Your medical education is a life-long pursuit rooted in your commitment to excellence in your field. The Office of Continuing Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine promotes excellence in patient care and safety through accredited education activities based on up-to-date, clinically relevant, scientifically rigorous, evidence-based medical information.

 

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August 18, 2018 Evidence-Based Cutaneous Surgery 2018
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Evidence -Based Cutaneous Surgery Symposium will provide expert lectures to residents,fellows, and physicians discussing new methods of diagnosis and treatment on various dermatological topics.
September 7, 2018 Ethics Advisory Board 2018 Retreat: Emerging Issues in Pediatric Organ Donation and Transplant
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Lurie Children's Hospital Ethics Advisory Board 2018 Retreat: Emerging Issues in Pediatric Organ Donation and Transplant. Keynote Speaker: Aviva Goldberg, MD, MA (Bioethics). Grand Rounds, Panel Discussions, Case Analyses.
September 7, 2018 BCVI Traveling CME Close to Home: Clinical Advances for Advanced Practice Providers and the Primary Care Physician - 9/7/2018
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This course will provide physicians and sonographers at all levels with practical knowledge and application of color flow Doppler, two-dimensional, transesophageal, 3D and stress echocardiographic techniques which can be utilized in everyday application as well as future applications of echocardiography. At the end of the course, each participant should have improved skills in the use of echocardiography techniques for the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of common cardiac conditions.

September 8, 2018 Ophthalmic Imaging 2018
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Ophthalmic Imaging 2018
September 14, 2018 Northwestern's Fifth Annual Advances in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine CME Sympsoium
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This educational program is designed for pulmonologists and other healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with pulmonary disease. There will be didactic lectures, two hands-on breakout sessions and case discussions.

September 21 - September 23, 2018 40th Annual Echo Northwestern Conference
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This course will provide physicians and sonographers at all levels with the knowledge and insight into the application of basic and advanced echocardiographic techniques.
September 26 - September 28, 2018 National Coalition of Black Lung And Respiratory Disease Clinics National Conference
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Annual meeting of Black Lung Clinics Providers and Clinic Staff. Medical sessions cover the latest information regarding diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with mineral dust associated lung disease.
September 28 - September 29, 2018 Chicago Live 2018
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This conference showcases novel technologies and reinforces tips and techniques to advance gastroenterologist's skills in endoscopy at all levels.
September 28, 2018 Northwestern’s First Annual Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of ALS
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This activity will highlight the most recent guidelines for the diagnosis and the treatment of ALS and provide an introduction to the multidisciplinary care that is at the center of taking care of ALS patients.
September 29, 2018 Diagnosis and Management of Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Update on Gliomas
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This activity will consist of lectures,case review and panel discussions, focusing on the diagnosis and management of neuro oncologic emergencies, the diagnosis, treatment and management of neurological complications of metastatic brain cancer and new WHO classification of Gliomas.
October 5, 2018 Spinal Innovation in 2018
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This course will focus on educating providers about emerging surgical options for disorders of the spinal column.
October 11, 2018 Pediatric Pearls Fall: Pulmonology
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One-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about various pulmonology topics affecting our younger population.
October 11 - October 14, 2018 20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium
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This educational initiative was developed to provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients with breast cancer. With the emergence of prevention strategies, women at high risk of developing breast cancer are now evaluated for medical therapies, surgical options and lifestyle changes that may reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. This initiative strives to help those treating breast cancer patients with the latest updates.
October 12 - October 13, 2018 5th Annual Case-Based Coronary and Structural Heart Intervention Update Chicago (CSI)
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Interventional cardiologists now utilize a wide array of tools for the diagnosis and treatment of heart valve defects, blood vessel occlusions, congenital heart defects and stroke prevention strategies (LAA management). The emergence of percutaneous therapies as an alternative to surgical therapy for valvular diseases has been accelerated by improved devices, rapidly developing techniques and by appropriate patient selection.
October 12 - October 13, 2018 Northwestern's Fourth Annual Updates in Clinical and Surgical Gynecology
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The purpose of this CME activity is to provide education in the fields of both clinical and surgical gynecology to gynecologists.

October 13, 2018 The 2018 Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Conference
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This program will provide information on state-of-the-art therapies for the treatment and management of cerebrovascular disease.
October 17 - October 20, 2018 14th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference
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This activity will provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients by hospitalists using the latest multidisciplinary techniques.

October 25, 2018 Women In Medicine Symposium
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Education networking physician engagement
October 26, 2018 The Year in Infectious Diseases: The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance and Novel Approaches to Prevention and Stewardship
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The Year in Infectious Diseases symposium will focus on antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.
November 10 - November 11, 2018 Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium
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This 1-1/2 day interactive meeting is on the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients. Attendees will include medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, nurses, and other health professionals.

November 13 - November 15, 2018 2018 Oncofertility Consortium Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative
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The Oncofertility Consortium hosts an annual conference focusing on translational research updates and clinical issues related to reproductive health and fertility preservation in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) patient population. The meeting consists of two days of traditional lectures, poster sessions, and networking events, followed by a full-day of education, lab-courses, and breakout sessions.
November 29, 2018 Pediatric Pearls: A Training in Mental Health
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A one-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about mental health concerns and challenges in today's youth.
November 30 - December 1, 2018 14th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium
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The purpose of this event is to share advances in heart failure prevention and biomarkers and to assemble some of the best leading cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, and psychologists to provide updates on the very latest clinical, scientific, genetic, behavioral and technological advances.
December 6 - December 8, 2018 43rd Annual Northwestern Vascular Symposium
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This 2 1/2 day course has brought together 50 national experts in their respective fields of vascular care who have contributed an up-to-date written chapter that accompanies their corresponding 15-minute presentation.

January 24 - January 27, 2019 Fifth Annual Endocrine Fellows Foundation Research Forum
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The EFF Research Meeting is a Continuing Medical Education Program for Junior Faculty and Fellows organized in conjunction with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The program is being held January 24-27, 2019. Selection for this program is based on EFF grant applications and availability. Fellows considered for this forum will be contacted with a formal invitation. Unlike EFF's other programs this is specific to our grant applicants and awardees. Should EFF find openings we will send a request of applications to the program directors.
February 20, 2019 Pediatric Pearls: Development & Behavior
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A one-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about typical and a-typical behavior and development in our young children. This symposium will highlight topics such as ASD, autism, the fussy baby, behavior management and speech and language development.
March 5, 2019 Pediatric Pearls: Adolescent Medicine
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A one-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about various adolescent-driven issues, either physically or mentally. topics for discussion will include anxiety, acne, substance abuse, menstruation vulvar issues and STDs and contraception.
April 9, 2019 Pediatric Pearls: Spring
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A one-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about ENT, bowel management, deformities of the ear and positive ANA results in kids and when to refer to rheumatology.