Conference Schedule
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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 - 2:20 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
Advance registration is required. Register at http://www.storiesofthegirls.com/symposium Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Fee: Advocate Physicians $53.50, Advocate Nurses, Associates and Residents $27.75, Other Clinicians $64.00 FREE PARKING | BREAKFAST AND LUNCH PROVIDED
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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
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
Advance registration is required. Register at https://advocateneurosciences.eventbrite.com Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Fee: Advocate Physicians $38.00, Nurses and Associates $28.00. Non-Advocate $50.00, Students $35 FREE PARKING ´#╗´#áBREAKFAST PROVIDED
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Thursday-10/27/16
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Multi-Disciplinary Echocardiography Conference
Target Audience: Cardiovascular Physicians and PCPs, Cardiodiagnostics Technologists and Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.50
RSVP: Pamela Cutler, 847-842-4038 or pamela.cutler@advocatehealth.com
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Wednesday-11/2/16
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
ACMC Update on Pancreatic Cancer: Improving Care & Outcomes
Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Radiation, Medical & Surgical Oncologists, Gastroenterologosts, Surgeons, Pathologists, Nurses, & Allied Health Prof.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 2.00
For more information, please contact Roberta Dvells at 708-684-4268.
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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.
Thursday-11/3/16
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Challenges in Diagnosis & Treatment of Common Shoulder Conditions & Awake Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Target Audience: Primary Care, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurses, & Chiropractors
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 2.00; Attendance - 2.00
For additional information, please contact Carol Rizzie at 847-723-8899. Email registration only: carol.rizzie@advocatehealth.com.
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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-11/4/16
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Family Medicine in the Fall 2016
Target Audience: Family Medicine Physicians, Family Medicine Residents, Primary Care Physicians, 3rd/4th Year Medical Students, etc.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.75
For additional information, please contact Teresa Johnson at 773-296-7059
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.
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Saturday-11/12/16
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
Hematology Updates for the Primary Care Physician and Specialists
Burr Ridge Marriott - Ballroom - Auditorium
Target Audience: All physicians
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.00
For more information, please contact Sue Serratore at (708) 213-3453 or via e-mail at sue.seratore@advocatehealth.com
Wednesday-11/16/16
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 Thursday-11/17/16
7:00 AM - 4:15 PM
 
13th Annual Advocate Injury Institute Symposium: Trauma '16: Tridecaphobia - What Are You Afraid Of?
Sheraton Lisle - Savoy
Target Audience: Emergency Medcine Physicians and Surgeons, Advance Practice Nurses, Pre-Hospital Personnel, ED, ICU and Trauma Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 15.50; Attendance - 15.50
For more information, please email carol.rizzie@advocatehealth.com.
Wednesday-11/16/16
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Becoming a Trauma-Informed Children's Hospital & Community
South Shore Cultural Center
Target Audience: All physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, school health worders, & community health workers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.25
Please contact Roberta Johnson for additional information at 847-723-7903.
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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.