Welcome to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME). We strive to provide up-to-date clinical and research information in educational formats such that participants are able to improve their knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and the clinical outcomes for their patients.
The vision of OCME is to provide physicians and other health care providers exemplary cutting-edge knowledge and skills from research through delivery of care, to improve the quality of medical practice and patient management worldwide.
The content of our activities includes primary care, specialty and subspecialty topics in the broad field of medicine. The scope of our activities involves the full body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, the business of medicine, and the provision of healthcare to the public.
We target all physicians and other health care professionals, locally, nationally and globally. OCME sponsors conferences and workshops, including hands-on and skills-training, home study courses, visiting clinical fellowships, practicums, and preceptorships, other enduring materials including print, video, audio and Internet CME, as well as innovative and interactive formats of distance education.
As a result of these educational activities, we foster the continuing professional development of health care providers. Our offerings are intended to enhance physician and other health care professionals training in a manner that will positively affect professional knowledge with the goal of improving patient care. OCME is committed to reassessing the impact our Program and Activities have on an ongoing basis through qualitative and quantitative methods to ensure that these goals are met.