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 / Michael.Simmons@sparrow.org
    • Phyllis Ball, CME Coordinator -  517-364-8160 / Phyllis.Ball@sparrow.org
    • Kailee Ford, CME Administrative Assistant - 517-364-8162 / Kailee.Ford@sparrow.org
  • 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 cme@sparrow.org.
    • 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 / Kailee.Ford@sparrow.org
  • 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 medical.library@sparrow.org.