Pediatric Research Day

Chicago, IL US
May 31, 2018
Clinicians at University of Chicago Medicine have very busy practices and cannot possibly stay abreast of all the latest research in the field of pediatric medicine that can benefit them in both their clinical practice and in their own research. Experts in this specialty agree that educational interventions are necessary to provide these clinicians with the latest scientific knowledge to improve patient care.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in basic and translational research in pediatrics.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify state of the art developments in basic and translational research in pediatrics;
  • State specific changes in practice that can be implemented based on the presented research;
  • Discuss how this research will affect the practice of pediatric medicine at University of Chicago Medicine.
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: 
Thea Stranger-Najjar
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 Participation
Event starts: 
05/31/2018 - 9:05am
Event ends: 
05/31/2018 - 2:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Pediatric Research Day Agenda

University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S Maryland Ave
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.

  Jeremy Marks, MD, PhD
  Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology

  John Cunningham, MD
  George M. Eisenberg Professor of Pediatrics
  Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  Physician-in-Chief, The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
  Director, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

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 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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.
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