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Joint Providership Practice Gap Data Sources

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) requires data sources to show how you identified your professional practice gap. Please include data sources that are relevant to the target audience of your activity.

Examples of data sources include:

  • Previous evaluation results;
  • Survey of target audience;
  • Medical literature review;
  • Journal articles;
  • Outcomes data;
  • Expert opinion (as documented in meeting minutes, emails, etc.);
  • Program committee/board consensus (as documented in meeting minutes);
  • National and/or specialty guidelines; and
  • Local, regional, state or federal/national statistics.

Below is a listing of some potential resources for data sources: