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The Role of the CME Committee

The Christ Hospital Health Network has appointed the CME Committee along with assistance from Medical Staff Services to oversee the CME Program.


Responsibilities of the CME Committee include:

  • Identify and assess the educational needs of the members of the Medical Staff and other health professionals in surrounding communities
  • Facilitate professional development in the wide range of competencies needed to practice quality medicine in the multidisciplinary context of patient care
  • Ensure the continuing medical education program's compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Essential Areas and their Elements and the Ohio State Medical Association's (OSMA) accreditation requirements.
  • Monitor the CME activity planning and implementation processes, ensuring activities comply with all ACC​ME and OSMA guidelines
  • Assess the effectiveness of CME actvities to satisfy the needs of the Medical Staff and improve actual performance and patient outcomes
  • Develop strategies to improve the hospital's overall CME program

CME Committee Members

Mary Blades, MD​

Chair & Physician, Internal Medicine​


Kathleen Downey, MD

Physician, Family Medicine

 

Regina Hartman

Manager, James N. Gamble Library

 

Rick Hedges

PI Specialist, Performance Improvement

 

Mike Jennings, MD

Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer

 

Eric Kirby, MD

Resident

 

Alissa Lee, RPh

Pharmacist

 

Anne Like, MD

Physician, Occupational Medicine

 

Wayne Lippert, MD

Physician, Gynecology

 

Jeffrey Morgeson, MD

Physician, Family Medicine

 

Elbert Nelson, MD

Physician & Dept. Director, OB/GYN

 

Robert Pelberg, MD

Physician, Cardiovascular Disease

 

Jennifer Reemtsma, M.Ed

Director, Graduate Medical Education

 

John Schroder, MD

Physician, Internal Medicine

 

Robert Strub, MD

Board Member, Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital

 

Jamie Waselenko, MD

Physician, Hematology/Oncology

 

Thomas Andrews

Administrator – Medical Staff Professional Development, Database and Communication​