The following two courses have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, through joint providership of The Pennsylvania Medical Society and The Foundation. The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates these live activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.

Claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in these activities.

CME Accredited Courses

Addressing Physician Burnout/Stress Presentation (CME)

Educational Objectives:

  • To increase awareness of physician burnout and stress causes
  • To provide practical advice for physicians on how to deal with physician stress/burnout
  • To provide a brief overview of the Foundation’s Physicians’ Health Program

Presenters:
Jon Shapiro, MD, DABAM, Medical Director, Physicians’ Health Program
Kendra Parry, MS, CADC, CIP, CCSM, Director of the Physicians’ Health Program

Duration of presentation is 1 hour and costs $500

To schedule this live course, please contact the php at (866) 747-2255 or (717) 558-7819.

Recognizing, Treating, and Monitoring Physician Impairment Presentation (CME)

Educational Objectives:

  • To identify the signs and symptoms of addiction
  • To discuss what resources are available for addicted physicians in Pennsylvania and how to make appropriate referrals

Presenters:
Jon Shapiro, MD, DABAM, Medical Director, Physicians’ Health Program
Kendra Parry, MS, CADC, CIP, CCSM, Director of the Physicians’ Health Program

Duration of presentation is 1 hour and costs $500

To schedule the live course, please contact the php at (866) 747-2255 or (717) 558-7819.




Presentations (Non-CME)

Addiction/Physician’s Health Program Overview

Educational Objectives:
To provide an overview of the Foundation’s Physicians’ Health Program services and resources. Moreover, the presentation is centered to increase awareness of addiction, and how individuals can seek or advise treatment avenues

Presenters:
Jon Shapiro, MD, DABAM, Medical Director, Physicians’ Health Program
Kendra Parry, MS, CADC, CIP, CCSM, Director of the Physicians’ Health Program

Duration of presentation is 1 hour and costs $500

To schedule this presentation, please contact the php at (866) 747-2255 or (717) 558-7819.

LifeGuard Educational Presentation

Educational Objectives:
To increase awareness of the clinical skills assessment programs offered through the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. In this session, participants will learn about the pathways and situations in which an individual may benefit from clinical skills assessment including: reentry, clinical skills assessment and monitoring, fitness for duty/late-career physician assessments, and consent agreement fulfillment. Goals are to increase participants' understanding of the assessment. We will present resources available to assessment physicians in various situations. Case scenarios will be reviewed.

Presenters:
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, Executive Director of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society
Marcia Lammando, RN, BSN, MHSA, LifeGuard Program Director

Duration of presentation is 1 hour and is FREE

To schedule this presentation, please contact LifeGuard at (717) 909-2590.

The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society 101

Presentation Objectives:
To increase awareness of programs offered through the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. In this session, participants will review the service lines of the Foundation including the Physicians’ Health Program, LifeGuard, and Student Financial Services.

Presenter:
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, Executive Director of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

Duration of presentation is 1 hour and is FREE

Email Heather Wilson to schedule a presentation.

To schedule this presentation, please contact The Foundation at (717) 558-7750.