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PartnerCME Joint Providership Program

PartnerCME Joint Providership Program

Partner with the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit for your quality educational programs. We offer a streamlined and efficient process providing support throughout.

With PartnerCME, you can offer cost-effective CME Credit for your:

ACCME Accredited with Commendation 
  • Live meetings
  • Journals
  • Internet live courses
  • Webcasts
  • Manuscript reviews
  • Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS)
  • Other activity formats

PartnerCME is open to medical and surgical organizations, academic medical centers, and hospital systems.

The American College of Surgeons has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded Accreditation with Commendation, as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Please note: This program is not open to medical education commercial companies, nor ACCME-defined ineligible companies (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services used on or consumed by patients. Providers of clinical services directly to patients are NOT included in this definition).

ACS CME Process Portal

The ACS has developed a web-based portal for the CME Process.

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If you have any questions, please contact the Continuous Professional Development Accreditation Team at

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Partner with ACS!

Representing the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), a longstanding partner of the ACS PartnerCME Joint Providership Program, Executive Director Christine Eme explains the benefits of partnering with ACS to provide CME credit for educational activities.

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Why Partner with ACS?

Alisa Nagler, Assistant Director, Accreditation, Validation, and Credentialing in the ACS Division of Education explains the benefits of the PartnerCME Joint Providership Program.

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CME Platform

The CME Platform is a web-based system designed to navigate your program through the CME process for PartnerCME Joint Providership Program educational activities.

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Fee Structure

As of July 1, 2019, the ACS PartnerCME introduced a new fee structure. This new structure allows our partners to offer activities in various formats (live, enduring, Regularly Scheduled Series, and more).

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