CUCM Celebrates Our New Fellows

This April the college inducted four new fellows including our first ever advanced practice providers. This year we were lucky to add both a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner. Congratulations to all our new fellows.

Degree of Fellowship (FCUCM)

Our fellowship in the college is now open to all members. Fellowship in the College denotes dedication to the specialty and pursuing excellence. Criteria can be found on the application here. The link will take you to UCA website. They administer this for us. Each year fellows are invited to receive their certificates in a formal manner during the Urgent Care Foundation Celebration or our membership meeting at the Fall Conference. If you have question feel free to email us info@coucm.org

Antibiotic Stewardship

The college was prominently featured at the third antibiotic stewardship symposium durng the 2019 National Urgent Care Convention and Expo. UCA, CUCM, the CDC and many urgent care organizations met to discuss antibiotic use and resistence as well as paths to improved stwardship. Providing the correct antibiotic, proper dose, duration and only when truly needed was the focus. The college antibiotic stewardship kit cna be found here


CUCM™ difference
How is CUCM™ different than the various other groups relating to urgent care medicine?
Because CUCM™ was developed in cooperation with UCA, CUCM™ leadership brought with it the knowledge, management principles, and organizational philosophies that have allowed UCA to become the fastest growing organization in the specialty. This growth continues as CUCM™ builds on this successful foundation. CUCM™, with UCA, will continue to offer two clinical conferences per year. CUCM™, with UCAOA, is the only organization in the specialty to support a journal dedicated entirely to Urgent Care Medicine.

Will CUCM™ be offering board certification?
Being a professional society, CUCM™ does not offer board certification in Urgent Care Medicine and has no plans to do so. CUCM™ does support the principle that practicing physicians maintain their certifications in specialty boards for which they are eligible based on their training and experience and which are relevant to the practice of urgent care medicine.


Future Conferences

Urgent Care Convention & Expo
May 3-6, 2020
Paris Hotel

Las Vegas, NV

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Guidelines Available

Urgent Care Focused Guideline Reviews now available here! Reviews of pediatric pneumonia and uti guidelines with an urgent care focus are done. Each review includes a list of pearls for urgent care providers and links to the original guideline. Many more are to come.

Antibiotic Stewardship

CUCM continues to endorse the California Medical Association Foundation Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE) project. Learn more here.

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