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Continuing Medical Education

About Us

To align with state and System recommendations on social distancing related to COVID-19, Northside Hospital Department of Medical Education will be cancelling, postponing or hosting virtually via GoToMeeting (GTM) or ZOOM all upcoming in-person classes.

If you are currently registered for an upcoming CME course, please be on the lookout for notifications from the physician education staff regarding specific course details.

The Northside Hospital CME Program provides physicians and health care professionals with coordinated, balanced educational opportunities that will help to advance their professional learning, increase their competence in practice, and improve their practice performance.

Offerings consist of varied topics determined by a broad assessment survey conducted annually. 

CME Opportunities: Digital Library Listing

Click here to view available CME recordings (receive CME credit for viewing and completing online post-test)

  • Well Being and Engagement: Finding Calm in Crisis - Kathleen Funk, MD, FACEP | .25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
  • Well Being and Engagement: Self Care and Resiliency – Toral Fadia, MD | .25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
  • AJCC Breast Cancer Staging – Ingrid Mayer, MD, MSCI | 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
  • CT Lung Cancer Screening: Moving Beyond the Echo Chamber – Andrea McKee, MD | 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
  • Lung Cancer Screening – Melissa Morrison, DNP | 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
  • Melanoma in the Elderly Population – Nicole Kounalakis, MD | 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™
  • Melanoma in Young Age – Nicole Kounalakis, MD | 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Click here for VIEW ONLY recordings (viewing these recordings does not earn CME credit)

  • COVID-19: What We Have Learned in the Last Year – Chaudhry, Olson, Martin, Vallurupalli
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update – Ronald Trible, MD, MPH
  • Radiology & Urology: Collaborating in the Scanning, Mapping and Treatment of the Prostate – Piyasena, Lavely, Reddy
  • Malignant Hyperthermia – Pilar Smith, PharmD
  • Women and Stroke - Iron Deficiency Anemia and Clotting Disorders - Rishi Gupta, MD
  • Women and Stroke - Carotid Web, Stroke, and Women - Diogo Haussen, MD

To see a complete list of available offerings:

CME Calendars

Below you will find the CME calendars for Atlanta, Cherokee, Duluth, Forsyth and Gwinnett locations. Click each link to download and open the PDF files.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I go to attend LIVE conferences face-to-face?

When there are opportunities for face-to-face conferences, they take place in a variety of spaces inside and outside of the hospital. We have listed the most frequently used rooms. Always refer to your registration confirmation for the most updated conference locations for the meeting.

  • Northside Hospital Atlanta Campus – 980 Johnson Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30342
    All of these rooms are located on the ground floor. Take the elevator to the ground floor. These rooms are just off the elevator. 
    • Northside Hospital Auditorium
    • Classroom B
    • Doctors Centre Conference Room 

  • Northside Hospital Cherokee Campus – 450 Northside Hospital Cherokee Blvd, Canton, GA 30115
    • Galleria Room – on the main entrance level. As you enter through the main entrance doors, turn right and the rooms are on your left, just past the gift shop windows (second set of doors). 
    • 3rd Floor Conference Room – enter through the hospital main entrance. Use the main elevators and go to the  3rd floor. Turn left out of the elevators and the first door on your right is the conference room.
  • Northside Hospital Forsyth Campus – 1200 Northside Forsyth Drive, Cumming, GA 30041
    • Bennett Classroom A and B – 1400 Building. Enter through the main level entrance. Bennett Classroom is in front of you to the left. 
    • Board Room – 1400 Building. Enter through the main level entrance and turn right. Go down the hallway to your immediate left. Board Room is in Administration at the end of the hallway on the right. 

  • Northside Hospital Alpharetta Campus – 3400 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30005
    • Alpharetta Classroom/Education Center – Building C, 3rd Floor, Suite 310. Take elevator to 3rd floor. Left off elevator. Left down the hallway and classrooms are on the left.

How do I get a CME Certificate for a course I attended?

CME Certificates are provided to physicians after completion of a CME activity. Certificates of participation are provided for non-physicians. You must complete the online evaluation/survey at the conclusion of each activity. You are able to print a certificate directly from the survey. 

What steps do I take to organize a CME activity?

All CME activities are reviewed and approved by the Northside Hospital CME Committee. To see if your proposed activity qualifies for CME credit, please complete the preliminary planning form from the CME Application Packet. A completed CME Application will be required if the planning form is approved. 

How do I request a CME Credit Report?

The Department of Medical Education maintains a database of CME for Northside Hospital staff physicians only. To request a CME credit report, click here and please provide your full name and specialty in the body of the email. CME reports based on the past 2 years of courses will be provided. If you require a more comprehensive report, please let us know.

Are there ACLS/BLS Courses available?

The Department of Medical Education schedules ACLS/BLS recertification for physicians (and their PAs) annually. A schedule is available here. There is no fee for Northside physicians on staff. A $55 fee applies to community physicians and PAs not on staff.

I’d like to view a recording of a recent CME activity. Can I get a copy?

Recordings of recent CME activities are available on dropbox. To receive CME credit you must complete the online evaluation and/or post-test. Not all recordings are eligible for CME credit. For more detailed information contact

How do I find a Journal Article?

myNorthside Health Resource Center is a digital library of journals, research and point-of-care publications for medical staff. You can search by publication, keyword, author, subject matter or discipline. Click here to be directed to myNorthside Health Resource Center.

Planning a CME Activity

Below, you will find a list of important forms and documents. Click each link to download and open these forms.


Accreditation Information

Northside Hospital is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact Us

The Northside Hospital Department of Medical Education can be reached at or 404-236-8419

Our Staff

  • Edye Mahaffey – CME Program Coordinator
  • Debbie Berman – CME Program Associate
  • Elizabeth Patton – Medical Education Program Specialist