Announcement Regarding COVID-19 and its Impact on HMS CME Activities

The health and safety of our community and the patients we serve is of the utmost importance, and we understand the difficulties that learners are experiencing, both personally and professionally.

Given state, federal and government agency guidance, we are monitoring COVID-19's impact on our activities and working with course directors to develop contingency plans for upcoming CME conferences and will be updating the individual activity pages as information becomes available.

  • Live Virtual Courses

    Course Live Virtual Date
    Intensive Review of Nephrology August 10 – 15, 2020
    Summer Seminar: Exercise and other Medical and Complementary, Ground-Breaking Techniques for the Treatment of ADHD, Aggressions and Autism Spectrum Disorders August 17 – 21, 2020
    Summer Seminar: Mindfulness: Inside and Outside the Clinical Hour August 17 – 21, 2020
    Summer Seminar: Psychopharmacology: A Master Class August 17 – 21, 2020
    Posttraumatic Stress and Related Disorders August 28 – 29, 2020 New Date
    Prolonged Exposure Therapy-PTSD Workshop September 10 – 11, 2020
    Dermatopathology Update September 10 – 12, 2020
    Contemporary Practice in Structural and Valvular Heart Disease September 11 – 12, 2020
    Principles of Critical Care Medicine for Non-Intensive Care Specialists September 23 – 25, 2020
    Psychiatry 2020 September 24 – 26, 2020 New Date
    Nurse Doctor Co-Teaching September 25, 2020
    Update in Hospital Medicine September 30 – October 2, 2020
    Movement Disorders: Current Concepts and Practice October 2 – 3, 2020
    Advances in Rheumatology October 3 – 6, 2020
    Chest Imaging 2020: From Artificial Intelligence to the Fundamentals of Chest Imaging October 5 – 7, 2020
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine: State of the Art October 8 – 9, 2020
    28th Annual Update Neurology 2020 October 12 – 16, 2020
    Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills 2020 October 14 – 16, 2020 New Date
    Update in Clinical Cardiology October 14 – 16, 2020
    Healthy Aging October 15 – 17, 2020
    Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health October 17 – 19, 2020
    Primary Care Internal Medicine October 19 – 23, 2020
    The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine October 21 – 23, 2020
    Neuropsychiatry: A Comprehensive Update October 22 – 24, 2020
    Advancing Women's Health: A 2020 Update October 23, 2020
    Laser & Aesthetic Skin Therapy: What’s the Truth October 24 – 25, 2020
    35th Annual Critical Issues in Tumor Microenvironment: Angiogenesis, Metastasis and Immunology October 26 – 29, 2020
    Infectious Diseases in Primary Care November 4 – 6, 2020
    Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare November 5 – 7, 2020
    Fifth Annual Advances in the Practice of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine November 5 – 7, 2020
    New Media in Medical Education November 6, 2020
    Treating Couples November 6 – 7, 2020
    Diabetes and its Complications November 12 – 14, 2020
    Neurological Emergencies November 12 – 14, 2020
    COPD Symposium 2020- Advances in COPD Treatment November 20, 2020
    Traumatic Stress November 20 – 21, 2020
    Primary Care Pediatrics December 2 – 4, 2020
    Meditation for Everyday Living and Peak Performance for Mental Health, Medical and Surgical Practitioners December 4 – 5, 2020
    Risk Management Update: for Physicians, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals December 4 – 5, 2020
    Update in Internal Medicine December 6 – 12, 2020
    Lifestyle Medicine in Day-to-Day Practice December 10 – 12, 2020
    Diversity in Mental Health Practice December 11 – 12, 2020
  • Postponed Courses

    • Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills 2020 | New Date: October 14 – 16, 2020 (Now Live Virtual)
    • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Hands-On Diagnostics 2020 | New Date: October 17 – 18, 2020 (Now Live Virtual)
    • Reflection and Resilience: Principles and Practice for Clinicians | New Date: October 18 – 24, 2020
  • Canceled Courses

    • Thrombosis and Thromboembolism 2020 | October 8 – 9, 2020
    • Testosterone Therapy and Men’s Health | October 9 – 10, 2020
    • Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Update: Current Practices and Future Directions | October 19, 2020
  • Answer

    An email will be sent to registrants informing them of changes to scheduled courses. We encourage you to refer to the Course Updates list at the top of this page for the current status of our courses.  If you don’t see your course listed, click the link cmecatalog.hms.harvard.edu to be directed to our CME Catalog course page for further information.

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    A live virtual course is conducted virtually, in real time. Participants will receive an email with log-in information. Once the course begins, registrants will receive a separate email with the course evaluation and certificate information.

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    Registrants are responsible for canceling all airline reservations. Please refer to the cancellation/update email you received for course-specific hotel reservation information.

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    Harvard Medical School has adjusted its published refund policy due to the uncertainty around scheduling during the coronavirus outbreak and will be refunding registrations in full for all canceled CME courses.

    Select courses are allowing registrants to hold their spot for next year. If you have been given this option and would like to hold you seat, please contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu. Please include your name and the name of the course you wish to cancel.

    If your activity has been postponed, you have the option to receive a full refund or can use your registration for the respective conference.

    If your activity has been changed to a live virtual webinar, you will be automatically modified to a webinar attendee. If you are unable to attend the webinar and wish to cancel your registration, please contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu to receive a full refund. Please include your name and the name of the conference you wish to cancel.

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    Harvard Medical School is currently working through this process and appreciates your patience during this time. Please allow 7-10 business days for your refund to process. Check refunds may take 4-6 weeks to process.

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    • Follow this link: myce.hms.harvard.edu
    • From the "Active" tab, select “View Course” next to the course title to begin the course
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    Activation e-mails can take up to 15 minutes to arrive in your inbox. If you do not see the e-mail after this period of time, please check your spam/junk box.

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    • Log out of your account
    • Close the tab and open a new tab
    • Use only Chrome or Firefox as a browser
    • Use the following link: myce.hms.harvard.edu
    • Sign back in
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    When you complete the course, the posttest, and the course evaluation, your course will move from the "Active" tab to the "Transcript" tab

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    Follow this link: myce.hms.harvard.edu

    • Complete the course or unit
    • Pass the posttest for the entire course or unit
    • Return to myce.hms.harvard.edu to Complete Evaluation & Claim Credits for the course or unit 
    • Download Certificate
    • You may download your certificate at any time or re-enter the course from your "Transcript" tab
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    For courses with multiple posttests:

    • After completing each unit, you will need to complete the posttest for that unit
    • At the end of the unit, there will be a “Posttest” page
    • To begin, select “Attempt quiz now”
    • Answer all questions and select “Finish attempt”
    • Select “Submit all and finish”
    • Confirm submission by selecting “Submit all and finish” a second time
    • Select “Finish and review” on the next page

     

    For single-posttest courses:

    • After completing the course, you will need to complete the posttest
    • At the end of the course, there will be a “Posttest” page
    • To begin, select “Attempt quiz now”
    • Answer all questions and select “Finish attempt”
    • Select “Submit all and finish”
    • Confirm submission by selecting “Submit all and finish” a second time
    • Select “Finish and review” on the next page
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    For courses with multiple posttests:

    From the page on which you see your grade for the posttest,

    • Select “Next”
    • Review “Claim Your CE Credits” info page
    • Select drop down arrow next to your name in the top right corner of the page
    • Click on Dashboard to return to your MyCE Dashboard
    • From the "Active" tab, next to the right of the course you have just completed, select “View Evaluation”
    • You will see a list of the course’s units, and all units for which you have successfully passed the posttest will appear with a red check mark next to them
    • Scroll down and select “Save and Continue”
    • Complete the evaluation questions on the following pages
    • If you have already answered the overall course evaluation questions while evaluating a different unit in the same course, your answers will be saved, but you will have the opportunity to edit those responses
    • On the last page, select the type of certificate you are looking to claim and check the box to attest to the statement at the bottom of the page
    • Select “Claim Credits”
    • Do not close out of this page
    • Disable your browser’s pop-up blocker
    • Select “Download Certificate”

     

    For single-posttest courses:

    From the page on which you see your grade for the posttest,

    • Select “Next”
    • Review “Claim Your CE Credits” info page
    • Select drop down arrow next to your name in the top right corner of the page
    • Click on Dashboard to return to your MyCE Dashboard
    • From the "Active" tab, to the right of the course you have just completed, select “Complete Evaluation”
    • Scroll down and select “Save and Continue”
    • Complete the evaluation questions on the following pages
    • On the last page, select the type of certificate you are looking to claim and check the box to attest to the statement at the bottom of the page 
    • Click “Claim Credits”
    • Do not close out of this page
    • Disable your browser’s pop-up blocker
    • Select “Download Certificate”
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    • Go to your MyCE Dashboard: myce.hms.harvard.edu
    • Select the “Transcript” tab
    • Disable your browser’s pop-up blocker
    • To the right of the course you have just completed, select “Download Certificate”
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    • Go to your MyCE Dashboard: myce.hms.harvard.edu
    • From the "Active" tab, next to the course for which you need to re-take the posttest, select “View Course”
    • On the left-hand side of the course’s main page, there will be a menu
    • Select “Grades”
    • Select the posttest that you need to re-take
    • Scroll down and select “Re-attempt quiz”
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    Information and instructions on how to claim your waiver can be found here.

    Please be aware our courses are not qualified for physician waivers.