Contributing Organizations

All proceeds collected from subscriptions to the Red Book for Medical Meetings will go to support the Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange and the Rome CME-CPD Group.

The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange (SWME) is an international non-profit organization working to improve global health through continuing medical education/continuing professional development (CME/CPD). SWME advances CME/CPD in critical specialty areas worldwide through partnerships with leading medical associations. SWME also provides financial support to doctors in developing countries to attend top educational programs in areas where local capacity building is needed. Learn more<


With the objective of facilitating transparency, efficiency and quality in medical education events, the Red Book for Medical Meetings has garnered the endorsement of the Rome CME-CPD Group, an international group of experts in the field of CME/CPD. The Rome CME-CPD Group meets on an annual basis in Rome, Italy, to develop international guidelines for harmonizing CME/CPD systems worldwide. The Rome CME-CPD Group also contributed their glossary of terms< and other guidelines to be part of the Red Book for Medical Meetings. Learn more<

The Rome CME-CPD Group is currently comprised of 11 members:

Alejandro Aparicio, MD, FACP
Alfonso Negri, MD, PhD
Alvaro Margolis, MD, MS
Bernard Maillet, MD
Bernard Marlow, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FACEHP
Hannu Halila, MD, PhD, eMBA
Herve Maisonneuve, MD
Ian Starke, MD, MSC, FRCP
Johann Weidringer, MD
Joseph Roma i Millan, MD
Ted Popov, MD, PhD