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Center for Safe and Healthy Children

Learn about the impact of corporal punishment on children, current research and its cultural context.

No Hit Zone Conference - Sept. 13, 2017

Location: Wilf Auditorium

Description: Please attend this half-day event from 7:30 - noon to hear from two national speakers, Elizabeth Gershoff, PhD, and Lisa Fontes, PhD, and listen to a panel discussion with University of Minnesota Masonic Children Hospital (UMMCH) employees about the No Hit Zone. The purpose of the No Hit Zone is to create a safe environment for our patients, families, visitors and staff – where no one hits another person.

Registration: This conference is free-of-charge for employees and community partners. To register, send an e-mail to

One CME hour is available for providers and 4.5 CEU hours can be earned by nurses and social workers.

This training is provided for FREE for University of MN Masonic Children's Hospital employees, as well as select community partners. C

Presented by Otto Bremer Trust Center for Safe and Healthy Children; Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School; and University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. ours may be available for qualifying participants.

Heart Care

Our Continuing Medical Education programs are presented with the support of Fairview, University of Minnesota and Lillehei Heart Institute.

Lillehei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care  - Thursday, September 7 -  Friday, September 8, 2017

  • Location: The Commons Hotel - 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • Description: A one-stop comprehensive update of advances in cardiovascular disease, diagnosis, and management. This symposium has essential knowledge for all healthcare professionals. This interactive, comprehensive, informative, two-day session will provide cardiovascular education to Nurses, CV technicians, Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants), Primary care physicians, Cardiologists, Cardiac surgeons, Specialists in Vascular medicine and any health professional, or professionals from the medical industry who are interested in a comprehensive update of progress in cardiovascular care.
  • Details: The Lillehei Symposium is presented by the Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota Medical School.
  • Learn more and register today.

ECMO Symposium - Friday, October 6, 2017

  • Description: The third annual ECMO Symposium will look into treatment options for patients with acute cardiac and respiratory failures. Providers who specialize in cardiac or pulmonary management of critically ill patients will get an in-depth examination of the latest developments and current controversies in pulmonary and cardiovascular intensive care.
  • Details: Agenda and registration coming soon.

Lillehei Lecture Series

  • Description: You'll gain insight from the finest cardiologists in the nation when you participate in our weekly Lillehei Lecture Series. Cardiologists, primary care physicians and other health professionals are welcome to attend and learn about the latest information in treating heart disease.
  • Details: For more information, visit the Lillehei Lecture Series page.
Lillehei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care
  • The Lillehei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care is provided by the University of Minnesota Medical School and presented by the Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division. The conference design invites interactive opportunities through question-and-answer sessions, case discussions, and an EKG skills workshop.
  • Details: For more details and registration information, visit the Lillehei Symposium page.

Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

  • Description: Physicians and other medical professionals can stay up-to-date on the latest developments in cardiology at weekly meetings of the Cardiovascular Grand Rounds. Grand Rounds present evolving diagnosis and treatment in heart care and provide a relevant, in-depth review of important cardiovascular topics. These meeting are held at the University of Minnesota and are part of the Academic Cardiology Lecture Series.
  • Details: Find the Cardiovascular Grand Rounds calendar.


Psychiatry Review 2017: The Complex Puzzle of Addiction, Neuroscience Frontiers - Thursday, October 26 - Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Location: The Commons Hotel - 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
  • Description: The accurate assessment and effective management of patients with complex addictive disorders poses a significant challenge to psychiatric and other healthcare providers. A primary objective of this year’s Psychiatry Review Conference is to provide a guide on how to apply current research in the epidemiology, diagnosis, risk factors, and management of substance use disorders to clinical care. Additionally, recent advances in neuroscience and psychology have shed light on key biological and behavioral mechanisms underlying a range of psychiatric illnesses. The 2nd portion of CME programming will highlight neuroscience findings that promise to change the practice of Psychiatry. CME credits offered: 12.75.
  • Audience: This activity is designed for psychiatrists and other physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, and other healthcare professionals who manage and treat patients with substance use and other behavioral health conditions.
  • Details: Presented by University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry. Learn more and register

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