For CME Providers

Thank you for your interest in learning more about CME accreditation and how you can become an accredited provider.

Register for the ISMS Annual CME Planners’ and Surveyors’ Workshop

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) recognizes the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) as the authorized body for conducting a voluntary accreditation program for institutions and organizations providing intrastate continuing medical education (CME) in the state of Illinois, or in a region including states contiguous to Illinois. This means ISMS is able to accredit other organizations who would like to develop and provide their own CME activities. ISMS currently accredits 22 organizations as providers of continuing medical education for physicians.

By offering intrastate accreditation, ISMS seeks to assure both physicians and the public that any educational activities provided by accredited providers meet the high standards of educational design as promulgated by ISMS through Accreditation Criteria and Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. In addition, it is only accredited providers that can award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Accreditation is granted on the basis of the provider's demonstrated ability to plan and implement CME activities in accordance with accreditation requirements.

Accredited CME Providers

Listed below are the organizations that are currently accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education to physicians. Questions or updates should be directed to Evelyn Calhoun at

Advent Great Lakes Region Medical Centers

120 N. Oak Street Hinsdale, IL 60521

Blessing Hospital

Broadway at 14th Street, Quincy, IL 62301

Endeavor Health: Edward-Elmhurst Hospitals Accredited CME Program

801 South Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540

Holy Cross Hospital

2701 W. 68th Street, Chicago, IL 60629

Humboldt Park Hospital

1044 North Francisco Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

1400 W. Hubbard Street, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60642

Javon Bea Hospital

2350 N. Rockton Avenue, Suite LL05, Rockford, IL 61103

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital

4646 N. Marine Drive, 7th Floor, C7300, Chicago, IL 60640

MacNeal Hospital - Loyola Medicine

3249 S. Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, IL 60402

Memorial Regional Health Services

4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville, IL 62226-3399

Northwest Community Healthcare

800 West Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

OSF Healthcare Saint Anthony Medical Center

5666 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108-2472

Riverside Medical Center

350 N. Wall Street, Kankakee, IL 60901

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 E Erie, Chicago, IL 60611

Silver Cross Hospital

1900 Silver Cross Boulevard, New Lenox, IL 60451

Unity Point Health Trinity

2701 17th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201


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