9th International Lymphedema Framework Conference

Chicago, IL US
June 12, 2019 to June 15, 2019
The conference presents a comprehensive three days scientific program featuring international experts and key opinion leaders in the field of lymphedema. A special patient summit is held on Friday afternoon 14 June and Saturday all day 15 June and a Physician Intensive Workshop Friday all day.
Learn more by visiting the ILF Conference website here.

Target Audience

This educational program is intended for all medical professionals, including physicians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and scientists interested or involved in the field of Lymphology. Program will focus on basic and clinical research in the field of lymphedema and related disorders. While this program will include the most current research and practice trends related to lymphedema care, we encourage professionals with limited knowledge of the lymphatic system to participate and expand their practice to include this exciting and under-recognized aspect of medicine.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the general anatomy, physiology, pathology, and anomalies of the lymphatic system;
  • Describe at least three of the latest basic and clinical research findings in the field of lymphology;
  • Describe at least 2 recent advances in lymphedema diagnostics and imaging;
  • Recognize strategies for risk identification and strategies for reduction or management of identified risks;
  • Identify the impact that obesity plays in lymphedema and lipedema: both from a scientific and clinical perspective;
  • Recognize the challenges of compression and how to adapt for clinical practice;
  • Describe at least 3 surgical approaches to the treatment of lymphedema;
  • Identify recent innovative and promising approaches to lymphedema management.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Conference Secretariat
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 23.00 Participation
Event starts: 
06/12/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
06/15/2019 - 5:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
As the program offers a patient summit and physician workshop, below you will find specific agendas pertaining to all aspects of the conference.

For the most up to date information, visit the ILF Conference website here.

Agendas subject to change.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
A number of rooms have been reserved for the conference participants at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Chicago (conference venue) at special rates. These same conference rates are available three days before and three days after the conference but please be aware that the rooms can only be booked upon availability (10 & 11 June are already fully booked). The hotel is located downtown with easy access to restaurants, shops and sightseeing and right next to the river side, Millennium Park and the Magnificent Mile.

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If you have any questions regarding registration and accommodation, please contact registration manager, Mille Skovbjerg at ms@cap-partner.eu.
For companies who are sponsors or exhibitors at the conference, please book your accommodation via this link Hyatt Regency.

Hyatt Regency Chicago does not offer a shuttle from O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport. However, Go Airport Express is an easy, affordable shuttle option from either airport to the hotel.
For additional transportation options and information, click here.

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 Mille Skovbjerg via email at ms@cap-partner.eu.

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.

  Joseph L. Feldman, MD, CLT-LANA
  Program Director, North Shore University Health System
  Evanston, IL

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 any commercial 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.

Physician Credit
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.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health 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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