Frequently Asked Questions
What's a CMD?
CMD stands for Certified Medical Director, a credential given to post-acute and long-term care medical directors by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) based on experience, education, and competency. Learn more.
What is the deadline for (re)certification applications?
The ABPLM Board of Directors reviews certification applications twice each year. Deadlines are October 1 and April 1.
Events and Education
Where can I find information about the Society's Annual Conference?
What types of credits does Society education provide?
Most of the Society's educational programs provide CME and CMD credits. The Society's Annual Conference provides CME, CMD, nursing, administrator, and pharmacy credits. If you are interested in attending a Society educational program and don't see the credits you're interested in provided, contact your credentialing agency for information on receiving credit for attending that Society educational program.
Marketing and Sponsorship
What type of sponsorship opportunities do you have?
AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine offers multiple sponsorship, exhibiting, and advertising opportunities. Click here to learn more.
What's my membership status?
Your membership status can be accessed from the Overview tab of your Profile.
What is the Society's membership cycle?
The Society’s membership term is based on the calendar year. Dues will be collected in the fall of each year for the following calendar year (January 1 – December 31). New member enrollments are effective immediately and will be valid through December 31, 2106.
How can I become more involved?
Products and Resources
How can I get permission to reprint or use information from a Society product?
Fill out the Permission to Reprint Form. A Society staff member will review your request and contact you regarding your permission status.
Do you have any resources for PA/LTC patients & their families?
The Society is building our library of resources for PA/LTC patients and families. Some great, free resources we currently offer include:
Choosing Wisely Tools & Resources - a look into conversations you should be having with your care provider
Caregiver Communication Guide - a list of 35 issues your loved one could experience and how you should communicate them to their health care provider
Advice from AMDA leadership about being a proactive consumer of PA/LTC
I live outside of the United States. Do you ship internationally?
Yes. Please call our office at +1-410-740-9743 for rates.
Do you have special pricing for Bulk Orders?
Yes. For bulk order prices please send your inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I access the digital Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on my tablet, or cell phone?
Yes, the Society's electronic CPGs are viewable on mobile products.
How can I receive Caring for the Ages?
How can I access JAMDA online?
Society Website / My Account
I have a question, but I don’t know who can answer it.
Give us a call at (410) 740-9743 or email us at email@example.com and we’ll route your question to the appropriate person.
Where can I locate my username/password?
Your username is the primary email address connected to your Society account. If you do not know your password, you can reset your password from the login page.
How can I join my local state chapter?
Click here to see a list of state chapters and get details on membership information and resources for your state.