AMGA Education Mission Statement
AMGA’s continuing education program delivers
high-quality learning activities to respond to the educational needs of medical
group leaders. AMGA’s continuing education activities enable its members to
share information and innovations in order to remain current and continually
improve patient care by advancing the medical group model as the preferred
method of healthcare delivery. The association accomplishes this goal by
offering timely, unparalleled learning activities including an annual
conference, regional meetings, and distance learning tools. Medical group
leaders who participate in activities offered by AMGA can apply for credits to
complete their requirements in CME and CPE.
CME Credit for Physicians
AMGA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for
physicians. AMGA takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific
integrity of this CME activity. AMGA designates this continuing medical
education activity, AMGA’s Annual Conference, for a maximum of 10.5 hours in
Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical
Association. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually
spent in the educational activity.
CPE Credit for Accountants
AMGA is registered with the National Association
of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional
education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy
have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.
Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National
Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: learningmarket.org. AMGA
designates this continuing professional education activity for a total of 12.6 CPE
credits. This learning activity is a group live meeting, providing an overview
of topics presented. There are no advance preparations or pre-requisites to
attend this meeting.
ACHE Credit for Healthcare Executives
By attending the 2019 Annual conference offered by AMGA participants may earn up to 10.5 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or re-certification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
AMGA’s Full Disclosure Policy for CME Activities
As an accredited provider of
continuing medical education activities, it is the policy of AMGA to ensure
balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually
sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in any learning
activity sponsored by AMGA are required to disclose to the participants any
actual or potential conflicts of interest that may have a direct bearing on the
subject matter of the CME activity. This requirement pertains to relationships
with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, consulting
companies or other corporations whose products or services are related to the
subject matter of the presentation. Speakers are also expected to openly
disclose inclusion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of
drugs or devices in their presentations.
The AMGA 2019 Annual Conference activities will not include discussions of
any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their