Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: An Update on Current Treatment

Orland Park, IL US
May 19, 2016

You are cordially invited to a complimentary CME dinner, where UChicago Medicine surgeons will facilitate high-level discussions on current topics and controversies in the treatment and management of complex endocrinologic diseases.Our experts will speak on a range of current and controversial issues related to the treatment of thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disease.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, general surgeons, head and neck surgeons, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment and management of complex endocrinologic diseases.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the most recent changes to the American Thyroid Association guidelines for the surgical management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer;
  • Explain the controversy surrounding the extent of lymph node dissection for thyroid cancer patients;
  • Differentiate between when to refer a primary hyperparathyroidism patient for surgery and when to offer other treatments;
  • Describe the differences in thyroid surgery techniques.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Patricia Schaddalee
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
773-702-6155
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.75 Participation
Event starts: 
05/19/2016 - 5:30pm
Event ends: 
05/19/2016 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
05/19/2016
Activity expires: 
11/19/2016
Cooper's Hawk Winery
15690 Harlem Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
United States
COURSE CO-DIRECTORS
  Peter Angelos, MD, PhD
  Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery
  Chief, Endocrine Surgery
  Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
 
 
  Raymon Grogan, MD
  Assistant Professor of Surgery
  Director, Endocrine Surgery Research Program
  Co-Director, Von Hippel-Lindau Disease Clinical Care Center

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
05/19/2016
Activity expires: 
11/19/2016

Seating is limited, so reserve your spot today. To register, please call Patricia Schaddalee at 773-702-6155. For additional information, please click on the postcard below.

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