CCPE believes that healthcare industry employees are its most valued customers, and deserve innovative educational products and services.

CCPE believes in partnership with the healthcare community to better understand and satisfy the needs of its stakeholders.

CCPE believes that quality products and excellent customer service are the hallmarks of success.


The Council
The Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE) is a non-profit accreditation body created in 1969 that develops and administers affordable Accreditation and Continuing Education programs for the healthcare industry. The Board of Directors is composed of volunteer directors elected from member companies' employees. Eight regional delegates are elected by accredited representatives. Elections take place in the fall of every year.

A full-time General Manager, with staff and offices located in Montreal, operates CCPE.

Mission Statement
The Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE) seeks to elevate the public reputation of the healthcare industry through excellence in education that results in positive patient outcomes. We are recognized as unbiased subject matter experts. We assess the need for, design, develop, administer, and market educational programs that enhance the competencies of healthcare industry contributors. We partner with world leaders in content and technology to deliver state-of-the-art programs.

Vision Statement
The Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE) is the “Gold Standard” in content and people accreditation in the healthcare industry. CCPE serves a broad range of healthcare stakeholders through its educational programs and services. CCPE is an independent, financially self-sustaining, not-for-profit, that reinvests revenues into program development.

The Board of Directors
Lorene J. Reist,
Astellas Pharma

d_andersonTom Edgar,
Hoffmann-La Roche

Sophie Brissette,
Novartis Pharma
Vicky Vilagos, Lundbeck Treasurer

Pacific Region Delegate
Paul McCarthy,
Lundbeck Canada
Prairies Region Delegate
Rhonda Kramarchuk,
Servier Canada

Ontario Delegates
Amy Beith,
Joshua Kervin,

Quebec Delegates

Atlantic Region Delegate
Noël Lewis
The CCPE Team

j_shea Jim Shea, General Manager
Jim Shea is CCPE’s General Manager. He directs and oversees all CCPE operations. Jim also manages the public relation activities of CCPE and is the liaison to member companies.

Johanne Brien, Customer Service Coordinator (Corporate Membership)
Johanne provides customer support to member company affiliated course participants. She is responsible for registration, invoicing and database integrity.

Alain Bouchat, Manager, Clients Systems
Alain is the key person behind CCPE’s database operations (exams administration, LMS and LCMS). He also contributes to customer service by providing technical support during web-based exams.

Christine Bullock, Customer Service Coordinator ( Associate Membership) Christine provides customer support to non-member CCPE course participants. She is also responsible for the CHE Course registration process, exams and assists with special corporate communication projects.

Yves Gendron, Manager, Logistics & Information Technology
Yves is the key person behind CCPE’s web-based initiatives (websites, LMS, LCMS, surveys and e-marketing).

Lucie Rheault, Office Manager
Lucie oversees administration tasks and manages all activities related to Customer Service including medals and awards promotions.
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