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Medical Library Resources

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

Learning Opportunities at a Glance

  • June 7, 2019: “FP Resident Grand Rounds: Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Management”, by Helen Chiu, Pharm. D.
  • June 14, 2019: “Mandated Reporting of Abuse and Neglect (1.5 hour program)”,  by April Matthews
  • June 21, 2019: “PPI Use in Clinical Practice”, by Paramvir Singh, M.D.
  • June 28, 2019: “Evaluation and Treatment of Infants Presenting with Fever”, by Guy Bennallack, M.D. 

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 

  • Literature searches and article requests: Email request to [email protected]

  • For assistance with CME forms, policy, planning and slide presentations, please contact [email protected].


Additional Resources

Dynamed Plus® Trial for Dignity Health (please review helpful information)
Helpful Information (pdf)
My Dignity Health (Dignity Health providers only)


ClinicalKey (Dignity Health providers only)!/

UpToDate (Dignity Health providers only)

General Guidelines
General Guidelines for Management of Orthopedic Injuries (pdf)


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
  • Bryan Featherstone, DO
  • Nikita Gill, MD
  • Sharon Joo, M.D.
  • Debra Lupeika, MD
  • Steven Namihas, MD
  • Dan Purtzer, MD 
  • Maja Sandberg, MD
  • Luke Rawlings, MD, Chairman
  • William H.H. Reeder, MD
  • James Stone, MD
  • Craig Traugott, MD
  • Torsten Waurig, Director of Quality

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
Email: [email protected]

Ronda Lundberg
Email: [email protected]