Live Courses

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40th Annual Echo Northwestern Conference
Friday, September 21, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, September 23, 2018 6:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Room A, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

This course will provide physicians and sonographers at all levels with the knowledge and insight into the application of basic and advanced echocardiographic techniques.
National Coalition of Black Lung And Respiratory Disease Clinics National Conference
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, September 28, 2018 5:00 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology, Pulmonary Disease, Radiologic Tech, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pathology, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Social Work, Academic/Research

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.
Chicago Live 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018 7:30 AM - Saturday, September 29, 2018 12:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Room A, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Oncology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

This conference showcases novel technologies and reinforces tips and techniques to advance gastroenterologist's skills in endoscopy at all levels.
Northwestern’s First Annual Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of ALS
Friday, September 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

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.
Diagnosis and Management of Neurologic Complications of Cancer and Update on Gliomas
Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:15 AM - 12:45 PM CDH Auditorium, 25 N Winfield Road, 60190, Winfield, IL

Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Hematology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Geriatric Medicine, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Social Work, Physical Medicine & Rehab

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.
Spinal Innovation in 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: General Surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopedic Surgery, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

This course will focus on educating providers about emerging surgical options for disorders of the spinal column.
Latino Health Symposium
Saturday, October 6, 2018 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Dermatology, Diagnostic Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Practice, General Surgery, Gynecology, Hematology, Hepatology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nuclear Radiology, Neurosurgery, Nutrition, Obstetrics, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonary Disease, Radiology, Radiologic Tech, Rheumatology, Urology, Geriatric Medicine, Multiple Specialties, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Optometry, Pharmacist, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Otolaryngology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Academic/Research, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Genetic Counseling

Northwestern and The Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) are partnering to provide an evidence-based discussion of current issues that impact Latino health disparities, public health, health policy, and diversity, inclusion and equity for health professionals and students.
Pediatric Pearls Fall: Pulmonology
Thursday, October 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fountain Blue Banquets, Des Plaines, IL

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pulmonary Disease, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

A one-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about various pulmonology topics affecting our younger population.
20th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium
Thursday, October 11, 2018 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 14, 2018 11:00 AM Chicago Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL

Specialties: General Practice, Hematology, Oncology, Radiology, Multiple Specialties

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.
5th Annual Case-Based Coronary and Structural Heart Intervention Update Chicago (CSI)
Friday, October 12, 2018 7:00 AM - Saturday, October 13, 2018 12:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, General Practice, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Academic/Research

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.
Northwestern's Fourth Annual Updates in Clinical and Surgical Gynecology
Friday, October 12, 2018 8:00 AM - Saturday, October 13, 2018 12:00 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Gynecology, Ob/Gyn, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

The purpose of this CME activity is to provide education in the fields of both clinical and surgical gynecology to gynecologists.

The 2018 Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Conference
Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:10 PM Hyatt Centric Chicago Mag Mile, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Physical Medicine & Rehab

This program will provide information on state-of-the-art therapies for the treatment and management of cerebrovascular disease.
ENLS Course 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

The course was developed by emergency medicine physicians and neurointensivists to fill a perceived educational and practical void of standardized care for the acutely ill neurological patient.
14th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 8:00 AM - Saturday, October 20, 2018 12:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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.

Women In Medicine Symposium
Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Multiple Specialties

Education networking physician engagement
The Year in Infectious Diseases: The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance and Novel Approaches to Prevention and Stewardship
Friday, October 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Room A, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Academic/Research

The Year in Infectious Diseases symposium will focus on antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.
Lurie Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Symposium
Saturday, November 10, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, November 11, 2018 1:15 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Oncology, Radiology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Otolaryngology

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.

2018 Oncofertility Consortium Conference: Bridging the Gaps in Oncofertility Research and Clinical Care: A Global Initiative
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 8:30 AM - Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:15 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Hematology, Obstetrics, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Pediatrics, Urology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Academic/Research

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.
21st Annual Highlights of Recent Scientific Liver Meetings: Impact on Clinical Practice
Saturday, November 17, 2018 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM NMH Pritzker Auditorium, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy

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.
Pediatric Pearls: A Training in Mental Health
Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Schaumburg, IL

Specialties: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

A one-day conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about mental health concerns and challenges in today's youth.
14th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium
Friday, November 30, 2018 8:00 AM - Saturday, December 1, 2018 12:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Family Practice, General Practice, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Multiple Specialties, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Social Work, Academic/Research

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.
43rd Annual Northwestern Vascular Symposium
Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:00 AM - Saturday, December 8, 2018 12:00 PM InterContinental Chicago, 505 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, General Surgery, Radiology, Radiologic Tech, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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.

Fifth Annual Endocrine Fellows Foundation Research Forum
Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:00 PM - Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:00 AM San Antonio, TX

Specialties: Endocrinology, Pediatrics

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.
Pediatric Pearls: Development & Behavior
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Double Tree Hotel, Oak Brook , IL

Specialties: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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.
Pediatric Pearls: Adolescent Medicine
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fountain Blue Banquets & Conference Center, Des Plaines, IL

Specialties: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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.
2018 Northwestern 2-Day Open and Endoscopic Skull Base Program
Friday, March 29, 2019 7:00 AM - Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:30 PM Northwestern's Skull Base Lab, 300 E. Superior, Tarry 2-750, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology

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.
Pediatric Pearls: Spring - Otolaryngology
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM The DoubleTree Hotel, Oak Brook, IL

Specialties: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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.