Long Branch, NJ – Monmouth Medical Center will host Cutting Edge 2012 – Concepts of Gender-Specific Care and Women’s Health Care Service Line, a continuing medical education program for obstetricians/gynecologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents and students, on Friday, July 20 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch.
This Monmouth Medical Center program has grown to become the largest regional ob/gyn conference in the state.
Marking its 21st year in 2012, the “Cutting Edge” conference is presented each summer by The Institute for Women’s Health at Monmouth Medical Center to give participants the opportunity to learn what is current concerning the management of the gynecological and obstetrical patient.
Featured speakers include Monmouth Medical Center faculty members Lorna A. Brudie, D.O., Division of Gyn-Oncology, Department of Ob-Gyn; Delia J. Dobrescu, M.D., Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine; Robert A. Graebe, M.D., chair and program director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Ob-Gyn; Joshua Mendelson, M.D., Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine; Laleh A. Merikhi, M.D., Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine; Steve Paragioudakis, M.D., vice chair, program director, Division of Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopedics; and Stephen M. Theccanat, M.D., Chair, Department of Psychiatry.
Other speakers include Mary Anne Lappin Graf, B.S.N., M.S., associate professor and director of the Center for Women’s Health at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and Joseph Sanfilippo, M.D., vice chair and director of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Ob-Gyn at Magee Women’s Medical Center in Pittsburgh.
To register for the CME course, call 732-923-6795. The registration fee is $150 for physicians, with an additional $25 charge for late registration, after June 22. There is no charge for residents, nurses and students but registration is required in advance to be admitted.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with the Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.
July 9, 2012
CONTACT: Elizabeth Brennan
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