Our Education Courses are Held at The Peaks Resort & Spa in Telluride


Upcoming Continuing Medical Education Meetings


Ski Telluride Foot/Ankle MR Update with Wellness Symposium
by Dr. Alan Safdi and Dr. William Renner

Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019

This conference is designed for Radiologists, Sport Medicine Physicians, Surgeons and Podiatrists to review Foot/Ankle MR and to update physicians on topics in evidence-based health and wellness.

Hosted by the Peaks Resort and Spa in Telluride, Colorado
Dates: Feb 28th- March 3, 2019

Alan V. Safdi MD, FACG
Chairman Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute
Chair Division of Nutrition and IBD
Past Chairman Crohn’s and Colitis Medical Advisory Committee, Cincinnati
President Consultants for Clinical Research

Dr. Safdi is one of the world’s most foremost authorities on evidence-based nutrition. He lectures at Weill Cornell Medical College on nutrition and health. He has personally published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles on gastroenterology.

Dr. Renner is an internationally known speaker of Musculoskeletal MR. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Radiology. He is the Director of ProScan Musculoskeletal MR Fellowship (formerly), Lecturer for the Department of Radiology at University of Louisville in MSK MR, Guest Lecturer in MSK at University of Colorado, Chairman of Radiology and Radiology Research at the Ohio GI and Liver Institute.

Peaks Conference Room: 1st Floor:  Live Lectures by Dr. Safdi and Dr. Renner

Day 1:
7:30 – 9 am MRI of Foot Bone Injuries
4:30 pm-6:00 pm Preventing Dementia

Day 2:
7:30 – 9 am MRI of Peroneus Brevis and Longus
4:30 pm-6:00 pm Longevity and How to Live to 101 and Remember it

Day 3:
7:30 – 9 am MRI of Foot Impingement
4:30 pm-6:00 pm Writing an Exercise Prescription

Day 4:
7:30 – 9 am MRI of Flatfoot deformity: PTT & Spring Ligament
4:30 pm-6:00 pm Vitamins, supplements and evidence-based medicine

You will receive two workbooks for self-study:
“Musculoskeletal MR Workbook” – MSK MR Anatomy and pathology
“Cases in Musculoskeletal MR” – a new workbook of cases with discussions

Tuition: Physicians $995
Go to www.MSKCME.com for info and to register


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals.

CME Category 1 Credits 20 hours.
Feb 28-Mar 3-2019.

Lectures 4-6 PM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Mar 6-Mar 8, 2019

Lectures 4-6 PM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Gastroenterology Updates. What is new in evaluation and treatment

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Mar 6-Mar 8, 2019

Lectures 7:30-9:30 AM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Update in Evidence-Based Wellness at the fabulous Peaks Resort and Spa

Discounts to Attendees staying at the Peaks

20 hours Category 1 Physician Achievement Award
And 16 hours AAFP elective hours
March 17-19, 2019

Dr. Safdi is one of the world’s most foremost authorities on evidence-based nutrition. He lectures at Weill Cornell Medical College on nutrition and health. He has personally published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles on gastroenterology.

Designed for You…What You Get:
7.5 hours of live lectures with Dr Safdi
20 hours of CME Credit with Evidence-Based Wellness Workbook by Dr. Safdi
Daily Q&A Session with Dr Safdi

Discounted Room at the Fabulous Peaks Resort and Spa

Ranked #1 Ski Resort including free room Internet Access
Use of famous Peaks Spa and Gym…42,000 sq. ft.
Family Friendly with Indoor Pools and Slide/ Heated Outdoor Pool & Jacuzzi
Free access to downtown Telluride via the Gondola (7am to Midnight) and free shuttles.

20 Hours CME Cat 1 AMA or AFFP with Live Morning Lectures and afternoon self-study in the Wellness Workbook written for this lecture series.

The Speaker: Dr. Alan V. Safdi is Chairman of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. He started and is President of the Consultants for Clinical Research. He is past Chairman of the division of gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital. He is a well-known national and international lecturer on GI issues including Health and Wellness. He was recently elected President of the Ohio GI Society. He has published numerous articles about many topics in gastroenterology and is very active in GI research. According to Google, Dr. Safdi is one of the top ten quoted physicians (by other physicians) in America.

Day 1 Program: Live Lectures at the Peaks Conference Center
4:15 – 4:30 pm Register
4:30 – 5:30 pm Discussion of Wellness including Herbs and Vitamins
5:30 – 6:30 pm Discussion of Wellness including Exercise
6:30 – 7:00 pm Questions and Answer Session with Dr Safdi
7:00 – 9:30 pm Wellness Workbook: Self-Study

Day 2 Program: Live Lectures at the Peaks Conference Center
4:30 – 5:30 pm Discussion of Wellness including Supplements and Medications
5:30 – 6:30 pm Discussion of Wellness including Screening Tests
6:30 – 7:00 pm Questions and Answer Session with Dr Safdi
6:30 – 9:30 pm Wellness Workbook: Self-Study

Day 3 Program: Live Lectures at the Peaks Conference Center
4:30 – 5:30 pm Discussion of Wellness including Herbs and Vitamins
5:30 – 6:30 pm Discussion of Wellness including Exercise
6:30 – 7:00 pm Questions and Answer Session with Dr Safdi
6:30 – 9:30 pm Wellness Workbook: Self-Study

Tuition for Physicians: $645
Nurses, NPs, and PAs: $345
Public: $195

This activity is certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians for up to 20 AAFP Prescribed hours. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA).


Telluride Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal MR One-on-One Imaging Workshop

March 17-20, 2019
25 AMA (Physician Recognition Award) Category 1 Credits and 25 prescribed AAFP CME hours

Peaks Resort and Spa
136 Country Club Dr. 
Telluride, CO 81435
24-Hour Reservations (888) 696-6734

What are they saying about the MSK MR Course:
“I can’t say enough wonderful things about Dr. Renner’s MSK MRI course. Having been to many other Musculoskeletal CME Courses over the past couple of years, Dr. Renner has the best by far in my opinion!”
Dr. Joseph Mazzi, Director of MSK, Winthrop University Hospital, Stony Brook University. Phoenix AZ, Nov 2015.

“I have been to many MR courses and received extensive MSK training during residency. Dr. Renner’s course is the best; his slides are informative and always have MRI correlation. He is up to date and supported by numerous articles. I am very happy I took this course and would recommend it to anyone interested in MSK.”
Dr. Omid Jafari, Radiologist and active MSK reader, Los Angeles, California Nov, 2015.

“Excellent workshop. BRILLIANT lectures notes: much appreciated!… Great cases with lots of teaching points.” Robin Cassumbhoy, MD, Melbourne

“Wonderful lecture series. Dr. Renner has the ability to explain difficult subjects in simple and clear terms. Can’t wait for his next conference!”
Frank Prendergast, Pediatric Radiologist, Chicago IL

JOIN us for this small and intimate Musculoskeletal MR Workshop with 10 hours of Live Lectures and 10 DVDs with a Musculoskeletal MR Workbook written for this course by Dr. Renner. This is the ideal course for those who read Musculoskeletal MR but have not had a musculoskeletal fellowship or wish to update their Musculoskeletal MR knowledge. Practical Musculoskeletal MR Scan Interpretation will be emphasized in the live lectures.
Dr. Renner’s Workbook “Musculoskeletal MR Workbook” is included as the course syllabus.

Dr. William Renner
Voted “Best Lecturer” by the residents at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Renner is an internationally known speaker. Praised by his students, his lectures emphasize simple guidelines for reading MRI scans of the musculoskeletal system. Dr. Renner is an active MSK reader who is board certified in Internal Medicine and Radiology. He is also Director of ProScan Musculoskeletal MR Fellowship (formerly), Lecturer for the Department of Radiology at University of Louisville, Guest Lecturer in MSK at University of Colorado, Chairman of Radiology at the Ohio GI and Liver Institute and Director of Radiology Research there.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Radiologists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Orthopedic Surgeons, Family Practice Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Residents, Pas, NPs, and Radiology Technologists

If you stay at the Peaks Hotel:

  • Ranked #1 Ski Resort by Conde Nast Traveler
  • Including Free Room Internet Access
  • Use of famous Peaks Spa and Gym…42,000 sq. ft.
  • Family Friendly with Indoor Pools and Slide/ Heated Outdoor Pool & Jacuzzi
  • And Ski Out Access to the Telluride Slopes
  • Great Snow this year!

The Fabulous Peaks Hotel and Spa is home to many of the celebrity sightings including Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Christy Brinkley, and many more. The Peaks is located in the beautiful Mountain Village. Downtown Telluride is connected to the Mountain Village by the free gondola and a free bus service. Downtown Telluride is the location of many of the restaurants, shops, theatre, and library. You do not need a rental car. The town is only a few blocks long. Shuttles can take you both ways to the airport in Montrose for about $100.
Peaks Hotel web site:
http://www.thepeaksresort.com/?gclid=CL_Hu9vI1MoCFQ2UaQodigcBow

A cute video of the town Telluride is on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lRWLPsIR-4

You will receive 10 Case-Based DVDs of MSK MR Cases: Each case is discussed by Dr. Renner.

10 Free Case-Based MSK MR DVDs for Self-Study:

  • Shoulder Anatomy
  • Shoulder Labrum 1
  • Shoulder Labrum 2
  • Rotator Cuff Tears 1
  • Rotator Cuff Tears 2
  • Shoulder Pitfalls
  • Knee Meniscus
  • Knee Cases
  • More Knee Cases
  • Knee ACL Tears
  • ACL Graft

Tentative Schedule: Live Lectures are PowerPoint presentations.

Sunday Program: Peaks Hotel Conference Center
7:30 – 8:30 am The Shoulder: Dislocation and Labral Tears
8:30 – 9:30 am The Shoulder: SLAP Tears and Posterior Lesions

4:30 -6:30:00 pm Self-Study with MSK MR DVDs and MSK MR Workbook

Monday Program:
7:30 – 8:30 am The Shoulder: Rotator Cuff Tears
8:30 – 9:30 am The Shoulder: Rotator Interval and Adhesive Capsulitis

4:30 -6:30:00 pm       Self-Study with MSK MR DVDs and MSK MR Workbook

Tuesday Program:
7:30 – 8:30 am The Knee: Update on Meniscal Tears
8:30 – 9:30 am Posterior Lateral Corner Injuries \

4:30 -6:30:00 pm       Self-Study with MSK MR DVDs and MSK MR Workbook

Wednesday Program:
7:30 – 8:30 am The Knee: ACL Tears
8:30 – 9:30 am The Knee: Anterior Knee and Chondromalacia

4:30 -6:30:00 pm Self-Study with MSK MR DVDs and MSK MR Workbook

Tuition: $995 Physicians
50% Discount for residents with letter from Chairman
20% Discount for second registration for couples
This activity is certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians for up to 25 AAFP Prescribed hours. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA).


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Mar 27-Mar 29-19

Lectures 4-6 PM daily and workbook for additional credits. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Gastroenterology Updates. What is new in evaluation and treatment

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Mar 27-Mar 29, 2019

Lectures 7:30-9:30 AM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Cincinnati Veterinary Hands on Endoscopy training course with board certified Gastroenterologists, radiologist, endoscopy nurses and cleaning techs

January 19th-21st, 2019 and April 27th-29th, 2019

This a hands on course strictly limited to 10 participants. The course is hands on training and didactic lectures.


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Jun 26-Jun 28, 2019

Lectures 7:30-9;30 PM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Sep 29-Oct 1, 2019

Lectures 4-6 PM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Feb 19-Feb 21, 2020

Lectures 7:30-9:30 AM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professionals

CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Mar 4-Mar 6, 2020

Lectures 7:30-9:30 AM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


Telluride Update in Evidenced Based Health, Wellness, and Longevity for all medical professional

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CME Category 1 Credits 16 hours.
Mar 25- Mar 27, 2020

Lectures 7:30-9:30 AM daily and workbook for additional credits. The general public is also welcome to attend. All conferences are live at the Peaks Hotel.


The Live Longer Retreats given by the Telluride Longevity Institute are now certified for CME credits.

Why Are We Different than Other Wellness Retreats?
An 8-10 hour daily intensive lifestyle program

  • Daily interactive physician run educational programs approved for CME Credits

  • Daily one on one meetings with personal trainer
Daily Group exercises with trainers and Dr. Safdi
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Individualized exercise & meal programs designed with dietician, trainers, and Dr. Safdi
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Largest spa and fitness facilities in Colorado

  • Small groups (only 15 people per retreat)

  • Cooking demonstrations and instructions with the chef

  • Multiple optional classes with hiking, yoga, pilates, biking, and walks.
  • Approved for CME credits for healthcare professionals

Dr. Safdi has served as Chairman of Gastroenterology at Cincinnati Deaconess Hospital as well as President of the Ohio GI and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is one of the world’s most foremost authorities on evidence-based nutrition and he publishes a newsletter on health and wellness. He was also co-founder of the Consultants for Clinical Research, the Ohio GI and Liver Institute, and eMerge Health Care Solutions. He was elected and served as the President of the Ohio GI Society. He has been featured on the national program of Medical Crossfire and authored or co-authored numerous medical articles and abstracts. He has been asked to speak on numerous occasions on Gastroenterology and health and wellness topics around the US and world. The Telluride Integrative Wellness Summits had Dr. Safdi as one of the featured speakers along with Deepak Chopra. He has volunteered his time as a medical ambassador to numerous countries with People to People. His visits to India, Africa, Vietnam, Cambodia, Cuba as well as others to study and lecture on healthcare has helped him understand the need for disease prevention and not just a focus on treatment. His understanding of the need to incorporate diet, exercise, education, and alternative approaches has driven him to start longevity programs to focus on lifestyle changes that are durable focusing on evidence based quality medical research.

He has lectured at Weill Cornell Medical College on nutrition and health. He has personally published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles on gastroenterology.

The Live Longer Retreats given by the Telluride Longevity Institute are now certified for CME credits.

Your Retreat Includes

  • 6 nights of accommodations at The Peaks Resort & Spa Telluride
  • Transfers to and from the airport (TEX or MTJ)
  • Daily educational lectures, hikes and activities with Dr. Safdi
  • Daily personal training, meetings with a dietitian, yoga and Pilates instruction and much more
  • Interactive meals and cooking demos including 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Choice of massage or facial at The Peaks Spa
  • Pre-retreat evaluation and wellness consultation
  • Post-retreat follow-up and consultation

2019 Retreat Dates
July 27-19
August 11-17
September 15-21



$4,500 per person | $3,000 without accommodations

Due to the nature of this program, space is limited to 15 people.
For personalized planning assistance and more information, please contact Patrick Latcham, (970) 728-7388 or platcham@tellurideskiresort.com.


Staff Bios

Dr. Safdi
Dr. Safdi has served as Chairman of Gastroenterology at Cincinnati Deaconess Hospital as well as President of the Ohio GI and Liver Institute.

He publishes a newsletter on health and wellness. He was also co-founder of the Consultants for Clinical Research, the Ohio GI and Liver Institute, and eMerge Health Care Solutions. He was elected and served as the President of the Ohio GI Society. He has been featured on the national program of Medical Crossfire and authored or co-authored numerous medical articles and abstracts. He has been asked to speak on numerous occasions on Gastroenterology and health and wellness topics around the US and world. The Telluride Integrative Wellness Summits had Dr. Safdi as one of the featured speakers along with Deepak Chopra. He has volunteered his time as a medical ambassador to numerous countries with People to People. His visits to India, Africa, Vietnam, Cambodia, Cuba as well as others to study and lecture on healthcare has helped him understand the need for disease prevention and not just a focus on treatment. His understanding of the need to incorporate diet, exercise, education, and alternative approaches has driven him to start longevity programs to focus on lifestyle changes that are durable focusing on evidence based quality medical research.

Dr. Renner
Dr. Renner is an internationally known speaker. His lectures emphasize simple guidelines for reading MRI of the musculoskeletal system and have been praised by his students. Dr. Renner is board certified in Internal Medicine and Radiology. Dr. Renner is an active MSK reader, Director of ProScan Musculoskeletal MR Fellowship (formally), Lecturer at Department of Radiology , University of Louisville, Guest Lecturer in MSK at University of Colorado, Guest Lecturer in MSK at University of Puerto Rico, and the Director of Radiology Research at Ohio GI and Liver Institute. Dr. Renner was voted “Best Lecturer” by the residents at the University of Cincinnati.”