Event Details: April 8-9, Saint Louis University Allied Health Building, 3437 Caroline Mall, St. Louis, MO, 63104.
As part of the department of internal medicine's 100th anniversary celebration, the department will host a two-day CME program for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants interested in learning about today's latest medical advancements.
"We're very proud of our heritage as the oldest university west of the Mississippi and the part our department of internal medicine plays in increasing the prestige of the University," said Adrian Di Bisceglie, M.D., chair of the department of internal medicine at Saint Louis University and holder of the Bander Chair in Internal Medicine. "The Centennial CME program is a way to celebrate our past as we continue to advance medical education."
The program will feature faculty from the divisions of cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology and hepatology, geriatric medicine, pulmonary medicine and rheumatology who will provide updates on key developments in their respective fields.
The Centennial CME Program will be held Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 in SLU's Allied Health Building, 3437 Caroline Mall. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. April 8 with the program starting at 2 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register online by going to http://medschool.slu.edu/cme and clicking on the "Updates in Internal Medicine" link.
This event is free for all current SLU University and Hospital faculty, residents, fellows and nurses. SLU alumni and medical professionals not affiliated with the University are welcome to attend for an event fee ranging from $25 to $50.
In addition to the informational sessions, Centennial CME guests can purchase discounted tickets for "Mahler 2" presented by the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra with soprano Christine Brewer at Powell Hall on April 8. Tickets are $25 and include a 7 p.m. pre-concert conversation with conductor David Robertson. Tickets for the concert must be purchased by March 7.
For a full schedule of the program's events, click here.
Established in 1836, Saint Louis University School of Medicine has the distinction of awarding the first medical degree west of the Mississippi River. The school educates physicians and biomedical scientists, conducts medical research, and provides health care on a local, national and international level. Research at the school seeks new cures and treatments in five key areas: cancer, infectious disease, liver disease, aging and brain disease and heart/lung disease. The school's department of internal medicine celebrates its centennial in 2011.