Current Concepts in Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation

Evanston, IL US
April 29, 2017
Saturday, April 29, 2017
This one day course will focus on state-of-the-art operative and office-based techniques and technologies for surgical treatment of laryngeal disorders. Attendees will also learn contemporary voice pathology strategies for evaluation and rehabilitation of patients with surgical voice disorders. The format will include lectures, panel discussions, and audience participation.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other allied health professionals in the specialty of otalaryngology, and speech and language pathology.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Explain techniques for optimal endoscopic laryngeal exposure and state of-the-art surgical treatment of benign and malignant laryngeal pathology;
  • Describe the role of angiolytic lasers in operative and office-based laryngeal surgery;
  • Identify strategies for office-based management of laryngeal pathologies;
  • Summarize techniques for enhancing pre and post-operative voice rehabilitation and discover low-cost options for objective voice analysis;
  • Discuss emerging technology in ambulatory monitoring of vocal function.
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: 
Georgia Jones
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(847) 570-2423
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.00 Participation
Event starts: 
04/29/2017 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
04/29/2017 - 4:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Hotel Orrington
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
  Aaron D. Friedman, MD
  Laryngeal Surgeon
  Director, NorthShore University HealthSystem Voice Center
  NorthShore University HealthSystem

Disclosure Declarations:

Semirra Bayan, MD

Relevant financial relationships: None. Relevant non-financial relationships: None.

Aaron D. Friedman, MD
Relevant financial relationships: None. Relevant non-financial relationships: None.

Christine Martin, SLP
Relevant financial relationships: None. Relevant non-financial relationships: None.

Daryush Mehta, PhD
Relevant financial relationships: None. Relevant non-financial relationships:
Filed for a patent for the methodology of subglottal impedence-based inverse filtering.

Meghann Olive, SLP
Relevant financial relationships: None. Relevant non-financial relationships: None.

Sweta Soni, SLP
Relevant financial relationships: None. Relevant non-financial relationships: None.

Steven M. Zeitels, MD, FACS
Financial: Patent and ownership in Endocraft LLC. Relevant non-financial relationships: None.
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 Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 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.
Speech and Language Pathologists will receive a maximum of 0.75 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s) (intermediate level, professional area) for course attendance.


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