AAD seeks CME grant proposals

June 15, 2011

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is seeking applications for its educational grant program PICMED (Program for Innovative Continuing Medical Education in Dermatology).

Schaumburg, Ill. - The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is seeking applications for its educational grant program PICMED (Program for Innovative Continuing Medical Education in Dermatology).

An academy statement said the program was established “to facilitate dermatologists’ continuing medical education through support and development of innovative programs.”

Proposal criteria include perceived value of the project to dermatologic education for practitioners; practical and innovative use of continuing medical education; and clarity and completeness of the program description.

Proposals may include creative needs-assessment mechanisms, innovative use of technology, unique approaches to specific subject matter, novel presentation techniques and use of existing education paradigms in new environments.

Deadline for applications is Aug. 31. Grant recipients will be selected by the AAD’s Council on Education and Board of Directors and notified Dec. 15.

Those seeking information on applying for the PICMED grant should contact Mark Ramsey at (847) 240-1702 or at mramsey@aad.org.