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About Us

GAME is the global leader in facilitating best practices and collaboration in lifelong learning translation into improved healthcare. 

GAME serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas among nonprofit and for-profit organizations involved in the development, marketing, and delivery of CME/CPD and health education programs worldwide.

GAME is a non-profit member-centric organization, consisting of professionals and student members from around the world who represent medical professions from academia, industry, medical societies, educational sciences, outcomes research, and patient advocacy.

 

GAME was founded in June 1995 by Lewis Miller.  Known as Lew, he also co-founded the Alliance for Continuing Education of the Healthcare Professional (ACEHP).

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We believe by empowering healthcare professionals and their patients with knowledge, we can affect meaningful change in clinical performance and patients' health.

Our Vision

Advocating for innovation in Lifelong Learning to improve healthcare world-wide

Our Mission

GAME achieves its vision by cultivating collaboration in global communities of learning and practice to positively impact healthcare outcomes

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Committees

As a volunteer organization, GAME welcomes its members to join a committee or community of practice (CoPs) group.     

 

GAME committees and work groups are established to assist the Board of Directors to operationalize its strategy, and perform duties relative to core business operations of the organization. Each committee has a clearly defined charge with established levels of authority and lines of accountability.

 

Joining a committee is a great way to serve the organization and network with colleagues from around the world!

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Membership Committee

The role of the Membership Committee is to assess and determine the needs of the GAME membership and deploy engagement best-practices that sustain and grow GAME membership annually.

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Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for deploying a communication plan that supports promotion of GAME activities and events as well as membership communications.  

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Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for developing and implementing member-centric asynchronous and synchronous training programs that support the professional development and education needs of GAME members. 

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Futurist and Innovation Committee

The role of the Futurist and Innovation Committee (FIC) is to be forward-thinking and advise the organization on future trends relative to learning sciences, medical and health education, and emerging technologies. One of the main initiatives is the GAME #FuturistForum and enduring activities.

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iPACME CoP

The International Pharmaceutical Alliance for Medical Education (iPACME) CoP is a group of 20 professionals from 17 different companies worldwide, under the leadership of Dr. Dean Jenkins, FRCP, Partner, External Medical Learning, Global Medical Affairs, UCB. Initiatives will focus on:

 

An online forum to discuss key issues with the group, to network, and to ask and answer questions.

 

A Global Lexicon for Medical Education.

Supported the development of GAME's Medical Education Wiki, with listings of industry resources.

A publications sub-committee for the development of key positioning statements, definition documents for quality education, and the value proposition of pharmaceutical and medical device company involvement in Medical Education (published independently).  View latest publication.

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Communications Committees
 

Want to get involved? 

If you are interested in joining a committee or CoP, please email your inquiry to info@gamecme.org.

To engage in a committee or CoP group, your GAME membership must be current and valid.

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GAME Bylaws

In 2020 - 2021 GAME created a Governance Task Force to review and update its bylaws. This group is currently working on an update to the bylaws and is diligent about bring forward standards of excellence for our organization.

To review GAME current bylaws, please click the button below:

GAME Over The Years

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The Creation

1990s

GAME’s Founding Father is Lewis Miller who formed the organization in June of 1995. GAME served as a forum to exchange ideas among organizations internationally in the development, marketing, and delivery of Continuing Medical Education/ Continuing Professional Development.

The first GAME meeting in 1996 featured 22 people from the United States and seven other countries in Stamford Connecticut. Since then GAME has been broadening its reach across the world

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Evolution And  Expansion

2000s

Attendance and enthusiasm grew in part due to the annual GAME meeting, particularly as Europe moved to its own system of CME/CPD through the European Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

 

Presidents during this time included Hervé Maisonneuve of France, Chris West, and Paul Piché of Canada, Robert Galbraith of the UK , Maureen Doyle-Scharff of the  USA, Lisa Sullivan of Austalia, Dale Kummerle of the USA and Alvaro Margolis of UY overall activities have broadened worldwide

Between Regional GAME meetings(China, India, Argentina, etc), a diverse Board of Directors, and collaborations with other organizations and Special Interest Groups GAME was able to drive the overall growth of the organization during this time.

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Evolution And  Innovation 
Worldwide

2020 – Present

GAME is currently under the leadership of Celeste Kolanko (UK); Under Celeste, GAME is continuing to pioneer innovative programmes that advance the field of CME/CPD internationally, and is the catalyst for members embracing a futuristic mindset in the field of health and medical education. 

Celeste and the Board of Directors worked to launch a new pricing model to support membership growth and sustainability, especially during a time when many people have suffered loss and hardship due to the global pandemic

The 2021 #FuturistForum will be having its second annual conference.

 

An international leadership certificate program has been established with goal of supporting competency development among CPD professionals.

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To learn more about the organization visit us on LinkedIn or contact us at info@gamecme.org

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