Margaret Hackett Family Center Program Symposium

Chicago, IL US
June 21, 2019
This symposium will introduce a variety of central nervous system (CNS) congenital anomalies and the challenges of their treatments. Specific congenital syndromes will be visited in detail to describe treatment approaches. In addition, models of care as well as future approaches will be discussed.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for neurosurgeons, neurologists, pediatricians, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the treatment of central nervous system congenital anomalies.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the unique problems of treating CNS congenital anomalies;
  • Discuss different approaches to several CNS congenital anomalies that are well treated;
  • Identify the currently untreatable CNS congenital anomalies that still mostly defy successful treatments.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Daniel Nava
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
06/21/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
06/21/2019 - 1:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Margaret Hackett Family Center Program Symposium Agenda

Margaret Hackett Family Center Program Symposium Agenda

*Agenda is subject to change. 

Center for Care and Discovery
5700 S Maryland Ave
7th Floor Board Room
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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 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.

  David Frim, MD, PhD
  Ralph Cannon Professor of Surgery
  Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
  Chief, Section of Neurosurgery
  University of Chicago Medicine
Corey Bolton, MA
Research Extern
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
The University of Chicago

Moise Danielpour, MD
Vera and Paul Guerin Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Neurosciences
Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Sarah C. Jernigan, MD, PhD
Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates
Charlotte, NC

Andreas A. Linninger, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Laboratory for Product and Process Design
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Carina Yang, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Director, Pediatric Neuroradiology
Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship
Department of Radiology
The University of Chicago
Chicago, 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 4 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.
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