Continuing Medical Education

About Us

The Northside Hospital Department of Medical Education strives to support physicians by offering a variety of continuing medical education (CME) opportunities, including conferences, workshops and web-based programs. You will find a variety of CME opportunities offered at each of our campuses and via web conference.

Northside Hospital CME activities 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.

CME Opportunities

Additional opportunities available:
ACLS/BLS Learning Oppurtunities for Physicians and APPS

To register for ACLS Recertification Courses (Available for Physicians and APPs), click here: 

Northside Staff Providers - AHA courses: BLS, ACLS & PALS

Must provide proof of HeartCode Certificate of Completion for admittance to class; Screenshot accepted as proof of completion.

Registration via myNorthsideLearning! (

Registration for BLS Skills Session and BLS HeartCode Online Module (Self enroll):

Step One: Register for BLS Skills Session - Go to myOpportunities, select EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES

Non-Northside Affiliated Staff

Contact: [email protected]

  1. BLS Skills Session (1.5hr) + HeartCode Online Module
  2. ACLS/PALS Skills Session (3hr) + HeartCode Online Module Requires completion of AHA HeartCode Online Module prior to attending an in-person hands-on skills session

CME Opportunities: Digital Library Listing

CME Calendar

Click here to view the current CME Calendar for all campuses.

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.

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 CME Planning Tool form. (Form can be found in the Planning a CME Activity section).

How do I get a CME Certificate for a course I attended?
To claim CME credit or print a certificate you must complete the online evaluation at the conclusion of each activity. Once you have completed the survey, you will be able to print a certificate directly from the survey.

*Physicians and APPs credentialed by Northside Hospital will have their credits entered into a database for tracking. Printing a certificate is optional.

I’d like to view a recording of a recent CME activity. Can I get a copy?
Recordings of recent CME activities are available at To receive CME credit you must complete the online evaluation and/or post-test – link is located in the details box of the recording. Not all recordings are eligible for CME credit.

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 APPs annually. A schedule is available here. There is no fee for Northside physicians and APPs on staff. A $55 fee applies to community physicians and APPs not on staff.

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.

To request a journal article from Gwinnett, click here to email your request.

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 [email protected] or 404-236-8419

Our Staff

  • Edye Mahaffey – CME Program Coordinator
  • Debbie Berman – CME Program Associate
  • Daryan Self – Medical Education Program Specialist