Volume 03 | March 9, 2023

National Doctors Day - March 30th

There is still time to enter to win!

National Doctors' Day Drawing Information

National Doctors' Day is March 30th and to recognize the contributions of our physicians,

ADEMS is excited to provide a chance drawing for members to win a special wellness-focused package at their office. 

One lucky practice will receive a healthy catered breakfast or lunch (for up to 25) at their office on the day of their choosing, along with a physician well-being package that includes a one-hour group education session (in-person or virtual), presented by Colorado Physician Health Program (CPHP), and also a gift basket filled with goodies your office can share presented on March 30th. 

To enter, please click the link below to complete the information and the one-question survey before March 27th. ADEMS staff will randomly pull one winning entry on March 27th and their office will be notified within 24 hours. Good Luck!

We would like to thank our Doctors' Day sponsor, the Denver Medical Society Foundation, which strives to support physician wellness, prevent physician burnout and gives to programs that offer treatment, rehabilitation, or counseling to physicians.  


ADEMS invites you to attend our upcoming member seminar:

Physician Contracting:

Understanding What's in Your Contract

Presented by:

Kari Hershey JD

Hershey, Decker & Drake

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

6:30 PM

Denver Medical Society - Conference Room

1850 N. Williams Street, Denver

Whether you are just a few years out of residency or an experienced physician looking to make a move, before you add your John Hancock to any physician employment contract, it’s important to know exactly what you’re signing. During this presentation, you will learn the key components of the contract and what you need to pay attention to the most.

Topics to be addressed:

  • Knowing the entity with whom you are contracting
  • Contracting options (independent contractors and employees)
  • Contracting forms (the difference between oral representations and written agreements)
  • Important contract terms: Duties, Call, Liability, Termination
  • Changing laws regarding non-competes

Please reply with your full name no later than April 4th

Light dinner provided

Questions? Email [email protected] .

RSVP today!

COPIC opioid seminars for 2023 licensure renewal

Two one-hour virtual seminars; attendees will receive 1 COPIC point and 1.0-hour of CME for attending

COPIC is pleased to announce that we will be offering virtual presentations regarding opioids that providers may use to meet the two hours of training requirements as stated by the Colorado Medical Board for licensure renewal in 2023. There is no cost to attend these, and one COPIC point will be awarded per session for eligible insureds. CME for attending COPIC’s opioid seminars will only be issued to providers who are insured by COPIC. Others may attend but will not be eligible for nor will they receive CME certificates for attending.

Per the Colorado Medical Board: Every physician and physician assistant is required to complete at least two cumulative hours of training per renewal period in order to demonstrate competency regarding the topics/areas specified in section 12-30-114(1)(a), C.R.S.

Opioid Management: A Practical Approach to a National Crisis

Attend one:

  • Feb. 14 at 6-7 p.m.
  • March 7 at 12-1 p.m.
  • March 21 at 6-7 p.m.
  • April 26 at 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Opioid Crisis: Strategies for Reducing the Burden

Attend one:

  • Feb. 15 at 6-7 p.m.
  • March 8 at 12-1 p.m.
  • March 22 at 6-7 p.m.
  • April 26 at 6:30-7:30 p.m.

For more information on these seminars, please contact Cathi Pennetta at [email protected] or (720) 858-6228.

Rocky Vista University students are local in our community and ready to help our physicians

Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine is the only medical school within the ADEMS Community and houses a medical, physician assistant, and master’s program in Parker, Colorado. The vast majority of students across programs are continually interested in pursuing scholarly activities such as research projects and are often looking for preceptors to participate in these with. If you are currently conducting scholarly research projects and would like student assistance, please reach out to [email protected]. Thank you!

Nadine Taher OMS IV, has been a valued representative for RVU on the ADEMS Board for the past two years. We appreciate her insight and continued leadership with ADEMS.