Getting a grip on guidelines: the science and art of implementing guidelines is a presentation given at a National Institute of Clinical Studies public lecture in Melbourne on 19 October 2004.
Professor Dave Davis is Professor of Health Administration and Family and Community Medicine, and Associate Dean, Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada. He is also Chair of the Guidelines Advisory Committee of the Ontario Medical Association and the Ministry of Health, Ontario and is the leader of the Knowledge Translation Program of the Faculty of Medicine.
He has had a life-long interest in continuing medical education (CME). For more than 30 years he has been organising and delivering CME for physicians and other health professionals and he has authored over 100 articles, monographs and chapters. He has also co-edited two books on CME and been a speaker, workshop leader and consultant on four continents.
Professor Davis has served as chair of the CME committee of the Ontario Council of the Faculties of Medicine; president of the Standing Committee on CME for the association of Canadian medical colleges; president of the alliance for CME (the largest organisation of CME providers in the United States and Canada); and as president of the society of medical college directors of CME, a North American organisation of medical school deans and directors of CME, now called the society for academic CME.
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