CME Courses

VMS/Massachusetts Medical Society Partnership – Special Member Discount!

The Vermont Medical Society has formed a partnership with the Massachusetts Medical Society that gives VMS members a 25% discount on all of MMS’ online CME courses. To take advantage of this opportunity, please view this tutorial, which covers topics such as searching course offerings, using the discount code, creating a user account, and course payment.   

Use code VMSCME20

To view MMS course offerings, click here. If you have any questions about the registration or login process, please contact the MMS Continuing Education Department at (800) 322-2303, ext. #7306, or Jessica Vautour via email at

General CME Offerings:

Online – Free

Medical School and State CME Programs: 

Vermont Physician Executive Leadership Institute:

  • With the generous support of the Physicians Foundation, the VMS Education & Research Foundation is able to offer a leadership curriculum to all Vermont physicians interested in affecting the future of the region’s health care delivery system.  For more information, visit:

VMS Third Thursday Webinar Series: 

Online - Free - Low Cost

In an effort to keep Vermont’s physicians up to date on legal, regulatory, and practice management issues of importance to their practices, the Vermont Medical Society hosts a monthly series of free webinars. Taking place the third Thursday of each month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., the webinars are open to VMS members, practice staff, and others interested in the practice of medicine. The 2020-2021 webinar series topics and dates will be announced shortly! For each session you will receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.

To learn more, click here!

Cannabis Science and Medicine CME:

The University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine is offering five online modules with 1-2 hours of content focused on Cannabis for therapeutic use.  The online, on-demand modules can be taken a la carte, and medical professionals can earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) units for each module successfully completed.   

VMS members are eligible for a 50-percent discount. To take advantage, members should: 1) Click on "Register for this Module" next to the module they would like to complete; 2) At the beginning of the registration page under "Start Your Registration" members then enter “vms” in the box that says "(If Applicable) Please Enter Discount Code;”.  The system will then automatically deduct 50% off from the total price of the event; 3) Proceed as normal to register.

Pain Management & Controlled Substance Offerings:

HIPAA & Compliance Medscape Programs:

Online - Free Medscape Account  + (phone app info)

To view current CME courses and details, you must create an account first:

  • Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers (0.5 Category 1 CME Credit) 
  • HIPAA and You: Building a Culture of Compliance (0.5 Category 1 CME Credit) 
  • Examining Compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule (0.5 Category 1 CME Credit) 

Palliative Care Offerings:

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