Fetology Chicago is an annual educational event sponsored by The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education. The focus of the event is on the multi-disciplinary approach to evaluation, care and intervention for a spectrum of congenital diseases including spina bifida, TTTS, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, urinary tract dilation and congenital heart disease. The curriculum is designed for obstetricians, maternal fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, cardiologists, radiologists, sonographers, nurses, pediatric surgical specialists, genetic counselors, and other perinatal specialists and staff.
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Fetology Chicago: Practice and Discovery Live Virtual Event
Date: September 10, 2020 Location: Virtual
In 2020, we closely monitored the developments during the COVID-19 pandemic and made the decision to host Fetology Chicago: Practice and Discovery online. The one-day interactive educational experience was divided into six sessions: Fetal Cardiology, Fetal Urology/Nephrology, Fetal Thoracic Disease, Fetal Neurosurgery, Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) and Fetal Health Nursing.
Dates: September 19 & 20, 2019 Location: The Omni Chicago Hotel 676 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611
The program was divided into five general session topic areas: Fetal Neurosurgery, Fetal Thoracic Disease, Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS), Urology/Nephrology and Cardiology. The curriculum also featured two breakout sessions focusing on counseling for fetal intervention and navigating individualized care after a fetal diagnosis, as well as concurrent live scanning sessions focusing on utilizing Doppler to maximize the fetal cardiac evaluation and fetal neuro and thoracic imaging.