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Meetings & CMEs


December Geaton and Joann DeCesaris Cancer Institute Event
Topic:  Cancer Survivorship
Presenter:  Rita Wickham, PhD, RN, AOCN, Rush University Medical Center
Date:  December 4th
Time:  12:00 pm
Location:  Rotary Room
Target Audience:  All interested Medical and Nursing Staff
Objective:  Understand the new topic of Cancer Survivorship and resources available to begin a Survivorship program in order to help improve patient follow-up,
wellness and psychosocial care following treatment.
Lunch will be provided

December Surgery Department M&M/Grand Rounds
Under the direction of: Adrian Park, M.D. and Alex Gandsas, M.D.
Date: Friday, December 12th
Topic:  Vascular Surgery
Presenter:  John Martin, M.D.
Time:  6:30 am – M&M Conference
7:15 am – Grand Rounds
Location:  Doordan Institute
CME Credit: 2CAT1CME
Objectives: TBD
Target Audience: All interested Medical and Nursing Staff
Light breakfast will be available

December Ob/Gyn Service Grand Rounds (rescheduled from November 19th)

Topic: Timing of delivery for Obstetrical complications
Presenter: William Sweeney, M.D., Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Date:  December 17th
Time: 12:20 pm
LocationRotary Room
Objectives: discuss risks and benefits of delivery compared to continued pregnancy;determine optimal gestational age for delivery of affected pregnancies


December Medicine Department Grand Rounds
Under the direction of: George Samaras, M.D.
Moderated by: Robert Greenfield, M.D. and Tim Woods, M.D.
Topic:  The Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Neuromuscular Disorders
Presented by:  Samip Patel, M.D.
Date:  Wednesday, Dec 17th
Time:  6:00 pm
Location:  Doordan Institute
Objectives: Diagnose and treat myasthenia gravis, in and out of the hospital; Diagnose and treat Guilain-Barre Syndrome; Discuss the neuromuscular physical exam
Target Audience:  All interested Medical and Nursing Staff
CME Credits:  1CAT1CME
Dinner will be provided at 5:30 pm


January Pediatric Service Lecture
Presented by:  TBD
Topic:  TBD

Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location:  Doordan Institute
Target Audience: 

CME Credit:  1CAT1CME
Dinner will be provided at 6:00 pm