2019 Southeast Regional Spine Symposium is July 27
Jul
27
7:45 AM07:45

2019 Southeast Regional Spine Symposium is July 27

CHI Memorial will present the 2019 Southeast Regional Spine Symposium on Saturday, July 27, at Embassy Suites, 2321 Lifestyle Way, from 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m.  Alex Sielatycki, M.D., and David Wiles, M.D., are the program directors.  A maximum of four AMA PRA Category 1 Credits have been requested.

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of internal medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, interns and residents in primary care specialties, and medical and nursing students involved in the care of patients with spine disorders and diseases.

Symposium topics include: the basics of spinal anatomy and review of radiographic analysis of the spine; ABC’s of the physical exam of the spine and SI pain treatment; evaluation and treatment of common adult spinal fractures; diagnosis and management of cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy; non-surgical management of low back pain; surgical management of low back pain; adult spinal deformity; motion preservation surgery; herniated disc management; and pain management during the opioid crisis.

The fee is $125 for physicians, $70 for advanced practice clinicians, and $35 for RNs and other allied health professionals.  The symposium brochure is available online. Registration is available online through Eventbrite, or by emailing a completed registration form to Donna_Jansen@memorial.org. The deadline for registration is July 23. 

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Harold G. Koenig, M.D., to Lead ‘The Book of Life’ End-of-Life Care Training for Area Faith Leaders, Physicians
Apr
2
8:00 AM08:00

Harold G. Koenig, M.D., to Lead ‘The Book of Life’ End-of-Life Care Training for Area Faith Leaders, Physicians

Register now for the The Book of Life, Living the Final Chapter End-of-Life Care Training. The day-long seminar with Harold G. Koenig, MD, will include topics like Burnout and Professional Self-Care, The Chaplain’s Role in End of Life Care, On Losing a Child, and Family Grief and Resilience.

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Faces of PAD & Related Issues: An Advanced Practice Providers Symposium
Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Faces of PAD & Related Issues: An Advanced Practice Providers Symposium

The purpose of the symposium is to provide resources to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers treating patients with vascular issues of the lower limbs and bringing awareness to the regional amputation problem. The southeastern part of the United States has the highest amputation rates in the country, many of these surgeries could be prevented with proper education and alternative treatment plans, resulting in patients having better health, a more active lifestyle, and longer life. 

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LifeBridge - Roundtable Discussion for Hospital and Large Group Administrators, Medical Staff Leaders and Community Physicians
Sep
20
2:00 PM14:00

LifeBridge - Roundtable Discussion for Hospital and Large Group Administrators, Medical Staff Leaders and Community Physicians

Join Mark Greenawald, MD for a a Roundtable with Hospital and Large Group Administrators, Medical Staff Leaders and Community Physicians as part of the LifeBridge Physician Well-Being initiative. It will Thursday, September 20, 2-4 p.m. at the Walden Club.

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CHCMS & Medical Foundation Board Meeting
Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

CHCMS & Medical Foundation Board Meeting

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The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society and the Medical Foundation of Chattanooga boards of directors will have a combined meeting on Tuesday, July 10 at 6 p.m. at the CHCMS office at 1917 East Third Street. Dinner will be provided.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Rae Bond at 423-622-2872 or via email

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