The Canadian Urological Association, mdBriefCase and AdvancingIn partner to provide online education.

TORONTO, Feb. 7 /CNW/ - The Canadian Urological Association, AdvancingIn and mdBriefCase Inc. are pleased to announce a new partnership to provide urologists, family physicians and other Canadian Healthcare Professionals access to free accredited online education programs.   

Slated to launch in mid February 2011, the AdvancingIn Urology portal on will host urology-related Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs, including interactive case studies, eSymposia and national discussion forums.

"mdBriefCase Inc. is thrilled about its partnership with the CUA. As leading providers of Continuing Medical Education (CME), we constantly seek new and exciting ways to offer additional value to our 40,000+ healthcare professional members," says Theresa Reynolds, Senior Vice President of mdBriefCase Inc.

Since partnering with the CUA, 350 of the 639 urologists in Canada are now registered on mdBriefCase and AdvancingIn.

About the Canadian Urological Association (CUA)

The Canadian Urological Association represents the urology community across Canada.  The new partnership with AdvancingIn and mdBriefCase promises to enhance the CUA's education programs by increasing their visibility and accessibility using web-based tools. 

About mdBriefCase Inc.

mdBriefCase and AdvancingIn are part of the mdBriefCase Inc Group. mdBriefCase has been providing online resources for healthcare professionals since 2001. AdvancingIn is the official online CME partner for over 13 professional associations and societies. These partnerships offer health professionals with access to 100+ continuing education programs per year.

mdBriefCase members now constitute the largest multi-disciplinary healthcare professional community in Canada:

  • 46,000 physicians composed of family physicians and specialists
  • 28,000 pharmacists composed of both community and hospital pharmacists
  • 10,000 allied healthcare professionals composed of nurses, dieticians, certified diabetes educators, respiratory technicians etc.

SOURCE mdBriefCase

For further information:

Theresa Reynolds
Senior Vice President, mdBriefCase Inc.
(416) 488-5500 ext. 238

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