Educational Collaborative Partners


With more than 119,000 members, AANP is a community of individuals and organizations who are united by their commitment to provide exceptional patient care. Their collective voices form The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner® and strengthen the association’s ability to advocate for NPs and their patients. Shaped by the shared vision and challenges of the growing NP community, AANP aims to empower all NPs to advance quality healthcare through practice, education, advocacy, research, and leadership.


Founded in 1968, the American Academy of Physician Associates is the national professional society for PAs (physician associates/physician assistants). It represents a profession of more than 150,000 PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, US territories, and the uniformed services.


CAFP focuses on family physicians’ professional challenges and health policy concerns through advocacy and education to expand access to high-quality and cost-effective patient care for 11,000 family physician members in California. It is committed to helping family physicians improve their everyday practice lives by offering affordable evidence-based CME, providing cost-saving practice management resources, delivering practical approaches to practice transformation, and fostering opportunities to promote the family medicine specialty and ensure a strong and healthy primary care pipeline.

CAFP is the largest primary care specialty organization in California and the largest chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). CAFP works nationally and internationally with primary care and medical specialty organizations and others to provide high quality, evidence- and outcomes-based education. Our efforts in CPE/QI include national programming on a range of clinical and non-clinical topics, using multiple vehicles for needs assessment, curriculum development and implementation, and outcomes measurement. The CAFP, also a founding member of the Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE), CS2day, and TEAM-A, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians since 1994 and received accreditation with commendation in 2006, 2013, and 2019.

Endocrine Society

Founded in 1916, Endocrine Society is currently the world’s largest and most active organization devoted to hormone research and the clinical practice of endocrinology. As a recognized leader in developing educational activities to propel research and improve practice, the Society serves the needs of more than 18,000 physicians and scientists from over 119 countries. Members represent the full range of disciplines that include clinicians, researchers, educators, fellows and students, industry professionals, and allied healthcare professionals. Our educational focus is defined in our mission: to advance excellence in endocrinology. We seek support for activities that respond to the educational needs of our members and the broader medical community who carry out endocrine research and treat patients with endocrine diseases and disorders.

Global UMA

Since 2003, Global has harnessed the power of partnership, performance, and continuous improvement in joint sponsorship, outcomes measurement, and effective education program management. Global’s strategic alliances with more than 20 academic centers, professional societies, and other organizations ensure independence, performance, and continuous improvement for learners. Global’s mission is to design, implement, manage, and measure the healthcare effect of CE initiatives that promote clinical competence and performance improvement.

Paradigm Medical Communications

Paradigm is a multiple award-winning medical education company that develops innovative activities. We expertly tailor our initiatives to fulfill the needs of diverse, sophisticated clinical audiences, and we diligently monitor ongoing activities to facilitate continuous growth and improvement. Paradigm’s mission is to provide educational initiatives designed to bridge identified professional practice gaps of physicians and other HCPs.

National Minority Quality Forum
Center for Sustainable Health Care

The National Minority Quality Forum is a research and educational organization dedicated to ensuring that high-risk racial and ethnic populations and communities receive optimal healthcare. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization integrates data and expertise in support of initiatives to eliminate health disparities. The Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity, part of NMQF, was created in 2017 to help translate data, geomaps, and educational efforts into improved health in underserved communities, through provider and community education and practice improvement.

Salus University

Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University has an unparalleled legacy in the education of competent and compassionate Doctors of Optometry. We have pioneered standard setting innovations in optometric education since 1919. Today, Salus University continues to offer more choices for our students.

This initiative is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.

In collaboration with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Physician Associates, California Academy of Family Physicians, Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity, Endocrine Society, Global Education Group, National Minority Quality Forum, and Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry.


Supporter Acknowledgment
This initiative is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC presents this resource for educational purposes only. Healthcare professionals are expected to employ their own knowledge and judgement during any discussion with, or treatment of, their patients.

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