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CEUs, CEs, and CMEs for the HOPE Summit

Get Continuing Education Credits for attending the Annual HOPE Summit – Growing HOPE!

Target Audience

These credits are for Physicians, nurses, social workers and psychologists.

Robert Sege, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Tufts Medical Center

Wendy Ellis, Dr,PH
Director and Assistant Professor
Center for Community Resilience
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty/contributors reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:

Robert Sege, MD, PhD
Royalties from UpToDate

Wendy Ellis, DrPH
Dr. Ellis has nothing to disclose.

The PIM Planners and others have nothing to disclose. The Tufts Medical Center planners and others have nothing to disclose, other than Dr. Sege, as noted below:

Robert Sege, MD, PhD
Royalties from UpToDate


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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Tufts Medical Center. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.

Continuing Psychologist Education

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Credit Designation: This program offers 1.5 continuing education credits for psychologists.

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Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until June 14, 2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 Clinical continuing education credits.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

In order to obtain your CE certificate, please follow the steps below at the conclusion of the activity:

1)     Go to

2)     Login or Create a New Account (will take less than 1 minute)

  1. a) If you receive a message when creating a new account that “the email you entered is already in use”, please click the Forgot my Username or Password link to have your Username and Password sent to you via email
  2. b) After logging in, you may be asked to verify/update your information; after doing so, click Save at the bottom of the page

3)     Type in 17053 at the top of the page, “Find Post-Test/Evaluation by Course”, and click enter <this step is not needed if direct link utilized>

4)     Click on the activity title when it appears

5)     Choose the type of credit you desire

6)     (If applicable) Complete the Post-test with a passing score of 75% or better

7)     Complete the online Evaluation

8)     Receive an immediate CE Certificate to download and/or print for your files

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