Upcoming continuing medical education opportunities

Medical Grand Rounds:

Medical Grand Rounds are not scheduled during the summer. They will resume in September.

Other Courses:

Pituitary and Thyroid Conference
Sept. 11: This symposium will build stronger relationships and raise awareness of the surgical and nonsurgical services Providence provides for pituitary and thyroid conditions. CME: AMA PRA Category 1 credits will be available. Time/Place: 7:30 a.m. - noon, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland. Learn more online.

Mindful Medicine - Physicians' Retreat
Sept. 11-13: Learn practical, evidence-based mindfulness skills to reduce stress and burnout, improve communication with patients and co-workers, and strengthen compassion, job satisfaction and emotional well-being. Led by facilitators Laura Martin, LCSW, and Teddy Gardner, M.Ed., PCC, at Maitripa College, 1119 SE Market St., Portland. Find details at http://mindfulmedicinepdx.org/.

Healthcare Beyond Obamacare: Bridging Policy to Practice
Sept. 26: Meet the nation's top health policy experts. Hear the latest insights on health care reform. Share best practices and innovate. CME: 5.5 hours of CME is available. Time/Place: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, 921 SW Sixth Ave., Portland. Find details online.

Geriatric Patient Management Conference
Oct. 2: Presented through a joint partnership of Swedish Medical Center and Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. CME: 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits available. Time/Place: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood, Wash. Find more info online.