Integration of Personalized Medicine in Clinical Practice

Skokie, IL US
September 14, 2016
While Personalized Medicine holds tremendous potential in improving and transforming patient care, there is presently a significant knowledge gap among healthcare providers. At the end of this course, clinicians will be able to define personalized medicine and its current applications as well as compare available genomic resources, incorporate this information into clinical practice, and ultimately improve the delivery of healthcare.




Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and allied healthcare professionals interested in the potential of personalized medicine in their respective specialty.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize NorthShore’s research and clinical goals in personalized medicine;
  • Identify what services are currently available to patients through the Center for Personalized Medicine;
  • Understand how the Center for Personalized Medicine fits into national efforts within the Precision Medicine Initiative
  • Define Pharmacogenetics and related terms;
  • List examples of gene/drug pairs for the clinical application of pharmacogenomics;
  • Provide understanding of how genetics can be used to guide screening and treatment decisions in a variety of cancer types;
  • Provide understanding of currently available tests that can be used to guide screening and treatment decisions in prostate cancer.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Annette Sereika
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 Participation
Event starts: 
09/14/2016 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
09/14/2016 - 8:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
McCormick and Schmick’s
4999 Old Orchard Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
United States
  Michael Caplan, MD
  Chariman, Department of Pediatrics
  Chief Scientific Officer
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Professor,  Pritzker School of Medicine

  Henry “Mark” Dunnenberger IV, PharmD, BCPS
  Program Director, Pharmacogenomics
  Center for Molecular Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem

  Peter Hulick, MD
  Medical Director, Center for Medical Genetics and Personalized Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Assistant Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine

  Karen Kaul, MD
  Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Professor of Pathology, Pritzker School of Medicine

  Janardan Khandekar, MD
  Director, Center for Molecular Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Professor of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine

  Brian Helfand, MD, PhD
  Director, Personalized Program for Urologic Care
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Associate Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine

  Justin Brueck, MHA, MA
  Director, Laboratory Services
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
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 and NorthShore University Health System. The University of Chicago is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation
The University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 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.

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