2020 ASCO Review

October 16, 2020

To provide a comprehensive overview of topics of greatest importance as presented at the 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting.

Target Audience

Oncologists and other health care professionals providing care to individuals with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this conference the participant should be able to:

• Integrate new evidence into everyday clinical practice, thereby improving the quality of care being delivered to cancer patients.
• Implement practice changes in a variety of treatment options for solid tumors, including lung, breast, melanoma, colorectal, non-colorectal GI, and GU cancers.
• Stimulate innovative strategies for new and/or additional research related to treatment and/or prevention.
• Recognize the implications for practice change in both the academic and community practice settings.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/11/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
10/16/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
10/16/2020 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

7:30 am Teams Log in

8:00 am Introduction & Welcome Antoinette J. Wozniak, MD

8:10 am GU Cancer Len Appleman, MD PhD & Roby Thomas, MD

9:10 am Non-Colorectal GI Cancer Nathan Bahary, MD, PhD & John Rhee, MD

10:10 am Break
 
10:30 am Breast Cancer Adam Brufsky, MD & Shannon Puhalla, MD

11:30 am Colorectal Cancer Anuradha Krishnamurthy, MD & Rajesh Sehgal, MD

12:30 pm Lunch

1:00 pm  Melanoma Yana Najjar, MD

1:30 pm  Head & Neck  Dan Zandberg, MD

2:00 pm  Lung Cancer Liza Villaruz, MD & Dan Petro, MD

3:00 pm  Adjournment 

This conference will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Antoinette Wozniak, MD, FACP, FASCO

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology

Associate Director, Clinical Investigation, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

John Rhee, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Faculty

Leonard J. Appleman MD PhD

Director, Genitourinary Cancer Disease Section

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Department of Medicine, Division of

Hematology/Oncology

Nathan Bahary MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director - Pancreatic Cancer Program

Co-Director - UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center

of Excellence.

Pathways Chair-Pancreatic Cancers and

Neuroendocrine Tumors

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Department of Medicine-Division of Oncology

Department of Molecular Genetics and

Developmental Biology

Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, FACP

Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Associate Division Chief Division of

Hematology/Oncology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Medical Director, Magee Women’s Cancer

Program

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Associate Director for Clinical Investigations

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Co-Director, Comprehensive Breast Cancer

Center

Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC

Anuradha Krishnamurthy, MD

Faculty – Clinician, Physician

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Yana Najjar, MD

Faculty - Clinician, Physician

Hematology Oncology

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Dan Petro, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Regional Medical Director

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Shannon Puhalla, MD

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

UPMC Passavant

UPMC Magee

John C. Rhee, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Rajesh Sehgal, MBBS MD FACP

Vice President of Medical Affairs

Chief – Division of Hematology and Medical

Oncology

UPMC East

Monroeville, PA

Roby A. Thomas

Hematologist Oncologist

Department of Hematology/Oncology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hillman

Cancer Center

Liza C. Villaruz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Antoinette J. Wozniak, MD

Faculty – Clinician, Physician

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Dan Zandberg, MD

Faculty – Clinician, Physician

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professional
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, contact Becky McClelland at mcclellandr2@upmc.edu or

412-623-3661.