Upcoming continuing medical education opportunities

Medical Grand Rounds

The Weekend Warrior: How to Minimize Battle Scars
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, PPMC
Beth Smith, D.O., MCR, FACP, associate professor, Health Promotion and Sports Medicine, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Osteoporosis Treatment: What to Do Beyond Five Years
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, PPMC
Michael McClung, M.D., founding director, Oregon Osteoporosis Center; Department of Medicine (Endocrinology), Providence Portland Medical Center

Ischemic Heart Disease: Which Diet and Lifestyle Choices Really Matter?
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Miles Hassell, M.D., internist; director, Comprehensive Risk Reduction Clinic, Integrative Medicine Program, PSVMC

Polypharmacy and Deprescribing in Elders
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, PPMC
Arthur D. Hayward, M.D., MBA, internist and geriatrician, Kaiser Permanente

Breast Cancer: Answers, Advice and Anecdotes
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC 
Alison Conlin, M.D., physician, medical oncology and hematology; and director, Breast Cancer Program in Medical Oncology, Providence Cancer Center

Marijuana for the Clinician
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, PPMC
Craig A. Riley, M.D., general medicine faculty, PPMC Internal Medicine Residency; associate medical director, primary care, The Vancouver Clinic

Empowerment Through Communication: Using Health Literacy Tools to Improve Patient Outcomes
7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Free and open to all PSVMC caregivers (employees) and physicians. Lunch is provided. Speakers include physicians and other experts from Providence Health & Services, Oregon Health & Science University, Legacy Health System and Portland State University. Register in HealthStream to attend (PSVMC: Health Literacy Conference, September 2016).

Osteoporosis Update
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC 
Johanna Thompson, Pharm.D., BCPS, clinical pharmacy specialist–primary care, Providence Medical Group

Top Talks from 2016 Symposium
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, PPMC
Meera Jain, M.D., Department of Medical Education (General Internal Medicine), Providence Portland Medical Center
Mark Rosenberg, M.D., director of compassionate care, Providence Health & Services; Department of Medical Education (General Internal Medicine), Providence Portland Medical Center

Ettelson Memorial Lectureship  
Nutrition and Culinary Education for our Patients and Ourselves 
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC 
Helen Delichatsios M.D., SM, associate professor, nutrition educator, HMS primary care physician, MGH Beacon Hill

Ettelson Memorial Lectureship   
Nutrition and Culinary Education for our Patients and Ourselves 
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, PPMC 
Helen Delichatsios M.D., SM, associate professor, nutrition educator, HMS primary care physician, MGH Beacon Hill

CME CREDIT: Providence Portland Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Providence Portland Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. For further information, contact Stephanie Munoz, Department of Continuing Medical Education at (503) 215-6088.

Anyone requiring special assistance to participate should contact Human Resources at (503) 215-3240.

Planning Committee member: Elizabeth Stephens, M.D.