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Global Continuing Medical Education (CME) Market Report to 2027: Players Include AffinityCE, Afya, CME Outfitters, CME Procedures and Coursera

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Global Continuing Medical Education (CME) Market

Global Continuing Medical Education (CME) Market
Global Continuing Medical Education (CME) Market

Dublin, March 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Continuing Medical Education (CME) Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to's offering.

The global continuing medical education (CME) market size reached US$ 8.24 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach US$ 11.98 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.44% during 2021-2027.

Companies Mentioned

  • AffinityCE

  • Afya Ltd.

  • CME Outfitters LLC

  • CME Procedures LLC

  • Coursera Inc.

  • Elsevier (RELX plc)


  • HealthStream Inc.

  • Koninklijke Philips N.V.

  • Siemens Healthineers AG (Siemens AG)

Continuing medical education (CME) involves various educational activities that help maintain and develop the knowledge, skills, and professional performance of trainees. It includes multiple courses and conferences, written publications, online programs, and audio, video, and live events on electronic media.

It helps develop a healthy relationship between patients and healthcare professionals. It enables practitioners to learn, refine, and discover viable approaches to improve overall patient care and attain professional growth. Besides this, it helps medical professionals learn effective team management skills, address real-world challenges they face professionally, and earn membership in reputed organizations.

At present, the rising occurrence of new infections and diseases that require updated medical knowledge for treatment represents one of the key factors positively influencing the market.

In addition, the development of novel collaborative elements in medical education, along with shifting preference toward online education and CME programs, is creating a positive outlook for the market. Online education offers courses that are engaging and interactive and help users comprehend and retain knowledge with quality images, video, audio, and animation. Apart from this, the expansion of hospitals, medical institutes, and research centers is contributing to market growth.

Furthermore, governments of various countries are introducing different initiatives to provide quality education to professionals, which is also providing a thrust to market growth. Additionally, interactive education options and flexibility to continue learning as per the personal choice of healthcare professionals are driving the market. Moreover, considerable changes in medical practice to limit class hours and patient availability and increased diagnostic and management possibilities, coupled with advancements in technology, are bolstering the market growth.

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being AffinityCE, Afya Ltd., CME Outfitters LLC, CME Procedures LLC, Coursera Inc., Elsevier (RELX plc), EXCEL CME, HealthStream Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V. and Siemens Healthineers AG (Siemens AG).

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global continuing medical education (CME) market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?

  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global continuing medical education (CME) market?

  • What are the key regional markets?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the delivery method?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the providers?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the speciality?

  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?

  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?

  • What is the structure of the global continuing medical education (CME) market and who are the key players?

  • What is the degree of competition in the industry?

Key Attributes:

Report Attribute


No. of Pages


Forecast Period

2021 - 2027

Estimated Market Value (Billion) in 2021

Billion8.24 Billion

Forecasted Market Value (Billion) by 2027

Billion11.98 Billion

Compound Annual Growth Rate


Regions Covered


Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Continuing Medical Education (CME) Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Delivery Method
6.1 Classroom Training
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 E-Learning
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Regularly Scheduled Series
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast
6.4 Journals
6.4.1 Market Trends
6.4.2 Market Forecast
6.5 Others
6.5.1 Market Trends
6.5.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Providers
7.1 NPOS
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Publishing/Education Company
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 School of Medicine
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
7.4 Hospital/Healthcare Delivery System
7.4.1 Market Trends
7.4.2 Market Forecast
7.5 Others
7.5.1 Market Trends
7.5.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Speciality
8.1 Oncology
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Cardiology
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Infectious Disease
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast
8.4 Orthopedic
8.4.1 Market Trends
8.4.2 Market Forecast
8.5 Gastroenterology
8.5.1 Market Trends
8.5.2 Market Forecast
8.6 Pediatric
8.6.1 Market Trends
8.6.2 Market Forecast
8.7 Primary Care
8.7.1 Market Trends
8.7.2 Market Forecast
8.8 Others
8.8.1 Market Trends
8.8.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Region

10 SWOT Analysis

11 Value Chain Analysis

12 Porters Five Forces Analysis

13 Price Analysis

14 Competitive Landscape
14.1 Market Structure
14.2 Key Players
14.3 Profiles of Key Players

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