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Designing and Implementing Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Curricula
Monday, July 16, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, July 20, 2018 5:30 PM Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Multiple Specialties, Academic/Research

Designing and Implementing Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Curricula: This comprehensive five-day course will offer participants opportunities to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement mastery learning curricula.
Psychosocial Interventions for People with DSD/Intersex Traits at All Ages and Stages
Thursday, July 19, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Endocrinology, Urology, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

This CME will look at DSD care through the lens of prenatal diagnosis, infancy, adolescence, and adulthood. Through these different phases of life we will discuss helpful and supportive tools, accurate educational information and psychosocial support for families.
7th Annual Cardiovascular Update
Thursday, July 19, 2018 7:00 AM - Saturday, July 21, 2018 6:00 PM NMH Feinberg Conference Room A, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant

This meeting will adopt an evidence based, guideline driven update of the critical domains in cardiovascular medicine.
Bi-Annual NM GI/Hep Update
Saturday, July 21, 2018 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDH Auditorium, Winfield, IL

Specialties: Gastroenterology, Academic/Research

This symposium provides an update on recent advances in the field of motility. The target audience is practicing gastroenterologists and gastroenterology fellows.
3rd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension
Friday, August 3, 2018 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant

The program is designed to increase knowledge of the presentation and diagnosis of the different etiologies of pulmonary hypertension and address ways to implement the latest practice guidelines into clinical practice.

Northwestern's Fifth Annual Advances in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine CME Sympsoium
Friday, September 14, 2018 7:15 AM - 3:00 PM Prentice Conference Center, Chicago, IL

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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.

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.
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.
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.

The Year in Infectious Diseases: The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance and Novel Approaches to Prevention and Stewardship
Friday, October 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 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.
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 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.