Office of Professional Education

Building on the expertise of world-renowned faculty at National Jewish Health, the Office of Professional Education strives to create innovative educational activities for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care providers to develop and enhance their clinical knowledge, competency and performance.

 

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National Jewish Health Journal Clubs

Journal Clubs

Each Journal Club consists of a monthly 30-minute live webinar and a 30-minute Twitter Chat based on a succinct article summary, selected and prepared by National Jewish Health experts. Earn CME!

 

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National Jewish Health Announces Call for Abstracts for Respiratory Disease Young Investigators’ Forum


18th Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigators' Forum

National Jewish Health will host the 18th Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigators’ Forum October 6-9, 2022, in Denver. The three-day program will include mentoring and networking opportunities with peers and experts, and formal presentations of research with pediatric or adult populations in asthma, bronchiectasis, COPD, COVID-19, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, sleep disorders and other respiratory diseases. View the article.

ACEHP Almanac Publishes Article on Award-Winning Collaboration Project


It Takes a Village

"It Takes a Village — Addressing National Priorities Related to COPD Through Collaboration and Education" has been published in the Almanac, an online journal of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP), in March 2021. The core of this project aimed at training clinical teams to better diagnose and treat COPD, as well as evaluate the effectiveness of a new tool designed to better identify the estimated millions of people at risk for COPD and improve patient outcomes. View the article.

ATS Scholar Publishes Study About Respiratory Disease Forum


Impact of a Respiratory Disease Young Investigators' Forum

What impact does an annual forum have on the future of physician-scientists? National Jewish Health authors and their colleagues answer that in a study published in ATS Scholar, a publication of the American Thoracic Society, titled "Impact of a Respiratory Disease Young Investigators’ Forum on the Career Development of Physician-Scientists."  View the article.

ACEHP Almanac Publishes Article on Award-Winning RA Initiative


"Improving Assessment, Referral and Treatment of RA: Streamlining Processes for Better Patient Care Within Our Community" has been published in the Almanac, an online journal of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP), in March 2019. The 18-month Performance Improvement (PI)/Quality Improvement (QI) project reduced the time from patient referral of early RA through initiation of appropriate treatment by an average of 76 days and recently won the 2019 Excellence in Educational Design Award from the ACEHP.  The goal of the imitative was to streamline processes for improved access to specialty care for individuals diagnosed with RA. View the article.

 

Accreditation Information


National Jewish Health has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians since its inception in 1984. ACCME accreditation assures physicians and other health care professionals that CME is held to high standards and is designed to be relevant, effective, and independent. 

National Jewish Health has received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Accreditation with Commendation recognizes the achievements of CME providers that advance interprofessional collaborative practice, address public health priorities, create behavioral change, show leadership, leverage educational technology, and demonstrate the impact of education on healthcare professionals and patients.


National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

National Jewish Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724.
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