Continuing Medical Education

BHS Regional Conferences

Registration and more Information

Baptist Health System offers a variety of multidisciplinary medical education conferences on topics such as vascular, wound care, oncology, pediatrics, orthopedics, and cardiology.

Find more information on upcoming conferences or to register on-line for regional conferences here

Hospital Based CME Activities

Baptist Health System provides a variety of in-house CME in the form of lectures and disease specific case conferences:

  • Cancer Case Conferences – Wednesdays 7:00 a.m.
  • Breast Case Conferences – Fridays 7:00 a.m.
  • Lung Cancer Case Conferences – 1st & 3rd Thursdays 12:00 p.m.
  • Pediatric Lecture- 3rd Wednesday 12:30 p.m.
  • Echo Case Conferences – Quarterly
  • Cath Case Conferences - Quarterly
  • Family Practice / Internal Medicine – Quarterly (SLBH)
E-mail the CME Department for more information.

CME Department

The Baptist Health System is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. All the CME Certified programs at BHS are designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

CME Requirements for Re-Licensure in Texas
Physicians need to complete at least 48 credits of continuing medical education every 24 months (24 month timeline is in relation to the biennial registration period, not the calendar year). At least half of these hours must be in formal, category I or 1A courses. A physician must report during registration if she or he has completed the required CME.

24 Formal Category 1 or 1A hours: courses designated for AMA/PRA Category 1 credit by a CME sponsor accredited by ACCME (Accreditation Council for CME) or state medical society recognized by ACCME;

Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility: At least 2 of the formal hours must involve the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. Professional responsibility includes but is not limited to courses in: Risk management, Domestic Abuse; or Child Abuse. Formal courses must be approved for ethics or professional responsibility credit by the accrediting agency.

24 Informal Hours: Composed of informal self-study, attendance at hospital lectures or grand rounds not approved for formal CME or case conferences and shall be recorded in a manner easily transmitted to the board.

Get more information from the Texas Medical Board on CME