Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Metabolic Syndrome: Myth or Valuable Clinical Tool?
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Monthly Speaker Series
In this new monthly lecture series, physicians will discuss current research-based knowledge with their peers across different specialties.
Gary Schaffel, MD, board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology, will present the first of the series with the topic: "Metabolic Syndrome: Myth or Valuable Clinical Tool?" At the end of the program, participants will be able to:
- Understand current definition of the metabolic syndrome
- Discuss the pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome as well as its nutritional implications
- Use the assessment of metabolic syndrome to predict cardiovascular risk and guide treatment decisions
Continental breakfast will be served at 7:00 a.m., and the lecture begins at 7:30 a.m.
Register online for this CME below. For more information, please contact Kevin Weng at 847.535.7249 or email@example.com.
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
|speaker||Gary Schaffel, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology|
Friday, June 7, 2013
- 7:00 to 8:30 a.m.
|location||Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center Conference Room, 1200 N. Westmoreland Rd., Lake Forest|
Chicago Live 2013: Turning Endoscopic Challenges into Endoscopic Solutions
This two-day course is Chicago's Premier Endoscopy Event for all gastroenterologists, including comprehensive topics with world-renowned faculty, live cases with direct impact on your practice and a state-of-the-art hands-on experience. The program is appropriate for gastroenterologists, surgeons performing endoscopic, laparoscopic and thoracic procedures and 3rd and 4th year GI fellows.
The fee for physicians is $150 for the Course and Hands-On Lab ($100 course only); the fee for fellows is $50 for the Course and Hands-On Lab ($25 course only). Dinner on Friday night and continental breakfast will be provided.
Register online at northwesternmedicine.org/chicago-live or complete the registration form and mail it with your check made payable to Northwestern Memorial Hospital (CME) to the address in the brochure, prior to July 8. Alternately, email your credit card and registration information to Sarah Baggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact Sarah Baggs in the Department of Physician Services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at 312.926.7975.
Friday, August 2, 2013
- and Saturday, August 3, 2013
|location||Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg Pavilion, 251 East Huron Street, Conference Room A, Chicago|