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Symposium on Interpersonal Violence: The Impact on Women’s Health

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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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.

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, or Lunch Forum coordinator, Nicole Woitowich.

Women’s Health Research Forum Luncheon
(free and open to the public)
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
“The Impact of Trauma on the Health of
Women and Girls in Chicago”

Click here to Register for the Luncheon
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Symposium on Interpersonal Violence and
Women’s Health: Intimate Partner Violence,
Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking
1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Click here to Register for the Symposium
Fee: $20.00
3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Venue

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd Floor Conference Room 1 | 251 E Huron
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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