Continuing Medical Education

Experience truly modern medicine at Canyon Ranch and take the best of leading-edge preventive and integrative care practices home to benefit your patients.

Discover firsthand why Canyon Ranch is the foremost name in preventive care and lifelong wellness. As a physician, you can earn up to 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (12 credits on average with a 4-night stay; 25 with a 7-night stay) at Canyon Ranch in Tucson. (Please note that the number of CME credits is subject to change based on annual accreditation renewal.)

By choosing Canyon Ranch as the place to earn your CME credits, you and your patients will benefit from our integrative approach to wellness. Since our doors opened in 1979, we’ve addressed issues of mind, body and spirit, with the goal of maximizing each person’s health potential and minimizing their chances of needing prescription drugs and surgeries. Our experts work together to improve fitness, nutrition, stress management, mood, sleep patterns – every important aspect of life. It’s a respectful, collaborative approach that has earned Canyon Ranch its reputation as the world’s premier health resort.

A physician's point of view
Meet Jeff, a guest who has earned CME credits at Canyon Ranch and shares his story with us:

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and Canyon Ranch. The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Our Wellness Specialists: Physicians from Johns Hopkins University, New York University and other top institutions play major roles in multidisciplinary healthcare teams at Canyon Ranch. Our experts share their knowledge as you experience firsthand the powerful lessons in healthy living throughout your stay.

Prevention & Integrative Health Topics: CME-approved Canyon Ranch presentations touch on an impressive array of health topics: Eastern and Western medicine, longevity, mindfulness, brain health, sleep, nutrition and exercise physiology, to name just a few. Lectures vary throughout the year; plan your itinerary in advance so we can make offerings available to meet your needs.

Whether you’re planning a stay of just a few days or longer, you can earn CME credits; the number you earn will depend on the length of your stay. Options are available for those who want a more intensive learning experience: Earn as many as 30 credits during a seven-night stay in the Life Enhancement Program® – or 31 credits if you enroll in the LEC Weight Loss Program.

View a sample Life Enhancement Center® schedule.

Continuing Nursing Education, too. Nurses can earn up to 14.5 CNE contact hours at Canyon Ranch(Number of contact hours is subject to change based on annual certification renewal.)

This is a learning opportunity unlike anything you’ve ever experienced! While gaining a wealth of knowledge, you’ll enjoy a world-class getaway at legendary Canyon Ranch health resort, where you can bask in the year-round sunshine of the healing and inspiring Sonoran Desert. Hike a nearby canyon, indulge in our signature spa treatments, pick up a few golf tips from PGA pros, or relax beside inviting pools with spectacular views of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Discover a world of healthy pleasures at Canyon Ranch.

Reserve your stay: 800-742-9000 

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