Annual Child Maltreatment Symposium 2018

Thursday and Friday, October 11 - 12, 2018

The Protective Services Team invites all professionals whose work involves interaction with child abuse and neglect to the 2018 annual symposium. 

This is a continuing education event designed to educate physicians and professionals from all disciplines who care for children. Presented by internationally and nationally known experts in the area of child maltreatment and sponsored by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, this symposium aims to help medical and other professionals expand their knowledge about child maltreatment.

This activity is currently under review for continuing medical education credit.

Key Topics

Some of this year's topics will include:

  • Medical Child Abuse: Evolution and Treatment. Presented by the Tom Roesler, MD
  • Social Media Use To Exploit Children. Presented by Charles Hollendoner
  • Imaging of Child Abuse. Presented by Jeanette Perez-Rosello, MD
  • The Evolution of Our Understanding of Abusive Head Trauma. Presented by Carole Jenny, MD


Lurie Children’s Conference Center, 11th floor, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago.


Parking is available in the Huron-Superior garage, located at 225 E. Huron, or the Erie-Ontario garage, located at 321 E. Erie. Participants will receive a complimentary parking ticket upon registration. Parking garage users must present their original ticket and their complimentary ticket upon leaving the garage. If you are planning on driving to the event, please email


Please check back soon for registration information.

More Information

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