European CME Forum, Siyemi Learning, UK
Eugene Pozniak is Programme Director of European CME Forum and Managing Director of Siyemi Learning, UK. Eugene runs the European CME Forum, a not-for-profit organisation now in its 13th year, that brings together key stakeholders in European and global Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Professional Development (CME-CPD). Eugene is also Managing Director of Siyemi Learning, an independent medical education provider that he set up in 2006. It has experience of having activities accredited by over 25 different accreditation bodies across Europe and the globe. In 2015, Siyemi Learning became the first organisation outside of the US to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Eugene is a chemistry graduate and spent his early career working in the pharmaceutical industry, advertising and medical communications agencies, specialising in digital services when it was in its infancy. He left the promotional sector in 2000 and has since worked exclusively in CME-CPD, initially devising and delivering e-learning for the European Society of Cardiology ("ESCed" being the first CME accredited e-learning platform in Europe, and a top-16 award winning project of the Leonardo da Vinci fund of the European Commission) and the Federation of European Cancer Societies (FECS – now the European CanCer Organisation, ECCO). He was Director of Global CME (ex-US) at Wolters Kluwer Health, before setting up Siyemi Learning and the European CME Forum. Eugene also manages and serves on the Editorial Board of the open access, PubMed-indexed, Journal of European CME (JECME) and is a Founding Member of the Good CME Practice (gCMEp) group.