Medical Education

The Department of Medical Education is responsible for all continuing medical education (CME) activities. The mission of the Health Science Center's CME program is to provide high quality educational activities designed to enhance physicians' commitment to lifelong learning.

The ultimate goal is to promote and further the practice of evidence-based and cost-effective healthcare in keeping with the Health Science Center's mission to provide excellent patient care.

CME Conferences

20th Annual
2016 Current Trends in Family Medicine Update
Saturday, February 6 &
Sunday, February 7, 2016

Conference Location:
Holiday Inn
5701 South Broadway
Tyler, Texas 75703

Family Practitioners need to review and update their knowledge in many areas of medicine each year. This conference, designed for physicians, mid-level practitioners and nurses, will address clinically important key primary care topics, and is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and/or referral with an overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

Continuing Education Credit
UT Health Northeast has designated this conference for 2.0 hours of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

CME: UT Health Northeast is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
UT Health Northeast designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: UT Health Northeast is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
To obtain 11.50 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity each day, and complete the evaluation tool.

Lectures include:

  • Osteoporosis: Treatment and Prevention
  • Obesity 101: Update for Primary Care
  • Contemporary Issues in Rheumatology
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Sleep Disorders
  • A Practical Approach to Diabetes Management
  • Patient Relationships: Challenges, Trends and Emerging Technologies
  • Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care
  • Dermatology Pearls for the Primary Care Provider
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Current Concepts in Hypertension Management
  • Recognition & Management of Depression
  • Modern Advances in Total Knee Replacements

Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for questions and answers.

For more information:
Call 903-877-7250
or Email

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