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Upcoming Webinars

Continuing professional development is the process of lifelong learning in which physicians acquire, through formal and informal activities, the medical and non-medical competencies they need to improve their ability to practice medicine and provide effective patient care. Engaging in continuing professional development is a professional obligation and also a prerequisite for enhancing the quality of health care. The WSMA introduced its Continuing Professional Development webinar series as part of our commitment to supporting physicians and physician assistants on their lifelong learning journey.


Health Equity Mini-Series (Part 2)

Health Equity with the WA Patient Safety Coalition logo

Co-sponsored by the Washington Patient Safety Coalition and the WSMA

LGBTQ Health Care

Join us Friday, October 9 from 12–1 p.m.

Amish Dave, MD, MPH, a rheumatologist at Virginia Mason, and Amy Etzel, the implementation manager at the Bree Collaborative, will outline strategies to align care delivery with existing evidence-based, culturally sensitive standards of care for LGBTQ people in Washington state to decrease health disparities. The three focus areas include communication, language, and inclusive environments; screening and taking a social and sexual history; and LGBTQ-specific standards and systems of care. 

Register online

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. *


COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds (Part 5)

Given that COVID-19 will impact the medical community for the foreseeable future, this series focuses on the evolution of the disease, management of COVID-19 patients, and our state's response to the pandemic—with an emphasis on what frontline physicians need to know. WSMA brings you—our members—the state's public health leaders and guest speakers for free sessions that will offer the latest information on COVID-19 that directly impacts you, your practice and your patients. The format generally includes 45 minutes of content and 30 minutes for a Q&A discussion with the speakers. Questions? Contact jessica@wsma.org.

Staying Open, Staying Safe: Washington State’s COVID-19 Public/Private Collaborative

Join us Wednesday, October 14 from 12–1:15 p.m.

Bill Robertson, president and CEO of MultiCare, and David Carlson, DO, chief physician officer at MultiCare, will discuss the statewide public/private collaboration to address Staying Open, Staying Safe issues identified in Governor Inslee’s Healthcare Reopening Proclamation 20-24.1. The goal is for the Washington healthcare system to remain 1) fully open and operating at all levels for all types of care, and 2) safe for both care givers and consumers of care. They will outline the public/private collaborative’s recommendations for PPE strategic sourcing and distribution and the COVID-19 testing, tracking, tracing, and data management.

Register online WSMA members only—sign-in required

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. **


Health Equity Mini-Series (Part 3)

Health Equity with the WA Patient Safety Coalition logo

Co-sponsored by the Washington Patient Safety Coalition and the WSMA

Health Equity Strategies in Practice: Learnings from the Field

Join us Friday, November 13 from 12–1 p.m.

Health equity professionals from CHI Franciscan, MultiCare, Seattle Children’s, and the University of Washington will share their experiences creating and implementing a health equity strategic plan, determining how to measuring health equity in data, partnering with faith-based organizations to address health needs with a community, and delivering educational programs to faculty and staff.

Register online

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. *


AMA Webinar Series
Emerging Topics: Professional Satisfaction & Practice Sustainability

American Medical Association logo

The American Medical Association invites you to participate in their upcoming webinar series – featuring key strategies for supporting professional well-being and implementing telehealth during COVID-19.

The pandemic has put significant strain on health systems and those who work on the front lines of health care. Now more than ever, it is important for leaders to share insights and innovations for preventing burnout and addressing well-being.

See a full list of topics and register for these no-cost webinars on their registration page.

October 6  Telehealth and Team-based Care: The Shift to Telemedicine and Navigating Through Potential Pitfalls
Kevin Hopkins, MD
Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health and Ambulatory Surgery Center
October 8  Caring for Healthcare Workers During a Crisis
Jonathan Ripp, MD
Chief Wellness Officer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)
October 13  Physician Stress During Times of COVID
Mark Linzer, MD
M. Thomas Stillman Endowed Chair and Vice-Chief for Education, Mentorship, and Scholarship in the Department of Medicine, Hennepin Healthcare
October 14 
Leading Through a Crisis: Communication During COVID Times
Suja Mathew, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
October 29  Telehealth and Team-based Care: How to Best Engage Support Staff to Successfully Implement TBC in Telemedicine
James Jerzak, MD
Family Physician, Bellin Health
November 10  How to Implement a Peer support Program During a Crisis
Jo Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School
December 3  Organizational Culture and Physician Well-being
Kevin Taylor, MD
Medical Director, IHA Primary Care and Geriatric Services, Towsley Health Center

 

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* CME Credit Statement for each CPD Webinar Session

The WSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.


** CME Credit Statement for each COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds Session

The WSMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The WSMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1.25 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

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