Live Courses

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Progress 2018: Learning Together in the 21st Century
Progress 2018:  Learning Together in the 21st Century Banner Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:00 AM - Friday, October 19, 2018 4:00 PM Graduate Hotel Iowa City, Iowa City, IA


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The Examined Life Conference
Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:00 AM - Saturday, October 27, 2018 2:15 PM Medical Education and Research Facility, Iowa City, IA


The Examined Life Conference continues its exploration of the connections between the writing, humanities, and arts of medicine.  All are welcome. View the program and register at http://examinedlifeconference.com.

Regional Anesthesia Study Center of Iowa (RASCI)
Regional Anesthesia Study Center of Iowa (RASCI) Banner Saturday, October 27, 2018 7:30 AM - Sunday, October 28, 2018 12:45 PM University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

OB/GYN Postgraduate 2018 Conference
OB/GYN Postgraduate 2018 Conference Banner Friday, November 2, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hilton Garden Inn, Iowa City, IA


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6th Annual Quality and Safety Symposium
6th Annual Quality and Safety Symposium Banner Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Med Alum Auditorium (E331 GH), Iowa City, IA


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Obstetric Anesthesia Symposium
Obstetric Anesthesia Symposium Banner Saturday, November 17, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:40 PM 7th Floor Atrium University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Ob/Gyn

The purpose of this symposium is to focus on topics that will improve safety and the outcome of patients during pregnancy, labor and delivery.  

34th Annual University of Iowa Sports Medicine Symposium
34th Annual University of Iowa Sports Medicine Symposium Banner Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:15 AM - Friday, December 7, 2018 12:00 PM Marriott Coralville Hotel, Coralville, IA


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41st Annual Midwestern Conference on Health Care in the Elderly
41st Annual Midwestern Conference on Health Care in the Elderly Banner Friday, February 1, 2019 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Kirkwood Conference Center, Cedar Rapids, IA


Designed for primary care physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals. This conference instructs participants in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions common in older adults.  The focus of this year’s program is on the health crises in geriatrics.


Operations Research for Surgical Services
Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:00 AM - Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:00 PM Hampton Inn, Coralville, IA


The purpose of the course is to teach participants how to apply principles of operations research to solve problems in the operating room and the perioperative environment:

  • Monitoring operational and financial performance of surgical suites and anesthesia groups (“descriptive analytics”)

  • Forecasting case durations, time remaining in cases, use of staffed OR time (“predictive analytics”)

  • Applying principles of operations research to make common decisions, such as staffing levels, block time planning, case scheduling and assignment, financial management, and strategic planning (“prescriptive analytics”).