2010 CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute Awarded CME Credit Hours by Punjab Medical Council

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The Punjab Medical Council has announced that Fellows participating in Sessions 1 and 2 of the 2010 CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute will be eligible for 20 and 14 continuing medical education (CME) hours, respectively. This is the first time that CME credit hours will be awarded to participants in the CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute by the Punjab Medical Council, which requires that 50 CME hours be completed every five years for renewal of license to practice medicine. The decision is noteworthy because it is indicative of the fact that medical education is being considered on par with other clinical disciplines, according to CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute Director Tejinder Singh.