November 23, 2005

The Professional Meeting Planners Network, a network of independent professionals, has announced it will develop a certification program for planners involved with medical meetings. The program will be developed by a content advisory board chaired by James C. Leist, Ed.D., FACME, former chair of the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education. PMPN founder Rod Abraham, the project's director, said of the initiative: "We have been talking about this for years. The time is right."