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Purpose: This program provides an opportunity for physicians who work in the field of occupational and environmental medicine to learn the newest developments in medicine related to the workplace or community.  The program is designed to pro-vide updates on current issues in occupational and environmental health.  Speakers present research topics, literature reviews, health policy analysis, and case studies. Participation in this program gives the participants information on topics that af-fects their care of individual patients and their advice to government industry.   The program focuses on the major topics that are commonly seen by physicians in workplace.

Learning Objectives:

  • Competence in prescribing opiate therapy for Pain management

  • Avoid over or under medicating with opiates

  • Competence in utilizing non opiate alternative pain management modalities





5 – 7 PM Maggiano’s

(Grand between Clark and LaSalle)


*RSVP is required for food count

Audience: Occupational medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, internists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.

The following speakers, planning members and CME committee members of the Chicago Medical Society have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests:

Speakers: Maria Torres MD

Planners: Natalee Enyart, MBA, Peter Orris MD, MPH, FACP

CME Planning Members: Michael Hanak, MD, Eric A. Eason, MD, Arjang Khorasani, MD, Vemuri S. Murthy, MD,

The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Chicago Medical Society designates each live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maria Torres, MD. Chair Cook County Health, Division of Pain Management Certified by the American Boards of Anesthesiology and Anesthesiology Pain Medicine. She has practiced for over 30 years at Stroger Hospital directing both in an outpatient pain programs and end of life care. Dr. Torres , is an Assistant Professor at RUSH University School of Medicine.

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