Conference Schedule
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Saturday-09/10/16
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
 
Alzheimer's and Dementia - Multidisciplinary Approach to Care
Target Audience: Primary Care, IM, FM, Neurology, Geriatrics, Psychiatry MDs, Residents, Social Work, Neuro-Psyc, PAs, APNs, RNs, and Medical Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 5.50; Attendance - 5.50
For additional information, please contact Carol Rizzie at 847-723-8899 (internal 21-8899) or via e-mail at carol.rizzie@advocatehealth.com
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Friday-09/23/16
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
2nd Annual Symposium on Addiction: Opioid Addiction - The High, Highways, The Hope
Target Audience: Addiction medicine physicians, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, psychiatrists, social workers, professional counselors
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 7.00; Attendance - 7.00
For more information please contact Carole Hoffman at 847.795.2842
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Friday-09/23/16
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
 
Innovations in Quality Conference: Leading Healthcare Transformation
Target Audience: All Physicians, Chairs, Community Chairs, Quality Leaders throughout Advocate, Directors, & Managers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 2.00; Attendance - 2.00
For more information, please contact Terry Maly at 708.684.3150
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Wednesday-09/28/16
11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
 
Addressing Physician Burnout Through Improved Ease of EMR Use
Target Audience: All Physicians
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50; Attendance - 1.50
If you have any questions please contact Lynn Curran at 708-684-3346
Wednesday-09/28/16
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Understanding the Current Topics in Migraine and MS Assessment and Treatments
Target Audience: All Physicians and PA's
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50; Attendance - 1.50
To register and for additional information, please contact Elaine Kempers at 27-5354
Friday-09/30/16
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Achieving Excellence in Clinical Research: Scientific, Ethical and Operational Considerations
McDonald's Hamburger University
Target Audience: All physicians and other medical professionals interested or involved in clinical research
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.00; Attendance - 6.00
For additional information please contact Sandy Maki at 847-723-2164 or via e-mail at sandy.maki@advocatehealth.com.
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Saturday-10/1/16
7:00 AM - 2:25 PM
 
Advocate Breast Health Symposium
McDonald's Hamburger University
Target Audience: PCP, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Hem/Onc, Rad Onc, Surgical Oncology, Fellow, Residents, PA, APN's & RN, Rad Techs, & Social Workers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.50; Attendance - 4.50
For a dditional information please contact Carol Rizzie at 847-723-8899.
Thursday-10/6/16
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 Friday-10/7/16
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium
Target Audience: All Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Behavioral Specialists, Health Administrations, Medical Students, and Residents
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 13.00
Please contact Oscar Zambrano for additional information at 773-296-7924.
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Saturday-10/8/16
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
 
Obesity Management: Making Every Moment Count
Target Audience: All physicians, nursing staff, healthcare providers and office clinical staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.25; Attendance - 6.25
Registration: Call 1-800-3ADVOCATE, or e-mail advocatehealth.com/seminars. For additional information, please contact Mindy Hinkel, RN at 630-275-2193 or via e-mail at mindy.hinkel@advocatehealth.com.
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Thursday-10/13/16
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Application of Genetic Hereditary Testing in Oncology
Target Audience: PCPs, Oncologists, Rad. Onc., Nursing, and Oncology Staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
RSVP: Pamela Cutler, 847-842-4038 or pamela.cutler@advocatehealth.com
Friday-10/14/16
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
 
17th Ana Speranza-Miller, MD, Symp.: The Power of Genomics & Precision Medicine in Onc Clinical Prac
Target Audience: All Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Medical Students, RNs and Staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
For additional information, please contact Tammy Butler at 847-723-5989.
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Saturday-10/15/16
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
20th Annual Update in Cardiovascular Disease
Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge - Ballroom
Target Audience: All physicians, Nurses and Allied Health
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 5.50
For more information, please contact Sue Serratore at (708) 213-3453 or via e-mail at sue.serratore@advocatehealth.com
Wednesday-10/19/16
 
VTE Prophylaxis
Target Audience: All Physician Members
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Please contact Amy Margeson for addition information at 847-990-5538.
Friday-10/21/16
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
 
4th Annual Rene Arcilla Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Target Audience: All Physicians, Pediatric Cardiologist, Cardiac Surgeon, Anesthesiologists, Residents, Nurses, Students and Allied Health Professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 3.50; Attendance - 3.50
For more information, please contact Ellen Metzger at (708) 684-5682
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Saturday-10/22/16
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
 
Neurosciences: Updates and Controversies
McDonald's Hamburger University
Target Audience: PCP, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Fellows, Residents, PAs, APNs & RNs, and Medical Students`
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.00; Attendance - 4.00
For additional information please contact Carol Rizzie at 847-723-8899.
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Wednesday-11/2/16
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Understanding the Current Topics in Orthopedics: Shoulder Evaluation, Total Shoulder Arthritis
Target Audience: All physician members and physical therapists
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50; Attendance - 1.50
To register and for additional information, please contact Elaine Kempers at 847-634-5354 (tie-line 27-5354) or via e-mail at elaine.kempers@advocatehealth.com.
Friday-11/4/16
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
4th Annual Advanced Heart Failure Symposium
Target Audience: All Physicians, IM, Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Invasive Cardiology, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.00
For more information, please contact Peggy Skowron at 708-684-9685.
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Friday-11/11/16
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
7th Annual Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium
Target Audience: All Physicians including Cardiologists, Pulmonologists, Internists, Family Med., Peds., Pharmacists, APN's, Nurses, & Fellows, Residents
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.25; Attendance - 4.25
For more information, please contact Kathy Johnson at (708) 684-1414.
Wednesday-11/16/16
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
 
Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery Panel Discussion
Target Audience: All physicians, nursing, diabetic educators, nutritionists
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
To register and for additional information, please contact Pam Cutler at 847-842-4038 or via e-mail at pamela.cutler@advocatehealth.com.