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. 

2020 Green Valley Lecture Series

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center kicked off its 33rd annual Green Valley Lecture Series in January. The next lecture is “From Hands to Heart – Screening for Cardiac Amyloidosis,” Preethi William, MD, a member of the Sarver Heart Center, clinical assistant professor at the College of Medicine – Tucson and a cardiologist with the Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology team at Banner – UMC Tucson.

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Green Valley Lecture Series is offered in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc. Lectures are at the Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley. The lecture series is free and open to everyone, and includes time for questions and answers. No reservation is required. Refreshments are provided.

For more information about the Sarver Heart Center, please visit heart.arizona.edu.

27th Annual Arizona Immunization Conference

Wednesday, April 22, 2020—Thursday, April 23, 2020 CANCELED

 

Women’s Health Symposium

Thursday, June 4-Friday, June 5, 2020

5th Annual Rural Women’s Health Symposium: Advancing Health Equity for Women

Save the Date: June 4-June 5, 2020 at Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona

This year’s theme is Advancing Health Equity for Women. The goal for this symposium is to explore a wide variety of approaches and factors that can impact women’s health through a health equity lens. “By health equity, we mean everyone has the opportunity to attain their highest level of health” (APHA). Find out more about inequities in this linked APHA document. We hope to raise awareness and increase knowledge of health related issues among women and health equity in rural Arizona.

Deadline for proposals and nominations is February 26, 2020

Submit a presentation proposal: Submit electronically on SurveyMonkey. Or, download a Word document and email it to Lorraine along with your resume to lorrainer@aachc.org.

Nominate a Rural Health Champion: Submit a nomination through SurveyMonkey.

Check back for more information on hotel and scholarships.

Contact: Lorraine at lorrainer@aachc.org or (602) 218-3917.

Lung Force Expo

Friday, November 20, 2020

Build a lung health community and redefine what it means to live with lung disease. 

The Lung Force Expo will be take place in Phoenix.

Whether you live with a lung disease, care for someone who does or are a healthcare provider, the LUNG FORCE Expo gives you the chance to the learn the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, COPD, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and other lung diseases. LEARN. CONNECT. GROW. 

PATIENT EDUCATION PROGRAM You don’t have to live with a lung disease alone. This track is offered to those with lung cancer, COPD, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis and other lung diseases and their caregivers. 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM This track offers Continuing Education Credits for registered nurses, respiratory therapists and certified health education specialists as well as the chance to connect with others in their field. 

The American Lung Association in Arizona is an approved continuing education sponsor through the Arizona Society of Respiratory Care.This activity will be submitted to Greater Valley Area Health Education Center for approval to award contact hours (GVAHEC). GVAHEC will facilitate credits approved by The California Board of Nursing for CNE Credits and the AAFP for CME credits.

For more information, click here. Questions? E-mail stacey.mortenson@lung.org or call (602) 258-7505.