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Committee on Continuing Medical Education

​The Committee on Continuing Medical Education (COCME) coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the AAP continuing medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) program and its individual CME activities to ensure quality and consistency in the content development, design, and delivery of educational activities and to provide oversight for the accreditation of the AAP CME/CPD program. A primary role of the COCME is to ensure that the AAP CME/CPD program remains on the leading edge of pediatric continuing medical education. Thus, a critical function of the COCME is to recommend new directions and initiatives for the AAP CME/CPD program in consideration of sound educational practices based on the principles of adult learning theory and the most current and evidence-based CME research. 

For additional information about AAP CME and to access resources related to CME/CPD, please visit PediaLink at​

Joint Providership

The AAP Joint Providership Program has been designed in collaboration with Chapter leaders to foster excellence in continuing medical education throughout the Academy. For detailed information regarding the joint providership process or to obtain application materials, please contact the CME Accreditation Coordinator - Virginia Roldan at or 800/433-9016 ext. 7653.

2017 Education Award

The call for nominations​​ for the 2017 AAP Education Award is now closed.  The call for the 2018 Nominations will open in March of 2018.

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