Advancement of sciences makes it inevitable to upgrade our knowledge in different fields. Developed countries design continuous education systems to protect and promote knowledge in the field of medical education and new initiatives are undertaken to complete it, in a way that continuous professional education has moved TOWARD continuous medical education (CME).
Office of Continuous Medical Education was codified and adopted with the aim of enhancing the knowledge level, upgrading medical skills, optimizing of health and treatment services to the country, and reaching required efficient standards of the medical services according to the requirements of the society.
The NKUMS Office of Continuous Medical Education was established in 2000 and organized its first program, Pulmonary and tuberculosis, for general practitioners. In 2008, this office was separated from EDC and continued its activity independently and under the supervision of Dr. Rouhandeh. Dr. Hassan Namdar is the current director of CME.