Thank you for visiting the Sparrow Continuing Medical Education (CME) website.The Office of Continuing Medical Education’s purpose is to certify lifelong learning activities and provide a wide range of educational activities for physicians and other healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge, competence, performance and/or improve patient outcomes.

Upcoming Events

  • Sparrow CME Schedule – check out upcoming regularly scheduled series, i.e. grand rounds, tumor boards, M&Ms, etc. and conferences
  • Upcoming Activity Highlights – Registration information for designated Sparrow conferences/activities and other CME opportunities to assist you in meeting your State of Michigan requirements.Additional resource materials provided, i.e. Human Trafficking Tool kit, etc.

Earning CME Credit

  • Self attestation – you must self-attest and sign-in on the sign-in-in sheet in order to receive CME.
    • Click here for step-by-step instructions. 
    • To earn CME credit, please complete the self-attestation process no later than four weeks after each session you attend
  • Helpful websites
    • Self-attestation/Certificate -- completing the self-attestation process is required to obtain CME credit.  After self-attesting, you may print a certificate.  Your earned credits will automatically be saved in our system whether you obtain a certificate or not and want to print a transcript later.  
    • Transcript – Print your own transcript of CME sessions attended through Sparrow from 1/1/2014 to present.
    • Profile  Complete your profile to establish your account. 
    • Disclosure - Complete/modify your online speaker disclosure. 
    • Calendar – Check out upcoming CME events.  
    • 6 Day Calendar – shows the upcoming activities in a 6-Day calendar format 

About CME

  • CME Office Contact Information: Don’t hesitate to contact the CME Office. The CME staff is here to assist you and is available to answer your CME program-related questions.  
    • Michael Simmons, Manager, Educational Resources – 517-364-2229 /
    • Phyllis Ball, CME Coordinator -  517-364-8160 /
    • Kailee Ford, CME Administrative Assistant - 517-364-8162 /
  • Sparrow/MSU Partnership: The Sparrow CME Office has a partnership with the CME Office at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM) to jointly accredit CME events. The combined office is in the Medical Education Building at the Health Science Pavilion, 2900 Hannah Boulevard, Ste. B-100, East Lansing.  
    • AMA-PRA Category 1 CME Credits ™ - All CME events with AMA-PRA Category 1 CME Credits ™ will come from MSU-CHM, an institution that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
    • AOA Category 1A, 1B, or 2A CME Credit - All CME events with Category 1A, 2A, or 1B CME Credit will come from Sparrow, an institution accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).     
  • Have an idea for a CME activity? 
    • Contact the CME office staff to discuss your idea.  We are here to help and work with you to ensure that all application requirements are met. You can also email
    • A completed application packet must be received for review and approval no less than eight (8) weeks prior to the promotion date of the activity. 
    • Kailee Ford, CME Administrative Assistant - 517-364-8162 /
  • Other Resources (Medical Library)
    • The Sparrow Health Sciences Library is available to help presenters in identifying current evidence-based information on your topic. 
    • The Library may be contacted by calling 517-364-2200, or by email at