UMA Events

Leadership Development
Effectively Negotiating as a Woman Physician
May 25, 2016  /  5:30 pm
Valley Fair Megaplex Conference Center
3620 S 2400 W  /   West Valley City, UT

2016 UMPAC Golf Tournament
August 26, 2016  /  8:00 am
Thanksgiving Point Golf Course  /  Lehi, Utah

2016 UMA House of Delegates
September 16-17, 2016
The Homestead  /  Midway, Utah

Recurring Events

2016 ATLS Courses

UMA CME Calendar

Calendared Events:


27      Utah Regional Health Care Innovation Day, Salt Lake City, UMAF (6.0)
28      NICU Advanced Skills, Salt Lake City, UUCME (3.0)


6-7      15th Annual Utah Dermatology Society Meeting, Springdale, UMAF (TBD)
12-15  8th Annual Perioperative Echocardiography Review Course, Salt Lake City, UUCME (28)
13       Resident Alumni Day - Ophthalmology, Salt Lake City, UUCME (6.25)
17-20  71st Annual OSMS Meeting: Pitfalls of Medical Practice, Ogden, OSMS (27.0)
25       Effectively Negotiating as a Woman Physician, West Valley, UMAF (3.0)


24-25  22nd Annual Utah Otolaryngology Update, Salt Lake City, UUCME (11)


8-9      Advanced Trauma Life Support, Salt Lake City, ACS (17.0)
11-15  33rd Annual Update in Clinical Immunology, Microbiology, and Infectious Diseases, Jackson Hole, UUCME (24.25)


23       Utah Emergency Medicine Summit, Salt Lake City, UMAF (TBD)
30-10/1  Collegium Aesculapium Medical Education Meeting, Salt Lake City, UMAF (TBD)


18       UMIA Risk Management, St. George, UMIA (3.0)


3-5     Physician Leadership Development: Proven Skills for a New Era in Health Care, West Valley, UMAF (20.0)
10      UMIA Risk Management, Salt Lake City, UMIA (3.0) 

CME Spotlight

Title:       71st Annual Ogden Surgical-Medical Society Conference: Pitfalls of Medical Practice
When:     May 17-20, 2016
Where:    Weber State University, Shepherd Union Building, 3rd Floor
                     Ogden, Utah
Provider: Ogden Surgical-Medical Society 
CME:       27.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Safety in medicine and current medical issues will be addressed in the upcoming 3.5 day Ogden Surgical-Medical Society (OSMS) conference with National, Regional, and Local Experts at our new venue at Weber State University.

In addition to sessions on the Pitfalls of Medical Practice, the theme of the conference, there will be the time-honored tradition and high point "What's New in My Specialty" where a number of regional experts will discuss the nuances relating to their specialties. Other popular sessions include the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho lectures and performance skill-labs including ACLS and NRP recertification as well as Controlled Substance: Education for the Prescriber presented by UMA Foundation. Continuing the conference tradition in this upcoming 71st year, the 2016 conference looks to be another memorable meeting, with Keynote Lunch speakers David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene; H. Gilbert Welch, MD, author of Less Medicine, More Health; and Alan McDonald, author of Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster lecturing on Ethics with the Challenger and Beyond.

Focusing on the law of medicine, featured speaker Suraj Achar, MD, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, will teach physicians about liability risk reduction and prescribing. He will present: Prescribing Laws; Anatomy of Medical Errors; Volunteering & Risks; and Delay in Diagnosis: How we get into Trouble (Listen to BACH).Focusing on the psychology of medicine and professional interactions, another featured speaker, Daniel O’Connell, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, University of Washington School of Medicine and Regional Consultant for the Institute of Health Care will present: Difficult Patient-Doctor Relationships; Physician Wellbeing: Are you suffering more than makes sense?; Saying No to Narcotics; and The More Efficient and Satisfying Visit.

The 71st Annual Ogden Surgical-Medical Society Conference, presided over by Albert Hartman, MD, has a rich history, dating back to 1946, and is unique in that it truly represents an effort to engage all medical practitioners in the Ogden and North Utah areas. We welcome your participation. Register today at Questions? Contact or 801-564-5585.

Title:        Controlled Substances: Education for the Prescriber
When:      Online Education (available 24/7)
Provider:  UMA Foundation 
CME:        3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The abuse and misuse of controlled substances, especially opioids, remains a problem in Utah as well as the US. This six module course provides Utah health care providers with recommendations and resources to treat pain and prescribe controlled substances safely and effectively.

Physicians/Surgeons and Osteopathic Physicians/Surgeons! You need to complete a DOPL-approved course to renew your professional license by January 2016 and May 2016 respectively. This online course has been approved to satisfy the new licensing requirement for health care providers authorized to prescribe controlled substances as outlined in Utah Code Section 58-37-6.5. 

Recurring activities are scheduled at St. Mark’s Hospital, IHC Hospitals, Primary Children’s Medical Center, and the University of Utah School of Medicine. Contact the sponsor for specific information. For more information on the above listings, please call the provider at the phone number listed below.

List of Sponsors

ACOG    American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Chapter, SLC, 801/747-3500
ACP       American College of Physicians, UT Chapter, SLC, 801/582-1565 x2441
ACS       American College of Surgeons – Please contact the UMA 801/747-3500 re ATLS
AMA      American Medical Association, Chicago 312/464-4761
AUCH    Association for Utah Community Health, SLC, 801/924-2848
CA         Collegium Aesculapium, Orem, 801/802-0449
ESI        ESI Management Group, SLC, 801/501-9446
HI          HealthInsight, SLC, 801/892-0155
IASIS     IASIS Healthcare, SLC, 801/984-2384
IHC        Intermountain Healthcare CME, SLC, 800/842-5498
LVH       Lakeview Hospital, Bountiful, 801/299-2546
MM       Mountain Medical Physician Specialists, 801/866-2977
MVH     Mountain View Hospital, Payson, 801/465-7073
OSMS   Ogden Surgical-Medical Society, Ogden, 801/564-5585
PCMC   Primary Children’s Medical Center, SLC, 800/910-7262
TRH      Timpanogos Regional Hospital, Orem, 801/714-6505
UAFP    Utah Academy of Family Physicians, SLC, 801/587-3285
UHLF    Utah Healthy Living Foundation, SLC, 801/993-1800 or 801/712-8831
UDS      Utah Dermatology Society, SLC, 801-266-8841
UMAF   Utah Medical Association Foundation, SLC, 801/747-3500
UMIA     Utah Medical Insurance Association, SLC, 801/531-0375
UOS      Utah Ophthalmology Society, SLC, 801/747-3500
USH      Utah State Hospital, Provo, 801/344-4265
UUCME University of Utah Continuing Medical Education, SLC, 801/581-8664
VA        VA Center for Learning, SLC, 801/584-2586

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