Chicago OB/GYN Ultrasound Symposium 2017

Chicago, IL US
June 9, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Ultrasound is arguably the most commonly used diagnostic procedure in obstetrics and gynecology. This educational intervention has been designed to deliver information that will provide new opportunities for clinicians to improve patient care and achieve better outcomes in pregnancy and when gynecologic problems exist.

Approved by the SDMS for CME credit!

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians, ultrasonographers, genetic counselors, and other health professionals interested in the use of ultrasound in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Outline the bioeffects of ultrasound during pregnancy;
  • Describe the rules for distinguishing between benign and malignant masses using ultrasound;
  • Compare various aneuploidy screening methods to detect chromosome abnormalities;
  • Outline how to apply Doppler assessment of the fetus for the evaluation of Intrauterine growth restriction;
  • Discuss indications for fetal cardiac examination to detect heart anomalies;
  • Select the best method of imaging obese patients using ultrasound;
  • List guidelines to safely use ultrasound on pregnant patients.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Melissa Bacon
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.75 Participation
Event starts: 
06/09/2017 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
06/11/2017 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
The Gwen Hotel
521 N Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
  Jacques Abramowicz, MD
  The University of Chicago
  Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology



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 anycommercial 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.

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.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The SDMS has approved this CME activity for a maximum of 18 credits. This activity is tracked by SDMS CME Tracker for SDMS members.
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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