Live Activities

Live CME activities including courses, conferences, and workshops that place at a certain time on a specified date and is only available in real-time. IUSM programs are designed to engage learners in interactive learning sessions; provide the most up-to-date information and strategies; and develop or enhance skills that may be applied in clinical practice, research, or teaching.

The activities below are available to attend with a range of dates available at locations around the state. Registration fees will vary.

Title Banner Date Description
2017 Garceau-Wray Lectureship
Friday, June 9, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM NCAA Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Surgery

Hosted by L. Daniel Wurtz, M.D., Chair, IU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 

Keynote Speaker: Arlen Hanssen, MD, Mayo Clinic 

This course is intended for orthopaedic surgeons, residents and orthopaedic allied health professionals. This lecture series brings the most recent advances in the field of orthopaedic surgery by allowing experts, community physicians and researchers to come together to address a variety of orthopaedic topics in the area of diagnosis and treatment for hip, spine, shoulder, knee, pediatrics, trauma, foot and ankle disorders.

Free Parking is available in the IUPUI Riverwalk garage

Annual Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Day
Friday, June 16, 2017 8:00 AM - 2:50 PM Walther Hall (R3), Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Gynecology/Obstetrics

There is no pre-registration for this activity.
2017 Indiana Health Workforce Collaborative
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Indiana Government Center South - 302 W Washington St., Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Research, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Biostatistics\Epidemiology, Data Management\Informatics, Dental, Family Practice, Psychiatry, Public Health, Social Work, Substance Abuse, Education, Pediatrics

The 2017 Indiana Health Collaborative Conference, hosted by The Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research & Policy and Indiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) invites you to attend this exciting collaboration, one of the most synergizing health workforce conferences of 2017.

Demands are being placed on health systems to transform care delivery. Likewise, there are emerging pressures to transform health professions education to be more responsive to the evolving needs of the health care delivery system. Compounding these challenges for the workforce are issues of supply, geographic maldistribution and lack of diversity. The 2017 Health Workforce Collaborative Conference will serve as a platform for united policy discussions from multiple perspectives regarding evidence-based strategies for impacting Indiana’s workforce. 

RSS Coordinators Workshop: Updates and New Procedures Seminar
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 8:50 AM - 2:30 PM - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:30 PM Health Information and Translational Science Building (HITS), Indianapolis, IN

Please join the CME Team at the RSS Coordinators Workshop: Updates and New Procedures Seminar. This program is designed for all RSS coordinators and administrative support that assist with the RSS programs. Participants will learn about compliance updates, review of current practices, and review CloudCME features. 

Please choose from one of the following dates:

Option 1: Tuesday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Health Information and Translational Science Building (HITS).

Option 2: Wednesday, June 28, Noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Glick Eye Institute

102nd Anatomy and Histopathology Course
Sunday, July 9, 2017 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM - Friday, July 14, 2017 6:00 PM Glick Eye Institute (GK), Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Surgery

Course Co-Directors:  Dr. Marion E. Couch, Dr. Jonathan Y. Ting, and Dr. Charles W. Yates

Section Directors:

Day 1-Head & Neck Reconstruction Co-Directors: Dr. Avinash V. Mantravadi and Dr. Taha Z. Shipchandler

Day 2-Facial Plastics Co-Directors: Dr. David M. Chan, and Dr. Taha Z.  Shipchandler

Day 3- Endocrine and Salivary Gland: Dr. Cecelia E. Schmalbach                                              

Day 4-Sinus Co-Directors: Dr. Elisa A. Illing and Dr. Jonathan Y. Ting    

Day 5-Neck & Larynx Co-Directors: Dr. Chad E. Galer and Dr. Bruce H. Matt

Day 6-Temporal Bone Co-Directors: Dr. Charles W. Yates and Dr. Rick F. Nelson  

The Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and the Division of Continuing Medical Education of the Indiana University School of Medicine are proud to present the 102nd Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone. This week-long comprehensive, interdisciplinary program is the oldest postgraduate course of any discipline in this country and the premier review of histopathology and anatomy of the head and neck.

Designed for physicians, this course reviews head and neck histopathology and anatomy with a focus on clinical application, and covers contemporary state-of-the-art management across all aspects of Otolaryngology. Lectures will be given by Indiana University faculty as well as internationally renowned distinguished guest lecturers.

Participants will have the opportunity to participate in daily cadaver dissections focusing on actual surgical techniques. Procedures covered include microvascular free tissue transfer, rhinoplasty, head and neck surgery including laryngectomy, parotidectomy, thyroidectomy, neck dissection, tympano-mastoidectomy and lateral skull base surgery, as well as endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery. Dissections will be conducted at the state-of-the-art Indiana University School of Medicine’s Surgical Skills Center that is outfitted to provide a safe environment that promotes the observation, repetition, acquisition and assessment of surgical skills. Each participant will have an opportunity to drill a mastoidectomy and perform middle ear dissections in our 16-station temporal bone lab. Finally, participants will have access to cochlear implant and ossicular reconstruction simulations.

This course is an unrivaled opportunity for participants to gain a thorough understanding of the applied anatomy of the head and neck.

Review and Interpretation of the 2017 ASCO Meeting
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hine Hall (IP), Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Hematology/Oncology

Designed for medical oncologists, surgeons, oncology nurses, and oncology pharmacists, this program
will provide the participants with the latest information available as presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting, a highly valued conference which focuses on the latest research findings in the treatment of cancer. Eleven of the IUSM’s Oncology/Hematology faculty members will provide participants with their analysis of the more clinically applicable presentations
at this year’s ASCO meeting.
Midwest CME Providers Conference 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Campus Center (CE) 450A/B, Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Education

The Midwest CME Providers Conference is designed to explore best practices from various providers and be a way to explore new and innovative ways of providing CME. We are excited about this event and we have lined up an impressive list of presenters representing large and small providers. With that said, if you attend be prepared to share – this conference is about sharing best practices. The general format of the meeting will be short presentations with lots of round table discussions. The planning team is from Norton Healthcare; Beaumont Health, the University of Louisville School of Medicine; the Indiana University School of Medicine; and the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.

Fundamental Critical Care Support
Thursday, October 19, 2017 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Friday, October 20, 2017 4:00 PM IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Family Practice

This conference has been designed to meet the needs of Physicians, NPs, PAs, RNs, RRTs, PharmDs, and Critical Care Paramedics in a variety of acute care settings.

For the course agenda please view the brochure. 

24th Annual Eskenazi Health Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Symposium
Friday, November 3, 2017 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM Eskenazi Hospital (EZ), Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Statewide Interprofessional Education (IPE) Conference
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Campus Center (CE), Indianapolis, IN

Second Annual Interprofessional Practice and Education Conference
Interprofessional Practice and Education in Indiana: Bringing it All Together

Registration fee is $99 for professionals and $25 for undergraduate or full-time graduate students.

This daylong event brings professionals from multiple disciplines to share and present efforts in interprofessional practice and/or education.  Educators, clinicians and students are invited to submit abstracts for workshops, podium, panel, and poster presentations. All abstracts should relate to work currently being conducted or recently completed in Indiana, in one of the following overall conference objectives:
1. Explore the state of Interprofessoinal Practice and Education (IPE) in Indiana
2. Explore the state of collaborative Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (ICP) in Indiana
3. Describe collaborations between academia and communities of practice
4. Explore opportunities to expand partnerships across the state to enhance ICP and IPE

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please click here to submit an abstract by June 30, 2017.
• Specify your preferred presentation format (podium/workshop/panel/poster)
• Podium presentations will be 20 minutes followed by Q & A
• Poster presenters are responsible for providing their poster and remaining with it during designated
poster session times
• Please list the presenting author first (correspondence will be sent to the first author listed)
• The abstract text must contain no more than 300 words
• Two learner objectives or measurable outcomes, each limited to 25 words, are required per abstract

Questions? Please contact Linda Altmeyer at 317-274-5293. Abstracts will be reviewed and selected
applicants will be notified by August 14, 2017.