Continuing Medical Education

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, in conjunction with the UIC College of Medicine and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, offers several continuing medical education opportunities.



Grand Rounds Schedule


2:00 PM

Post Surgery Pain Management

Jaqueline Galvan, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Fellowship Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Illinois at Chicago


2:00 PM

Bariatric Surgery and Pregnancy: How to care for this special population from pre-conception to postpartum

Sophia M. Rodriguez, MD

PGY-4, Obstetrics & Gynecology Resident
Chief Resident
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Illinois at Chicago


2:00 PM

Benign Breast Disease

Alejandra Perez-Tamayo, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director of Breast Cancer
Department of Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago


2:00 PM

Creating a Clinical Learning Environment That Promotes, Utilizes and Embraces Feedback: Learning How to Give/Accept Feedback through Theory-Based Communication Skills Training

Mark Di Corica, PhD

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science
Interpersonal and Communication Skills Competency Director
Florida Atlantic University, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

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Purpose:  The purpose of this activity is to expose attending physicians in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology to the latest developments in each of the four divisions, as well as the national and international advances in evidence-based medicine.

Intended Audience:  Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians and other interested health professionals

Grand Round Objectives:  

  1. Identify the indications and contraindications for new modalities in the diagnosis and treatment of OB/GYN conditions presented
  2. Formulate the differential diagnosis on OB/GYN conditions presented at each session
  3. Describe new management and prevention strategies used in OB/GYN for selected medical problems and types of patients
  4. Discuss new developments and/or techniques being used in current scientific research

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.