Cycling CME

A unique CME learning experience for physicians who love cycling

Active CME:  Combining Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Bicycle Touring for the Healthcare Provider

Cycling CME: Road Bike Western Colorado 2017 Tentative Agenda

15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Exercise and Nutrition as Medicine

Conference Schedule September 5th-9th, 2017

Tuesday, September 5th

6:00-8:00pm - Welcome Reception and Bike Tuning

Wednesday, September 6th

7:00-8:00am - Exercise and the Brain:  Throughout the Lifespan

Mike Reeder D.O.

8:00-8:45am - Exercise and Type II Diabetes

Carmine Grieco, PhD

8:45-9:30am - Healthy Nutrition: Lifestyle of Healthy Eating

Mike Reeder D.O.


4:00-5:00 - Bike Fitting for the Medical Professional: Relationship to Injury

John Weirath, P.T.

Bike Fit Advisor

5:00-6:00pm - Physical Therapy for Common MSK Problems w/ Workshop

John Weirath, P.T.

The Bicycle Studio


Thursday, September 7th

7:30 - 8:30 - Urological Issues in Cycling

William Brant, M.D.

Urologist, Department of Surgery, University of Utah

8:30-9:00  Care of the Mature Athlete

Michael Reeder, D.O.


4:30-5:30pm - How to Encourage Behavior Change : Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Michael Olson, PhD

5:30-6:30pm - Keys to Healthy Cooking Workshop

Wayne Smith, Executive Chef


Friday, September 8th

7:00-7:45am - Common Problems of the Shoulder

Fletch Colwell, M.D.  

7:45-8:15am - Physical Exam of the Shoulder Workshop

Mike Reeder D.O., and Fletch Colwell, M.D.

8:15-9:00am - Common Problems of the Hand/Wrist

Mike Reeder D.O.

9:00-9:30am - Physical Exam of Hand/Wrist Workshop

Mike Reeder D.O.


4:30-5:30pm - Common Overuse Problems in Cyclists

Rich Price M.D.

5:30-6:30pm -  Hands-On Workshops:

  • Demonstration of MSK Ultrasound
  • Physical Exam of Lower Extremity 

Rich Price M.D. and Mike Reeder D.O.


Saturday, September 9th

Off-Site Lectures and Workshops at Colorado Mesa University and the Colorado Mesa University Human Performance Lab 

8:30-11:00am - Lecture and Hands on Workshops

  • Demonstration of VO2 Max with Discussion of Physiology
  • Body Composition via Bod Pod
  • Bone Health in Athletes, Young Adults & Beyond
  • Sports Specialization in the Pediatric Patient
  • Care of the Mature Athlete - Cardiovascular Issues

Brent Alumbaugh, Exercise Physiologist, MS, CSCS and Mike Reeder D.O.

11:00am - Light Lunch at CME 

12:30pm - Optional Hike

6:00pm - Group Dinner at Rooftop Terrace at Avalon Theater

Conference Adjourned


“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 Community Hospital and Cycling CME.  Community Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

We anticipate a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.