INMED Academic

Continuing Medical Education



Consistent with its mission to promote vision and skill, INMED offers two streams of continuing education for healthcare professionals.


Joint Providership

INMED offers joint-providership to accredit Continuing Education activities that are hosted by other institutions. In this context, INMED is dedicated to facilitating innovative medical education that promotes evidence-based change, professional development, and improved patient outcomes. Continuing Medical Education provided through INMED is AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM .

For questions regarding joint providership, please contact: [email protected]

Continuing Medical Education Director
Todd Franks

Todd Franks joined INMED’s staff in the summer of 2020. He graduated from Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Secondary Teaching Certificate. After six years of teaching English, Spanish, and English as a Second Language to high school students, Todd became a full-time pastor. He then spent the next six years leading a youth group as well as ministry to immigrants and refugees. Todd’s passion is to live out Matthew 5:16: “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” He and his wife live in Raytown with their two sons and are active members of their church in Kansas City.

Continuing Medical Education Manager
Kim Boyd
Kim joined the INMED staff in 2019 as CME Coordinator, soon advancing to CME Manager. She strives to uphold the standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education by participating in the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Academy. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason and three adult children. She’s an avid reader and loves organizing Women’s Ministry Conferences and Bible Studies at her Church.

Review Committee Chair
Fred Loper MD

Fred Loper is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. As a third-year medical student, he was part of the founding of Good Shepherd Ministries Medical Clinic – a faith-based, not-for-profit clinic that serves the uninsured people of Oklahoma City to this day.  After completing his residency at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Loper served as a primary care physician at Central Oklahoma Medical Group (COMG). In 1986, he was appointed as the National Missionary for Medical Missions for a North American mission board, and in 2005, he became Executive Director of Baptist Medical Dental Fellowship, leading physicians, dentists and other health professionals in volunteer healthcare service in the US and abroad. In 2012, Dr. Loper returned to Good Shepherd Ministries Medical Clinic to serve as their full-time medical director and completed his active practice career as an Associate Physician at Community Health Centers of Oklahoma, a Federally Qualified Health Center.

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