Continuing Medical Education

The Virginia Mason Continuing Medical Education (CME) Department is committed to providing practical, up-to-date CME courses and lectures designed to support our professional colleagues in maintaining or improving their practice of medicine. Course design allows opportunity for questions, discussion and interchange with faculty. CME facilitates programs at Virginia Mason's Hospital & Seattle Medical Center and uses videoconferencing where appropriate. For more information or to register, please call (206) 341-0142.

Virginia Mason is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide CME for physicians. In 2010, Virginia Mason received its second Accreditation with Commendation from the ACCME.

Virginia Mason has a new CME Portal.
We have just launched a new secure website that will streamline all of your Continuing Medical Education needs at Virginia Mason, including course registration, evaluations, and access to transcripts and receipts.

Visit the new portal now at:

Grand Rounds: Topics and Advances in Patient Care

The link below includes information on the Baker, Walker and Wyckoff Lectureships.
Grand Rounds Schedule

Upcoming CME Courses

Visit the Virginia Mason CME Portal at to view and register for upcoming CME courses.

If you need assistance with the new site, please contact the Virginia Mason CME Department at (206) 341-0142 or email

CME Contact Information

Bruce A. Nitsche, MD, ABIM (206) 842-3809 
Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education 

Mary Paul Stewart (206) 341-0567 
Manager of Continuing Medical Education

Jolene Kreling (206) 223-6848 
CME Coordinator

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