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Division of Continuing Health Professional Education

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

University of Mississippi Medical Center strives to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific integrity in all its continuing education activities. 

All persons who have control over the content of any continuing education activity are expected to disclose the existence of any commercial relations or personal benefits that may be associated with the content. Speakers are also required to inform the audience when they have an intent to discuss an unlabeled use of a product and/or a product that does not have the Federal Drug Administration's approval for the use in discussion.


The mission of the UMMC's Division of Continuing Health Professional Education is to be an advocate for, and a provider of education that promotes change, development, and improvement.

The overall goals of the program are to:

  • Provide high quality, evidence based, and lifelong learning experiences in a cost effective manner.
  • Provide activities identified by professional practice gaps to maintain competence in chosen areas 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.