Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: An Update on Current Treatment
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.
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.
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.
Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery
Chief, Endocrine Surgery
Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
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.