Sponsors

We’re back… and we’re very excited (well, as excited as we can get) to start the wheels in motion for our next iteration of CMEpalooza in 2019. After a record-breaking 2018 – most session viewers in our history, most sponsors ever – we’re ready for something even greater this year.

As always, we’ll have our Spring and Fall events (Wednesday, April 17 and Wednesday, October 16), both involving full days of innovative, entertaining education for the CME/CE community. And as the visibility of CMEpalooza grows within our professional community, that means increased visibility for our sponsors as well. There were 38 organizations who sponsored CMEpalooza in 2018, aligning themselves with our events and supporting the top-notch education that we provide.

As usual, there are a few new things we’re offering our sponsors this year (you can get your own haiku this year – for reals). You can check out everything we have thought up in our Sponsor Prospectus – and we’re open to other creative suggestions (we say that every year, but you can still be the first ever to take us up on it). Check out the By the Numbers page at the end of this prospectus for demographic and traffic data on CMEpalooza, and feel free to ask us any questions you may have about the upcoming events.

Our sponsorships tend to go quickly these days, especially at the higher tiers where there are limited numbers, so don’t think too hard if you are interested in those.

We have individual and package sponsorships available, as well as other creative opportunities to promote your company. If there is anything particularly creative you have in mind, come talk to us. We don’t bite.

***Confirmed CMEpalooza Fall Sponsors***
GOLD LEVEL SPONSOR


Med Learning Group
Matthew A. Frese, MBA, General Manager
mfrese@medlearinggroup.com
Andrew Grzybowski, Sr. Vice President, Educational Partnerships
agrzybowski@medlearninggroup.com

Med Learning Group is a full-service accredited medical education company that focuses on developing and implementing continuing education that improves healthcare practitioners’ ability to provide optimal care to their patients. Our goal is to provide high-quality education that is designed to deliver the highest level of outcomes for not only the practitioner, but also the patient. Med Learning Group has expertise in developing both live and online activities that are innovative, case-based, interactive, and patient-centric in nature. We are experts in applying adult learning theory and principles to our programs and, more importantly, understand the nuances of our specialty audiences. We design programs for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare practitioners and have a deep understanding of how to educate both specialty audiences and general practitioners.

Academic CME
Timothy Hayes, MD, PhD, President
thayes@academiccme.com

AcademicCME is a medical education company that has Joint Accreditation and 10 years experience producing clear, concise, and practical education across many disease states. Our formats include live symposia at global and regional medical meetings as well as various types of on-demand webcasts.

SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS


Prova Education
Sean T. Barrett, Senior Vice President, Operations
sbarrett@omnia-prova.com

Prova Education designs and executes continuing education founded on evidence-based medicine, clinical need, gap analysis, learner feedback, and more. Our mission is to serve as an inventive and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties.

An area of key focus for Prova is quantifying and qualifying the results of the education we conduct. Our outcomes are designed to prove value for the learner, the grantor, and the CME community at large. Our standard analytics platform is robust, yet nimble enough for customization to measure data of particular significance.  To that end, we measure and report traditional criteria such as competence, performance, and patient outcomes, but we also have methods that allow us to focus on more advanced concerns via behavior flows, predictive analytics, and innovative geo mapping.

Prova Education’s methodology demonstrates a commitment to continuing medical education and the innovative assessment of its effects. Our goal is clear—to develop and deliver the very best education in the most impactful manner and to verify its results with progressive outcomes research.


Physicians’ Education Resource
Phil Talamo, CHCP, President
ptalamo@gotoper.com

Since 1995, Physicians’ Education Resource (PER) has been dedicated to advancing patient care through professional education in the oncology/hematology and multi-specialty disease states. Through its portfolio of live education, including 20+ annual international marquee meetings, satellite symposia, and grand rounds series, along with online education, including well-known video formats such as Medical Crossfire, PER translates the science of medicine into the art of patient care.


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Karen Roy MSc CHCP, Principal
karen@infograph-ed.com

Infograph-ed LLC was co-founded by an experienced leader in the field of continuing medical education and an experienced medical writer  and medical education professional with a PhD in neuroscience and graphic design skills. With a combined medical communications experience of more than 35 years-skilled in strategic planning, resource allocation and management of medical communication and medical education, this award-winning team has experience in multiple therapeutic areas and the ability to communicate at all levels.

Infograph-ed works collaboratively with partners to transform their educational content and data into compelling visual communication designed to enhance reader engagement and aid retention of content. Infographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. Combining data with design to enable visual learning, this communication process helps deliver complex information in a way that is more quickly and easily understood.

Global Education Group
John McCormick, Director, Education Strategy and Analytics
jmccormick@globaleducationgroup.com

Global Education Group’s mission is to design, implement, manage, and measure the healthcare effect of continuing education initiatives that promote clinical competence and performance improvement. Since 2003, Global has harnessed the power of partnership in joint providership, outcome measurement, and effective education program management. Our focus is to provide effective collaboration and CME / CE intelligence to grow results for partners, practitioners, and patients. Global’s strategic alliances with more than 20 distinguished academic centers, professional societies, medical education companies, and other organizations ensure independence, performance, and continuous improvement for learners. The staff includes experts in CME/ CE accreditation and regulatory guidelines, adult learning and outcomes, medicine, meeting planning, and project management, providing high-quality services to its partners.

Global is accredited with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. In addition to Global’s designation as an ACCME accredited provider with commendation, Global is also accredited by the ANCC, AANP, ACPE, APA, AND-CDR, and AGD to certify education and provide credit to nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, psychologists, dieticians and dentists.

Creative Educational Concepts
Joan B. Fowler, PharmD, BCPP, President and Owner
jfowler@ceconcepts.com

Creative Educational Concepts (CEC) is a full-service, woman-owned (WBENC-certified), small business with Southern/Midwestern values that offers extensive experience in live and web-based continuing education activities. The mission of CEC is to “enhance healthcare through the provision of high quality, tailored, engaging learning opportunities presented by and for the interprofessional team of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals.”

Located in Lexington, Ky., CEC was founded in 2000 by university-based clinicians with a strong commitment to enhance the quality and integrity of continuing education. CEC was among the first 15 entities to achieve Joint Accreditation™ as a provider of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) from ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC. CEC and CEC Oncology deliver activities planned “by the team, for the team” in a variety of settings from local Grand Rounds to national symposia.


ASiM CE, LLC
Daniel Guinee, MBA, CHCP, Executive Vice President, COO
dguinee@asimcme.com

Since 1999, ASiM CE has delivered engaging live and on-demand educational activities developed in collaboration with leading academic institutions, medical specialty societies and accredited partner organizations. Our expertise is providing timely, evidence-based learning opportunities for physicians, advanced practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, managed care and allied health professions. The success of these activities is continually validated through robust outcomes metrics and reporting. Some of our compelling formats include:

  • The Advanced Studies in… series, including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Ophthalmology, Oncology and Neurology
  • shmConsults.com, part of the SHM’s Learning Portal; and our various “Consults” platforms – Oncology, Hematology, Oncology Pharmacy and Community Pharmacy
  • The Clinical Conversations in… series, including Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • The Collective Clinical Forum, a uniquely engaging live format for large satellite symposia and smaller, more local meetings
  • Our Managed Care/Payer webcast series, providing timely, payer-focused, on-point education for decision makers in managed care organizations, health systems, long term and nursing home facilities, as well as for CMS, Medicare/Medicaid and VA.

For more information, please visit us at www.asimcme.com or call 908-253-9001 x24.

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS


Vindico Medical Education
Robert Esgro, Chief Operating Officer
resgro@vindicocme.com
Katie Robinson. PhD, Associate Director, Medical Research and Quality Outcomes
krobinson@vindicocme.com

Vindico Medical Education is dedicated to improving patient outcomes and experience by accelerating the translation of clinical evidence into practice. As a premier medical education company, Vindico is focused on providing innovative and engaging education to facilitate knowledge retention and behavior changes to address identified healthcare gaps. A leader in quality improvement CME, Vindico also engages health care systems and payers to achieve more meaningful measures of clinical outcomes. Vindico has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation status from the ACCME and Accreditation with Distinction by the ANCC. Vindico also is an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education through the ACPE. Vindico continues to produce hundreds of successful educational activities each year, including 493 CE activities across 19 therapeutic areas in 2018 alone.


RedMedEd
Denise LaTemple, PhD, Director of Scientific Services
dlatemple@redmeded.com

At RedMedEd, increasing clinician competence and improving patient care is the name of the game. Our innovative interactive e-learning activities—which include the award-winning Virtual Practice, Hot Seat, and YouKnowIt! platforms—provide clinically focused learners the information, resources, practice, and feedback that they need to face the challenges awaiting them on the front lines of patient care. And with its team of hard-core (yet lovable!) CME veterans, RedMedEd has the experience and track record to ensure educational content that is second to none.

To see a selection of our current activities, visit https://education.redmeded.com/s/catalog.


RMEI
David M. Clausen, CHCP, Vice President, Educational Strategy
dclausen@rmei.com

Founded in 1990, RMEI Medical Education (RMEI) is one of the longest operating medical education companies in the U.S. With an emphasis on rigorous learner data analytics to inform program design, delivery and assessment, RMEI works to elevate the dialogue on what makes for effective education. By creating original and evidence-based educational designs like Clinical Convergence® and the Care Team ForumSM, RMEI seeks to foster greater collaboration within multidisciplinary care teams and a stronger commitment to patient engagement.

RMEI’s vision is to positively influence the quality of patient care in the healthcare delivery system by designing educational interventions that address gaps at the national, regional and local level.

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PVI

Chris Kriz, MHA, CHCP
chris.kriz@peerview.com
Ted Singer, CHCP
ted.singer@peerview.com

Through collaborations with leading academic and non-profit providers, health systems, professional societies, and patient organizations, PVI delivers innovative solutions for measurably improving patient outcomes and clinical competence, performance and quality, through educational interventions that leverage the integration of live, on-demand, and QI approaches, engaging busy professionals when, where, and how they learn best. Please visit us at PeerView.com and follow us @PeerView on Twitter.


Primary Care Network
Jill Hays, CHCP, Executive Director
jill@primarycarenetwork.org

Primary Care Network (PCN) is an ACCME accredited, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving patient care through quality continuing medical education. PCN partners with both accredited and non-accredited organizations to provide meaningful and clinically relevant CME in a wide variety of program formats and therapeutic areas, aimed to improve patient outcomes. PCN’s CME website, Primary Issues, is dedicated to providing primary care clinicians with quality online education and valuable resources. PCN not only hosts educational activities on our platform, but offers extensive experience in reaching the primary care audience utilizing our growing network of clinicians nationwide.


Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
Michael Lemon, President
mlemon@pimed.com

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) has been providing trusted independent continuing education for healthcare professionals since 1979 and is a recognized leader for jointly provided continuing education activities. PIM is nationally accredited to certify education and issue continuing education credit to an interprofessional or multidisciplinary audience of learners, including physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, psychologists, dentists, optometrists, healthcare executives, registered dieticians, addiction counselors, and clinical laboratory professionals. We specialize in joint providership, outcomes measurement, and grant solicitation/funding support. PIM also offers an eLearning platform with traffic guarantees, www.cmeuniversity.com.


Integritas Communications
Sean Quinn
Managing Partner, Director of Educational Strategy
squinn@integritasgrp.com
Becky Carney
Senior Vice President, Educational Strategy
bcarney@integritasgrp.com

Integritas Communications is an independent medical education company committed to the design, development, and delivery of innovative accredited CME/CE programs for various members of the healthcare team. We focus on integrating adult learning principles and new technologies into novel educational formats that engage learners, enhance knowledge retention, and promote positive behavior change in clinical practice. As professionals dedicated to the creation of scientifically accurate, clinically relevant, and appropriately balanced CME and CE programs, members of the Integritas team have extensive experience educating clinicians in a broad range of therapeutic areas.

Global
Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC
Mike LoPresti, Vice President, Custom Medical Education
m.lopresti@globalacademycme.com

Global Academy for Medical Education is an appropriately firewalled, independent company affiliated with Frontline Medical Communications, one of the healthcare industry’s largest medical communications companies featuring some of the most recognizable and trusted brands among physicians and allied health professionals.

Global Academy’s unique approach to educating clinicians produces high-quality, high-impact activities that challenge clinicians to learn from faculty, their peers, and themselves to facilitate behavior change and deliver measurable results. All programs are developed with ACCME-accredited providers and/or established educational partners, bringing their knowledge and expertise to each activity. Global Academy’s in-house associations, including the Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF) and the American Academy for Clinical Psychiatrists (AACP), bring additional capabilities and resources to live conferences and custom programs.

The combined Global Academy/Frontline network, including the www.MDedge.com network of popular websites, provides Global Academy with inexpensive and extensive access to:

  • 750,000+ monthly readers of 29 medical newspapers and journals
  • 567,000+ unique monthly online learners visiting 33 established digital networks, now aligned under the MDedge umbrella
  • A proprietary combined database of 5 million+ clinicians
  • 8,000+ attendees of Global Academy’s 18 national multi-day CME/CE conferences.

To learn more, please visit www.GlobalAcademyCME.com.


CMEology
Rob Lowney, Principal/Managing Director
rlowney@cmeology.org

At CMEology, we know how to engage healthcare providers. With more than 25 years of experience, we create continuing medical education activities that inspire and empower learners. Our ideas begin and end with the patient. Embracing the principles of the National Quality Strategy, we add value to learning and strive to improve the effectiveness of patient care. Our latest innovation features graphic illustrations of patient scenarios using comic-style panels. To do this, we have teamed up with two comic book veterans renowned for their work at Marvel and DC Comics. Comics have allowed us to convey humanistic themes and emotions and have received rave reviews from learners.

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Clinical Care Options
Robin Murray, President
rmurray@clinicaloptions.com

Clinical Care Options (CCO) is a leader in the development of innovative educational technology platforms that integrate all levels of medical education and information with personalization and moderated social media. CCO has been a pioneer in the creation of continuing education and decision support resources for healthcare professionals both in the United States and around the globe for more than a decade. Our expert faculty and innovative educational offerings span specialty areas including Virology, Immunology, Oncology, Cardiology, and Diabetes.

Register today at clinicaloptions.com.


Catalyst Medical Education, LLC
Louis Settembrino, CHCP
louis.settembrino@catalystmeded.com

Our mission is to accelerate learning throughout the continuum of care by providing healthcare professionals and patients around the world with education that empowers change. For more information, please visit www.catalystmeded.com.


Antidote Education Company
Matthew Fleming, Vice President
mfleming@antidotecme.com

For almost three decades, Antidote Education Company has been championing the educational needs of healthcare providers. Antidote focuses on bringing engaging, practice-relevant education that has an immediate impact on patient care. With deep roots in primary care, experience in many specialty areas, and the input of physicians and clinicians in a number of practice settings, we are uniquely positioned to assess, understand, and address the educational needs of healthcare professionals across the country.


Answers in CME
Aisha Suhail, President
aisha.suhail@answersincme.com

Answers in CME (AiCME) designs education to address the needs of today’s highly busy, mobile-first, information-hungry healthcare professionals (HCPs) by providing unique and innovative initiatives in cutting-edge platforms.

Focused on the modern digital HCP, AiCME gives busy professionals what they need, when they need it, and how they want to receive it. By enabling professionals to improve their knowledge on their own terms, AiCME gives them more time to do what they do best: apply their learning and improve patient outcomes.

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Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)
Lisa Keckich, Executive Director
lkeckich@achlcme.org

ACHL actively engages and collaborates with diverse healthcare stakeholders to transform the reach and redefine the value of independent medical education. Through these collaborations and as an independent CME/CE provider, ACHL strives to promote positive change and improve the quality of care for patients everywhere. Based in Chicago, IL, ACHL’s team of 25 employees manages over 250 educational activities each year across a wide range of therapeutic areas – winning awards for our innovative designs and global reach.

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