Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am

Catherine Cheng, MD, FACS

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL


"Physician Self-Care, Tribal Leadership, and the Resilient Medical Culture"

Dr. Cheng has been practicing Internal Medicine since 2002. After receiving her Medical Degree in 1999 from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals. Dr. Cheng then served as Chief Resident, for the Transitional Year Residency Program at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL. She joined the Medical Director and Program Director’s practice there, and in 2009, she joined the Northwestern Medical Group. She practiced Primary Care at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern, and then joined the Northwestern Medicine Executive Health Group in 2014. Dr. Cheng is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and currently serves as Chair for the Education Committee for the Illinois Chapter; Program Assistant Director for the Illinois Northern Region Speaker’s Panel; and Program Co-Chair Moderator. She is a national speaker on physician health and well-being. Her medical interests are stress management, social and emotional aspects of health, and health education. She is dedicated to helping her patients achieve their best health through a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach that includes special attention to mental wellness and positive health behavioral changes. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Cheng to Surgery Grand Rounds.

Outcome/Objectives: Become informed and have awareness and updated information presented and/or discussed at the conference; Be made aware of any study activities presented and/or discussed; Be able to utilize the information presented towards your daily patient care and/or practice activities.
Accreditation Statement: The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity

Event Location: 

College of Medicine, Room 5403

Grand Rounds