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This page provides you with the information necessary to apply for CME credit related to your Caring with Compassion website self-study activities.

To Request CME Credit for Caring With Compassion:

  1. Create an account login by following the “Create your account” link on the caringwithcompassion.org home page or the “Create An Account” link in the website menu bar.
  2. Review the Caring With Compassion website, including this introduction to the learning content and ways to request CME. The educational content is presented on your learning dashboard as the learning modules. (The learning game, Care Consequences, is not eligible for CME credit.)
  3. Complete the post-module knowledge test, with passing score criteria listed for each test. The test will be immediately electronically scored upon completion.
    • If you do not pass, the questions that were not answered correctly will be noted in red. Review the CME content related to those topics and retake the test.
    • If you pass, the correct and incorrect answers for all questions will be shown along with explanations of the basis for the correct answer. The link to register and receive credit is shown at the end of the items and explanations.
  4. After successful completion of each post module test, you will be provided with a link to request CME credit and a CME activity evaluation form for that module through University of Michigan CME. Follow the link to complete the electronic credit request and activity evaluation. An electronic certificate of participation will be provided immediately.
  5. Print the certificate of participation for your personal records.

No fee is charged. The cost of CME credit is paid by Caring With Compassion through a grant from the University of Michigan Medical School.


Caring with Compassion is designed to provide advanced clinical learners with knowledge needed to provide care for homeless, uninsured, underserved, and at-risk populations. Clinicians will learn how to use team-based skills and bio-psychosocial models of care to provide personalized care for at-risk patients.


This self-study activity is appropriate for clinicians and other health care providers providing care for care for homeless, uninsured, underserved, and at-risk adult populations.


A complete author list including biographies is provided on the People page of the Caring with Compassion website.

Author Disclosures

Neither the team lead, the team members, nor the consultants have financial relationships with commercial companies whose products are discussed in this CME activity.

CME Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

There are seven component “modules” within the curriculum:

  1. Populations in Need: 1 hour
  2. Insurance: 1.5 hours
  3. Delivery Systems: 1.5 hours
  4. Homelessness & Disease: 2 hours
  5. Social Determinants of Health: 1 hour
  6. Biopsychosocial Health: 2 hours
  7. Team Care: 1 hour

This enduring material was released in April 2014 with credit available through March 2017.


We respect the privacy of individuals using our Internet self-study CME activities. The procedures to maintain your privacy are described in the Caring with Compassion privacy policy statement, and CME requests on the University of Michigan CME Privacy Policy Statement.

Medical Disclaimer

The University of Michigan Health System web site does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service obtained through information provided on this site or any links to this site. Use of the UMHS web site does not replace medical consultation with a qualified health or medical professional to meet the health and medical needs of you or others. While the content of the web site is frequently updated, medical information changes rapidly and therefore, some information may be out of date, and/or contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.