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  Volume 1, Issue 4 | February 21, 2014

In This Issue

Medicine Reconciliation Program Affects Entire Organization

IPF Dinners Offered in Four US Cities

CME Committee is Fundamental

36th Annual Pulmonary and Allergy Update Still Strong

Office of Professional Education Adds Staff

National Jewish Health has been accredited by the Accreditat

Welcome to the fourth edition of Professional Education Matters. The Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health has designed this newsletter to keep you up to date on projects and initiatives, successful collaborations, and educational activities.

Here is an overview of some of our more recent projects and what we have in the works for 2014, including a program that impacts the entire organization, as well as staff changes in our office.

We hope you enjoy our news and updates.

The Professional Education Team


Medication Reconciliation Program Impacts Entire Organization


Improving the accuracy of medication lists for medical staff, referring physicians and patients to enhance patient safety is the main objective of a program implemented by the Quality Improvement Committee and the Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health through an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Read more


IPF Dinners in Four US Cities This Year


Due to the overwhelming response to the National Jewish Health educational program entitled “Best Practices in Caring for Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis” in the Rocky Mountain Region in 2013, three additional cities across the US are hosting this event in 2014. “We are excited to work with community doctors to improve the care for those suffering from IPF utilizing contemporary guidelines,” said Josh Solomon, MD, of National Jewish Health who serves as one of the speakers. Read more


CME Committee is Fundamental to Educational Mission


The Office of Professional Education would like to thank those who serve on the National Jewish Health CME Committee to review all CME content for fair, balanced, scientific and medical accuracy and rigor. Led by Harold Nelson, MD, the committee is comprised of National Jewish Health physicians Ronina A. Covar, MD;  Elaine M.K. Schwartz, MD; Michael D. Schwartz, MD; and Richard W. Weber, MD. Read more


Pulmonary and Allergy Update Still Strong in 36th Year


The Pulmonary and Allergy Update at Keystone remains the popular go-to meeting for practical, useful information for clinicians. Read more


Office of Professional Education New and Promoted Staff

The Office of Professional Education welcomes Lisa Marlin and Kelli Windlan to the team, and congratulates Meg Burke Dingae on her promotion and Alicia Myers on her title change. Read more


Current Educational Activities

Our educational activities often provide certified credit for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and Physicians.

View our CME/CE Offerings


For more information about Professional Education, or if you would like to collaborate with us, please visit, call x1000 or email

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