Women in Digestive Diseases: At the Forefront

Chicago, IL US
March 9, 2019
This activity will discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of common gastrointestinal and liver diseases that afflict women more commonly and differently than men. This activity also aims to discuss strategic solutions to barriers that female gastroenterologists face in their career development. It will result in improved care of female patients with GI illnesses and encourage the career development of women in the field of gastroenterology.
 
FREE CHILDCARE AVILABLE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS!

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of women with gastrointestinal illnesses.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify specific gastrointestinal and liver diseases that afflict women more commonly or in a different way than men;
  • Describe the unique presentations and complications of specific gastrointestinal and liver diseases that afflict women more commonly or in a different way than men;
  • Discuss required gender-specific management strategies of gastrointestinal and liver diseases that address the needs of the women patients more appropriately;
  • Identify specific challenges that women gastroenterologists face in their career;
  • Determine strategies that can help women gastroenterologists overcome barriers in the advancement of their careers and promote success in their chosen paths.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Professionalism
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Amy Majkowski
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
773-702-8597
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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 Participation
Event starts: 
03/09/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/09/2019 - 2:00pm
Activity opens: 
03/09/2019
Activity expires: 
06/09/2019

Women in Digestive Diseases: At the Forefront Agenda

Agenda subject to change.

Center for Care and Discovery
5700 S Maryland Avenue
7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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NEARBY HOTELS
Sophy Hyde Park Hotel
1411 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615; 773-289-1003
https://sophyhotel.com
Online code: UNCH (receive 15% off current rate)

Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center,
5225 S. Harper Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615; 773-752-5300
(Ask for University of Chicago Friends and Family rate)
 
PARKING
Parking available on-site in garages A & B. Vouchers will be provided.
     Parking A: 5840 S. Maryland Ave.
     Parking B: 5656 S. Maryland Ave.
 

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 Amy Majkowski  via email at aszczudl@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu.

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.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTORS
Sonia Kupfer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic
Sonali Paul, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Metabolic and Fatty Liver Clinic
Anjana A. Pillai, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Liver Tumor Program
Vijaya Rao, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Student and Resident Rotations
Helen S. Te, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Adult Liver 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 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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. 
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
03/09/2019
Activity expires: 
06/09/2019
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