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Leading Medical Education Provider Serono Symposia International Foundation Announces New Name

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education is the new name of continuing medical education (CME) provider Serono Symposia International Foundation (SSIF).

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The Foundation's new name and logo reflect its ongoing commitment to being a global leader in the provision of high-impact, independent medical education.

"Our worldwide medical education offerings are expanding - both online and for live events - so it is the right moment to make this change to mark our evolution and assert our continuing advancement with a new name," says Ms. Rachel Clark, Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.

"The education EXCEMED provides is fully independent, so it is essential that our name reflects this fact," explains Ms. Clark.

The name change does not impact the structure, management or portfolio of the Foundation which will continue to operate as it does currently.

Over the past four decades, EXCEMED has established a strong reputation for delivering high quality continuing medical education to thousands of healthcare professionals around the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, Mexico and North America.

EXCEMED's educational specialisms are neurology, reproductive medicine, oncology, endocrinology and metabolism, cardiometabolic, allergy, immunology, dermatology and genetics.

 "EXCEMED's core mission is to help physicians achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients," says Ms. Clark. "Our new name, which symbolises the drive for excellence, reflects our passion for delivering the absolute best in CME."


EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education is an independent, non-profit continuing medical education (CME) provider based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Foundation has provided world-class CME to thousands of healthcare professionals over the past four decades, convening over 1500 international scientific congresses with more than 500 proceedings published in leading international medical journals. EXCEMED has also pioneered online CME courses since 2000 and oversees an expanding portfolio of e-learning activities including video lectures, CME-accredited online courses and symposia.

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For more about EXCEMED and its educational offerings, visit http://www.excemed.org 

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