Northwestern University

May
21
Tue 12:00 PM

Symposium on Interpersonal Violence - The Impact on Women's Health

When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM  

Where: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, Feinberg 3rd FL Conference Room A, 251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs

Cost: The symposium fee is $20 and will provide 3 CME credits for those who apply. There is No fee for residents and medical students to attend.

Contact: Traci Kurtzer  

Group: Department of Medicine

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

In recognition of Women’s Health Week, the Department of OBGYN in coordination with the Women’s Health Research Group are offering a symposium on May 21 12-4:30pm for all hospital departments and staff on Interpersonal Violence: The Impact on Women’s Health. Please see the attached brochure for details.

This 4 hour event will start at 12 pm with the WHRI Lunch Forum with speaker Marlita White, LCSW, from the Office of Violence Prevention and Behavioral Health at Chicago Department of Public Health, speaking on “The Impact of Trauma on the Health of Women and Girls in Chicago.”

This will be followed at 1pm by the symposium and panel discussion led by Traci Kurtzer MD, Medical Director for Trauma Informed Care and Education, speaking on Intimate Partner Violence and practical tips on providing Trauma Informed Care for clinicians.

Julia Geynisman-Tan MD, Director of the ERASE Trafficking Clinic, will speak on Human Trafficking and Gender Based Violence and Jaclyn Rodriguez BSN, SANE Coordinator of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office will speak about Updates to Laws in Illinois and the positive impact for Sexual Assault survivors.

The symposium fee is $20 and will provide 3 CME credits for those who apply. There is No fee for residents and medical students to attend.

This will be an educational afternoon with practical information that can be utilized for improving our understanding and care for all patients dealing with past and current trauma. It will provide useful information and guidance for both inpatient and outpatient health care staff. Target audience: all specialties, physicians, nurses, PT/OT/RT, social workers and other clinical staff, non-clinical staff, and medical students.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Symposium course director, Traci Kurtzer, at Traci.Kurtzer@nm.org or Lunch Forum coordinator, Nicole Woitowich at Nicole.Woitowich@Northwestern.edu

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