In recognition of National Women’s Health Week the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University invites you to attend: 

The Impact of Trauma on the Health of Women and Girls in Chicago

Join Us
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
Feinberg Pavillion, 3rd Floor 
Conference Room A
251 E. Huron Street
Chicago, Illinois

Marlita White, MSW, LCSW
Director, Office of Violence Prevention and Behavioral Health
Chicago Department of Public Health

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Please Note: This monthly forum is free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to register for the Symposium on Interpersonal Violence: The Impact on Women's Health which will be held immediately following the Forum from 1:00 - 4:30 PM.  The cost is $20 to attend and providers may recieve up to AMA PRA Category 3 Credit(s)™. Click here to register for the Symposium or for additional information.

Disclosure Statements:The speakers, Julia Geynisman-Tan, MD, Traci Kurtzer, MD, Jaclyn Rodriguez, BSN, and Marlita White, LCSW have nothing to disclose. The course directors, Traci Kurtzer, MD and Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD and planning committee members, Marla Mendelson, MD, and Nicole C. Woitowich, PhD, have nothing to disclose. FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: Clara J. Schroedl, MD, Medical Director of CME, Sheryl Corey, CME Director, Jennifer Banys, Senior Program Administrator, Allison McCollum, Senior Program Coordinator, and Rhea Alexis Banks, Administrative Assistant 2.Objectives:1.To recognize the impact that interpersonal violence has on your patients’ health and health outcomes. 2.To use trauma informed care when with communicating and treating all patients, regardless of past history, to avoid secondary trauma. 3.To better identify patients who are survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual abuse or assault and human trafficking in order to assist with intervention. 4.To utilize a Victim-centered approach that allows for patient empowerment when providing support and resources to survivors of interpersonal violence.Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 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 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Target Audience: Physicians (all specialties), Non-physician Clinicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Medical Assistants, PT/OT Therapists, All Residents and Medical Students.

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