NorthShore Gut Club - April 2017

Skokie, IL US
April 4, 2017
This educational activity is designed to provide a platform for participants to discuss current GI advances and management of difficult and unusual GI problems 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 and unusual GI problems. This program is geared towards gastroenterologists and surgeons as well as other healthcare providers interested in gastroenterological diseases

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the latest recommendations regarding adequate polyp removal;
  • Review techniques of resection and discuss new advances in endoluminal resection;
  • Review the role of minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of colon cancer;
  • Understand and review the potential role of transanal endoscopic microsurgery in the treatment of early stage rectal cancer;
  • Review the options in performing rectal resection with TME open vs. minimally invasive surgery;
  • Describe the principles of  oncologic treatment of colorectal cancer and recognize the difference in management between non-rectal colon cancer and rectal cancer;
  • Discuss  the ongoing clinical trials that aim to advance the management of colon and rectal cancers.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
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: 
04/04/2017 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
04/04/2017 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
4999 Old Orchard
Shopping Center
Skokie, IL 60077
United States
  Faris Murad, MD, FASGE
  Chief, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  NorthShore University HealthSystem Clinical Associate Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

  Irving Waxman, MD
  Director of the Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics
  University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Center for Care and Discovery

  Joseph Muldoon, MD
  Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  NorthShore University HealthSystem

  Marisa Hill, MD
  Division of Oncology
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
Accreditation Statement
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: RSVP is required as space is limited. 
RSVP by telephone at (847) 570-1258 or click on the email link below.
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