NorthShore Gut Club - November 2017

Skokie, IL US
November 7, 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 and appreciate how genetic information can guide management for both patients and their family;
  • Recognize the technical and interpretive challenges in the molecular analysis of tumor specimens, particularly differentiating germline versus somatic variants;
  • To understand current challenges and barriers to successful implementation of widespread precision medicine in gastroesophageal cancer.
Additional information
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
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/07/2017 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
11/07/2017 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
11/07/2017
Activity expires: 
05/07/2018
Maggiano's
4999 Old Orchard
Skokie, IL 60077
United States
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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 at 847-570-1258 or via email at jwertheimer@northshore.org.

COURSE FACULTY
  Faris Murad, MD, FASGE (Moderator)
  Chief, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Associate Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
 
  Peter Hulick, MD
  Department of Medicine
  Section Chief – Medical Genetics
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
 
  Mir Alikhan, MD
  Department of Pathology
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
 

 
  Daniel Catenacci, MD
  Department of Medicine
  Associate Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  The University of Chicago Medical Center & Biological Sciences
 
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest 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.

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.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
11/07/2017
Activity expires: 
05/07/2018
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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