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To initiate an application, please complete a CEPD Event Support Request form. A CEPD Coordinator will contact you to provide assistance with moving your application forward.

Please Note:
To ensure timely review and to allow ample time for feedback, your completed CME Application for Accreditation must be received by the CEPD Office six weeks before you would like to begin advertising your educational activity. An application is considered complete when all required documents are submitted. For a complete list, please see below.

For a more comprehensive overview of the educational planning and accreditation processes, please view our resource document detailing How to Accredit a CME Program.

A guide regarding the expected timelines for accreditation of your CME Application may be found using our CEPD Application Process Flowchart.

Documents to be submitted to complete your CME Application:

Application Form (a link will be sent to you by the CEPD Office)
Budget forecast
Declaration of Conflict of Interest Form – Speaker
Declaration of Conflict of Interest Form – Program Planning Committee
Conflict of Interest / Bias Slides – Speaker
Conflict of Interest / Bias Slides – Program Planning Committee
Evaluation Form

Needs assessment support documents
Letters requesting commercial and non-commercial sponsorship in the form of unrestricted educational grants
Letters from commercial and non-commercial sponsors providing support in the form of unrestricted educational grants
Poster and agenda

Documents to be submitted after your CME Event to finalize accreditation:

Final budget and expenditures
Completed attendance

Completed evaluations or an evaluation summary

Resource Documents:

How to Accredit a CME Program
Quick Tips for Writing Learning Objectives

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - CanMEDS Roles

College of Family Physicians of Canada – CanMEDS Roles

CEPD Office Contact:

Should you have any questions related to your CME Application, please contact:
Julie Colquhoun, Accreditation Coordinator



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