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Division of Continuing Health Professional Education

Welcome to the home page of Continuing Health Professional Education (CHPE) at UMMC. Our mission is to provide continuing education activities for practicing health care professionals in order to promote lifelong learning, expand knowledge and improve the skills necessary for the provision of quality health care in the state. 

Call for Submissions: Research Integrity in the Wake of a Global Pandemic: Implications, Reflections, and Effects

The Conference Planning Committee of Research Integrity Southeast ’21 cordially invites faculty, staff, and student submissions for individual presentations (papers) and posters on the topic of Research Integrity in the Wake of a Global Pandemic: Implications, Reflections, and Effects.

Submissions of both kinds should include:

  • a title page including your name, institutional affiliation, contact information, and submission category;
  • an abstract of no more than 350 words suitable for blind review.
Submissions should be made by December 1 to Lida B. Gibson (lbgibson@umc.edu) (Subject line: RIS Submission; your last name; paper/poster).

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We are pleased to announce the transition to CE Central, our new solution for continuing education event management.

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Mission

The mission of the UMMC Division of Continuing Health Professional Education (CHPE) program is to be an advocate for and a provider of continuing education that support a broad scope of life-long learning experiences. UMMC CHPE provides and facilitates diverse educational activities that are designed to promote change; improve learner knowledge and skills; and enhance behaviors and professional competence and /or performance to ultimately improve quality health care and the well-being of our community. The overall goals of Continuing Health Professional Education at UMMC are to:

  • Develop and provide high quality, evidence-based, life-long learning experiences for health care professions in a cost-effective manner;
  • Provide activities identified by proven professional practice gaps and needs of health care providers to maintain competence in their chosen area of health care practice;
  • Deliver activities designed to advance physician competence, enhance practice performance, promote patient safety, interpersonal and communication skills and professionalism and, where possible, improve patient outcomes based on scope of practice;
  • Present activities which will ultimately lead to a healthier Mississippi and aid in the elimination of health disparities;
  • Provide activities for all physician disciplines and other health care providers including dentists, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and allied health care professionals at the local, state, regional and national level;
  • Encourage multidisciplinary activities to provide knowledge and practice for all members of the health care team.

The Division of the UMMC Continuing Health Professional Education (CHPE) supports the UMMC mission and vision through the diverse offerings and broad scope of life-long learning experiences provided.