COCME Mission

The COCME mission is to:

  • Encourage innovation in AAP continuing medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) activities.
  • Promote active learning by providing educational resources and guidance to CME/CPD planners. 
  • Support the implementation of the AAP CME/CPD program mission statement, which states:  The AAP expects that its learning activities will maintain and improve the competence and professional performance of pediatricians and pediatric health care professionals. 

Contact Information

To contact the COCME or if you have questions about AAP CME/CPD, please contact Deborah Samuel, MBA/Director, Live Education Activities at (

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