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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.