Welcome to the Course Activity Planning Site (CAPS)

The CAPS website is a dedicated resource tool for course directors and course administrators who are planning a new or renewing an existing educational activity.

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Live activities are courses, workshops, symposia or other educational programs that occur at a specific time as scheduled by the course director and usually take place at a hotel or conference center. 

Harvard Medical School’s CME Online platform delivers exceptional, accredited and non-accredited courses for doctors, researchers, and other health care professionals.

Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) are activities that are planned as a series with multiple sessions that occur on an ongoing basis and focus on content of immediate importance to hospital/institution staff.

Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education

We greatly appreciate your interest in accrediting your educational activity with Harvard Medical School and look forward to working with you in the design and delivery of an activity to address the diverse learning needs of medical professionals around the globe.

Harvard Medical School Continuing Medical Education (HMS CME) is proud to offer an array of course formats. We offer accreditation for the following types of educational activities:

  • Live Conferences
  • Online Activities
  • Regularly Scheduled Series (Grand Rounds, Case Conferences, etc)
  • Maintenance of Certificate Activities

Our courses are designed to be informative, collaborative, and participatory opportunities for learners to meet our world-class faculty and an engaged community of colleagues. Our professional staff are available to assist with questions and support throughout your course planning process.

ACCME Accredtation with Commendation Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Harvard Medical School was awarded ACCME's highest level of accreditation, Accreditation with Commendation.