MedNews Plus

As part of a continued investment in the medical staff, Missouri Baptist is making content available online that qualifies for CME/CE credits certified by the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and daily email medical news, customized by your interests, to all on-staff physicians.

All physicians on staff who have a personal email registered with the Medical Staff Office are automatically registered. You also can register and select your areas of interest at https://missouribaptist.mednewsplus.com.

Physicians can earn and track CME credits online — all content is certified for the Category 1 credits. And it’s not just for physicians. Physician assistants and nurses in your practice can participate, too.

Missouri Baptist is pleased to provide this valuable tool to help you in your practice as our way of saying thanks for all you do to enhance our patient care.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Accrediting Information

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. For more information, call the continuing medical education (CME) coordinator at 314-996-5312.

AMA Definition of CME

CME consists of educational activities that maintain, develop or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession. CME represents that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine and the provision of health care to the public.

Grand Rounds

Lecture presentations given on multiple specialty topics

Grand Rounds are held monthly on the second Wednesday of the month. Additional grand rounds on pertinent topics may be provided as necessary.
Auditoriums 1 & 2


Apr 15: Craig Smith, MD, MBA, FACS Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery: Evidence-Based Medicine & Value-Based Purchasing


May 6: Derek Larson, MD The Benje Boonshaft, MD Endowed Lectureship in Nephrology: Stones, Moans, and Groans: A Nephrologist's Perspective on Nephrolithiasis

May 20: Pain Management

Medical Conferences

Breast Health Care Conference — case presentations

Wednesdays (except major holidays)
7 a.m.-8 a.m. 
Malloy Conference Room

Program Objectives:

  • Opportunities to have specialists review cases
  • Opportunities for physicians to take advantage of peer experience

Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference — case presentations

Wednesdays (except major holidays)
7 a.m.-8 a.m. 
Moneta Conference Room (second floor of hospital)
Program Objectives:

  • Opportunities for cardiology and cardiovascular surgery staff to evaluate patients
  • Ongoing education through review of diagnostic testing, objective data, and subjective patient symptomatology

Pulmonary Conference — case presentations

Thursdays (except major holidays)
7 a.m.-8 a.m. 
Moneta Conference Room (second floor of hospital)
For more information call (314) 996.5230
Program Objectives:

  • Provide forum for multi-disciplinary review of pulmonary pathology
  • Opportunity to learn through peer clinical experience

Cancer Conference (Tumor Patient Conference) — case presentations

7 a.m.-8 a.m. Fridays (except major holidays), Missouri Baptist Malloy conference room -- 1st floor, physician offices
Program Objectives:

  • Facilitate multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment
  • Understanding of history, epidemiology, pathology and diagnosis 
  • Understanding surgical, medical and radiotherapeutic management issues
  • Improve social support
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