CME Events

 

2019 CME Events


2019 Lung Infection Symposium: Valley Fever and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) 

Join UCSF Fresno, the San Joaquin Valley’s leading provider of lung infection expertise, for a daylong symposium on Valley fever and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM).

This symposium will cover:
• Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis (Valley fever), a fungal infection endemic to the San Joaquin Valley, which can present subtle and non-speci?c clinical symptoms, similar to the ?u.
• Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) are ubiquitous in our environment and the rates of infection due to NTM are increasing.

Both of these lung infections are under recognized and can cause significant morbidity and mortality if left untreated. Learn more at the 2019 Lung Infection Symposium on Saturday, October 26.

Includes 6.25 hours of CME credit.

Questions? Contact Summer Connery at cme@fresno.ucsf.edu or (559) 499-6406

Click here to access Lung Infection presentation materials (password protected)

2019 UCSF Fresno Liver Expo

RSVP by Wednesday, October 16

Join UCSF Fresno on Saturday, October 19 for the 2019 Liver Expo. This fun and interactive event will focus on prevention, diagnosis and management of fatty liver disease as well as hepatitis C. Hear from UCSF Fresno and Community Regional Medical Center experts and answer the question, ‘Is your liver well’?

Click here to access Liver Expo 2019 presentation materials

8th Annual Mini Med School: Innovations in Health Care

2019 UCSF Fresno Mini Med School

Sept. 10 | Sept. 17 | Sept. 24 | Oct. 1

UCSF Fresno, the San Joaquin Valley’s largest physician-training program, is proud to present the Eighth Annual Mini Med School. During this free public lecture series, attendees will meet UCSF Fresno experts, learn about local trends in medicine and health sciences and receive hands-on experience at a medical skills session. The four-session series will take place on Tuesday evenings, from Sept. 10 – Oct. 1.

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The UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine will present the fourteenth annual Cardiology in the Valley Symposium on Saturday, May 4 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research at 155 N. Fresno Street in downtown Fresno.  Physicians will learn how to:

  1. Identify the appropriate anticoagulant & antiplatelet strategies in different coronary disease patients.
  2. Apply different strategies to patients with congestive heart failure with either systolic and/or diastolic dysfunction.
  3. Identify basic cardiac arrhythmias and when to consult the specialist for further assistance.

4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits are available for this continuing medical education event. Physicians, allied health professionals and the general public are encouraged to attend. please visit: http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/conferences/cardiology2019/


2019 Autism Symposium for Primary Care Providers

UCSF Fresno and community partners will hold an Autism Symposium for Primary Care Providers on Saturday, May 4 at Community Regional Medical Center. The aim of the conference is to provide a comprehensive overview of recent advances in autism diagnosis, interventions and community linkages for families. All primary care and advanced practice providers are encouraged to attend. Four hours of CME credit available. Please visit: http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/conferences/autism2019/


2019 High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference 

The UCSF Fresno Department of Emergency Medicine will present the 2019 High Sierra Wilderness and Travel Medicine Conference May 1-3 at the Pines Resort at Bass Lake. This conference is designed for those who may encounter life-threatening situations with limited resources. Emergency physicians, nurses, PAs, internists, family practitioners, rangers, EMS providers, members of the search and rescue community, and outdoor enthusiasts will want to attend. Through both lecture and hands-on workshops, topics including trip planning, environmental exposure, survival and rescue, patient assessment and trauma care, including needle compression, wound management and orthopedic injuries will be addressed. Up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are available for this event. For cost and registration information, please visit: http://www.ucsfcme.com/2019/MMC19025/info.html 15 hours of California EMS continuing education credits also are available. Please call Nicholas Dennie (559) 499-6596 or email ndennie@fresno.ucsf.edu


2019 Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium

The UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine will present the fourth annual Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium on Saturday, April 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research at 155 N. Fresno Street in downtown Fresno. The focus of the conference will be on the effect of air pollution on health, causes of increased wildfires in California, the role of agriculture in nitrogen oxide production and impediments to air quality improvement. Physicians will learn how to educate patients on the effects of air pollution on their health and existing health conditions. All participants will learn how to receive real-time air quality alerts, and how to adjust medications and physical activity during peak air pollution periods among other topics. Four AMA PRA Category 1 credits are available for this continuing medical education event. Physicians, allied health professionals and the general public are encouraged to attend.

Registration is $50 for physicians. Register at: https://www.eeds.com/live/608583

There is no cost for the general public to attend. General registration (Non-Physicians): https://2019airpollution.eventbrite.com  

For more information, call (559) 499-6406 or email cme@fresno.ucsf.edu 

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Multidisciplinary Updates in Internal Medicine Conference 2019

The UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine will present its Multidisciplinary Updates in Internal Medicine Conference on March 8 and 9, 2019, at UCSF Fresno. The first day will feature a Geriatrics Symposium. Day two will be focused on Topics and Advances in Internal Medicine. All primary care clinicians, hospitalists and allied health professionals are encouraged to attend. For more details and to register: https://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/conferences/multiupdate/

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2019 UCSF Fresno Women’s Heart Fair

Heart disease is the number one killer of women. To increase awareness, share heart healthy information and provide important health screenings, UCSF Fresno will hold a free Women’s Heart Fair on Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research,155 N. Fresno Street. Hear from faculty physician experts on heart disease and women, venous disease and heart disease and the liver. This event is free and open to the public.  For more details and to register, go to: https://ucsffresnowomensheartfair.eventbrite.com

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