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Continuing Medical Education

We're committed to helping you grow your skills, master new technologies, foster a positive impact on your patient outcomes and stimulate lifelong learning. 

COVID-19 information

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Prisma Health–Midlands Continuing Medical Education Organization is committed to providing high quality educational experiences during this time of uncertainty.

In response to the public health crisis and in accordance with CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus at events and gatherings, many of our live activities are being offered via virtual platforms and as recorded activities until further notice. View our list of activities

If you are interested in planning a virtual or future in-person activity, please contact our office as soon as possible to begin the planning process. We will continue to reassess the situation to determine when it is safe to resume in-person CME events.

We facilitate continuous professional development for our physician learners so that they can fulfill their potential throughout their careers and impact patient care and well-being. We provide faculty development to support the teaching efforts at our affiliated institutions.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The USCSOM-PH CME Org is accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

We improve physicians’ competence and performance in the ACGME/ABMS general competency areas:

  • Fostering a positive impact on patient outcomes
  • Meeting regulatory and institutional requirements
  • Stimulating life-long learning

Our collaborators include School of Medicine faculty, Prisma Health, community-based clinicians, hospital-based clinicians, quality improvement offices, institutional leadership, professional associations and health-related state agencies.


Faculty Development

We are available to assist School of Medicine faculty members by providing programs, consultative services and resources to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in academic medicine. Professional development support is offered for teaching, research, clinical quality improvement and leadership, addressing the full scope of academic work as we strive for excellence.

You can access our programs online or you can come to one of our regularly-scheduled, in-person CME series in a wide range of medical specialties. 


Our Faculty and Staff

The Office of Continuous Professional Development and Strategic Affairs employs a diverse team of professionals, who can help you with your continuing education needs. 



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