FEATURES: CLINICAL MANAGEMENT EXTRASThe Anatomy and Physiology of a Continuing Medical Education Article A Resource Guide for Enhancing Continuing EducationOverstreet, Karen M. EdD, RPh, FACME, CCMEP; Salcido, Richard MDAuthor Information Karen M. Overstreet, EdD, RPh, FACME, CCMEP • Executive Director • Continuing Education • Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania • Past President • National Commission for Certification of CME Professionals Richard Salcido, MD • William Erdman Professor • University of Pennsylvania Health System • Department of Rehabilitation Medicine • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania • Editor in Chief • Advances in Skin and Wound Care All staff and authors, including spouses/partners (if any), in any position to control the content of this CME activity have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity. This continuing educational activity will expire for physicians on July 31, 2012. Editor's Note: This article is a special installment of Clinical Management Extra that offers only CME credit. Advances in Skin & Wound Care: July 2011 - Volume 24 - Issue 7 - p 312-321 doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000399648.87833.64 Buy CE Test Metrics AbstractIn Brief PURPOSE: To enhance the clinician's competence in preparing and writing a continuing medical education (CME) article. TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians with an interest in writing about skin and wound care. OBJECTIVES: After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to: Assess their roles and responsibilities as authors of articles certified for CME credit. Identify practice gaps that can be addressed by CME articles. Develop objectives to reflect the desired outcomes of education through CME articles. Design manuscript content to help learners improve their practice. Plan an effective CME article. This article was designed to help healthcare professionals assess their roles and responsibilities as authors of articles certified for CME credit and to develop appropriate objectives to reflect the desired outcomes of education through CME articles. For CME credit only, this continuing education activity is designed to enhance the clinician's competence in preparing and writing a continuing medical education article. © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.