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.
You Have More Time to Share Your Knowledge at ABMS Conference 2021
Call for Sessions and Posters has been extended until May 9!
Submit a session or poster and share your innovations that advance board certification for physicians and the patients they serve! ABMS Conference 2021 is an excellent opportunity for health care professionals to disseminate innovative collaborations, evidence-based research, and best practices that accelerate the transformation of board certification and the delivery of high-quality care.
The ABMS Conference 2021 program planning committee seeks high-quality sessions and posters for virtual presentation that address one or more of the topics below.
- Advances Board Certification’s Impact on Public Health and National Quality Priorities
- Accelerates the Adoption of Innovative Certification Assessments Relevant to the Health Care Environment
- Evolves the ABMS Certification Standards
- Promotes Positive Professionalism
The virtual conference will take place September 28 and 29, 2021. All submissions are due by May 9 at 11:59 pm CT. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABMS Conference 2021 is the premier conference on board certification with a focus on physician assessment, quality improvement, professionalism, and professional development. At this annual event, you will expand your knowledge, share best practices, connect with your peers, and engage in professional development opportunities — all in a virtual environment adapted to provide you with a great online experience!
Go to abmsconference.com for the latest information and details.
Integrative Medicine Summit 2021
Wednesday, May 5-Friday, May 7, 2021
Clinical Challenges and Solutions
Three days of leading-edge virtual learning about integrative health.
Integrative Medicine Summit 2021: Clinical Challenges and Solutions brings together physicians, researchers, experts, and authors for 3 exciting days of exploring integrative health. The 100 percent virtual conference will feature speakers including Andrew Weil, MD, Valter Longo, PhD, and Sandra Hassink, MD, and cover immunology and infectious diseases; neurology and brain science; and other hot topics in integrative medicine.
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Associations (AzHHA) Thoughtful Life Conversations
Advance Care Planning for Healthcare Professionals
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
This 1.5-hour workshop provides resources for healthcare professionals on Arizona laws, which forms to use and outlines a clear process to communicate effectively with their patients about the value of advance care planning. While no one likes to talk about dying, this workshop provides an evidence-based approach and examples of proven communication strategies that result in completion of advance directives. Objectives are to define the process of advance care planning, review the evidence of effective messaging, discuss terminology, statutes, and forms, discuss how to approach the conversation and overcome barriers; review how to document the conversation, and discuss when to review and update these documents.
- Click here to register for May 11 virtual event at 8 a.m.
Introduction to POLST:
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Friday, June 25, 2021
This one-hour workshop equips healthcare professionals with knowledge and resources to begin using POLST in Arizona. The objectives are to describe what POLST is at the state and national level, explain why POLST is important, define the population for POLST, when to begin the conversation and who completes POLST, describe the process for completing, reviewing and updating POLST, and learn the process of submitting healthcare planning documents to the Arizona Healthcare Directive Registry.
The target audience is healthcare professionals who plan on using POLST or caring for patients/residents who have a POLST in all care settings.
Women’s Health Symposium
Thursday, Aug. 5-Friday, Aug. 6, 2021
The 5th Annual Rural Women’s Health Symposium has been postponed to August 5-6, 2021. The safety and health of our participants, speakers and exhibitors is vital, therefore we are continuously monitoring the evolution of COVID-19. We will inform everyone with any changes and will adjust to the new norms of health and safety. We are also in the initial planning stages to host a virtual event this August of 2020 and will send out details for those who are interested in attending. Thank you for understanding as we make changes and decisions.