Regularly Scheduled CME Series

For further information on each series, please contact Swedish CME at cme@swedish.org or 206-386-2755.

Swedish Health Network Series

3rd Fridays, Monthly | In-person or live broadcast to Olympic Peninsula
Swedish Health Network Series provides opportunities for physicians and allied health professionals from affiliate hospitals on the Olympic Peninsula to enhance their diagnostic, clinical and treatment skills. Swedish faculty will address a new topic each month regarding current and new developing treatments of care. To view past recordings, please click here.

Swedish Medical Staff Grand Rounds

3rd Tuesdays | First Hill Glaser Auditorium 
Swedish Medical Staff Grand Rounds will have a total of 6 sessions in 2020, held on the 3rd Tuesday from Noon-1:00 p.m. at Swedish First Hill in the Glaser Auditorium. Sessions will feature speakers and topics that address current educational needs regarding challenges in healthcare, new advances in medicine and barriers to care. To view the Swedish Medical Staff Grand Rounds calendar, please click here.

Surgery Grand Rounds

3rd Thursdays | First Hill Glaser Auditorium
This series is held monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Swedish First Hill in the Glaser Auditorium. Surgery Grand Rounds provides an ongoing forum for physicians and allied health professionals to enhance their diagnostic and surgical skills and to actively involve medical, surgical, nursing, pharmacy and therapy staff in real-time improvement of patient care at Swedish Medical Center.

Internal-Only Series:

***You must be on staff at Swedish Medical Center to attend the following series.*** 

Behavioral Medicine Journal Club Series

2nd Wednesdays, Monthly | Ballard
This series serves as one of the venues to evaluate, review and disseminate information relating to evidence-based practice within the department of Behavioral Health and Psychiatry. Journal Clubs are beneficial to physicians for improving appraisal skills, identifying evidence for clinical practice, generating ideas, supporting innovations for practice changes, promoting professional practice environments and creating collegial forums for continuing education.

Cancer Conference Series

12 Sub-Series | First Hill, Cherry Hill, Issaquah
Cancer Conference Series provides a forum for case presentations and discussions of protocols and care pathways, as well as technology-related issues in the care of patients with cancer. This series will offer participants the opportunity to provide a multidisciplinary consult for their patients, and to learn new and emerging treatment options from other professionals.

Cerebrovascular Case Conference Series

Tuesdays, Weekly | Cherry Hill
The goal of this series is to create a forum for discussion and review of the latest updates in the field of cerebrovascular care. New knowledge will be applied to specific cases, giving attendees practical information that can be applied to their own patients. This course was designed to not only to teach best practices, but to actively involve medical staff and allied health professionals in real-time improvement of patient care, diagnosis, treatment, use of resources, hospital services and systems at Swedish Medical Center to promote consistent patient safety and quality care delivery.

Integrated Spine Series

Thursdays, Bi-Weekly| Cherry Hill
The Integrated Spine Series is designed to provide an ongoing, multi-disciplinary forum for physicians to share and review complex patient cases, with the goal of improving low-back pain care at Swedish Medical Center.

Liver Tumor Board Case Conference Series

Wednesdays, Weekly | First Hill
Liver Tumor Board Case Conference Series provides a forum for case discussions allowing oncology heath care professionals to assess treatment options, trends and clinical guidelines to improve care.

Medical Ethics Grand Rounds

4th Wednesdays, Monthly | First Hill
Medical Ethics Grand Rounds provides an ongoing forum for teaching ethical principles and exploring ethical concepts to develop the skills necessary to effectively manage challenging ethics cases by all healthcare providers.The faculty will address a new topic each month, based on Swedish Ethics Committee case reviews, literature reviews, evaluations from previous Medical Ethics Grand Rounds, news outlets and physician leaders. The discussions will range from ethics studies on timely topics to case presentations.

Multidisciplinary Morbidity and Mortality Series

7 Category-1 Sub-Series | First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard
M&M meetings provide a multidisciplinary forum through which the medical staff and administrators can collaborate and learn from medical errors, complications and adverse events. M&M sessions provide necessary information to modify behavior and judgment based on previous experiences, prevent the repetition of errors leading to complications, and identify systems issues, such as outdated policies and changes in procedures.

Primary Care Best Practices

Quarterly | Ballard, Cherry Hill, Edmonds, Issaquah **SMG Providers Only**
Primary care providers need to understand best practice for treatment options that support quality and cost efficiency. These regular meetings will focus on best practices in treating our patients and expose providers to the cost and quality data that support their adoption into the practice.

Sleep Medicine Conference Series

4th Wednesdays, Monthly | Cherry Hill 
Sleep Medicine Conference Series provides a forum to discuss challenging cases and review the latest information about diagnosing, treating and managing patients with sleep disorders to reduce practice variations.