Activity ID



August 21, 2022

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFAC) enhances patient and physician collaboration, practice efficiencies, quality of care, and patient care experiences. Learn how to form a Patient and Family Advisory Council to better engage with your patients.

1. This activity is part of the AMA STEPSForward initiative.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

1. Describe what a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is and how this partnership can improve one's practice
2. Discover the importance of developing a business case for PFAC and engaging the appropriate individuals to serve on the planning committee
3. Explain the purpose of an action plan and the areas the PFAC may advise you
4. Identify how to initiate improvement projects with PFAC members and track the results of PFAC work


Leading Change


Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

MIPS Approved

This activity qualifies for the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), where you can earn a performance-based payment adjustment to your Medicare payment

Practice Setting

Physician Executives

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