2024 UPMC Multidisciplinary Thyroid Cancer Symposium: "Clinical Updates in the Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases"

November 16, 2024

This course is designed to cover the most recent advances in the therapy of benign and malignant thyroid diseases including methods of detection, treatment, and research. Upon completion of this activity, learners from several disciplines should be able to discuss current strategies and updates in diagnosis and management of hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules and cancer, and management of surgical complications based on the latest guidelines and newest technology.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of Endocrinology, Surgical, Medical, and Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, General and Endocrine Surgery, and Otolaryngology.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 0.00 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.
  • 0.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/23/2024
Course expires: 
06/30/2025
Event starts: 
11/16/2024 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/16/2024 - 4:00pm EST
Cost:
$1.00

PDF icon 2024UPMCMultidisciplinaryThyroidCancerSymposiumBrochure.pdf

Agenda and speakers may be subject to change on short notice.

Live Virtual Conference
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Keynote Speakers

Sarah Mayson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine;
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Michael W. Yeh, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Medicine;
Medical Director
UCLA Health Endocrine Center
Department of Surgery,
Division of Endocrine Surgery
Los Angeles, CA

Guest Speaker

Jules Aljammal, MD, ECNU
Board-certified Endocrinologist,
The Thyroid Clinic Utah;
Founder and First President,
North American Society of Interventional Endocrinologists
Salt Lake City, UT

UPMC Faculty

Sally E. Carty, MD, FACS
Professor, Division of Endocrine Surgery, UPMC

Esra Karslioglu French, MD, MBA
Clinical Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UPMC

Jessica Maxwell, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Program Director, UPMC Department of Otolaryngology
Chief of Otolaryngology, Pittsburgh VA Medical Center

Kelly L. McCoy, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Endocrine Surgery, UPMC
Vice President of Surgical Services
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Elena M. Morariu, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Thyroid Unit Director,
UPMC Division of Endocrinology

Yvonne Mowery, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Yuri E. Nikiforov, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair, Department of Pathology
Director, Division of Molecular & Genomic Pathology
Co-Director, UPMC Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center

N. Paul Ohori, MD
Professor of Pathology
Medical Director of Cytopathology,
UPMC Presbyterian

Kimberly M. Ramonell, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Endocrine Surgery, UPMC

Alaa Sada, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Endocrine Surgery, UPMC

Raja R. Seethala, MD
Professor of Pathology and Otolaryngology
Section Director, Head and Neck/Endocrine Pathology
Director, Fluorescence in-situ Hybridization Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Biatta Sholosh, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Abdominal Imaging Fellowship Director, UPMC

S. Tonya Stefko, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology,
and Neurological Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Orbital, Oculoplastics and Aesthetic Surgery Service

Sandra Stinnett, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Director, UPMC Swallow Disorders Center

Linwah Yip, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, UPMC

Daniel P. Zandberg, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancer Disease Sections
Division of Hematology/Oncology, UPMC

Faculty are affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, unless noted otherwise.
Agenda and speakers may be subject to change on short notice.

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 health care team.

This activity is approved for the following credit:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CME. 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. 

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7.25 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 7.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other Health Care Professionals
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

  • 0.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 0.00 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.
  • 0.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.00 Attendance

Price

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

All cancellations must be sent via email. To Martinml4@upmc.edu. Cancellations received before November 1, 2024,  will be refunded in full. After November 1, a $35.00 fee will be assessed, and no refunds will be made after November 12, 2024.

For more information, please contact Melissa Martin by email at Martinml4@upmc.edu.