September 20, 2019 ~ The 40th Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine

Chicago, IL US
September 20, 2019

This year's theme is: The Evidence, the Art, the Outcomes


Target Audience

Physicians, behavioral scientists/coordinators and allied health professionals in medical education.

Learning Objectives

  • After attending sessions and workshops which describe effective teaching strategies and educational interventions, attendees will be able to plan, provide and/or evaluate effective educational interventions for behavioral science training in graduate medical education settings and for clinical practice for primary care settings.
  • By attending clinical practice updates and other sessions focused on common psychiatric and health problems seen in primary care, attendee will be able to apply up to date evidence-based research to support clinical interventions in their clinical settings.
  • After attending sessions focused on research, attendees will be able to identify opportunities to improve the utilization of available research evidence and opportunities to generate good quality, ethical research to support the activities of family physicians and family medicine educators.
Additional information


Mary Ellen Radjenovich
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-8189
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.25 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.25 APA
    APA credit.
  • 8.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/20/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/20/2019 - 4:45pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile
300 E. Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611
United States


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A block of rooms is reserved for registrants until August 23, 2019, at a special rate of $209 plus tax, per night. If conference attendance exceeds expectations, rooms in the conference block may be sold out prior to this date. Please make your reservations early.

Call-in Reservations
You may call the hotel directly from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon-Fri at (312) 787-6100 to make reservations, or call central reservations, 24 hours, 7 days a week, at 1 (800) 222-8733. Please mention either the group code, or group name below in order to receive our rate.

Group Code: FBS
Group Name: The 40th Forum of Behavioral Science in Family Medicine

Nataliya Pilipenko, PhD; Sharon Chacko, MD;  Meredith Williamson, PhD; Christopher Haymaker, PhD; Rosalie Cassidy, MD; Griffin Hickey, MPH; Sandra Burge, PhD; Alex Reed, PsyD, MPH; Jennifer Ayres, PhD; Joanna Petrides, PsyD; Alexander Kowalski, DO; Jennifer Ehala, MPH, CHES; Hugh Blumenfeld, MD, PhD; Barbara Ackerman, PhD;  Brianna Smith, PsyD ; Megan Brown, PsyD; Phillip Phelps, LCSW; Chris Rule, LCSW; Jose Nino, MA; Shari Holland, LPC; John Freedy, MD, PhD; Brian Wexler, PhD; Rosa Lucas, RN, FNP-C Valentine Nuzhny, MD  Christopher Robinson, MD; Jill Schneiderhan, MD; Tom Bishop, PsyD; Michelle Kane, PsyD; Lee Chambliss, MD; Scott Fields, PhD; Allison Seavey, LCSW; Dennis J. Butler, PhD; Beverlee Ciccone, PhD; Cindy Barter, MD, MPH; Debra Moorhead, PhD; Amy Romain, LMSW; Julie Woodwarner, PhD; Patricia McGuire, MD; Alyssa Bruehlman, MD; Marianne Koenig, PharmD, BCPS; Mark Dixon, PhD; David Snowden, PhD Charu Stokes-Williams, PhD; Thomas Bishop, PsyD; Julie Schirmer, LCSW; Cynthia Jauregui, PsyD; Lynn Rogers, LCSW; Kathryn Fraser, PhD  Harry Blanke, MD PGY3 Danielle Blea, LCMFT, LCAC; Chantel Long, MD; Heidi Musgrave, PhD; Cherise Dixie, LCSW; Alex Reed, PsyD, MPH; Valerie Ross, MS, LMFT; Kwanza Devlin, MD; Dominique Fons, MD; Kimberly Krohn, MD; Julie Brennan, PhD, RD, LD  Angele McGrady, PhD; Oliver Oyama, PhD,ABPP,PA-C; Elizabeth Lawrence, MD;  Annie Derthick, PhD;  Terri Wall, PhD;  Sarah Dewane, PhD, ABPP;  Molly Clark, PhD; Lori A. Garfinkel, MS;  Laura Raicu, MA;  Carli Gurholt, MS;   Heather Martens, PsyD;  Linda Myerholtz, PhD; Meredith Lewis, LICSW;  Brian Wexler, PhD;  Barbara Ackerman, PhD;  Vidush Athyal, MD, MPH, FAAFP; Jennifer S. Robohm, PhD,  Ellen Bluett, PhD; Julie Schirmer, LCSW

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AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 8.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Psychology CE Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Illinois Social Worker Accreditation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (License No. 159-000664).

Family Practice Physicians:
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Available Credit

  • 8.25 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 8.25 APA
    APA credit.
  • 8.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


Please login or register to take this course.

Register by August 21, 2019 and receive early bird pricing

Physician, Psychologist, Social Worker, Allied Health Care Professional:
Full Course Registration on or before 8/21/19 = $495 
Full Course Registration after the early bird 8/21/19 = $525

One Day Registration
Before 8/21/19 = $285
After 8/21/19  = $300

Resident, Medical Student, Graduate Student, or Fellow:
Full Course Registration on or before 8/21/19 = $240 
Full Course Registration after the 8/21/19  =  $280

One Day Registration
Before 8/21/19 = $180
After 8/21/19 = $200

Registration fee includes course materials, breakfast, lunch, refreshments and continuing education credits.

Please note! The billing address entered upon checkout must match the billing address on the credit card you will be using to pay for this course. MCW accepts MasterCard, VISA and Discover.

A $17 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on all registrations.

Refund Policy: If unable to attend, 50% of the fee paid will be refunded if written notification is postmarked by 8/21/19.  There will be no refunds after this date.