Continuing Medical Education

The MetroHealth System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Please use the forms below to submit CME events to CME Office at MetroHealth.

Calendar of Events


2018 Rheumatology Update for Primary Care Providers Topics 

  • Fibromyalgia, presented by Raymond Hong, MD, MBA
  • Gout, presented by Cheung C Yue, MD
  • Inflammatory Back Pain, presented by Marina Magrey, MD
  • Osteoporosis, presented by Maria Antonelli, MD
  • When to Order Rheumatologic Labs, presented by Stanley Ballou, MD

    CME Checklist Use this as a guide to gathering your paperwork

    You will also be asked to upload the following documents:

    1. Complete Program Schedule (including dates, times, topics and speakers)
    2. Faculty Disclosure Form (this must be completed by all activity planners, faculty/presenters and staff participating in this activity)
    3. Sources of Information used to identify practice gap If the CME activity will receive commercial support,
    4. Written Agreement for Commercial Support and Commercial Support and Budget Form

    Please review the following as needed:


    >> CME RSS Application Form

    >> CME Conference Application Form


    Examples and Guides

    Disclosure of Financial Relationships

    Note: Disclosures must be made for every presentation receiving CME credit. Please utilize one of the slides below that pertains to your conference/grand rounds.


    The Program in Continuing Medical Education is a major component of the educational programs at The MetroHealth System. The purpose of The MetroHealth System CME Program is to provide a variety of high quality educational activities that will support, facilitate, expand the knowledge of developments and research, as well as keep our staff up-to-date on medical standards and technical advances in patient care and biomedical research. This will aid physicians in providing and improving the quality of patient care and medical outcomes throughout The MetroHealth System and the community we serve.

    Content Area

    The MetroHealth System and our affiliation with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine allow us to plan and hold CME activities that encompass all aspects of patient care from the fetus to the geriatric patient. The CME Program addresses clinical, research, professionalism and institutional educational needs to our physicians. The educational content includes evidence based medicine and scientific research both internal and externally.

    Target Audience

    Our primary audience is The MetroHealth System employed physicians, adjunct and affiliate staff. Any party interested in an activity is welcome to attend. Secondary audience includes allied health professionals, fellows, residents, and community healthcare providers throughout Ohio and surrounding states.

    Activities Provided

    Activities sponsored by The MetroHealth System will include but are not limited to grand rounds, conferences, symposia, morbidity & mortality reviews, workshops, hospital requirements and initiatives. MetroHealth jointly sponsors activities with professional organizations and institutions. The means of presentations include but are not limited to lectures, case presentations and breakout sessions.

    Expected Results

    1. To strictly adhere to the Essential Areas established by The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)
    2. To increase attendance at activities
    3. To measure improvement of the quality of patient care provided by our physicians
    4. To review and report needs assessments to appropriate CME personnel


    >> View a list of current CME committee members.

    Interested in attending an activity or need information on joint sponsorship?

    Please contact:

    Kim Montgomery
    CME Coordinator
    The MetroHealth System
    2500 MetroHealth Drive, Room A107
    Cleveland, OH 44109
    Telephone: 216-778-5281
    Fax: 216-778-2238