3670 or email email@example.com. Please give your name, program attended, phone number and either your fax number or mailing address. Please indicate what discipline you are requesting a certificate for (CME, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Language Pathology, Family Practice, ASRT, etc.).