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       October 13
An Evening of Hope
7 – 11 p.m., Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute
Plan now to gather under the tent on the grounds of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute for an evening of enlightening presentations, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and dancing. Proceeds will support the Fund for Translational Cancer Research to accelerate innovative advancements being investigated right here — from a revolutionary blood screening test to detect invasive breast cancer, to the use of the revolutionary CRISPR gene editing technique in novel treatment therapies, to groundbreaking T-Cell technology to destroy cancerous ovarian tumors. Register at https://
October 13 &
November 8
Boot Camp for New Moms®
9 a.m. – noon, Wilmington Hospital Gateway Conference Center
A unique mother-to-mother, community-based workshop that equips women with the tools to successfully manage the transition into mother- hood. During this program for new moms and moms-to-be, we will share advice and tips on:
• Forming a parenting team.
• Your relationship with dad.
• Going back to work or staying home.
• Breastfeeding realities and challenges.
• What new dads are going through and how to bring out the best in him.
• Mommyland and pressure from society, media and yourself.
• Taking care of you to be a better mom.
• AND anything else on your mind!
Registration is required for this no cost program. Call Hazel Guadarrama-Morales at 302-320-6445.
October 20
Residency Training Alumni Reunion
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Wilmington Hospital Atruim/Gateway Entrance
The second annual reunion attracts physicians, dentists and other residency program alumni to return to Christiana Care for an informal gathering and get reacquainted with former colleagues now practicing in their fields. The event supports Christiana Care current residents and helps meet the everyday needs of our physicians and fellows in training through the Resident Endowment Fund. The fund aims to provide emergency assistance to alleviate unnecessary stress for residents and their families, and assist with costs of continuing education, research efforts, conference attendance, presentations, wellness, and personal and professional development. Register now at https://events.christianacare. org/event/residency-alumni-reunion/.
October 25
9th Annual Kidney Transplant Symposium for Professional Care Providers of Patients with ESRD 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Executive Banquet & Conference Center, Newark
The goal of this year’s symposium is to present the risk factors associated with having a kidney transplant. Christiana Care Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Delaware Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants will be awarded
7 contact hours.
Register by October 11 at events.christianacare. org/event/kidneysymposium2018. Contact Grace Franceschini at GFranceschini@ with questions.
October 27
11th Annual Delaware
Orthopaedic Symposium
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
Presented by Christiana Care Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Register at https://
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2nd Annual GI Symposium
8 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
This symposium will feature discussions on the latest techniques for diagnosis of diseases, such as liver cirrhosis and pancreatic cancer; new options for treatment; and updates on new approaches to care in Gastroenterology. It is intended for primary care physicians, internists, pediatricians, bariatric surgeons, general surgeons, registered dietitians, psychologists, behavioral health professionals, pharmacists, health administrators and other allied health professionals. Presented by the Delaware Center for Digestive Care in collaboration with Christiana Care Health System.
For more information contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 302-623-3882. To register visit: https://reg.planetreg. com/2NDANNUALGISYMPOSIUM.
November 10
5th Annual HVIS Conference
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
Registration forms and full payment of
$25 must be returned by Oct. 26 to Alison Purner, Christiana Hospital, Heart & Vascular Interventional Services, Prep & Hold, Room 2579B, 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19718.
November 13
Stopping Foot Pain in Its Tracks
6 – 7 p.m., John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, Back Auditorium
Speakers: Aron McConnell, PT, DPT, COMT, CSCS, Pn1; David Haley, DPM
This presentation will focus on understanding and addressing foot pain – including plantar fasciitis – and how physical therapy and regular activity can be integral to improving foot pain and function. 
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