Dr. Rani Gereige Appointed to AAP Committee on Continuing Medical Education

Published on: 06/07/2017

Rani Gereige, MD, FAAP, Director of Medical Education at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, has been appointed to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Committee on Continuing Medical Education (COCME).

Dr. Gereige, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, will serve a six year term on the committee which provides coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the AAP’s continuing medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) program to ensure quality and consistency in content development, design and delivery of educational activities. As a committee member, Dr. Gereige will ensure educational programs remain on the leading edge of pediatric continuing medical education and will recommend new initiatives based on evidence-based CME research.

In addition to overseeing the medical residency and fellowship training programs and continuing medical education courses at Nicklaus Children’s, Dr. Gereige serves as Clinical Professor, Volunteer Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Florida International University College of Medicine. He also serves as the Vice-Chair of the Pediatric Residency Review Committee (RRC) of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

About Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.

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