Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu


Since 2000

SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
CME Office: Presentations

An Online Commitment to Change Project: Report on Initial Experience
Vaughn Wurst, BS, Pauline Sylvester, MBA, Christopher D. Braster, BS, Jeanne G. Cole, EdD, FACME, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Originally presented at the SACME 2011 Spring Meeting

Adapting RSS Processes to an Online System
Jeanne Cole, Ed D, FACME, Daphney Wright, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Originally presented at the SACME 2011 Spring Meeting

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Application of Medical Claims Data in the CME Environment
Steve Bender, V.P. Strategic Development, Curatio CME Institute, Exton, PA, Jeanne G. Cole, EdD, FACME, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Originally presented at the SACME 2011 Spring Meeting

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Using Online Evaluation to Drive Improvement in Regularly Scheduled Series
Vaughn Wurst, BS, Pauline Sylvester, MBA, Daphney Wright, and Jeanne G. Cole, EdD; Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Originally presented at the ACME 2011 Winter Meeting

How Online Evaluation Supports An Academic CME Program
Jeanne G. Cole; Christopher D. Braster; Pauline Sylvester, Daphney Wright; Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Originally presented at the SACME 2010 Spring Meeting

CME "Intake": Creating An Online Tool to Implement the ACCME Updated Criteria at a Medical School
Jeanne G. Cole, MS, Pauline Sylvester, MBA, Vaughn E. Wurst, BS
Originally presented at the ACME 35th Annual Meeting

Applying CACME's Risk Stratification Process to Mitigate Potential Non-Compliance with Standards for Commercial Support
Jeanne G. Cole, MS, Tracy Allgier-Baker, Derek Warnick, MSPT
Originally presented at the ACME 35th Annual Meeting

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Incorporating Performance Improvement With A Live CME Activity
A Pilot Project

Pauline Sylvester, MBA ; Jeanne G. Cole, MS ; Joseph L. Seltzer, MD; James W. Heitz, MD
Originally presented at the SACME 2009 Spring Meeting

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The Great Ideas Award Presentation
Accelerating Best Care in Pennsylvania: An Innovative CME Collaboration to Improve Care in Pennsylvania Community Hospitals

Jeanne G. Cole, MS, Alexis Skoufalos, EdD, Bettina Berman, RN, David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Originally presented at the Alliance for CME 34th Annual Conference

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Key Strategies for Effective Educational Grant Writing
Neil Goldfarb, Jeanne G. Cole, MS, Erin E. Whitesell, MPH
Originally presented at the Alliance for CME 34th Annual Conference

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Educational Grant Proposal Writing Tips
Developed by Jeanne Cole, Director of Continuing Medical Education, Jefferson Medical College and by Neil Goldfarb; Research Assistant Professor and Director of Research
Department of Health Policy; Thomas Jefferson University
Originally presented at the Alliance for CME 34th Annual Conference

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Accelerating Best Care in Pennsylvania
An Innovative CME Collaboration to Improve Care in Pennsylvania Community Hospitals
Jeanne G. Cole, Alexis Skoufalos, Bettina Berman, David B. Nash
Presented as a poster at the CME Congress 2008

Use Of A Risk Stratification Tool (RST) to Prospectively Assess Potential for Commercial Influence on CME
Luanne Thorndyke, Tracy Allgier-Baker, Jeanne G. Cole, Barbara Barnes
Originally presented at the CME Congress 2008

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Adventures in Performance Improvement CME (PI-CME): Lessons from an Academic CME Office
Jeanne G. Cole, MS and Joseph L. Seltzer, MD
Office of CME, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Presented as a poster at the 33rd Annual Alliance for CME (ACME) Conference.

A risk stratification tool to assess commercial influences on continuing medical education
Co-Authored by Barbara E. Barnes, Jeanne G. Cole, Catherine Thomas King, Rebecca Zukowski, Tracy Allgier-Baker, Doris McGartland Rubio, Luanne E. Thorndyke
Originally appeared in Volume 4, Issue 27 of The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (JCHEP).

The Computerized Anesthesia Record As A Self Assessment And Performance Improvement Tool (poster session).
Zvi Grunwald, M.D.; Richard H. Epstein, M.D.; Jeanne G. Cole, M.S.; Joseph L. Seltzer, M.D.
Presented at the 54th Annual Association of University Anesthesiologists Meeting, (Chicago, IL). April 2007

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The Purpose-Driven Tool: Performance Monitoring to Critically Analyze Your CME Program (workshop session).
Tracy Allgier-Baker; Jeanne G. Cole, M.S.; Catherine Thomas-King, C.M.P.
Presented at the 32nd Annual 2007 ACME Meeting, (Scottsdale AZ). January 2007

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Applying the Principles of Risk Stratification to Effectively Manage Commercial Support (workshop session).
Luanne Thorndyke, M.D.; Jeanne G. Cole, M.S.; Catherine Thomas-King, C.M.P.; Barbara Barnes, M.D.
Presented at the 32nd Annual 2007 ACME Meeting, (Scottsdale AZ). January 2007

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Web-based RSC: Managing RSC and Related Conflict of Interest Issues Using a Unique Tracking System (poster session).
Jeanne G. Cole, M.S.; Derek L. Warnick, M.S.P.T.; Pauline Sylvester, M.B.A.
Presented at the 32nd Annual 2007 ACME Meeting, (Scottsdale AZ). January 2007

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A Pilot Study in Performance Improvement CME: Using an Electronic Health Record for Guided Self Assessment and Learning
Joseph L. Seltzer, MD; Jeanne G. Cole, MS
Presented at the Council of Medical Specialty Socities Fall 2006 meeting

Test Item Writing and Continuing Professional Development
Luanne E. Thorndyke; MD, Jeanne G. Cole, MS
Presented at the Association of American Medical Colleges Fall 2006 meeting.

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Internet-based Patient Safety and Risk Management in a University Setting
Jeanne G. Cole, MD; Andrea C. Weinstein, Ph.D., Esq.
Presented at the Canadian Association of Continuing Health Education Fall 2006 Meeting.

The Jefferson COI Process: Online, On Time, and Stratified
Jeanne G. Cole, MS; Derek L. Warnick, MSPT
Presented at the Society for Academic Medicine Spring 2006 Meeting.

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Navigating the Slippery Slope of Commercial Support: Applying the Principles of Risk Stratification
Luanne Thorndyke, MD; Jeanne Cole, MS; Cathy Thomas-King, CMP; Barbara Barnes, MD
Presented at the Society for Academic CME Spring 2006 Meeting.

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Performance Monitoring System: A Management Tool for Individual Activities and Overall Quality Improvement
Tracy Allgier-Baker; Jeanne G. Cole, MS; Catherine Thomas-King,; Derek L. Warnick, MSPT
Presented at the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Spring 2006 Meeting.

Web-based RSC: Managing the Nightmares Using a Unique Tracking System
Jeanne G. Cole, MS; Sharon R. Heath; Derek Warnick, MSPT; Pauline Sylvester, MBA
Presented at the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Spring 2006 Meeting.

Developing Performance Improvement CME in Inpatient and Outpatient Settings
Joseph L. Seltzer, MD; Jeanne G. Cole, MS; Peter Chodoff, MD; Richard H. Epstein, MD; David B. Nash, MD
Presented at the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Spring 2006 Meeting.

Basics of the Audience Response System: Some Tips and Techniques for Using the ARS as an Effective Teaching Tool
Derek Warnick, MSPT; Pauline Sylvester, MBA; Geno Merli, MD; Jeanne Cole, MS
Presented at the 28th Annual Alliance for CME Conference on February 1, 2003.

A Partnership Odyssey: Understanding the Impact of Journal Based CME on Physician Behavior
Jeanne G. Cole, MS; Thomas C. Pizor; Beth E. Brillinger; Timothy P. Brigham, PhD
Presented at the 26th Annual Alliance for CME Conference.