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CME Programs

Earn CME at Lakeland Care COMET (Continuing Online Medical Education)

Lakeland Care physicians can earn CME credits from an ever-growing library of video lectures on COMET.

You can access enduring content on COMET. New videos are added weekly.


Heidi Filippo

CME Coordinator
(269) 983-8231

LeeAnne Carlson, MS

CME Program Manager
(269) 927-5308


Lakeland Care CME is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Lakeland Care CME designates its live activities for credit toward the AMA Physician Recognition Award and Medical Re-Licensure. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME programs are held every Thursday (September through May), 12 noon at the following locations:

Lunch is provided at the St. Joseph location. 

For more information, contact Lakeland Care Network CME:


Weekly CME September 2022- May 2023

Upcoming CME Schedule

All topics and speakers are subject to change.

September 8: Labor Day/Back-To-School – No CME

September 15 AOA: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder – Janis Romanik, DO, Addition Medicine, Serenity Hills Recovery & Wellness Center (Pain & Symptom Management – MI Lic) (Virtual)

September 22: Outpatient Level of Service - Michelle Watts CPC, CDEO, CRC, CRCR, Senior Training and Development Specialist - Quality Clinical Documentation Integrity

September 29: Under Pressor - Jordan Bruni, PharmD, Spectrum Health Lakeland Pharmacy

October 6: Unlocking Data for Health Equity: Better Insights for Better Outcomes – Corey Smith, Director, Health Equity Evaluation and Population Health Department, Spectrum Health Lakeland & Melinda Gruber, VP, Continued Care Services, CEO Caring Circle, Spectrum Health Lakeland

October 13 AOA: Lesson’s Learned from Covid-19 – Jason Hamel, MD, Emergency Medicine, EPMG Southwest Michigan PLLC; Erin Grubbs, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, Spectrum Health Lakeland; Raul Torres, DO, Family Medicine, Program Director Family Medicine Residency Program; Caitlyn Plonka, MD, Hospitalist, Lakeland Hospitalist & Intensivist

October 20: Cancelled

October 27 AOA: GANGRENE at HALLOWEEN: Managing Necrotizing Infection – Roy Winslow, MD, General Surgery Practice, SHL (in-person)

November 3: TOPIC: Limb Amputation Care with Orthotics & Prosthetics – Stella Thia & David Mysliwy, Mary Free Bed Orthotics & Prosthetics + Bionics (Troy Kunst-present, Rob Tuck & Scott Nolte)

November 10: Suicide and Self Harm – Lori Bright, Social Worker -MSW, Care Manager, Spectrum Health Lakeland

November 17 AOA: TOPIC: Pediatric Dermatology - Katherine Foster, DO – Pediatric Dermatology, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

November 24: Thanksgiving – No CME

December 1  AOA    Corewell Health South - State of Quality   Deborah Wolf, Director Clinical Outcomes, Performance Support; Samantha Fell, Director of Clinical Integration and Quality Improvement, Lakeland Care Network; Debra Johnson, Assistant Vice-President of Love & Respect and Chief Experience Officer, Corewell Health South

December 8 AOA: TOPIC: Lead Toxicity – Edmond Feeks, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Lakeland Occupational Health, Spectrum Health Lakeland

December 15 AOA: Neuro Intervention Therapies – Justin A. Singer, MD, FAANS, Director Vascular Neurosurgery, Director Neuro-Endovascular Program, Department of Neurological Surgery, Corewell  Health South Medical Group 

Dec. 22 & 29, Jan 5: Holiday Break – No CME

January 12, 2023: Advances in Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer – Danial Douce, MD & Peter Paximadis, MD, Oncology – Hematology, Lakeland Cancer Specialists, Corewell Health South

January 19: TOPIC: C diff - Dr. Andrew Skinner - Loyola 

January 26: TOPIC: New Treatments & Biologics for Asthma – Paul Judge, MD, Allergy Asthma and Sinus Center,Corewell Health South

February 2:

February 9: Medicare Advantage Plans - Mistelle Lanko, MMAP Regional Coordinator, Region IV Area Agency on Aging

February 16: TOPIC: Neuropsychology – Megan Samples, PsyD, Clinical Neuropsychologist,  Watervliet

February 23

March 2

March 9: Community Health Needs Updates – Nicki Britten, Director of Population Health & Heather Rudnik, Wellness Center,Corewell Health South

March 16:

March 23:

March 30:

April 6: NO CME – Spring Break (Easter April 9th)

April 13:

April 20:

April 27:

May 4: NO CME – Due to Lakeland Care Annual Board Meeting (May 2nd)

May 11:

May 18:

May 25: TOPIC: Breast Cancer Screening - Polya Baghelai, MD, Radiologist, Advanced Radiology Services & Kathryn Vera, NP, High Risk Cancer Program,Corewell Health South


Other – Non-Weekly CME

Sept 1, 2022: COURSE (RSS) – Outpatient Level of Service – Michelle Watts & Mary Carol Brouwer (Will record via Zoom at the noon CME for Enduring) (Virtual) (actual noon CME 9/20/22)

Sept 20, 2022: Patient Care Summit – Dr. Lawrence, Cardiologist

Sept 21, 2022: GME Faculty Development – Victor Vurkorpa (Maddi Massa) (in COMET)

Oct 27, 2022: CGR – Health, Housing and Healing: A Community Grand Rounds Event – Natalie Moore (Course)

Nov 1, 2022: GMS (General Medical Staff) - TBD June 21, 2023     COURSE – Understanding Implicit Bias Training in Healthcare – Jerry Price (Live-GME Lecture Hall)

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