2021 Year in Review
The Colorado Medical Society is honored to serve Colorado physicians, helping you when you need help.

We are pleased to share our 2021 Year in Review below, which provides a quick recap of the wealth of activities, programs and resources CMS produced in the past year. Many of these accomplishments would not have been possible without the support of CMS members and volunteer leaders. Thank you!

At the bottom of this review is an opportunity to get engaged in 2022. And, as always, contact CMS anytime at membership@cms.org.
  • 37 bills tracked in the 2021 legislature
  • 40 rounds of CMS testimony
  • Wins for physicians in credentialing, scope of practice, the Colorado Option and public health
  • 161.5 hours of CME provided through 71 activities to 4,517 physicians and 1,822 other learners
  • 41 in-person and online modules provided on ending the opioid epidemic
  • 4 issues of Colorado Medicine with 28 articles written by CMS member physicians and medical students
  • Launch of the new Colorado Medicine Editorial Board; join here
  • 25 ASAP e-newsletters, 12 Livewire e-newsletters, 6 board summaries and 12 Policy Pulse e-newsletters delivered news directly to your inbox
  • 7,369 total members
  • 9 active component societies bring you local value
  • 21 councils, committees and task forces taking action on issues important to members
  • Launching practice visits in 2022; schedule yours today!
  • 19 vetted and trusted Partners offer you and your practice products and services you need
  • 5 Lunch and Learn webinars provided on telehealth, cyber liability, HIPAA compliance, growing your practice and security risk analysis
  • Thousands of dollars in non-dues revenue generated to support programs and services for CMS members

Professional Satisfaction: State-of-the-art advocacy will focus on member priorities to positively impact rewarding physician careers.

Efficient and Effective Communication: Dynamic exchange of information with members will ensure timely action on their priorities.

Organizational Excellence: Continued transformation of CMS will increase membership value and make CMS meaningful and relevant to a diverse physician population.
Looking forward to 2022, the Colorado Medical Society invites you to join us in person* at one of our Regional Summits, held around the state.

  • Jan. 21-22 - Denver metro, register now!
  • April 22-24 - Northern Colorado
  • July 22-24 - Southern Colorado
  • Sept. 16-18 - Summit County

January will feature a fun reception with live music, food and drinks at Wings Over the Rockies Friday evening; a workshop on diversity, equity and inclusion Saturday morning at CMS headquarters; and much more! View the full agenda here.
*The agenda or event format are subject to change, pending the latest public health recommendations. Most events will be offered in a hybrid format. Those attending in person will be required to comply with the following health safety measures.

  • Proof of vaccination must be shown and submitted prior to Jan. 21 reception. A booster is strongly encouraged for those that are eligible.
  • Masks must be worn at all times when not eating and drinking.
  • Social distancing will be practiced and enforced.
  • Disinfectant and hand sanitizer will be plentiful.
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