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.  

Continuing Medical Education Fact Sheet for physicians and chiropractic physicians can be found here.

 

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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.
October 30, 2018 Peritoneal Dialysis Symposium
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This activity includes international experts to discuss state-of-the art updates on the use of home peritoneal dialysis .
November 3 - November 4, 2018 2018 Meltdown: Lessons Learned in Interventional Radiology
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Interventional radiology case-based review of complications will allow learners to develop new strategies for (1) ensuring that safety threshold levels are exceeded, (2) how to monitor and evaluate care given, and (3) change practice patterns to enhance safety; nothing more dramatically teaches what not to do than seeing the complications of others and listening to frank discussions of the root causes and outcomes. Medical device manufacturers and health care executives also have valuable experiences to share regarding poor outcomes and/or management failures that provoked changes in safety, patient care or manufacturing processes. Learners will implement strategies discussed at meeting into their practice as applicable.
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 17, 2018 21st Annual Highlights of Recent Scientific Liver Meetings: Impact on Clinical Practice
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Physicians within Northwestern’s liver program receive patients from referring physicians across the Midwest. From this vantage point, we can observe areas where community practice has not kept up with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the treatment of liver disease.
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.
March 29 - March 30, 2019 Advanced Training in Open and Endoscopic Surgery: A Hands-on Skull Base Training Program
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Program includes anatomical hands-on dissections emphasizing open and endoscopic skull base surgery, lectures and prosections, case studies and tumor board discussion, as well as 3D anatomy presentations.
April 9, 2019 Pediatric Pearls: Spring - Otolaryngology
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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.