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Join Global at Alliance 2019

By John McCormick - January 8, 2019

The Global team is looking forward to attending the Alliance 44th Annual Conference, January 23-26 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.  We would love for you to stop by and see us in the exhibit hall at Booth #302 during all exhibit hours, where we will be raffling off two $100 Amazon Gift Cards. Drop your business card off at Booth #302 for your chance to win! We look forward to seeing everyone January 23-26th in National Harbor. Joe, David, Andrea, and Bethany will be attending this year. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with any of the Global team, please contact Joe or David, and we will work with you to accommodate a mutually agreeable time to connect at the meeting. 

Joe can be reached by email here, or by phone at 303-395-1782 X 73
David can be reach by email here, or by phone at 303-395-1782 X 77

We look forward to seeing you soon! 

Happy Holidays from Global Education Group

By John McCormick - December 19, 2018

Happy Holidays from the Team at Global Education Group! We wish you all a safe, enjoyable and relaxing holiday season and New Year ahead. We look forward to connecting with many of you at the Alliance 2019 Annual Conference, January 23-26th in National Harbor, MD. Stop by and see the Global team at Booth 302 in the exhibit hall. If you still need to register for the Alliance 2019 Annual Conference, registration is still open here: ACEhp Registration.

Here's to a successful 2019!

-The Global Education Group Team

Global Summer Team Building

Bad Axe Throwing and Top Golf

By Ainsley McDaniel - August 8, 2018

Earlier this summer, Global had our quartlery team building event filled with food, fun, and competitive games among the team. Our two day event started on June 26th with a trip to Bad Axe Throwing Denver for an evening of axe throwing.  After a few practice rounds, we split into two teams for a few rounds of competitive throwing. This was followed by a double elimination singles competition among the entire team to crown the Bad Axe Throwing champion. After it was all said it done, John McCormick took home the gold medal, defeating David Mullins in the championship.

Check out the pictures and videos below to see the team in action!


Andrea Funk lands one on the board

David Mullins lands a bullseye

Liddy Knight hits a nearly perfect shot!

Next up on Global's summer team building agenda was an afternoon at Top Golf in Centennial, CO. Top Golf is a great alternative to spending a day playing 18 holes or practicing at the driving range, with fun and challenging games to try and food/drinks delivered right to your table. The Global team competed against one another in varying games including the standard "Top Golf" game, as well as Quick 9 and Top Score. After tallying up the scores from the afternoon, David Mullins was crowned the champion of Global's Top Golf outing. Check out pictures below to see the Global team in action at Top Golf.

John McCormick lining up a shot at Top Golf

David Mullins swinging for the fences

Andrea Funk showing off her perfect form and follow through


Ultimate Medical Academy Announces the UMA 360 Summit (Perspectives on Healthcare Innovation

2018 UMA 360 Summit: Perspectives on Healthcare Innovation

By John McCormick - August 6, 2018

Presented by Ultimate Medical Academy, the 360 Summit (Perspectives on Healthcare Innovation) will convene passionate healthcare providers and educators to participate in a dynamic conversation on perspectives in healthcare innovation. The summit will feature sessions on expanding access, managing costs, and improving the quality of care and patient outcomes in the face of an aging population and critical staffing shortages. Designed for leaders and practitioners, the summit will focus on collaborative problem-solving through workforce diversity, innovative design, transformative technology, disruptive solutions, and creative alternatives to traditional healthcare offerings.

360 Summit (Perspectives on Healthcare Innovation)

Friday, September 21, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tampa Airport Marriott
4200 George J. Bean Pkwy.
Tampa, FL 33607

If you are interested in learning more about the 360 Summit please contact Joe Bush or Ainsley McDaniel via our contact us page.

2017 ACCME Annual Report

By John McCormick - August 3, 2018

The 2017 ACCME Annual Report data, released on July 13, 2017 shows growth in both physician and non-physician participants at activities, while total CME income increased by 6% from 2016 numbers. Three-year trend data shows that since 2015, the number of physician participants at CME activities has increased by 9% while the number of non-physician participants increased by 10%.

Beginning in 2015, the category of Income from Other Sources was eliminated and replaced with three specific categories: Registration Fees, Government Grants, and Private Donations. Allocations from parent organizations or other internal departments are no longer included in income reporting. Providers are also no longer required to submit information regarding CME program expenses.

To read the official report and analysis from the ACCME, please follow this link

2017 Highlights
  • Total combined physician and non-physician learner interactions at CME activities increased by 4% from 2016 numbers.
  • Total commercial support contributions rose by 5% to an estimated $740 million.
  • Income from advertising and exhibits rose from $411 million in 2016 to $434 million in 2016, a 5 % increase.
  • Commercially supported activities averaged 171 learners per activity in 2017, while non-commercially supported activities averaged 160 learners per activity, a slight increase in interactions per learner group.
  • Of the total attendance at CME activities, 55% of attendees (15,601,498) were physicians and 45%  (12,886,339) were non-physicians.
  • Publishing/Education companies secured approximately 52% ($384,174,646) of the total commercial support income earned by ACCME accredited providers in 2017

Global's detailed analysis of the 2017 ACCME Annual Report is available to download by requesting a PDF copy on our CME research page. If you have any questions about the ACCME report or Global's analysis, please contact us here.