Live sessions and special symposia in April and May (Pre-registration required at lghealth.org/cme)
7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, PA College of Health Sciences: What will a New Administration Mean for Health Care is the title of a Distinguished Lecturer event led by Alice Rivlin, Ph.D., senior fellow in Economic Studies and the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution, and founding Director of the Congressional Budget Office.
Despite the withdrawal of the House Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the economic sustainability and affordability of healthcare coverage in this country is in question. Hear what we can expect next from the federal government and what might it mean for our future work with patients across Central Pennsylvania.
Register for the event here; for CME credits you also will need to register here. The event will occur in the High Auditorium at the college, 850 Greenfield Road.
4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 20, LancasterHistory.org: The History of Orthopedic Surgery in Lancaster County will be presented at LancasterHistory.org, 230 N. President Ave. Speakers for the program include Drs. Paul Carroll, Wayne Conrad, Christopher Cooke, David Hughes, Gerald Rothacker, Timothy Tymon and Thomas Westphal. Reception, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; event starts promptly at 4:30 p.m. Register here.
Noon to 2 p.m. Friday, May 5, Stager: Avoiding a Single Story: Cultural Humility and Spiritual Care with the Amish will be presented by Steven Nolt, Ph.D., of Elizabethtown College. Nolt is the author or co-author of 14 books on Amish, Mennonite and Pennsylvania German history and contemporary life, including the 2007 book “Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy,” about the Nickel Mines school shooting. Event starts promptly at noon, with lunch provided. Register here.
5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, Hospice & Community Care: Gen Silent, a documentary film about LGBT aging, will be shown, followed by a discussion with Stu Maddox, the film’s producer/director. This documentary sheds light on the unique issues facing LGBT elders and allows professionals, activists, older and younger people to better realize that we each need care with understanding and compassion. The documentary shows how older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults have been forced to hide their sexual orientation in order to receive appropriate care. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., with the event beginning promptly at 6 p.m. Location is Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive. Registration is restricted to physicians, NPs and PAs, since space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Register here.
Grand Rounds and recurring events in April (Pre-registration not required)
Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, Stager Conference Center: The 3D MS THRIVE Initiative: Patient-Centered Management for Optimal Outcomes in MS. This case-based live activity for Department of Medicine Grand Rounds will cover the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with multiple sclerosis. Speaker is Clyde Markowitz, M.D., Chief, MS Section Director, MS Center, and Associate Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, Stager Conference Center: Medical Cannabis: Lessons Learned by a Family Doctor is the title of Family Medicine Grand Rounds with Dr. Sarah Mullins, Stoney Batter Family Medicine Associates, Wilmington, Delaware.
7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, April 20, Stager Conference Center: Dr. Sarah Long with Drexel University College of Medicine will present Top 10 Articles in Pediatric Infectious Disease for Pediatric Grand Rounds.
For more details on the events above, go to www.lghealth.org/cme, click on Month-at-a-Glance Calendar and click on an event of interest. LG Health CME events are open to all providers on the LG Health Medical & Dental Staff. Live events require registration, but Grand Rounds don’t. Grand Rounds are recorded and are available at www.lghealth.org/cme by clicking on CME on Demand (Enduring Materials). For more information on these and other upcoming events, please visit www.lghealth.org/cme or contact Roxanne Bolinger at the CME office, 544-4500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Prior to attending a CME event, please download the free “eeds” app to your mobile device (Flip-phone holdouts, please add 828-216-8114 to your contact list under “CME.”). You’ll use your mobile device to log your attendance (using your regular LGH user ID and password) instead of paper sign-ins. If you don’t have a mobile device, go to www.lghealth.org/cme to log your attendance within 24 hours of the event.