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CME AGENDA - February 11, 1999


CME Agenda – February 11, 1999


1. Approval of Minutes

2. Announcements

3. Student CME

4. Review of Issues Discussed at the Medical Education Retreat

5. Other Business


Summary of 2-11-99 CME Minutes

1. CME ex officio member Ms. Virginia "Ginger" Saha has been named Director of the Cleveland Health Sciences Library. The library will acquire Ovid Technologies’ web trials on evidence-based medicine databases, which include the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the Core Biomedical Collection (the collection of electronic journals). The library is also looking to acquire MD Consult. For further information regarding current evaluation of these databases, contact Ms. Saha at

2. Dr. LaManna called attention to two journal articles from Academic Medicine: 1) "Learning Objectives for Medical Student Education—Guidelines for Medical Schools: Report I of the Medical School Objectives Project," and 2) "Program Directors’ Responses to a Survey on Variables Used to Select Residents in a Time of Change." Dr. LaManna would like to encourage a more informed discussion about various issues relating to curricular objectives and is providing resource material.

3. Curriculum Revision Update

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