CME Connections

December 2015


In This Issue...

  1. Year End CME
  2. Perioperative Webinars
  3. Essential Evidence Conference
  4. Other Events

Online CME

Visit the Education section of the IAFP Webpage to view the latest information!


Year End CME

 Do you need additional CME before you bid farewell to 2015? IAFP is here to help! Visit the Education website and take some online enduring CME.

Topics Include:

  • Chronic Pain Management - Focus on Opioids
  • Immunizations for VFC
  • Vaccine Management
  • Immunizing Adolescents against HPV and Meningococcal Disease
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • IL Prescription Monitoring Program Update

Be sure to check back in 2016 for additional education and get a head-start on your CME for the new year!

January Perioperative Webinar Series

IAFP is pleased to announce THREE perioperative webinars in January to get 2016 off to an exciting start!

January 14, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for the PCP
Presented by: Cristina Barboi, MD, Assistant Professor, Rush University Department of Anesthesiology

January 19, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST - Perioperative Care Overview
Presented by: Suparna Dutta, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center

January 28, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST - Perioperative Anticoagulation
Presented by: Michael Hanak, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Rush University Medical Center

For additional information, including learning objectives and registration links, visit the IAFP website.



Chicago Essential Evidence Update Conference

Save the date for the 2016 Chicago Essential Evidence Update Conference, taking place March 17-18, 2016 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Conference registration is just $295 - New Physician members (less than 7 years post-residency) are $250, and Resident members are FREE!

Online registration will open in January 2016. Additional information can be found on the Essential Evidence webpage.

 Other Upcoming Events

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center - Webinar Recordings

The SCLC is excited to announce their latest webinar recordings, eligible for CME for physicians and allied health professionals. New topics include "An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Focus on Tobacco Use and Dependence" and "Integrating Medications into Smoking Cessation Treatment: The Basics." These recordings, plus 10 others, are accessible from their website. Each online course has been designated for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

2016 Iowa Academy of Family Physicians - Winter CME Getaway to Dominican Republic
Februrary 6-13, 2016

Looking to escape the long, cold winter? Join the Iowa AFP and travel to the Dominican Republic for a week full of relaxation, fun, and CME at the ALL INCLUSIVE Paradisus Punta Cana!

Click here for the event flyer and additional information.

Family Med Vacation: CME-n-Ski
February 11-14, 2016

Join the Utah Academy of Family Physicians over President's Day Weekend for 19+ credits of CME, Group SAMs, a Resident Poster Session, and family fun with the greatest snow on Earth!

For registration and info visit


Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
747 E. Boughton Road, Ste. 253
Bolingbrook, IL 60440