Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu


Since 2000

SKMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
Department of Medicine

Jefferson's Department of Medicine is dedicated to the highest standards of excellence in patient care, research and education. The Department consists of physicians specially trained in primary care as well as subspecialties.

Upcoming Events

2nd Annual Jefferson Renal Update Symposium

Friday, September 28, 2018


7th Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends

Friday, October 19, 2018

    Course Location:
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Dorrance H. Hamilton Building -
    Connelly Auditorium
    1001 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107


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    The 7th Annual Diabetes Symposium has been specifically designed for practicing endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees. This CE conference offers a unique setting of keynote lectures targeting specific topics and panel discussions with renowned experts in the field.

    Topics to be discussed include:

    • How do we define value in diabetes care: The argument(s) for cost-conscientious care
    • Emerging New Paradigms in Type 2 Diabetes Management
    • Type 1 Diabetes-2019 & Beyond
    • Treatment of HTN in Diabetic Kidney Disease: An Update
    • Preventing CV disease in Type 2 Diabetes

    Target Audience: This course is designed for practicing family physicians, primary care physicians, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees.

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS (AMA): Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    PHYSICIANS (AAFP): Application for CME has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

    DIETITIAN: This activity has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for review.

    PHARMACISTS: This activity is eligible for ACPE credit: See final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. (www.aapa.org).


Recent Events

Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

May 18, 2018

Sponsored by Jefferson Angioplasty Center


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    This year's conference offers participants an opportunity to interact with experts as they deliberate and debate the management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease, focusing on the latest evidence-based guidelines designed to better equip participants with new diagnostic tools and therapies. Key topics include:

    • Structural heart disease
    • Cath lab management of cardiogenic shock
    • Treatment of left main coronary artery disease
    • PCI for stable angina
    • Treatment of pulmonary embolism
    • Use of diabetic medications by cardiologists
    • Coronary artery stenting in setting of atrial fibrillation

    Featuring Keynote Lecture:

    "Social Media and Cardiology: Changing the Conversation for Health Care Professionals and Patients"

    Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC
    Division Chief of Cardiology
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
    Physician Executive Director, Banner - University Medicine Cardiovascular Institute in Phoenix

    This course is designed for all specialists who treat patients with coronary and structural heart disease: cardiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, pulmonologists, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, fellows, residents and allied health professionals.

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This Live activity, 4th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease, with a beginning date of 05/18/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This program is approved for 5.97 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 1.63 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 18043181. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).


2nd Annual Role of Sex & Gender in Clinical Practice

Friday, April 27, 2018

    Course Location:
    Jefferson Alumni Hall -
    Campus of Thomas Jefferson University
    1020 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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    This new conference takes a unique approach to patient care by zeroing in on sex differences in non-reproductive areas such as: gastroenterology, cardiology, and endocrinology. By understanding these difference, clinicians will be able to tailor patient care for both men and women, avoiding delays in care and poor outcomes.

    Covering a wide range of specialties, this conference:

    • Focuses on how major organ systems function differently in men and women, going beyond a basic review of physiology
    • Highlights differences in clinical presentations of common disease in men and women
    • Provides important information on varying responses to treatment options, looking at both success rates and adverse reactions

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS:
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS (AAFP):
    Application for CME credit has been filed with the Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

    NURSES:
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    A maximum of 6.50 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS:
    The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).


Leadership for Physicians

Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Course Location:
    Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
    1001 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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    Join Jefferson's national leaders in medicine to explore and expand your skills as a leader in practice. This unique course will help you take your leadership skills to a new level.

    • Explore how emotional intelligence (EQ) can impact your performance as a leader
    • Receive personalized EQ assessments and feedback during the Understanding Your Emotional Intelligence Results breakout
    • Select from five different workshop sessions to customize this education to your own needs.

    This course is designed for physicians seeking to advance their professional roles and those currently in leadership positions seeking to expand their skills.

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS:
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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The Student Athlete: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Course Location:
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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    Sudden cardiac death of young athletes is a very important and escalating issue affecting today's youth. Join Jefferson to review the latest information and protocols for effective screening of student athletes. Then, listen in and question Brian Hainline, MD, the NCAA's Chief Medical Officer, as he discusses NCAA's progress in reducing the incidence of sudden cardiac death and maximizing the overall safety of athletes. This cutting edge review will inform your practice, and help you contribute to the dual goals of improved safety and reduced sudden cardiac death.

    Topics will include:

    Sports and Sudden Cardiac Death: Which Athletes Are at Risk?
    Tragedy on the Field: Are There Cardiac Clues?
    Preventing Sudden Death in Athletes: Role of Pre-Participation Screening
    Keynote Lecture: "Maximizing the Safety of Student Athletics: The NCAA Perspective"
    Question & Answer / Panel Discussion, moderated by Arnold J. Greenspon, MD, will conclude the program.

    This activity is supported, in part, by the Dinon Foundation, Simon's Fund, and Jefferson.

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).

    **Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements. If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.