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Because of the COVID-19 virus, please confirm live conferences/trainings/workshops are still scheduled. Pima County Medical Society will do its best to keep information updated. 

Post-Viral Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): What Every Clinician Needs to Know

This is a FREE CME webinar on the diagnosis and treatment of post-viral syndromes developing in the wake of COVID-19, including Long COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).  With experts at Harvard Medical School and elsewhere conservatively estimating that 10% of COVID-19 patients will go on to develop post-viral ME/CFS, Arizona medical providers and students must learn immediately to recognize and treat the thousands of Arizonans expected to develop this disabling disease in 2021.

Click here to find the CME. Please note that this CME is sponsored by Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, the NY State Department of Health Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) and The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Action Network of New York. The CME is accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit through the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

To take the CME, participants must first sign up for a free MyCEI account. Once the account is created, click the button “Watch this Learning Module.” On the new screen that opens, click the button at the bottom of the screen that says “Enroll.” This will start the CME video.

 

Links for Opioid CME Requirements

The Arizona Senate and House voted unanimously to approve the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act during a late night, January 25, 2018 special session. Under the new bill, PCMS members authorized to prescribe schedule II controlled substances and have a DEA registration number are required to complete a minimum of three hours of opioid-related substance use disorder-related or addiction-related CME each license renewal cycle.

For your convenience, the following links offer opportunities to fulfill legislative requirements.  Others may be available through your specialty society or other organizations.

Telemedicine: Providing Safe Care During Coronavirus Pandemic

Enhance your understanding of how to care for patients remotely. Under such an uncertain time in health care because of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, every human contact represents a potential risk for physicians, medical professionals and patients alike. Now, more than ever is the time to learn about and implement telemedicine and telehealth.

Click here for more information.

UA Center for Integrative Medicine Launches Online Pain Management CME

The University of Arizona Pain Management Center has online CME programs available for all physicians. You may visit the links below for details or to register for the CME programs.

PBI Online Opioid CME

PCMS member Jennifer Schneider MD has developed an online Opioid Pain Management CME course available through PBI. This course qualifies to meet the Arizona Medical Board requirements for a CME course on opioids. There is a charge for taking this course. You may review the flyer for this training by clicking the link the RX3 Flyer.

For more information, click here.

THMEP ongoing CME education

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP) is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. All credit is AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for physicians.

Click here for scheduled series, events and courses.

DOCME Education Center–anytime on-demand online CME

DOCME is a collaboration of the osteopathic state societies through the Association of Osteopathic State Executive Directors (AOSED) whose aim is to provide the premier source of online CME programing for osteopathic physicians.

Click here for details or to view the online CME catalog.

Arizona Center for Rural Health CMEs

Click here to access the PDF with links.

UA College of Medicine Grand Rounds

Surgery Grand Rounds

Wednesdays 8-9 a.m. In-person attendance Room 5403 and virtual via Zoom/live streaming (NOTE: ZOOM information will be sent out – as well as a link for live streaming for each event. Contact Jolene Snover for an invite at jsnover@surgery.arizona.edu)  NOTE: Zoom invites will continue for Surgery Grand Rounds in May. In June the plan is to offer in-person attendance and streaming only through BioCom.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

“Chief’s Talk – tbd”

Dr. Sujata Saha PGY 5 – General Surgery Residency Program Department of Surgery University of Arizona 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/89689538580

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Join by Skype for Business: https://arizona.zoom.us/skype/89689538580

Wednesday, May 19, 2021*

“Precision Medicine in the Injured Patient”

Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery  Director, Regional Trauma Center Surgeon-in-Chief, Harbor View Medical Center Department of Surgery University of Washington  

*In person attendance HSIB Forum @ 10am Special Objectives

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

“Chief’s Talk – tbd”

Dr. Tiffany Son PGY 5 – General Surgery Residency Program Department of Surgery University of Arizona 

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Friday, May 14, 2021

8-9 a.m.

Via Zoom

“A Translational Approach to Modeling Pediatric Epilepsy: Pathophysiology in Mice and Human Patient-Derived Neurons”

Lalitha Madhavan MD, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Neurology Evelyn F McKnight Brain Institute and Bio5 Institute University of Arizona

 Michael Hammer, PhD Professor and Research Scientist Bio 5 Institute and Arizona Research Labs Department of Neurology University of Arizona

Presentation Learning Objectives:

  1. To gain an understanding of the clinical features and pathophysiology of SCN8A mutation-based pediatric epilepsy.
  2. Characterization of a mouse model of SCN8A epilepsy.
  3. Development of a patient-specific human induced pluripotent stem cell-based model of SCN8A epilepsy.

Join Zoom meeting: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/84089847231?pwd=Wm5WQjZzZUFqZFN6bkVML3kzbStXZz09

Meeting ID:  840 8984 7231 / Password:  119763 / (602) 753-0140

Or via livestream: https://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/streaming/29608/event

Sarver Heart Grand Rounds

Friday, May 14, 2021

Noon-1 p.m.

“Unfolding Cardiac Amyloidosis- A multidisciplinary team-based approach.”

Preethi William, MD – Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, University of Arizona/Banner University Medical Center

Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/87146963829?pwd=Mm13NUtPcVhwTGRVU3ZQT1plMnptUT09
Zoom password: 424856/ CME: 356592

Dr. Preethi William is a clinical assistant professor and a cardiologist with the Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology Team at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

She earned her medical degree in India, then pursued internal medicine, geriatrics and cardiology training at the University of Arizona, Tucson.  Following her training at the UA, she completed a fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology at the University of Utah Hospitals in Salt Lake City. She is board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, echocardiography, cardiology and advanced heart failure.

Her cardiomyopathy interests include team-based approach to systemic diseases with cardiovascular manifestations such as infiltrative, inflammatory cardiomyopathies, cardiorenal syndrome and shock.

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds

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Rheumatology Grand Rounds

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Medicine Grand Rounds

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