Wellness Month CME

Joy of Medicine Wellness Month

If you missed any of the live presentations you can still get CME! All the presentations are available on-demand for two months after their release. All certification cut off dates will be listed by each presentation.

How do I obtain my CME certificate?

To obtain your CME certificate you must watch the full speaker presentation by clicking on the video links below. Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Presentations Eligible for CME

Oral Health in the Medical Home:​ The Critical Role of Oral Health in Optimal Health        Susan A. Fisher-Owens, MD, MPH, FAAP

Susan A. Fisher-Owens, MD, MPH, FAAP ​will be speaking about the importance of oral health in pediatric care and systemic health in a live webinar.

Following this webinar you will be able to:
•Describe the importance of oral health in pediatric care.
•Incorporate the use of oral health screening into the primary care practice .
•Integrate application of fluoride varnish in the pediatric setting.
•Locate dental referral resources.
•Identify pain-free ways for providers to support oral health.
•Detail adaptations for promoting oral health during COVID-19 times.

Available until January 22, 2021

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Coping with COVID
Peter Yellowlees, MD

Dr. Yellowlees discusses how to recognize the main stressors related to COVID-19 and understand our reactions to stress. This presentation explores coping in the short-term as well as how to prepare for the long-term effects of the pandemic on the mental health of health care workers.  

Available until November 30, 2020

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A Story of Joy and Meaning in Medicine, Part I
John Chuck, MD

Unprecedented burnout has separated healers from their meaning and purpose and threatens to erode the foundation of our healthcare system. This presentation invites participants to take a fresh look at why and how they do their work as individuals and as members of teams. Dr. Chuck explores with the audience a promising new construct that features servant leadership, the adoption of resilience- promoting habits, and a long overdue emotional reconnect with the stories that first called us into the healing professions.  

Available until November 30, 2020

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A Story of Joy and Meaning in Medicine, Part II
John Chuck, MD

In part one of his series, A Story of Joy and Meaning in Medicine, Dr. Chuck discussed the unprecedented burnout that has separated healers from their meaning and purpose as health care professionals.  In this session, part two of his series, Dr. Chuck explores these concepts even further, covering servant leadership, the pressures facing physicians, and the power of telling our own story.  

Available until November 30, 2020

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

No Snooze: You Lose, Part I
Lydia Wytrzes, MD

In part one of her two-part series on sleep, Dy. Wytrzes reviews how our sleep patterns have changed during COVID-19 pandemic, takes a look at common sleep disorders, and discusses new ways to improve your overall quality of sleep. 

Available until November 30, 2020

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sleep, Dreams and COVID-19, Part II
Lydia Wytrzes, MD

In part one of her series on sleep, Dr. Wytrzes gave a great introduction to sleep, the common sleep disorders, and discussed several ways to improve your overall quality of sleep. For part two of her series on sleep, Dr. Wytrzes takes an even deeper look at sleep, and sleep issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Available until November 30, 2020

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nutrition Pearls: The Plant Based Diet
Rajiv Misquitta, MD

In addition to taking a good look at nutrition and the many health benefits of the plant-based diet, Drs. Rajiv and Cathi Misquitta will also show you how to make a couple easy vegan dishes right at home! Download the recipes here to cook along with the demonstration.

Available until November 30, 2020

Once you have watched the video, email Chris Stincelli at cstincelli@ssvms.org to request the program evaluation link. Complete the program evaluation (administered through Survey Monkey). Your CME certificate will be emailed directly to you within a few days.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of Fresno Madera Medical Society and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. Fresno Madera Medical Society is accredited by the CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: FMMS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour(s) of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.