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Speakers Bureau for Health Care Professionals

Speakers BureauAtlantic Health System’s Speakers Bureau helps health care professionals in our community stay abreast of leading-edge technologies and therapies available at our hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Our physicians share their knowledge and expertise free of charge at grand rounds presentations and other educational opportunities at local hospitals, professional organizations and group meetings.

If you would like to book a speaker for one or more of the topics below, please email us or call our director of academic affairs at 908-522-5546.

Speakers Bureau Topics

Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) guideline-based treatment of myocardial infarction – STEMI and unstable angina or NSTEMI
  • Acute myocardial infarction (MI) repair
  • Advances in imaging
  • Appendage closure
  • Cardiac surveillance in cancer survivors
  • Catheter ablation to treat supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and ventricular tachycardia (VT)
  • Evaluation and management of unexplained syncope
  • Evaluation and treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Heart disease in women
  • Implantable cardioverter (ICD) therapy, indications and technology
  • Indications and management of permanent pacemakers
  • Inherited sudden death syndromes
  • Management of palpitations
  • Management of SVT
  • Mini valves
  • New anticoagulants
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure in stroke
  • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Percutaneous therapies for mitral regurgitation
  • Role of pacemaker and automatic defibrillator therapy in patients with congestive heart failure
  • Sudden cardiac death prevention
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
  • Transcatheter approaches to valve disease
  • Second and third generation drug-eluting stent devices for the future
  • Structural heart disease, TAVI and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD) closure

Genomic Medicine

  • Alzheimer's genetics
  • Breast cancer genetics
  • Cardiology genetics applications
  • Ethical dilemmas in genetics
  • Genetic approaches to cancer therapy
  • Genetic testing application for the primary care physician
  • Genomics testing updates
  • Prostate cancer genetics

Hematology and Oncology

  • Breast
    • Deep inferior epigastric perforators (DIEP) flap microsurgical breast  reconstruction
    • Novel methods for increasing the possibility of breast conservation in women diagnosed with breast cancer
    • Surgery for women at risk for breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal (GI), Liver and Hepatobiliary
    • Novel endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for GI malignancies
    • Management of liver metastases
  • Gynecologic and Urologic
    • Management of advanced ovarian cancer
    • Minimally invasive surgery for gynecologic malignancies
  • Head and Neck and Endocrine
    • New technologies in thyroid surgery
    • Surgical management for head and neck cancer
  • Thoracic and Esophageal
    • Minimally invasive treatment of benign esophageal disorders
    • New advances in lung cancer treatment
  • Other Sites and General Cancer
    • Adolescent cancer patients
    • Advances in melanoma treatment
    • Cancer pain
    • CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of cranial, spinal and extracranial lesions
    • Genetic approaches to cancer therapy
    • Latest advances in reconstruction after skin cancer
    • Management of soft tissue sarcomas
    • Post-treatment surveillance in cancer patients
    • Proton therapy for cancer patients
    • Regional therapy for cancer
    • Role of biologics and targeted therapy for cancer

Hospitalist Medicine

  • Approaches to population-based health
  • Hospital, physician and payor integration
  • Lessons in running hospitals
  • Where health care is going  

Integrative Medicine

  • Anti-inflammatory diet
  • Art and science of acupuncture
  • Benefits of exercise and strength training
  • Cancer prevention and secondary prevention
  • Healthy aging and living vibrantly
  • Integrative management of allergies
  • Integrative therapies to relieve stress, pain and anxiety in pediatrics
  • Introduction to integrative medicine
  • Jin Shin Jyutsu self-help energy therapy
  • Joy of mindful eating
  • Natural treatments for menopause
  • Physiology of stress and stress reduction
  • Resiliency
  • Reversing  osteoarthritis
  • Self-healing with guided imagery and self-hypnosis
  • Top ten herbal medications
  • Understanding menopause
  • Wellness coaching
  • Women’s heart health
  • Yoga at your desk

Internal Medicine

  • Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases
    • Gout    
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Scleroderma and overlap syndromes
    • Sjögren’s syndrome
    • Spondyloarthropathies
    • Systemic lupus erythematosus
    • Vasculitis
  • Gastroenterology (GI)
    • Advances in interventional endoscopy
    • Approach to patients with an abnormal imaging study of the pancreas
    • Cholangioscopy past, present and future applications
    • Choledocholithiasis update of management and workup
    • Diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's Esophagus
    • Endoscopic ultrasound diagnostic and therapeutic uses
    • Future role of the therapeutic endoscopist in general surgical diseases
    • Gallstone disease update of management and workup
    • Management of antithrombotic agents for endoscopy
    • Management of chronic pancreatitis
    • Novel endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for GI malignancies
    • Role of endoscopy in the management of pancreatic disease
  • Endocrinology
    • Diabetes
    • Thyroid disease
  • Pulmonology
    • Asbestos fibers
    • Asbestos safe exposure levels
    • Cystic fibrosis (CF) care
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) gold guidelines
    • COPD and lung disease
    • Personalized medicine in CF

Neurology, Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology

  • Ischemic stroke treatment best practices
  • Botulinum toxin (Botox) treatment for migraines, multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke spasticity, cerebral palsy, drooling
  • Deep brain stimulation surgery
  • Dystonia
  • Evidence-based approaches to Lyme disease
  • Improving stroke outcomes with interventions
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Non-surgical treatments of a herniated disc
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • State-of-the-art Parkinson’s disease treatment

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Gynecologic and Urologic
    • Management of advanced ovarian cancer
    • Minimally invasive surgery for gynecologic malignancies
  • Urogynecology
    • Collagen and Botox for the bladder
    • Diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence in women
    • Mini-sling for stress urinary incontinence
    • Non-surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse
    • Robotic surgery for benign gynecologic conditions
    • Robotic surgery in the management of pelvic organ prolapse
    • Simulation as a training tool in robotic surgery
    • Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse

Orthopedics

  • Complex ankle fracture care
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Choices in treatment of femur fractures
  • Concepts in minimally invasive and locked plating
  • Diagnosis and treatment of shoulder disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of tibial plateau fractures
  • Femeroacetabular (hip) impingement
  • Labral tears of the hip joint
  • Musculoskeletal issues in the aging athlete
  • Open fracture care
  • Orthopedic injuries in the trauma patient
  • Prescription pain
  • Prevention of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
  • Psychiatric co-morbidity of chronic pain
  • Repair of glenoid (shoulder) labral tears
  • Suprapatellar tibial nailing
  • Techniques for rotator cuff repair
  • Treatment and evaluation of acetabular fractures
  • Treatment and evaluation of pelvic fractures
  • Treatment options for olecranon fractures

Palliative Care

  • Advance directives, do not resuscitate (DNR), and use of life-sustaining treatment in the end of life
  • Advanced illness care for dementia
  • Communication as a key intervention in medical care
  • Cultural sensitivity and communicating with intention
  • Facing advanced disease and navigating the health care system
  • Growing a hospital-based palliative care program
  • How to talk to your doctor
  • Person-centered care
  • Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
  • Symptom management at the end of life
  • Symptom management in palliative care
  • Utilizing hospice and palliative care resources to optimize patient care
  • What is palliative care?

Pediatrics

  • Bleeding problems in children
  • Child abuse
  • Childhood cancers
  • Cystic fibrosis – bench to bedside
  • Eating disorders in adolescents
  • Evaluation and treatment of pubertal disorders
  • Evaluation of current journal articles
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Iron deficiency anemia in children
  • Management of diabetes in children and adolescents
  • Management of short stature in children
  • Normal and abnormal thyroid function in children
  • Pediatric sleep disorders
  • Preventing and reversing neonatal brain injury
  • Recurrent and complicated pneumonias
  • Neonatal resuscitation

Psychiatry and Psychology

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for psychiatric illness in the medical setting, (i.e. cancer survivors, medical phobias, etc.)
  • Chronic pain and depression
  • Delirium prevention, treatment, management, informed consent
  • Depression in the medical setting
  • Electroconvulsive therapy for major depression
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Medication dependence
  • Prescription pain
  • Psychiatric co-morbidity of chronic pain
  • Sports psychology
  • Surviving a malpractice suit
  • Treatment of addiction
  • Treating suicidality
  • Writing and defending your independent medical examination (IME)

Surgery

  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Biliary atresia
  • Bilipancreatic malignancies
  • Complex diaphragmatic hernias
  • Deep inferior epigastric perforators (DIEP) flap for breast reconstruction
  • Carotid artery stenosis
  • Colonic diverticulitis
  • Common solid tumors of childhood
  • Complex diaphragmatic hernias
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Improving weight loss surgery outcomes
  • Incisional herniorrhaphy
  • Mesenteric ischemia
  • Necrotizing entercolitis
  • Optimization in the surgical patient
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Peripheral interventions of the superficial femoral artery (SFA)
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Surgery of the spleen
  • Surgical oncology of the breast
  • Technologic advancements in the treatment of lung esophageal cancer

Weight and Wellness

  • Metabolic basis of obesity management
  • Metabolic monitoring after bariatric surgery

Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

Newton Medical Center
175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-383-2121

Chilton Medical Center
97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973-831-5000

Hackettstown Medical Center
651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-852-5100

Goryeb Children's Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Atlantic Medical Group
1-800-247-9580

Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-383-2121

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973-831-5000

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-852-5100

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Affiliated Providers

Atlantic Medical Group

More than 600 community-based health care providers.
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