Upcoming CME Events
UCSF Fresno 2021 Virtual Mini Med School
Building a Healthy Community
Sept. 9 – Sept. 30, 2021
Four Free Virtual Sessions | Thursday Evenings from 5 to 7 PM PDT
Lectures include mature topics. Attendees should be at least 17 years of age
2021 Virtual Liver Expo
Join UCSF Fresno on Saturday, October 2 for the 3rd Annual Liver Expo! This virtual event will focus on how to keep your liver healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic and will also cover pancreatic cancer awareness. Hear from UCSF Fresno and Community Regional Medical Center experts and answer the question, ‘Is your liver well’?
Advancing Excellence in LGBTQ+ Health
The Advancing Excellence in LGBTQ+ Heath conference, the first installment of the UCSF Fresno Health Equity Symposium series, will feature experts from a wide variety of fields including physicians, surgeons, and mental health professionals who are specialists in LGBTQIA+ care. Attendees will learn about gender affirming hormone therapy or surgeries, increasing inclusivity, and opportunities to improve medical practices in an area where the demand for care is greatly needed.
CME Hours: 7.5
2021 Endocrine and Diabetes Virtual Symposium for Primary Care Providers
CME Hours: 6
2021 Wilderness Medicine Conference
In the wilderness, definitive care is often hours to days away. Care providers in this setting must be prepared to stabilize and care for their patients with limited medical resources. This day-long program will increase specialized knowledge and skill sets to aid patients effectively in remote and wilderness settings.
CME Hours Available: 8
Assessing the Needs of Opioid Seeking Patients
This program was created to help opioid prescribers develop a comprehensive approach to address the needs of all opioid seeking patients. The focus of these sessions will include patient-centered care, a harm-reduction approach to substance use disorders, best practices in Buprenorphine prescribing, and how to decrease physician discomfort in the management of opioid seeking patients.
CME Hours: 4.5
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16th Annual Cardiology in the Valley Symposium
The 2021 program will cover challenging issues in the evaluation and treatment of mitral and tricuspid valvular regurgitation and will examine the diagnosis and management of syndromes related to COVID infection and myocardial injury.
CME Hours: 4.5
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2021 Pulmonary Vascular Symposium
Lung Blood Vessels, Clots & Hypoxia
Join UCSF Fresno and an esteemed panel of experts from around the country for this new virtual symposium, designed to increase awareness of pulmonary vascular disease and encourage the timely diagnosis, assessment of severity and appropriate intervention strategies for all Health Professionals.
CME Hours: 6
UCSF Fresno Women’s Heart Fair at Home
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. To increase awareness and improve heart health among women of all ages, UCSF Fresno will host a virtual version of the annual Women’s Heart Fair via Zoom webinar. Hear from local experts, participate in a yoga class for all levels, watch a live cooking competition, and enter to win prizes.
Join UCSF Fresno for a virtual conference led by foremost experts. This program will give providers and allied health professionals the tools needed to initiate early diagnosis, intervention and provide community support resources for children with autism or related neurodevelopmental disorders.
CME Hours: 5 | Cost: Free
2020 Integrative Medicine Virtual Symposium
Healing Interventions for the Chronically Ill and at End of Life
This virtual symposium is designed to increase awareness of the latest end of life interventions, including medical aid in dying in California, advances in evidence-based prescribing practices and more.
October 3, 2020
CME Hours: 4
2020 Virtual Liver Expo
October 10, 2020
Join UCSF Fresno on Saturday, October 10 for the 2020 Virtual Liver Expo. This fun and educational online event will focus on prevention and management of fatty liver disease and what you can do to increase liver health. Hear from UCSF Fresno and Community Regional Medical Center experts and answer the question, ‘Is your liver well’?
UCSF Fresno 2020 Virtual Mini Med School
Caring for Your Community
Sept. 15 – Oct. 20, 2020
Six Free Virtual Sessions | Tuesday Evenings from 5 to 7 PM PDT
Join UCSF Fresno for the ninth installment of the Mini Medical School series! The 2020 curriculum will be structured as six virtual sessions, open to the public and dedicated to community concerns, current trends and innovations in health and medicine.
Lectures include mature topics. Attendees should be at least 17 years of age
15th Annual Cardiology in the Valley Symposium
Critical Decision Making in Cardiology and a
First-Hand Historical Perspective
Join UCSF Fresno for the 15th Annual Cardiology in the Valley Symposium. This informative CME event will be hosted via Zoom Webinar for the first time this year in accordance with public health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
May 2, 2020
CME Hours: 4.5
UCSF Fresno Endocrine and Diabetes Symposium for Primary Care Providers | Saturday, February 1, 2020
Join UCSF Fresno for the 2020 Endocrine and Diabetes Symposium. Primary care physicians and allied health care professionals will learn of current trends, new guidelines and the latest expert recommendations during this free CME symposium.
Community Medical Centers designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (559) 499-6406
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’?
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.
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:
- Identify the appropriate anticoagulant & antiplatelet strategies in different coronary disease patients.
- Apply different strategies to patients with congestive heart failure with either systolic and/or diastolic dysfunction.
- 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: https://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: https://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/conferences/autism2019/
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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/
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