BALTIMORE, MDMed-IQ, an ACCME-accredited provider of continuing medical education (CME), has been recognized for its contribution to the continuing healthcare education profession and has received 7 awards at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) annual conference in Grapevine, Texas. These awards include:

  • 2015 President’s Award, presented to Scott Weber, CEO; Catherine Mullaney, Vice President, Educational Services; Sara Miller, Director, QI Institute, CE Strategy, and Content; and Alison Bennett, Senior Project Manager, in honor of their contributions to the ACEhp
  • 2015 Leadership Award, which acknowledges individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the CEhp enterprise, was awarded to Scott Weber, CEO
  • 2015 Rising Star Award, which recognizes “unsung heroes” of the Alliance as future leaders in the CEhp industry, was presented to Sara Miller, MS, Director, QI Institute, CE Strategy and Content
  • 2015 Distinguished Fellow, which affirms Alliance members’ commitment to the organization’s goals and objectives, was awarded to William Mencia, MD, FACEHP, CHCP, Vice President, Education and Medical Affairs

Each year, the ACEhp recognizes organizations and members for their contributions to the field of continuing healthcare education. Med-IQ was honored, in part, for its logistical and content-development support related to the creation of the Quality Improvement Education (QIE) Roadmap, which was released on January 12, 2015. As a leader in QIE, Med-IQ’s team, including Mullaney, Miller, and Bennett, was instrumental in assisting ACEhp leadership and the QIE Committee’s completion of the project.

In addition to the awards presented to the Med-IQ team for their work on the QIE Roadmap, several employees received honors for their individual contributions to the continuing education in health professions (CEhp) field. Dr. Mencia was recognized for 13 years of contributions to the Alliance’s committees, publications, conferences, and other initiatives. Sara Miller, a frequent conference presenter on educational outcomes, received the Rising Star Award as a result of her leadership in the CEhp profession and her ever-increasing role at the annual conferences. CEO Weber was honored for 15 years of leadership and collaboration in the CEhp industry, as well as his commitment to advocating for the profession. Under his guidance, Med-IQ has continued to lead the way in providing nearly 500 high-quality educational activities for healthcare professionals designed to elicit measurable change in clinician competency, ultimately improving performance and patient outcomes. Over the past 5 years, Med-IQ has been recognized 22 times by the ACEhp for its work in the CEhp enterprise.

“It is our great pleasure to honor those—the best and brightest in our field,” said ACEhp Former Executive Director and CEO Mike Saxton, MEd, FACEHP, CHCP. “This year’s awardees are highly deserving of these awards for the valuable contributions they’ve made to our profession.”

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About Med-IQ

Med-IQ, America’s most respected provider of continuing medical education (CME), inspires healthcare professionals through award-winning activities that deliver sophisticated outcomes-based educational designs with measurable results in professional competence and performance. Med-IQ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN), and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing medical education to physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, respectively.

As a leader in the CME industry, Med-IQ has delivered 32 performance improvement (PI) and quality improvement (QI) initiatives that make use of systems-based training such as Crew Resource Management (CRM) to improve team performance and patient outcomes. These initiatives have achieved improvement in healthcare professional performance, quality of care, and patient outcomes. Med-IQ’s work in this space has been published 30 times in peer-reviewed journals, and the company has been recognized by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions for excellence in CEhp research (William Campbell Felch Award 2013, 2011), educational collaborations (2013), outstanding CME outcomes assessment (2012), and exceptional leadership and contributions to the CEhp profession (Leadership Award 2015, 2013; Distinguished Fellow Award 2015; President’s Award 2015, 2012; Rising Star Award 2015). To learn more about Med-IQ, visit, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and connect with us on LinkedIn.

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