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Other CME Opportunities

Lists medical education opportunities (sponsored by organizations with philosophies and values similar to SGIM's) of potential interest to SGIM members. 


American College of Rheumatology’s CARE: Geriatrics

Looking for a way to earn MOC points? The ACR’s CARE: Geriatrics program  is a 30 question online self-assessment tool designed to assess the geriatric rheumatology knowledge base of physicians. As many physicians care daily for an aging population and rheumatologic conditions frequently occur in the elderly, this program will help identify knowledge gaps and improve patient care.

Upon successful completion physicians can claim up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits™ and/or 10 points in the self-evaluation of medical knowledge category in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification program. Learn more.


International Conference on Communication in Healthcare & Health Literacy Annual Research Conference
American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
October 8-11, 2017
Baltimore, MD

Join the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare in Baltimore, October 8-11, 2017, at the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott for a joint meeting of ICCH and HARC! Mark your calendars to attend this interdisciplinary and international research and educational event.

Connect with like-minded professionals who share your passion at the largest gathering of health communications researchers, educators and administrators from around the globe. There is no better way to improve your performance in healthcare communication and patient outcomes. Learn more.


SMDM 39th Annual Meeting: Better Decisions Through Better Data Processes
Society for Medical Decision Making
October 22-25, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Incremental gains in science are often made by standing on the shoulders of giants. Now that scientific advancement is increasingly dependent on complex data systems (the present-day giant), robust procedures are necessary to ensure that insights from data are not obscured from future scientists and real-time users. The Society for Medical Decision Making has a long history of developing methodologies which take advantage of complex data structures to enhance medical decision making and advance policy formation. The 2017 Annual Meeting will explore themes to ensure the credibility and usability of our Society’s efforts and to promote our vision of an integrated approach to health care decision making, through wise use and thoughtful communication of data. Learn more.


AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium
American Medical Informatics Association
November 04 - 08, 2017
Washington, DC

Get ready for the biggest AMIA Annual Symposium yet. We are inviting you—informatics researchers, practitioners, professionals, students, trainees, patients, friends, and colleagues—to attend  the AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium.

AMIA is multi-disciplinary and interprofessional organization. No meeting captures the breadth and depth of informatics better than the AMIA Annual Symposium. Over the last 35 years, the use of informatics has grown exponentially to improve health and to make better healthcare decisions. Today, informatics is the key to accelerating the current goals of healthcare reform. 

AMIA Annual Symposium actively supports research and practice in the five domains in informatics: translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, clinical informatics, consumer health informatics, and public health informatics.

Join our vibrant community of informatics professionals and students for a personal and professional educational experience of a lifetime. If it’s about informatics … it’s at AMIA 2017. Learn more.


Update in Internal Medicine 2017
Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
December 3–9, 2017
Boston, MA

The Update in Internal Medicine course is an accredited Continuing Medical Education program sponsored by Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  It is one of the premier courses of its kind in the world. This intensive program will provide you with comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-based advances in our understanding and treatment of the most common disorders that you will encounter in everyday practice.   All of the major subspecialties will be covered in addition to timely special lectures and symposia.   Earn up to 56 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  AAFP, ECMEC and Risk Management Credits are available. Learn more.


23rd Annual Primary Care in Paradise: Medical Specialties from the Primary Care Perspective
Scripps Health
March 19-22, 2018
Lahaina-Maui, Hawaii

Scripps Health’s Primary Care in Paradise conference was designed by primary care physicians for primary care physicians and will present content from their unique perspective. This important CME conference will educate and promote improved patient outcomes in a broad range of therapeutic areas commonly encountered in the busy primary care practice. The 2018 conference will focus on cardiology, nephrology, pain management, infectious disease, dermatology, and other important disease states providers come across in practice. In addition to an overview of the history and current science of a variety of specialty areas, content will be presented in a very practical, patient-focused manner relevant to the specific primary care setting and challenges. Learn more.

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