In recognition of National Women's Health Week, the WHRI is coordinating our monthly Women's Health Reserach Forum with an afternoon symposium supported by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to cover the topic of Interpersonal Violence: The Impact on Women's Health.

Women's Health Research Forum 12-1pm (Free and open to the public) 
"The Impact of Trauma on the Health of Women and Girls in Chicago"
Marlita White, MSW, LCSW, Director
Chicago Department of Public Health
Office of Violence Prevention and Behavioral Health

Register here: Women's Health Research Forum - May 2019 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Symposium on Interpersonal Violence and Women's Health: Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking. 1:00-4:30pm.

Attending the symposium will improve clinician's understanding of the role of interpersonal violence in illness, injuries and health outcomes in women, provide education on trauma informed care to enhance clinician's interactions with all patients and inform about hospital based and community resources available to survivors. After the presentation, the panel of speakers will be available for any additional questions or support until 4:30pm.

Register here: Symposium on Interpersonal Violence: The Impact on Women's Health 
Fee: $20.00
AMA PRA Category 3 Credit(s)™


Traci Kurtzer, MD
Medical Director Trauma Informed Care and Education
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause
Northwestern Medicine

Jaclyn Rodriguez BSN, BS, RN, SANE-A
SANE Coordinator, Crime Victim Services
Office of the Illinois Attorney General

Julia Geynisman-Tan, MD
Co-Chair, AMWA Physicians Against Trafficking of Humans
Director ERASE Clinic
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern Medicine

Date & Time: 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm