Gastroenterology Educational Series - April 2016

Northfield, IL US
April 13, 2016

The goal of this forum is to provide a platform for gastroenterologists, gastro –surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, fellows and residents to come together to discuss and present difficult and unusual cases while incorporating emerging diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed to provide a platform to discuss current GI advances and management of difficult GI problems of gastroenterologists and surgeons and other healthcare providers interested in gastroenterological diseases.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Review and discuss updates in the diagnosis of cystic lesions of the pancreas and making a diagnosis;
  • Review current endoscopic management of peri –pancreatic fluid collection;
  • Discuss and review surgical approaches to acute and chronic pancreatitis. 
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jennifer Wertheimer
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(847) 570-1258
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
04/13/2016 - 5:45pm
Event ends: 
04/13/2016 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Happ Inn
305 Happ Road
Northfield, IL 60093
United States



     Faris Murad, MD, FASGE (Moderator)
     Chief, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
     NorthShore University HealthSystem
     Clinical Associate Professor
     University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


     Marshall Baker, MD
     Senior Attending
     Department of Department of Surgery
     Clinical Associate Professor
     University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


   Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD
   Associate Professor of Medicine
   Associate Director, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics
   Director, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Advanced Endoscopic Training
   University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME 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 2 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.

Registration is required, and space is limited. RSVP by telephone at (847) 570-1258 or click on the email link below.




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