Global Challenges and Breakthroughs in Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Through the Pandemic

Chicago, IL US
September 4, 2021
The Syrian American Medical Society is hosting its 10th Annual National Conference. The conference will bring together physicians, allied health professionals, students, and humanitarians. This year’s theme is Global Challenges and Breakthroughs in Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Through the Pandemic.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for clinicians and other healthcare professionals interested in becoming aware of COVID-19 approved treatment protocols and programs developed for administering adequate care during a pandemic.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Critique SAMS response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a conflict zone.
  • Assess the effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Education.
  • Evaluate the use of telemedicine during a pandemic, and its presence in medical practice moving forward.
  • Critique updates in medical management in the areas of robotic surgery, immunotherapy and oncology, and wearable technology.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Ala’a El-Shaar
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/04/2021 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
09/04/2021 - 3:30pm
Activity opens: 
08/16/2021
Activity expires: 
12/04/2021
Swissotel Chicago
323 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Visit the SAMS 10th National Conference website.
 

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office via email at alelshaar@sams-usa.net.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

PLANNING COMMITTEE
Ana Kawayeh, MD
Scientific Co-Chair
Syrian American Medical Society
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California at Riverside
School of Medicine, Riverside, CA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Loma Linda School of Medicine
 
Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, MD, FCCP
Scientific Co-Chair
Syrian American Medical Society
Medical Director for Interventional Pulmonology,
Advocate Aurora Health
 
Hala Nas, MD
Fellow
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Henry Ford Hospital
 
Dana Alkhaled, MD
Scientific Committee Member
Syrian American Medical Society
The University of Chicago
 
Fuad Azrak, MD, MPH
Scientific Committee Member
Syrian American Medical Society
Assistant Clinical Professor
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Attending Gastroenterologist
Beaumont Health
 
Adeeb Shahrour, MD, FACOG
Scientific Committee Member
Syrian American Medical Society
Women’s Health Care Center of Chicago
Saint Anthony Hospital
Affiliated with University of Chicago
 
Mazen Issa, MD, FACS
Scientific Committee Member
Syrian American Medical Society
Gastroenterologist
Southwest General Health Center
 
Muhammad Abdulgany Hamadeh, MD, FCCP, FAASM
Scientific Committee Member
Syrian American Medical Society
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
Chief, Pulmonary Section
Advocate Christ Hospital & Medical Center
Ala’a Elshaar, MS
Scientific Conference Coordinator
Syrian American Medical Society
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
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 The Syrian American Medical Society. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
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.
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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