Because of the COVID-19 virus, please confirm live conferences/trainings/workshops are still scheduled. Pima County Medical Society will do its best to keep information updated. 

Telemedicine: Providing Safe Care During Coronavirus Pandemic

Enhance your understanding of how to care for patients remotely. Under such an uncertain time in health care due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, every human contact represents a potential risk for physicians, medical professionals and patients alike. Now, more than ever is the time to learn about and implement telemedicine and telehealth.

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Links for Opioid CME Requirements

The Arizona Senate and House voted unanimously to approve the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act during a late night, January 25, 2018 special session. Under the new bill, PCMS members authorized to prescribe schedule II controlled substances and have a DEA registration number are required to complete a minimum of three hours of opioid-related substance use disorder-related or addiction-related CME each license renewal cycle.

For your convenience, the following links offer opportunities to fulfill legislative requirements.  Others may be available through your specialty society or other organizations.

UA Center for Integrative Medicine Launches Online Pain Management CME

The University of Arizona Pain Management Center has online CME programs available for all physicians. You may visit the links below for details or to register for the CME programs.

PBI Online Opioid CME

PCMS member Jennifer Schneider MD has developed an online Opioid Pain Management CME course available through PBI. This course qualifies to meet the Arizona Medical Board requirements for a CME course on opioids. There is a charge for taking this course. You may review the flyer for this training by clicking the link the RX3 Flyer.

For more information, click here.

THMEP ongoing CME education

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP) is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. All credit is AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for physicians.

Click here for scheduled series, events and courses.

DOCME Education Center–anytime on-demand online CME

DOCME is a collaboration of the osteopathic state societies through the Association of Osteopathic State Executive Directors (AOSED) whose aim is to provide the premier source of online CME programing for osteopathic physicians.

Click here for details or to view the online CME catalog.

UA College of Medicine Grand Rounds

Surgery Grand Rounds

Wednesdays 8-9 a.m. VIRTUAL via Zoom/live streaming (NOTE: ZOOM information will be sent out – as well as a link for live streaming for each event. Contact Jolene Snover for an invite at

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Canceled

DOS Monthly Faculty Meeting 

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Dr. Marion C. W. Henry, PCMS member,  Associate Professor of Surgery Associate Professor of Pediatrics Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Surgery University of Arizona “Health Equity: Impact of Social Determinants of Health on a Surgical Case”

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Dr. Valentine N. Nfonsam , PCMS member, Professor of Surgery Interim Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology Director, General Surgery Residency Program Department of Surgery University of Arizona “Resident Wellness”

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Friday, July 10, 2020

8-9 a.m.

Via Zoom

Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease: Update and Implications for Drug Discovery

Linda Restifo, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Cellular & Molecular Medicine Research Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program University of Arizona Health Sciences, Department of Neurology

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 963 9703 2481

Password: 728594

One tap mobile: 16027530140,,96397032481# US (Phoenix)


Via live stream

You may watch via livestream.  Please note if you watch via livestream, you will not be able to provide feedback or ask questions.  If you’d like to comment or ask questions, you must login via Zoom

CME Attendance – 866-327-3062-text only  Code # 427589

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds

Stay tuned.

Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Stay tuned.

Medicine Grand Rounds

Stay tuned.

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds

Stay tuned.


Pima County Medical Foundation Speaker Series

Next event will be held in September

Upcoming Tuesday lectures:

  • September 8—Dr. Ditmanson—Opioids—treatment  modalities
  • October  13—Dr. Holly Ahner, MD —End of life dodular direction
  • November 10—Dr. Jane Orient—Medical Ethics

The presentations start at 7 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. at the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation building, 3182 N. Swan Road Tucson, AZ 85712.

The events are free.

The lectures are open to all medical professionals: active and retired physicians (MD and DO), nurses, physical therapists, etc. The general public is also encouraged to attend.

CME credit of one (1) hour.

RSVP to events here.

2020 Practical Pediatrics

Friday, November 6-Sunday, November 8, 2020
2020 Practical Pediatrics CME Course is organized by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and will be held from Nov 06 – 08, 2020 at Tucson, Arizona, United States of America.

Physician – 2020 Practical Pediatrics CME Course – Tucson, AZ
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 17.25 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.

Allied Health Professional – 2020 Practical Pediatrics CME Course – Tucson, AZ
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This program is accredited for 17.25 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which {PharmaCreditNum} contain pharmacology (Rx) content, ({NapNapPsycho} related to psychopharmacology) ({NapNapControlled} related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.

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