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Continuing Medical Education/Symposium Registration

2018 Fall Symposium


  • Discuss current rates and contributing factors to burnout, depression, anxiety and suicide among healthcare providers

  • Examine scientific evidence that well-being is a skill that can be developed

  • Discuss evidence-based interventions that promote well-being

  • Describe the impact of these interventions on implicit biases, health disparities and clinical outcomes

  • Define the roles of endovascular versus microsurgical treatment of brain aneurysms

  • Review recent trials addressing intervention for acute ischemic stroke in the extended time window

  • Identify early signs of congenital heart disease

  • Evaluate the continuing problems and complexities of pediatric cath interventions

  • Evaluate the current trials and research in biodegradable materials and tissue engineering

  • Review current indications and limitations to spine surgery at Northwestern Medicine

  • Discuss the concept of pain generators in spine pain

  • Review the use of 3D modeling and virtual/augmented reality in patient and medical education at Northwestern Medicine


Mounting Physician Stress – How can we manage it?
Bento Soares, PhD – Prof. & Head, Cancer Biology & Pharmacology/Sr. Assoc. Dean Research
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

A Multidimensional Approach to Spine Surgery at Northwestern Medicine
Michael Walsh, MD, FAANS – Department of Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Congenital Heart Disease
Ryan Spencer, MD – Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics
Rush University Medical System

Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery for Stroke & Hemorrhage
Babak Jahromi, MD – Prof. of Neurological Surgery
Northwestern Medicine

Registration Form

Continuing Medical Education provides:

  • Conveniently scheduled dates and times to help you meet your CME annual requirements
  • Current medical education in various specialties
  • The opportunity to network with physician colleagues
  • An opportunity for both Centegra and non-Centegra physicians to suggest topics and present information about their areas of expertise at Centegra CME events

For more information about CME opportunities, please contact:

  • Edie Best, CME Coordinator—815-759-8151
  • Physician Outreach Coordinator
    • Danette Santana—815-788-5859