Wednesday CME Conferences are usually held the first and third Wednesdays of each month (excluding major holidays and the months of November and December), and feature speakers who are on the faculty of teaching institutions in California and other regions of the United States. Topics pertain to patient care and related issues and are selected on a need-basis as expressed by individual Medical Staff members, departments or committees affiliated with Torrance Memorial.

Virtual conferences are held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and login instructions are emailed to physicians and clinical staff. If you would like to be added to the distribution list please email Linda Russell, Medical Staff/CME Coordinator at All physicians are welcome to attend online. An automated listing of scheduled conferences may be accessed by calling the CME Telephone Number at 310-784-8776.

Calendar of Wednesday CME Conferences

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
“Update on Opioid Crisis and Alternatives”
Greg Polston, M.D.
UCSD School of Medicine
Commercial Support: None

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
“When Your Patient is a Substance Abuser: Currently or Historically”
Rimal Bera, M.D.

UCI School of Medicine
Commercial Support: None

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
“Enhancing Physician, Staff, and Patient Satisfaction in Today's High-Stress Complex Healthcare Environment”
Alan Rosenstein, M.D., MBA

Private Practice, Internal Medicine - Medical Consultant, Health Care Management
Commercial Support: None

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
“GE Update: Hiatal Hernia, GERD, Gastric/Esophageal Cancer”
Miguel Burch, M.D.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Commercial Support:

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Please note that calendar listings are subject to change without prior notice. To avoid any inconvenience you may call the CME Telephone Number at 310-784-8776 which contains an up-to-the-minute schedule.

Torrance Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Torrance Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category I credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.