This fall, you won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be the Illinois CME event of the year! On October 27-28, the Illinois Academy of PAs is hosting its 2023 Fall CME Conference at the Big Ten Center in Rosemont, IL. Back in person for the first time since 2019! This event has a fantastic line-up of industry-leading experts and timely topics that will help you earn an estimated 17 CME credit hours! Stay up-to-date on IAPA initiatives and learn about how IAPA has been advancing the PA profession in Illinois!

Friday night is the perfect time to socialize with fellow conference-goers! Come mingle over cocktails and conversation, connect with colleagues old and new at the networking reception, and make some great memories.

PAs are better together! Ditch the computer screen and join friends and colleagues for two days of learning and networking this fall with IAPA!

Event Details and Registration Below


Big Ten Conference Center
5440 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018


Aloft Chicago O’HareIAPA has set up a room block at the Aloft Chicago O’Hare located next to the Big 10 Center. 

  • $179 per night
  • Discounted Parking – $15 per vehicle, per day
  • Individuals may cancel their reservation for no charge, 72 hours (3 days) before hotel arrival/check-in time. (Please note that we will assess a fee of one-night room and tax if you must cancel after this deadline. An early departure fee of one night’s room and tax will apply if an attendee checks out prior to their checkout date.)

Last Day to book the group rate room is Tuesday, September 26, 2023 


Keynote: Foundations for a Career as a PA: Some Thoughts and Personal Perspectives – Kristine Healy MPH, PAC, Northwestern University

Featured Speaker: Navigating Corporate Healthcare: The Difference Languages We Speak – Rhonda Hoyer MS, RN, APNP, ANP-C, VP, Chief Advanced Practice Officer, Advocate Health

Additional Topics:

Managing Obesity in Primary Care – Marcia Kate Scott DMSc, PA-C, Southern Illinois University

Diabetes Mellitus: Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Guideline Updates – Nikki Tang PA-C, Northwestern Medicine

The Fourth Trimester: Caring for the Postpartum Patient – Kristine Burgess MS, PA-C, CLC, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Skin of Color: More than Skin Deep – Jang Mi Johnson PA-C, Dermio Dermatology

Lymphoma and T-cell Therapies – Mila Ter-Saakyants APRN, AOCNP, NorthShore University HealthSystem

Make an Impact: How to Become an Effective Preceptor – Lauren Trillo MMS, PA-C, Leah Pieczynski MMS, PA-C, Samantha Boburka, DMSc, PA-C, Midwestern University

Prescribing PrEP: Updates in HIV Prevention – Don T. Martinez Jr. MMS, PA-C, Midwestern University

ADHD in Pediatric Patients – Jason Radke MMS, PA-C, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

The Science Behind Chronic Pain – Diana Bottari, MD, Advocate Children’s Hospital

Gut Feelings: Irritable Bowel Syndrome for General Practitioners – Joy Liu MD, Northwestern Medicine

Updates in Asthma Management – Susan Fox MMS, PA-C, Rush University Medical Group

Oh My Aching Back, Back Pain in the Primary Care Setting – Thom Rosen PA-C, DFAAPA, Core Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, LLC

It’s Not Just a Headache – Tanya Uthup, APN, NorthShore University HealthSystem

Primary Care PA Practice: Usual Roles, Perceived Barriers, and Collaborating Physician Opinions – Janet Furman PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA, Touro University

IAPA 2023: Illinois PA News and Views – Jacob Ribbing DMSc, PA-C, Illinois Academy of PAs President, Southern Illinois University

Sponsored Lunch Presentations (Non- CME):
Friday: Astra Zeneca – “A Treatment Option for Patients with Hearth Failure”
Saturday: Novo Nordik – “Creating a Holistic View of Cardiometabolic Disease”

*Additional Topics TBA. Speakers and Topics are subject to change.

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to apply for 17 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.”


Thank you to our Reception Sponsor!

Thank you to our Diamond Sponsors!


Be sure to check out their presentations over our lunch hours during the conference! 

Details Price Qty
Full Conference - Member $400.00 (USD)  
1 Day Only - Member $225.00 (USD)  
Full Conference + 1 Year IAPA Membership $525.00 (USD)  
Full Conference - Non-Member $450.00 (USD)  
1 Day Only - Non-Member $300.00 (USD)  
Student - Full Conference $50.00 (USD)  
Student - One Day Only $25.00 (USD)  

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  • IAPA Fall CME 2023
     October 27, 2023 - October 28, 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: 847-696-1010

Venue Website:

5440 Park Place, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018, United States