Education Opportunities

Check this page regularly for upcoming education opportunities for northern Michigan providers on the Opioid Epidemic. Please note that not all of these programs offer CME.

View the complete calendar of Munson Healthcare CME events.

Saturday, March 16 | 7:30 - 8 am: Breakfast/Registration; 8 am - 5 pm: Presentations

Cadillac Annual Medical Symposium

Evergreen Resort, Cadillac

All area providers are invited to attend the Annual Medical Symposium sponsored by MHC Cadillac Hospital and the Wexford Physician Hospital Organization.


  • In-Depth Neuroscience of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Developing Resilience in Communities
  • Cardiology Update
  • Trauma and Resilience: Using ACEs Surveys, Screenings, and Interventions to Address and Improve Individual and Community Outcomes
  • Controlled Substances: Navigating the Changing Legal Landscape*
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Victims of Human Trafficking*
  • Vaping Update
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Anti-Reflux Surgery

Cost is $225, which includes meals. A dinner reception (at no additional charge) will follow starting at 5:15 pm.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. *This program meets the annual Michigan licensure CME requirements for pain and human trafficking.

Registration is required by March 8: click here

Questions: Mel Penney, Wexford/Crawford PHO, 231-876-6195,


April 4, 2019 | 8 am - 4 pm

The Opioid Epidemic: Inspiring Hope & Recovery

Little River Casino Resort Conference Center, Manistee

Manistee area agencies will host a symposium on the impact of opioids in the region. In addition to the keynote speakers Jon Villasurda and Karen M. Marshall, the Symposium will feature breakout sessions geared towards providers including a breakout by James Whelan, MD; Chair of the Munson Healthcare Opioid Task Force, who will talk about best practices for prescribers and the next steps for the health care community.

Cost is $60, which includes lunch. 

For details and to register by March 22: