Continuing Education

Mission Statement:

The primary mission of the continuing medical education program at Montrose Memorial Hospital is to provide lifelong learning experiences for physicians that support their intentional efforts to enhance competence in patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice.  We strive to provide state-of-the art continuing medical education for the medical staff of Montrose Memorial Hospital in areas of defined educational need.  We are dedicated to fulfilling this mission via the following means: 

  • By offering excellent educational programming which enables the medical staff of Montrose Memorial Hospital to provide superior medical care for patient in our community
  • By enhancing the dissemination of current research knowledge ensuring that physicians have timely and relevant information available
  • By facilitating a career-long continuum of medical education
  • By fostering innovation in current medical education programs
  • By enhancing the value of care for patients by improving quality and patient safety

Fall Clinics 

Fall Clinics is a two day medical education program (CME) sponsored by the Montrose Memorial Hospital Medical Staff and organized by the hospital's Fall Clinics Committee. It is open to physicians, medical students, nurses, nursing students and ancillary health providers. Fall Clinics is scheduled the last Friday and Saturday in September each year.  Details of the event are posted on this site in August prior to the event each year. 

Accreditation

Montrose Memorial Hospital is accredited by the Colorado Medical Society to provide continuing medical education to physicians.  Montrose Memorial Hospital designated this education activity for a maximum of eleven AMA PRA Category I Credits.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Montrose Memorial Hospital requires 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years for all providers. 

A multidisciplinary Case Conference is held each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Center at the hospital. 

Live CME presentations are held each Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at the hospital.  Please see attached CME calendar for details. 

Tumor Board is held the 2nd Friday of each month at 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Center at the hospital.

Curecanti Medical Society

The Curecanti Medical Society is our regional district membership within the Colorado Medical Society with the purpose of promoting the science and art of medicine, the betterment of public health, and the welfare of the medical profession and the patients it serves; and to promote the similar interests of its district and state medical societies.  Please contact the Medical Staff Office for details on membership.  (970) 240-7249 or (970) 240-7394.