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Program Information

Jefferson's faculty development programs are available to all levels of faculty from each college and school. Topics addressed include effective teaching, information management and professional development.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Jefferson Medical College (JMC)

Eligible JMC faculty will receive AMA PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit on an hour-for-hour basis of participation in faculty development programming. Simply indicate that you wish to receive CME credit when you complete your initial on-line registration and be sure to complete the on-line program evaluation form following the session. CME credit will only be given for the total number of sessions for which the on-line evaluation form has been completed, and for which all ACCME and Jefferson certification requirements have been met. Goals and Objectives for each session are described in the Detailed Program Information that follows.

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University designates each educational activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ indicated for each session. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Jefferson Medical College are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made at the activity. There is no commercial support for this activity. If you have special needs, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at (215) 955-4484.

Other Jefferson Schools & Colleges

Faculty in the School of Pharmacy and faculty in the School of Population Health should contact Alexis Skoufalos (215-955-2822) regarding continuing education credit for participation in Faculty Development Programs. Faculty in the School of Nursing should contact Janet Paul (215-955-7974) regarding continuing education credit for participation in Faculty Development Programs.


Registration for all on-campus programs takes place online. To register, faculty enters their basic contact information, which will be stored for all future programs. A Jefferson campus key is required for future online registrations. Faculty may register for a session at any time prior to the date of the session. To see the programs that are currently available, go to the On-Campus Faculty Development Programs section of this web site.


In general, refreshments are served at all faculty development sessions: for morning sessions, a continental breakfast can be expected; for noon sessions, a light lunch; and for afternoon sessions, a light snack. You are always welcome to bring your own food to a session where food is served.

Food is not permitted in the Scott Memorial Library technology classrooms because of the equipment. For all sessions held in the Scott Memorial Library, refreshments will be served in Room 308 for one-half hour following the program. Program staff are available during this time to answer any questions regarding the preceding session.


Faculty are asked to complete an online evaluation form for each faculty development session attended. CME credit is not be awarded unless the evaluation form is completed.

Faculty who complete more than five hours of faculty development, are asked to complete a series evaluation at the end of the academic year. We welcome your input at any time and particularly welcome your suggestions for additional sessions or programs in faculty development. Please forward your comments to the Office of Faculty Affairs.

Program Changes & Additional Programs

Additional programs are often scheduled throughout the year. Faculty are notified via email of additional faculty development sessions. It is also possible that a session may be cancelled or rescheduled. Any session changes or cancellations are posted within the On-Campus Faculty Development Programs section of this web site.