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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
  • Discuss options for minimally invasive treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Discuss the common symptoms of cervical myelopathy
  • Discern how to treat cervical myelopathy
  • Describe how modern research technologies are showing promise in improving care of cervical myelopathy
  • Discuss initial workup and treatment of early stage melanoma including surgical excision and sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Apply appropriate workup and diagnosis of locoregionally advanced melanoma
  • Discuss treatment options of patients with locoregionally advanced melanoma


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

Surgical Management of Locoregional Melanoma
Cristina O’Donoghue, MD, MPH – Assist. Prof. Dept. of Surgery
Rush Medical College

Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery for Tumors & Deformity
Zachary Smith, MD – Assist. Prof. of Neurological Surgery
Northwestern Medicine

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