Welcome to the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program, where our mission is to advance medical professionals as lifelong learners. We are committed to providing high-quality, evidence-based professional development opportunities. These opportunities are intended to increase physician competence through individual and team strategies, skills, performance, and care coordination, which in turn improve patient health outcomes. Our approach to CME is innovative and collaborative and we are committed to serving our community with integrity, independence, and courage.

The Academy

The Academy is a professional development program of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Office of Faculty Affairs. The Academy offers non-accredited free educational content, such as podcasts and short courses, for anyone who is interested in self-improvement, as well as specific resources for medical professionals through our CME program.

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Want to get involved?

Are you an individual or organization interested in advancing medical professionals as lifelong learners? Are you passionate about improving patient outcomes and community health? Then the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV CME Program wants to hear from you. We are always looking for ways to collaborate, engage, and partner with individuals and groups both within and outside the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Please contact our office to learn more at cme.medicine@unlv.edu.

Meet Our Team

Mark Guadagnoli, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Director of Learning & Performance
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-823-3777

Elissa Palmer, MD, FAAFP

Professor and Chair of Family and Community Medicine, and Interim Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education

David Sakala, MBA, MUPP

CME Director
Phone: 702-823-3776

Hannah Dey, MEd

CME Manager
Phone: 702-823-3774