The mission of UHS Professional Education Programs, Inc. (UHS-PEP), doing business as VCU Health Continuing Medical Education (VCU Health CME) is to provide continuing professional development for physicians and other health care professionals, within the Commonwealth and beyond that contributes to their medical knowledge and clinical competence. The first priority of VCU Health CME is to serve the medical and health care professionals of VCU Health, McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital, and the regional medical community in support of institutional efforts to improve patient outcomes and population health of the citizens of Central Virginia. This effort extends beyond the region, both nationally and internationally, to positively impact global health.
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education within UHS Professional Education Programs (UHS-PEP) believes that continuing medical education (CME) improves health outcomes through continuous growth of both knowledge and skills development of practicing physicians and health care providers. VCU Health CME will become a pre-eminent provider of both live CME and online activities capitalizing upon advances in technology within three to five years by developing timely, practical and evidence based medical science offerings for health care professionals. We will facilitate, manage, and collaborate with VCU faculty to present effective and attractive educational activities including online learning, making VCU Health CME the preferred provider of continuing medical education in the region.