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Providing Healthcare in Challenging Times – ABMS Conference 2023

September 19-20, 2023
Loews O’Hare Hotel, Rosemont, Illinois

Many of today’s physicians and specialists are finding it difficult to provide high quality care due to various ethical challenges in the current political and organizational environment.

From the pressures of private equity to the legislative and legal interference in the practice of medicine, physicians and specialists are forced to navigate new constraints amidst legal, ethical and personal moral decisions.

Complete program and registration information

2023 Arizona Hospital Leadership Conference

October 25-27, 2023
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson

The 2023 Arizona Hospital Leadership Conference will once again be held at the exquisite Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson on Oct. 25-27.

This will be an inspirational gathering of more than 200 hospital and healthcare executives seeking opportunities for continuing education, meaningful discussion and relationship building.

Complete program and registration information

Alleviate Cold Symptoms in Primary Care

November 4, 2023
Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Rd.

Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation presents a free hands-on CME workshop designed to equip osteopathic physicians, residents, and medical students with the knowledge and skills to quickly and effectively alleviate cold symptoms using OMT in a busy primary care practice.

Join us on November 4 from 8:00 am – 11:55 am at Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Rd. in Tucson, AZ to develop your skills and enhance your ability to provide comprehensive care to your patients. A maximum of 3.25 AOA Category 1-A credits are available.

Click here for more details and registration! Don’t delay! Space is very limited!

2024 Southwestern Conference on Medicine

March 21-24, 2024
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ

The 2024 Southwestern Conference on Medicine will take place March 21-24, 2024 at Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ. A livestreaming option with 6-week playback for all pre-registrants will also be available once again.

If you have suggestions for topics or speakers for the 2024 Conference, please email them to for consideration by the Planning Committee.

Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series

Third Wednesday of the month

3 p.m.

In partnership with Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the Arizona Coalition for Healthcare Emergency Response (AzCHER), and others—we invite you to join the monthly emergency preparedness webinars in 2023 to discuss up-to-date information and resources for the areas of focus included in a comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Plan. This monthly series is the third Wednesday of the month from 3–3:45 p.m. PT.

Webinar Topics:

February (Past Event, Recording Available): Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (Recording and PowerPoint available)

March (Past Event, Recording Available): Incident Command System (Recording and PowerPoint available)

April (Past Event; Recording Available): QSO-21-15-ALL and the EID Self-Assessment Tool (Recording and PowerPoint available)

May 17: Transportation – Know Thy Neighbors

June 21: Business Continuity Planning and Supply Chain Management

July 19: Care Coordination and Surge

August 16: Engaging our Staff | Being Prepared at Home

September 20: Table-Top Exercises: Planning and the After-Action Report

October 18: Top Ten ETag Deficiencies

To register and access the recordings of previous sessions visit:

Wellbeing Collaborative: Supporting Health Care Workers

Fourth Tuesday of the month

4 p.m.

A Wellbeing Collaborative for Health Professionals has formed in Arizona. Participation requires no dues or formal commitments as the Collaborative focuses on sharing lessons learned, best practices, and other practical resources.

The Wellbeing Collaborative serves as a resource for you to utilize, whether you are an organization or a health care professional. Our goal is to promote the importance of keeping our health care professionals uplifted by sharing stories, strategies being implemented that are making a difference, and helpful tactics for promoting wellbeing.

Click here for more information.


This study stands for Arizona Healthcare, Emergency Response and Other Essential workers Surveillance. AZ HEROES is  funded by the CDC  and focuses on COVID-19infection and immune response in individuals on the frontline of this pandemic. English and Spanish-speaking individuals with and without prior COVID-19 diagnosis can enroll.

Study activities include:

  • Weekly surveillance through short surveys and at-home COVID-19 tests, with additional tests if they become ill
  • Complete surveys about their COVID-19 history, risks and occupational exposure three times
  • Go  to Sonora Quest for a blood draw three to four times to test for antibodies

Participants will receive:

  • Access to COVID-19 test results
  • New information and updates on COVID-19 
  • Pride that comes with advancing the science of COVID-19
  • Entry into weekly raffles based on study compliance for the chance to win 1 of 5 $50 cash gift cards each week of the study

Please note that this study is inclusive to individuals: 

  • Between 18  and  85  years old
  • Meet one of these requirements:
    • Work at least 20 hours per week in health care, as a first responder, front-line/essential worker (retail, hospitality, facilities, government, etc.) OR
    • Part-time college student (at least 6 units) and work at least 10 hours per week
  • Can speak English or Spanish
  • Have not received the COVID-19 vaccine or have been vaccinated within the last 14 days

For more information, click here.

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