44 episodes

The European CME Forum podcast is for anyone with an interest in CME-CPD. Join us and our expert guests as we explore all things CME-CPD in Europe and globally, covering a broad range of subjects to address various aspects of CME-CPD planning, design, delivery, assessment and regulation.

Follow this podcast today to receive regular updates from European CME Forum, Journal of European CME and the Good CME Practice group, and join our online communities to learn more.
@eCMEf @jecme CMEforum.org jecme.org gCMEp.org

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The European CME Forum podcast is for anyone with an interest in CME-CPD. Join us and our expert guests as we explore all things CME-CPD in Europe and globally, covering a broad range of subjects to address various aspects of CME-CPD planning, design, delivery, assessment and regulation.

Follow this podcast today to receive regular updates from European CME Forum, Journal of European CME and the Good CME Practice group, and join our online communities to learn more.
@eCMEf @jecme CMEforum.org jecme.org gCMEp.org

    Current challenges in CME

    Current challenges in CME

    In this episode with the Good CME Practice group (gCMEp), Monica Ghidinelli (AO Foundation), Margarita Velcheva (Kenes Group) and Sophie Wilson (International Medical Press) reflect on some of the current challenges faced by education providers in Europe.

    gCMEp is a membership organisation for CME providers based in Europe that aims to promote professionalism within the European CME provider community. More information on the gCMEp can be found on their website: gCMEp.org.

    Tune in to learn more about some of the challenges identified by these European professional education providers and their ideas about how things can move forward.

    On today’s episode you will hear about:

    •  How accreditors have adapted the delivery of CME following the COVID-19 pandemic

    •  The challenge of managing industry support while providing both face to face and virtual content

    •  How learner behaviours and expectations have changed in the last few years

    •  How the group plans to continue the discussion at the 15th Annual European CME Forum in Barcelona this November

    More information on can be found at: gCMEp.org and CMEforum.org

    • 31 min
    Innovations in CME-CPD

    Innovations in CME-CPD

    In this episode with the Good CME Practice group (gCMEp), Celeste Kolanko (Liberum IME) chats with Good CME Practice group members Fabiola de Andrade (independent CME-CPD consultant) and Thomas Kleinoeder (KWHC).

    gCMEp is a membership organisation for CME providers based in Europe that aims to promote professionalism within the European CME provider community. More information on the gCMEp can be found on the journal website: gCMEp.org.

    Tune in to learn more about how learner engagement with medical education is changing. 

    On today’s episode you will hear about:


    The changes providers are seeing post-pandemic 
    The pandemic as an accelerator for change 
    The future of meetings and congresses
    Evolution of learning formats, from micro-learning to congresses
    Healthcare professionals being more flexible in their engagement with education
    Point-of-care learning
    Challenges of European accreditors
    The role of social media in the delivery of education
    Learner engagement with digital formats
    The growing importance of good educational design
    The innovations still needed in CME-CPD

    • 31 min
    Changes in learner behaviour and expectations

    Changes in learner behaviour and expectations

    In this episode with the Good CME Practice group (gCMEp), Margarita Velcheva (Kenes Group) speaks with group members Onno Kaagman (MEDCON International) and Gabor Purman (Elevate CME).

    gCMEp is a membership organisation for CME providers based in Europe that aims to promote professionalism within the European CME provider community. More information on the gCMEp can be found on their website: gCMEp.org.

    Tune in to learn more about how learner engagement with medical education is changing.

    On today’s episode you will hear about:


    The evolution of learning experiences
    Major changes observed in learner behaviour over the last year
    Learner preferences
    Engaging learners from different parts of the world in online activities
    Expectations from medical podcasts as a form of CME
    Regulation of online events
    Learner engagement with videos and podcasts
    The future of learner experiences

    • 30 min
    JECME 2022 Special Collection: Innovation and Impact in CME/CPD

    JECME 2022 Special Collection: Innovation and Impact in CME/CPD

    In this episode on the Journal of European CME (JECME) 2022 Special Collection, Eugene Pozniak (European CME Forum) speaks with Guest Editor Kathy Chappell (American Nurses Credentialing Center).

    JECME is the PubMed-indexed, Open Access journal of the European CME Forum, publishing articles that address aspects of CME-CPD planning, design, delivery, assessment and regulation.

    Tune in to learn more about this year’s Special Collection on Innovation and Impact in CME/CPD.

    On today’s episode you will hear about:


    Kathy’s role in CME/CPD
    How the 2022 Special Collection was developed
    Themes highlighted in the Collection
    The types of manuscript sought by the Collection
    The editorial team
    The submission deadline and publication plans
    2022 Special Collection at 15ECF
    Why it can help to discuss your work with the Guest Editor before submitting a manuscript
    Why first time authors are encouraged to submit their work to JECME
    Article processing charges (APC)
    Asking for feedback on your manuscript once prepared

    More information on JECME and the 2022 Special Collection can be found on the journal website: jecme.org.

    • 30 min
    Learning and Behaviour in Medicine: A Voyage Around CME and CPD

    Learning and Behaviour in Medicine: A Voyage Around CME and CPD

    In this episode, Eugene Pozniak (European CME Forum) speaks with Robin Stevenson (JECME) about his new book ‘Learning and Behaviour in Medicine: A Voyage Around CME and CPD’.

    Tune in to learn more about Robin’s concise and practical guide to CME-CPD.

    On today’s episode you will hear about:


    The inspiration behind Robin’s new book
    Robin’s approach to writing the book and taking readers on a voyage around CME and CPD
    The type of passengers that Robin would like to go on this voyage
    Challenges in preparing the handbook
    Activity- and provider-accredited education
    Main takeaways from the book
    Misdiagnosis as a practice gap
    Who would find this book of most useful
    Where the book is available

    Click here for more information about Robin's book 'Learning and Behaviour in Medicine: A Voyage Around CME and CPD'

    • 36 min
    Outcomes measurement: What can we achieve in practice?

    Outcomes measurement: What can we achieve in practice?

    In this episode with the Good CME Practice group (gCMEp), Froukje Sosef (COR2ED) speaks with group members Sophie Wilson (International Medical Press) and Monica Ghidinelli (AO Foundation).

    gCMEp is a membership organisation for CME providers based in Europe that aims to promote professionalism within the European CME provider community. More information on the gCMEp can be found on the journal website: gCMEp.org.

    Tune in to learn more about outcomes measurement and what can be achieved in practice.

    On today’s episode you will hear about:


    A brief overview of possible educational outcomes for IME programmes
    How feasible these outcomes are in practice
    How improvement in competence can be demonstrated
    Measuring level 5 - performance
    Linking educational needs to educational outcomes
    Assessing higher level outcomes at levels 6 and 7
    Measuring outcomes for educational programmes delivered through social media
    Gauging the impact of CME in the clinic
    Whether the Moore’s pyramid should be updated to be more aligned with what is realistic

    • 31 min

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