Sponsors – Spring 2019

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 Spring Sponsors***

Creative Educational Concepts
Joan B. Fowler, PharmD, BCPP, President and Owner

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.


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Thistle Editorial, LLC
Alexandra Howson, MA, PhD, CHCP

Thistle Editorial, LLC creates evidence-based content to support continuing education (CE) for health professionals and quality improvement (QI) initiatives in health care, and conducts qualitative research to support comprehensive needs assessments and evaluate CE/QI program outcomes.

Thistle Editorial, LLC is owned and operated by Alexandra Howson, MA, PhD, CHCP. Initially trained in Scotland as a Registered General Nurse, Dr. Howson is an experienced educator (Universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and UC Berkeley Extension), a medical sociologist with an international peer review publication record, and an author of several books, including widely used university texts.

David M. Clausen, CHCP, Vice President, Educational Strategy

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.


Chris Kriz, MHA, CHCP
Ted Singer, CHCP

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.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
Michael Lemon, President

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.

Clinical Care Options
Robin Murray, President

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.

Catamount Medical Education
Jennifer Green, Chief Learning Officer

The team at Catamount Medical Education consists of experienced, award-winning medical education professionals. Working for the past 20 years in the medical education field, the team has worked with some of the most respected experts in adult learning and with clinician thought leaders in their respective fields. Having developed, implemented, and evaluated countless medical education activities, the Catamount team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table when it comes to creating the most effective and meaningful learning experiences for healthcare professionals.

Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)
Lisa Keckich, Executive Director

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.