SIU Medicine is hosting a special campus-wide Casual Day for the Children's Miracle Network. Proceeds will benefit HSHS St. John's Carol Jo Vecchie Children's Hospital. Donate through your Casual Day coordinator or send to the Office of Marketing and Communications, MC 9621, at 801 N. Rutledge, Room 2388. Checks can be made out to the Children's Miracle Network.
Hurricane relief from the heartland Wednesday, Sept. 26
SIU is hosting a Casual Day Wednesday, September 26, to collect money for the Hurricane Florence relief and recovery efforts in the Carolinas. Donations can be made through your Casual Day coordinator, the Office of Marketing and Communications or directly to the American Red Cross.
Health care professionals are invited to join SIU Medicine's Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders' Annual Memory Conference, generously supported by the King's Daughters Organization.View the conference brochure.
This one-day event aims to provide primary providers, advanced practice providers and residents in training with a concise
review of the latest updates in the diagnosis, expected work-up and indications for contemporary percutaneous (nonsurgical)
management of structural heart conditions including severe aortic stenosis, presence of patent foramen ovale, severe mitral
valve stenosis/regurgitation and stroke-risk reduction nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, with an ultimate aim to improve outpatient
This fourth annual symposium will examine the latest areas of research in diagnostic error and improvement, as well as the impact Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs can have on patients, families and providers, including reduction in opioid use. Breakout simulation sessions will be part of the day’s activities, as well as group activities and poster presentations on a wide variety of topics in patient safety and quality improvement.
Additional topics will include:
This all day conference will focus on labor and sex trafficking training for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, administrators, social workers,
and others involved in any health care setting. National and regional speakers will provide education regarding trauma-informed care, working with law
enforcement and the FBI, the medical exam, and developing institutional protocols. Survivors will speak about experiences and recommend