Central Iowa: Medical Education Conference 2018

Central Iowa: Medical Education Conference 2018

Date & Time Location Registration
9/28/2018 - 12:30 PM Education & Research Center, UnityPoint Health Des Moines, Iowa Methodist Medical Center

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Conference lectures will offer a variety of educational experiences, including case studies, panel discussions, and group dialogue. The program will include the following topics, with a combination of general and breakout sessions:

  • The New Innovation Agenda
  • The Era of Microbiomic Medicine
  • Adult Behavorial Health
  • Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Pediatric Behavioral Health/ADHD
  • End of Life/Palliative Care
  • Toxic Stress in Children and the “Marvelous” Role of the Health Care Provider
  • Pediatric Immunizations
  • Primary Care Pharmacotherapy Update
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Provider Wellbeing

Conference Program

There will be two Breakout Sessions. You will need to choose one session for each breakout. On the registration page, you will need to specify which session you would like to attend for each breakout.

Breakout #1

  1. Pediatric Behavioral Health/ADHD
  2. End of Life/Palliative Care
  3. Toxic Stress in Children and the “Marvelous” Role of the Health Care Provider

Breakout #2

  1. Going to Bat for Vaccines
  2. Primary Care Pharmacotherapy Update
  3. Childhood Obesity

Provider Social

UnityPoint Clinic will host an All Provider Social immediately following the conference. The social will be held at Ricochet located in downtown Des Moines. Food, beverages and fun will be provided.

504 E Locust Street, #200
Des Moines, IA 50309

Target Audience

Central Iowa Physicians and Advanced Practitioners


Medical Education


Determined as participants register and the program is formed.


Friday, September 28 – 12:30 – 6:15 PM
Friday, September 28 – Social at Ricochet 6:30 – 9:00 PM

CEU Information

No information at this time


  • $100 for Physicians
  • $75 for Non-Physicians

Register and reserve your place by August 15, 2018.

For more information, please contact Melissa Berry at (515) 471-9331 or melissa.berry@unitypoint.org.