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.
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.
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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.
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.
UA College of Medicine Grand Rounds
Surgery Grand Rounds
Wednesdays 8-9 a.m. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Carter Lebares, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery Director, Center for Mindfulness in Surgery Department of Surgery University of California, San Francisco
“Individual, System, & Organizational Contributions to Surgeon Wellbeing”
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Dr. Adam Nelson Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burn & Emergency Surgery Department of Surgery University of Arizona
“Emergency General Surgery; A State of Affairs”
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 CANCELED
DOS Monthly Faculty Meeting
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Dr. Richard Higham-Kessler PGY 5 – General Surgery Residency Program Department of Surgery University of Arizona
“Chief’s Talk – tba “
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Neuroscience Grand Rounds
Sarver Heart Grand Rounds
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2021 Southwestern Conference on Medicine–CANCELED
Thursday, April 22-Sunday, April 25, 2021
The 2021 Southwestern Conference of Medicine has been canceled.
Save the date for the 2022 Southwestern Conference on Medicine, April 28 – May 1, 2022. The 2022 activity will take place at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson.