European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

ISTANBUL, Turkey, 17/04/2024 - 20/04/2024
organized by PICS Society
has been accredited
by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)
for a maximum of 28.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).

Prof. Vassilios Papalois
President of UEMS

Dr João Grenho
Secretary General of UEMS

Accreditation Statement
Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Information on the process to convert EACCME® credits to AMA credits can be found at

Live educational activities occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC® credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Information regarding the conversion of EACCME® credits
Credit will be converted based on one (1) hour of participation equalling one credit for all activities. Physicians wishing to convert EACCME® credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ will be required to access the AMA website at to obtain the necessary paperwork and instructions. Physicians and other health care professionals will be required to pay a processing fee to the AMA.

For other countries, please contact the relevant national/regional accreditation authority.