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Updates in Women's Health
Start Date: 5/12/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 5/12/2017End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Description

Drexel University College of Medicine's Center for Women's Health is hosting a CME conference covering a variety of women's health topics.

Download the brochure for the event [PDF]

Program director: Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP
Program coordinator: Brenda Wills, MEd

Topics and Presenters:

  • 8:00 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m.: Introduction and Overview
    Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP
  • 8:35 a.m.: Caring for the Post Reproductive Aged Woman Ten Years After WHI
    Owen Montgomery, MD
  • 9:10 a.m.: What Is New in Diabetes? Update for 2017
    Barbara Simon, MD, FACE
  • 9:45 a.m.: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A misnomer?
    Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP
  • 10:20 a.m.: Discussion of Gender-based Issues in Gastroenterology
    Asyia Ahmad, MD
  • 10:55 a.m.: Break
  • 11:10 a.m.: Nurturing the Skin You Are In: Tips to Protect Your Skin and Fight Time
    Christina Lee Chung, MD
  • 11:45 a.m.: Recognition and Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    Kristine Whitmore, MD
  • 12:20 p.m.: Breast Lumps: Workup, Diagnosis and Management
    Amanda Woodworth, MD
  • 12:55 p.m.: Closing Remarks
    Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP

Learning Objectives:

  • To describe the current science behind the medical issues of women after meno-
    pause and the prescription of hormone therapy for symptoms of menopause.
  • To review concentrated insulins and their role in managing insulin resistant
    type 2 diabetes.
  • To recognize the signs and symptoms of PCOS and to discuss the latest
    updates in the management of PCOS.
  • To discuss the gender-based differences commonly seen in gastrointestinal
    disorders and liver diseases.
  • To outline the current FDA guidelines for the labeling of sunscreens, to identify the signs of skin cancer and be able to describe noninvasive anti-aging interventions.
  • To describe the workup for pelvic organ prolapse and when to refer to a specialist.
  • To discuss the workup, diagnosis and management of breast lumps.

Target Audience:
Internal medicine, family medicine and women's health physicians, fellows, residents, students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals

Accreditation Statement: Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: This program is eligible for 4.25 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

PSNA: Hahnemann University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation; up to 5 continuing education credits will be awarded for attending the entire conference.

Faculty Disclosure Statement: Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience, any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Acknowledgements: This program is being financially supported by Drexel University College of Medicine's Department of Medicine and the Drexel Center for Women's Health.

Register here. Registration fees are due by May 3.

Contact Information:
Name: Brenda Wills
Phone: 215.399.5707
Diverse group of women
New College Building
Geary Auditorium B
245 N. 15th Street
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
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  • CEU Available

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