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Medical Library and Continuing Medical Education

Welcome to the Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Medical Library and Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME). 

Trauma Symposium 2018 Documentation

Big Bang Theory: Physics and Physiology of Blast
Justin Lemieux, MD

Blood Thinners "The New Four Letter Word"
Douglas Hatter, MD, FACS

Current Trends in Spinal Cord Injury
Adora L. H. Matthews, MD, FAAPMR

Early Physiatry Assessment in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury
Henry Huie, MD

Lessons Learned: The 2015 San Bernadino Mass Shooting
David Turay, MD, PhD, FACS

Mass Violence Planning: A Community Approach
Mark E. Belden, EMT-P

Obtaining an Airway in the Trauma Patient
Richard King, MD, FACEP

Panel Discussion
Mark E. Belden, E.M.T.-P. | Lyrae Sullivan, RN, CCRN, CEN | Judy Cline, MSN, RN, CEN, CFRN | Jason Swann, FP-C, CMTE, TP-C

The Science of Performance: Military Medicine in Civilian Practice
LTC Brian C. Beldowicz, MD

Tourniquets, From the Battlefield to Your Backyard
Richard King, MD, FACEP

Using a Robotic Exoskeleton in Clinical Practice for Patients after Traumatic Injury
Rebecca Askew, PT, MPT, NCS


Learning Opportunities at a Glance

February 16, 2018: “FP Resident Grand Rounds: Mycotoxins” by Louis Kennedy, MD
February 23, 2018: “Pain Management Alternatives” by Elizabeth Pulatie, CRNA      
March 2, 2018: “ FP Resident Grand Rounds: Controversy of Childhood Vaccinations” by Duc Nguyen, MD
March 9, 2018: “2018 Update: What’s New, Drugs, Devices, and Guidelines” by Steven Mendelsohn, MD
March 16, 2018: “1st Annual Family Violence and Human Trafficking Conference”


Continuing Medical Education

The continuing medical education (CME) mission of Mercy Medical Center Redding is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health to the benefit of all people in our region. Mercy Medical Center Redding provides leadership in the field of CME and engages in the development of individuals and group learning activities that enhances and expands the knowledge and skills of health professionals. Mercy Medical Center Redding plays a major leadership role in fulfilling its CME and Library mission in our region through its Library/CME Committee. 
Mercy Medical Center is fully accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality, a subsidiary of the California Medical Association, to provide Continuing Medical Education activities for physicians. Physicians attending our CME courses may report the designated hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ towards the California Medical Association Certificate in Continuing Medical Education and the American Medical Association’s Physicians Recognition Award. CME courses at Mercy Medical Center Redding are case, panel, and lecture-based activities that are open to its Dignity Health regional physicians and allied health professionals with a strong interest in the presenting topic.


Our goal is to enhance the quality of patient care by providing Dignity Health North State physicians and Dignity Health North State healthcare professionals with access to and delivery of “just-in-time” print and on-line clinical resources at the point of care.

We welcome your participation, questions and ideas.

Luke Rawlings, MD
Chairman, CME Committee

Library Services 


Additional Resources

My Dignity Health (Dignity Health providers only)

ClinicalKey (Dignity Health providers only)!/

UpToDate (Dignity Health providers only)


Free Medical Journals

Google Scholar


Continuing Medical Education (CME) 

California Assembly Bills:

Free CME Websites

ClinicalKey (Dignity Health providers only)!/

UpToDate (Dignity Health providers only)




Library and Continuing Medical Education Regional Committee Members 

  • James Mu, MD 
  • Duane Bland, MD, Director Family Practice Residency Program
  • Harry Daniell, MD
  • Jamie Desantis, RPh, B Pharm., Clinical Pharmacy Informaticist NSSA
  • James DeSoto, MD, VP of Medical Affairs Northstate
  • William deVlaming, MD
  • Antonio Gambino, Director of Quality
  • Bryan Featherstone, DO
  • Nikita Gill, MD
  • Kathryn Kirkman, MD
  • Debra Lupeika, MD
  • Steven Namihas, MD
  • Luke Rawlings, MD, Chairman
  • William H.H. Reeder, MD
  • Eric Rudnick, MD
  • James Stone, MD

Contact Information for the Medical Library/Continuing Medical Education Department

Debbie Monroe, Regional Library/CME Coordinator
Mercy Medical Center
2175 Rosaline Avenue
Redding, CA  96001
Telephone: 530.225.6178
Fax: 530.225.7292