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Conference Descriptions

Mount Carmel's Department of CME offers a variety of quality category 1 lectures throughout the year. The CME program is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) to provide CME for physicians. Each lecture listed below has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas, Elements, and Policies of the OSMA. Unless otherwise noted, each educational activity is designated for a maximum of one category 1 credit toward the American Medical Association (AMA) Physician Recognition Award (PRA).

Oncology Conference (Tumor Board) - West

This is a bi-weekly patient-oriented educational and consultative conference at which unusual oncology management problems are presented to a multidisciplinary audience. Recent advances in knowledge and currently available strategies are reviewed, and treatment protocols are determined for the oncology patient. Each educational activity is designated for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Oncology Conference (Tumor Board) - East

This is a weekly patient-oriented educational and consultative conference at which unusual oncology management problems are presented to a multidisciplinary audience. Recent advances in knowledge and currently available strategies are reviewed, and treatment protocols are determined for the oncology patient.

Comprehensive Breast Cancer Conference

The goal of this weekly conference is to provide a prospective case presentation of each breast cancer patient to a multidisciplinary team. This conference will encourage interdisciplinary breast cancer care and provide patients with coordinated, state of the art care. Participants will broaden their scope of cancer treatment. The conference takes place at Mount Carmel East (MCE) and is broadcast to Mount Carmel West (MCW) and Mount Carmel St. Ann’s (MCSA).

Colorectal Lecture Series

This is a weekly educational conference/forum for staff and physicians interested in the care of the patient with colorectal concerns. The goal of these conferences is to discuss evidence-based patient centered management for benign and malignant conditions of the colon and rectum and provide interdisciplinary perspectives.

CME@ MCE

This is a monthly lecture series designed for medical staff members and other health professionals. Its purpose is to provide new and/or current information regarding all aspects of medical care and professional practice.

Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Grand Rounds

This is a monthly lecture series designed to improve knowledge of the medical staff members and health professionals. A variety of topics will be presented with the goal of providing new and/or current information regarding all aspects of medical care and professional practice.

Mount Carmel Medical Group Learning Sessions

This is a quarterly lecture series designed for Mount Carmel Medical Group members and employees as well as Mount Carmel staff physicians. Its purpose is to provide new and/or current information regarding all aspects of medical care and professional practice. The conference takes place on a monthly basis at MCE.

Faculty Development Series

This bi-monthly series is designed to expand the working knowledge of all teaching faculty in Principals of Adult Learning, evaluations, clinical teaching skills, and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies.

Multidisciplinary Trauma Rounds

This is a monthly series at which trauma-related patient cases are presented for discussion from a multidisciplinary point-of-view. Management strategies are determined by participating faculty and residents, including general surgery, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, radiology, emergency medicine, urology, and plastic surgery.

Surgery M&M

This is a weekly patient-oriented educational conference where complicated surgical cases and management problems are presented to a forum of staff and resident surgeons. Its goal is to provide physicians with evidence-based treatment plans for difficult surgical cases and complications.

Emergency Department M&M

With patient safety and the reduction of medico-legal risk as the focus, the Emergency Department’s bi-annual M & M Conference will use actual documentation of patients who have “bounced back” as a catalyst to prompt discussion of high risk features of the presentation, recognition of “red flags”, and discussion of controversial areas of evaluation and management of potentially life threatening etiologies. Discussion will occur in a multidisciplinary format with participants ranging from primary care doctors to specialists. Each educational activity is designated for a maximum of two category 1 credits toward the AMA PRA.

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