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. 

ABMS Conference 2020 is going virtual 

Save the new dates: Wednesday, September 23-Thursday, September, 2020

We will bring you the same great content about innovations in physician assessment, learning and improvement, updated to address issues in health care today, and adapted to an engaging online experience.

The health and safety of all attendees remains our top priority as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. So, save the dates for our virtual gathering and look for more details to come soon!

ABMS Conference 2020 is the leading conference on innovations in physician assessment, learning and improvement. At this national conference you will expand your knowledge, share best practices, connect with your peers, and engage in professional development opportunities.

ABMS Conference 2020 will focus on these three areas:

  • Improving health and health care
  • Thought leadership in assessment
  • Professionalism 

Throughout the Conference, we will explore the impact of COVID-19 and topics on diversity, equality and inclusion.

Mark your calendar for September 23-24 — and join professionals from across the health care community who will accelerate the transformation of board certification and the delivery of quality patient care.

Go to abmsconference.com for the latest information and details.

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.

Women’s Health Symposium

Thursday, August 5-Friday, August 6, 2021

The 5th Annual Rural Women’s Health Symposium has been postponed to August 5-6, 2021. The safety and health of our participants, speakers and exhibitors is vital, therefore we are continuously monitoring the evolution of COVID-19. We will inform everyone with any changes and will adjust to the new norms of health and safety. We are also in the initial planning stages to host a virtual event this August of 2020 and will send out details for those who are interested in attending.  Thank you for understanding as we make changes and decisions.

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

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.

2020 Virtual Event Information:More details coming soon.

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