The Office of Health Sciences Education, The Office for Continuous Professional Development and
the Academy for Excellence in Education



Mary Ann Nichols 
Vanderbilt University


Monday February 6, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST

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202 Light Hall


Health Sciences Education Grand Rounds   
Monday, February 6, 2017
202 Light Hall

"Advancing Professional Development"


Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc 
President and CEO
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®)

A boxed lunch will be provided for all registrants.

Please register below by Friday, February 3, 2017 

About Dr. McMahon:

Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), which sets standards for high-quality continuing medical education (CME) that supports physicians’ commitment to lifelong learning, improves their competence and performance, and drives healthcare improvement for patients and their communities.

Dr. McMahon directs the ACCME system for accrediting national and international CME providers, and the ACCME system for recognizing state and territory medical societies as accreditors for intrastate CME providers. In collaboration with the ACCME’s colleague accreditors, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Dr. McMahon oversees the program of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education™. He also administers the process for designating non-US accreditors as substantially equivalent to the ACCME.

A medical educator, researcher, and endocrinologist, Dr. McMahon joined the ACCME in April 2015 from Harvard Medical School, where he served as Associate Dean for Continuing Education and Associate Professor of Medicine. He taught extensively at Harvard Medical School and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, served as Editor for Medical Education at the New England Journal of Medicine, and as Executive Editor for the NEJM Knowledge+ program. He served as an endocrinologist in practice in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

A native of Dublin, Ireland, Dr. McMahon earned his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, where he also received a doctoral degree in medical education from the National University of Ireland. He is board certified in internal medicine—as well as endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. He earned a Master of Medical Science in Clinical Research from Harvard Medical School.

Dr. McMahon is married to Joseph Guarino Jr., and they have two daughters.

CME Credit:
Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core, The Office for Continuous Development and the Academy for Excellence in Education.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.