Continuing Education

Leveraging our partnerships with MedStar Health and the Georgetown University Law Center, the Georgetown CERSI provides ongoing events and unique opportunities to gain continuing education credits, including continuing medical education (CME), continuing nursing education (CNE), and continuing law education (CLE).

See below for details on how to find, register, and attend continuing education opportunities. If you have trouble with any of the CME options, please contact


Participating hospitals have unique CME offerings. Click on the links below to find a continuing education session - including Grand Rounds and other specialty sessions.

Georgetown-Howard University Center for Clinical and Translational Science: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Translational Research Grand Rounds
First Friday of the Month, 12pm to 1pm

These grand rounds will be streamed online via Adobe Connect. To RSVP or for more information please contact Danielle Fisher (

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Attend in Person: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (GUH) offers a number of Grand Rounds and other conference learning options. The GUH calendar of events displays up-to-date information about CME opportunities.

Participate Online: GUH offers its Pediatrics Grand Rounds online via Adobe Connect. Licensed physicians are welcome to participate in this weekly meeting, held on Friday mornings, 8:00-9:00am ET. 
Registration information and schedules

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

Medical Grand Rounds **No grand rounds will be held in August**
Thursdays, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

18101 Prince Philip Drive
Olney, Maryland 20832
Boyer Community Learning Center
Contact: 301-774-8650 ext. 1

Cancer Conference
Tuesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

18101 Prince Philip Drive
Olney, Maryland 20832
Boyer Community Learning Center
Contact: Pia Rivas
(301) 570-8563

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center (WHC) offers a number of Grand Rounds and other conference learning options. Please see below for information on how to attend events in person, via remote access, or online.

Live, in-person events: See the WHC online calendar of events.

Remote access (Web- and phone-based) to live, in-person events - Coming Soon!

Archived, online learning: Online CME is available via SiTEL, the WHC online learning portal. SiTEL offers a wide variety of learning opportunities in many medical disciplines. Most of the presentations qualify for Category 2, or self-reported CME. Category 1 CME credits are available for Management of Hyperglycemia in the Hospital Course for Physicians or Management of Hyperglycemia in the Hospital Course for Nurses.

Register for a SiTEL Account

  1. Point your Internet browser to: Internet Explorer works best.
  2. Click “Create an Account Now” located under the Login button, on the upper left side of the screen.
  3. Enter all demographic fields as they appear, including a working email address. Click the “Next”button on the bottom of the page.
  4. From the dropdown menus, choose your State (DC), Organization (US-DC-Washington Hospital Center), and Position (for example, RN – Registered Nurse). Click “No” for staff employee. The page will refresh, then click “Next.”
  5. Choose your specialty from a drop down menu, and then click “Next.”
  6. Choose your CE Manager from the dropdown menu (Ashin, Mikki/WHC 50208 Continuing Professional Education). Click “Finish.”
  7. Your CE manager, Mikki Ashin, will need to approve your registration. Please wait 24-48 business hours for the approval to enter SiTEL.

Continuing law education (CLE) is available through the Georgetown University Law Center (GULC) and the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

The O'Neill Institute Colloquium
Fall semesters only

O'Neill Institute Summer Program on Global Health Law and Governance: Non-Communicable Diseases and the Law
June 17-21, 2013

The Summer Program will bring together leading practitioners, policy makers, advocates, and academics in global health to explore the role and implications of law in the global response to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Interactive lectures, panels, and case studies will examine legal powers, duties, and constraints relevant to NCDs.

Topics will include:

  • World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
  • Relevant WHO GLobal Strategies: Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of NCDs, the Global Strategy on Diet Physical Activity and Health, and the Global Strategy to Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol
  • International trade and investment agreements implications
  • Human and constitutional rights implications
  • Access to medicines, including pain medication and cancer drugs
  • Role of international and domestic law

To learn more about the O'Neill Institute Summer Program, please visit or email