For Health Professionals  

Banner Health recognizes the importance of continuing education for health care professionals. As an organization dedicated to innovation, we are proud to hold academic conferences across our facilities. Check out this upcoming event!

Heart Conference

The 17th Annual CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado Heart Conference boasts a dynamic program that will focus on a variety of topics related to cardiovascular disease, including stroke management and heart disease. The conference will also provide an opportunity to network with colleagues and learn more about the CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado.

When: Feb. 10, 2015, 7:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: John Q. Hammons Conference Center at Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa, 4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, Colo.
(970) 593-6200

Download and print the registration brochure.

9th Annual Southwest Liver Disease Symposium
Advances in Hepatology 2015

Sign up now for the 9th Annual Southwest Liver Disease Symposium, presented by the Liver Disease Center and The Liver Transplantation Program at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center.

When: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 
Where: Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center
Who should attend: Physicans, RNs, NPs, PAs, students and health care professionals
Cost: Physicians $150 at the door. $125 before January 10. All others $70.
Phone Registration:  Please call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) to sign up or call Cheri Alexander at (602) 839-0234.
Online Registration: For physicians     All others

Topics include:

  • HCV treatment update
  • HCV treatment: what is in the pipeline
  • Treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Management of hepato-renal syndrome
  • Liver cancer: screening and treatment
  • Update on management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Evaluation of the patient for liver transplant

    Printable Event Brochure

 Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS)

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and the University of Arizona - College of Medicine, Phoenix are proud to offer their first hands-on conference in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.

When: April 11-13, 2015

Where: Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Ariz. 

Experience a fresh approach to minimally invasive gynecologic education with an emphasis on evidence-based protocols and the most current state-of-the-art innovations in the operating room. Topics will include surgical anatomy, prevention of surgical complications, simulation medicine, a practical approach to teaching vaginal hysterectomy, choice of hysterectomy route, discussion of open power morcellation, management of pelvic floor relaxation and stress urinary incontinence. There will also be an opportunity to practice laparoscopic suturing, sling placement and to perform a simulated TVH on the Hopkins low-fidelity model.

Who should attend?
MIGS Surgeons / MIGS Fellows / Practicing OB/Gyn Physicians / Nurse Practitioners and PAs / OB/Gyn Nurses / OB/Gyn Residents and Medical Students

To register, please call: (602) 230-2273 (CARE)

Printable Conference Brochure 
Printable Event Flier

Southwest Lung Cancer Symposium

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert is proud to offer a one-day symposium featuring presentations by local and national lung cancer experts.

When: Friday, March 6, 2015

Where: The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Oncologists and specialists who treat lung cancer will have the opportunity to learn the latest in diagnosis, staging, treatment and research as well as cutting edge and relevant information about current advances in Thoracic Oncology. Topics will include prevention of non-small cell lung cancer, staging and therapy of stage I-IV NSCLC, state of the art thoracic surgery, consolidation/treatment of oligometastatic disease, maintenance therapy and second line therapy; small cell lung cancer and mesothelioma. Participants will gain increased knowledge and awareness of mediastinal staging, novel molecular pathology tests, multidisciplinary treatment modalities, current clinical trials, immunotherapy with anti-PDL1/PD1, and new research.

Who should attend?
Medical oncologists / Radiation oncologists / Thoracic surgeons / Cardiothoracic surgeons / Advanced practice providers / Pulmonologists / Internal medicine physicians / Primary care physicians / Pathologists / Researchers / Medical students / Residents and Fellows

To register, please call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) or register online.

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