CME On Demand


As an organization accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society, Hurley Medical Center holds an intra-state accreditation intended for an audience of healthcare professionals specifically within the state of Michigan and its contiguous states of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio.

Continuing Education Requirements For Michigan Medical Doctors

The following webinars fulfill the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) new requirements for continuing medical education.

Continuing Education Requirements For Michigan Medical Doctors

Authority: Public Act 368 of 1978, as amended

Requirements For Renewal

Each medical doctor is required to complete 150 hours of continuing education in courses or programs approved by the board of which a minimum 75 hours of the required 150 hours must be earned in courses or programs designated as Category 1 programs.

A minimum of 1 hour of continuing education must be earned in the area of medical ethics. Effective December 6, 2017 a minimum of 3 hours of continuing education must be earned in the area of pain and symptom management.

Current topics

Continuing Medical Education (CME) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) are available to those who complete the CME requirements for each learning activity.

Management of the Chronic Opioid User
(This activity fulfills the CE requirements for pain and symptom management.)

Cara Poland, MD, M.Ed., FASAM
- Lead Physician, Center for Integrative Medicine
- Spectrum Health Medical Group, Grand Rapids
- President, Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine

Pediatric & Adolescent Obesity – 5210 Let’s Go!

Sathyan Sudhanthar, MD, MPH
- Associate Professor,
- Chief, Williams Learning Society
- Department of Pediatrics & Human Development, MSU College of Human Medicine

Update on the Management & Staging of Thyroid Cancer

Raouf Mikhail, MD
- Medical Director, Cancer Center Chair, Department of Surgery, Hurley Medical Center, Flint

Identifying Drug Endangered Children (D.E.C.)

Anthony Saucedo
- Retired Detective/Lieutenant, Michigan State Police
- DEC Coordinator, Michigan State Police

Leo Mercer, Jr., MD
- Chief of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, Hurley Medical Center, Flint

The Impact of Bias, Discrimination, and Racism on Children and Adolescent Health

Lynn Smitherman, MD
- Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University
- Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
- Children’s Hospital of Michigan Wayne State University

Hypertension Management in the Hospitalized Child

Wael Abukwaik, MD
- Pediatric Nephrologist
- Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center

Other sites that fulfill requirements for renewal

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