Tips for a Successful Robotic or Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Large Uterus (>500 g) 2023

Chicago, IL US
April 22, 2023
This activity will provide streamlined, high-level, and detailed information on how to perform a successful robotic or laparoscopic hysterectomy for large uteri. It will teach OBGYN providers strategies to improve their ability to successfully perform complex hysterectomies in patients with uterine fibroids.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for OBGYN surgeons who practice surgical gynecology and want to improve their surgical skills and learn effective strategies to achieve this goal.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • State key principles and techniques to enhance each surgical step of a hysterectomy;
  • Select patients that are good candidates for a robotic or laparoscopic hysterectomy;
  • Discuss how to decrease operative times for patients with UF;
  • Place operative ports strategically for successful laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomy;
  • Utilize all robotic arms effectively;
  • Obtain large pathology using various containment and extraction systems;
  • Extract efficiently large pathology from the uterus for further study.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Brooke Hernandez
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
PDF icon Activity Flyer148.09 KB
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 Participation
Event starts: 
04/22/2023 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
04/22/2023 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Center for Care and Discovery
5700 S Maryland Ave
Room 07850
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
+1 (773) 795-7134
Learn more about the University of Chicago's Center for Care and Discovery via their website!
Contact Brooke Hernandez via e-mail.
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 via email at
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.
  Sandra Laveaux, MD, MPH
  Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  Director, Center for the Advanced Treatment and Research (CATeR) of Uterine Fibroids

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships 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 (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
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 ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
Registration: Registration is via invitation only. For more information, click the button below.

Claiming Credit: After creating an account or logging in, enter the access code to unlock the credit claiming process.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the activity ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
Please login or create an account to proceed.