Illinois State Medical Society - Medical Licensure and CME Information
American Medical Association - To help physicians maintain, develop and
increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships
they use to provide services for patients, the public and the profession,
the AMA offers physician resources that include a wide range of continuing
medical education (CME) activities that foster physician lifelong learning.
Association of American Medical Colleges - A list of professional development
opportunities through the AAMC.
University of Illinois - The University of Illinois College of Medicine
is an accredited provider of American Medical Association (AMA) Physician's
Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1TM credits (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™).
Illinois Academy of Family Physicians - The Illinois Academy of Family
Physicians is accredited by the Council for Continuing Medical Education
(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education at Alexian Brothers Health System - The Continuing
Medical Education Consortium is fully accredited by the Illinois State
Medical Society and is one of the largest providers of Continuing Medical
Education in Illinois. Continuing Medical Education is designed to assist
physicians to enhance their knowledge, skills, and attitudes with the
ultimate goal of improving the quality of medical care and patient outcomes.
Other licensed medical professionals are also welcome to attend these
physician education activities.
Illinois Alliance for Continuing Medical Education - The Illinois Alliance
is a non-profit, professional association dedicated to serving the needs
of continuing medical education professionals. Continuing medical education
refers to the ongoing education and training provided to healthcare professionals
in order for them to both maintain their certification and licensure and
improve the quality of care they deliver.
The Council on Continuing Medical Education - A resource for physicians
seeking CME credits and other professional development opportunities.
National Health Services Corps (NHSC) - The NHSC Loan Repayment Program
offers fully trained primary care physicians (MD or DO), primary care
nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, primary care physician
assistants, dentists, dental hygienists and certain primary care behavioral
and mental health clinicians up to $50,000 to repay student loans in exchange
for two years serving in a community-based site in a high-need Health
Professional Shortage Area that has applied to and been approved by the
NHSC as a service site.
Graduate Medical Education
The Loretto Hospital - Loretto Hospital’s training programs are designed
to offer in-depth education, practical knowledge and clinical experience
and are instructed by Loretto Hospital’s own specialists.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education - The Accreditation
Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is responsible for the
Accreditation of post-MD medical training programs within the United States.
Accreditation is accomplished through a peer review process and is based
on established standards and guidelines.
FREDA - FREIDA Online is a database with over 8,700 graduate medical education
programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical
Education, as well as over 200 combined specialty programs.
McGraw Medical Center Graduate Medical Education - Northwestern McGaw offers
integrated graduate medical education programs to medical school graduates
interested in further training at an academic medical center.
University of Illinois College of Medicine College - The Online GME Core
Curriculum has been developed by the Department of Medical Education at
the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine in collaboration
with participating institutions.
University of Chicago School of Medicine - The University of Chicago Medicine,
in partnership with the University of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences,
sponsors graduate medical education (GME) programs. The school offers
more than 100 GME opportunities, including a broad range of residency
and fellowship programs.
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center - Advocate BroMenn Medical Center's
Postdoctoral training programs are affiliated with the Midwestern University
OPTI system (MWUOPTI) and the Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution
of Kirksville (OPTIK).
RUSH University GME Program - Rush University Medical Center is committed
to maintaining excellence in our graduate medical education programs and
to providing our house staff an environment conducive to outstanding clinical
experience, expert teaching, and personal well-being.
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education - Mayo School of Graduate Medical
Education was one of the first medical specialty teaching programs in
the world. More than 23,000 alumni of our residencies and fellowships
practice medicine throughout the world. Discover our programs and why
graduates credit this training as a key element in their success.
Continuing Education for Nurses
Illinois Nurses Association - The Illinois Nurses Association offers present
and future nurses relative and meaningful continuing education opportunities
that are geared toward the needs of today's nursing profession and practice.
PRWeb - Western Schools is offering guidance and support to help nurses
understand their continuing education needs and identify courses that
meet the Illinois requirements.
Illinois Board of Nursing State CE Requirements - Directory for CE requirements
for nurses and LPNs.
Illinois Center for Nursing - Illinois Department of Financial and Professional
Society of Hospital of Medicine - Various listings for hospitalist fellowship
programs throughout the United States.
Feinberg School of Medicine -There are 80 fully accredited residency and
fellowship programs available in surgical and medical specialties, with
training occurring in state-of-the-art facilities.
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - A Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Advocate Healthcare Cardiology Fellowship - The Fellowship in Cardiology
at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is committed to providing
the necessary instruction, educational structure, patient material and
support to develop exceptionally trained cardiologists.
Family Medicine Residency Program (Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship),
Belleville, Illinois, - The Saint Louis University Primary Care Sports
Medicine Fellowship is a 12-month program that provides the training needed
to diagnose and manage medical illnesses and injuries related to sports
and exercise. Fellows gain expertise in injury prevention, pre-participation
evaluation, return to play criteria, assessment and management of acute
and chronic illnesses and injuries, and rehabilitation. Fellows function
as team physicians and serve both individual patients and the community
through the promotion of physical fitness and wellness.
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Fellowship Program
- Fellowship Program in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine University
of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
SIU School of Medicine Department of Surgery Fellowship Programs - Various
fellowship programs offered through the department of surgery.
Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program at John Stroger Hospital - Training
is offered to graduates of Occupation Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics,
or Internal Medicine. The program includes principles of acute and chronic
toxicology, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, environmental toxicology,
epidemiology, laboratory toxicology, and research methodology.
Indiana University Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program - Combined fellowships
are offered in Geriatric Oncology/Hematology as a fully integrated program
between the 2 sub specialties. With early planning, integrated fellowships
in Geriatrics-Palliative care and Geriatrics- Rheumatology can also be
arranged following acceptance into both programs.
Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program -The Aetna Foundation
and National Medical Fellowships, Inc. are pleased to announce a new Healthcare
Leadership Program to help address the severe national shortage of physician-leaders
who are committed to the health of underserved communities. This program
will provide a $5,000 scholarship to each of 10 2nd and 3rd year medical
students from underrepresented minority groups with a commitment to serving
medically underserved communities.