Fetology Chicago: Practice & Discovery

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.

See the Fetology Chicago 2020 live virtual event program agenda.

Fetology Chicago: Practice and Discovery

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.

See the Fetology Chicago 2019 program agenda.

Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


Email ChicagoFetal@luriechildrens.org with any questions about Fetology Chicago: Practice and Discovery.