All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

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Past CME & CNE Events


Past Events

Upcoming Events


September 2021


APC Pharmacology Update

8th Annual APC Pharmacology Update

Friday, September 10, 2021
8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

This one day virtual conference will address current and new pharmacological and clinical approaches within the primary care setting with the goal of achieving safe prescribing practices and optimal clinical outcomes.
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Stroke, computer artwork

8th Neurovascular Symposium

Friday, September 24, 2021
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sessions will focus on the recent changes in stroke care including cerebrovascular diseases in pregnancy and neuro assessment in challenging patients. Neurointerventional topics including neurovascular emergencies and an update on the latest stroke interventional devices and methods will be explored.
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Registration deadline is Thursday, September 23 at Noon. Registration is required.

May 2021

Annual Holloway Infectious Disease Symposium

58th Annual Holloway Infectious Disease Symposium

Monday, May 3 to Friday, May 7, 2021

This symposium continues its rich tradition of addressing topics of local and global significance for providers practicing medicine today. Providers will recognize immunodeficiency states, will order appropriate functional and qualitative assays to assess immune deficiency, and will order less antibiotics and patients will receive more disease modifying therapies (e.g. IVIG). Providers do not recognize such conditions (e.g., common variable immune deficiency).
Virtual event.

March 2021

Swank Dementia Care Symposium

Swank Dementia Care Spring Symposium

Thursday, March 18, 2021

This year’s Swank Dementia Care Spring Symposium, Persons with Dementia and Residential Care, will provide an opportunity for the Swank Center team to share insights with our virtual audience regarding the care challenges and complex decisions patients and families face when deciding whether residential care is the best option for a loved one with dementia.

The keynote speaker will focus on how to make the transition to residential care and will discuss the difficult decisions that caregivers face. There will also be a panel discussion on the various long term options, management of persons with dementia in residential care facilities, the social worker’s role in these facilities, and comments from a family caregiver whose mother transitioned to Assisted Living.
Virtual event.

Annual Diabetes Update

25th Annual Diabetes Update

Saturday, March 13, 2021

This educational opportunity is designed to provide an update on diabetes and diabetes related co-morbidities, and to meet identified needs of diabetes clinicians in this area.
Virtual event.

Annual Update in Cardiology

32nd Annual Update in Cardiology

Saturday, March 6, 2021

This symposium is designed to give primary care physicians and cardiologists practical updates in recent advances in cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. The nationally recognized faculty will address controversial issues and long held paradigms, as well as practical issues across the broad spectrum of cardiology.
Virtual event

February 2021

Palliative Care Ambassador Program

Palliative Care Ambassador Program

September 2020 to February 2021

This symposium will feature Supportive and Palliative Care (SPC) principles including communication skills, pain management, specialty palliative care, and advanced directives.
Virtual event. 

November 2020

Annual Nursing Research Conference

15th Annual Nursing Research Conference:
2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife

Friday, November 6, 2020

This conference is developed for professional nurses and students seeking to use research and evidence-based practice (EBP) to improve patient outcomes. The keynote speaker is Dr. Robin P. Newhouse, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Dean, Indiana University School of Nursing and Distinguished Professor, Indiana University.


October 2020

Margaret Handy Lectureship

Dr. Margaret I. Handy Annual Memorial Lectureship

Friday, October 9

The Dr. Margaret I. Handy Memorial Lectureship is a dynamic series designed to provide insight into cutting edge topics in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine. This year’s conference focuses on health equity. Our speakers include Heather Burris, M.D., MPH, Jennifer Culhane, Ph.D., MPH, and Mona Liza Hamlin, MSN, RN, IBCLC.

Swank Dementia Care Symposium

Swank Fall Dementia Care Symposium

Friday, October 9

This symposium will examine Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.

E.G Scott Microbiology Symposium

27th Annual E.G. Scott Microbiology Symposium

Tuesday-Thursday, October 13-15

This symposium is designed as an update for microbiology technologists and other professionals on current issues in clinical microbiology.

11th Annual Kidney Transplant Symposium

11th Annual Kidney Transplant Symposium

Thursday, October 22

For professional care providers of patients with ESRD. The goal of this year’s symposium is to provide multidisciplinary points of interest to care providers. The speakers will represent the ChristianaCare Kidney Transplant Program.