Multidisciplinary Thyroid Cancer Symposium: Clinical Updates in Management of Thyroid Nodules and Cancer

November 12, 2022

This course is designed to cover the most recent advances in thyroid cancer therapy 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 thyroid nodules and cancer, 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, Pathology, General Surgery, and Otolaryngology.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 0.25 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.
  • 0.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/29/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
11/12/2022 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/12/2022 - 4:00pm EST
Cost:
$1.00
Live Virtual Conference

This is a virtual event. Participants must register in advance.

Course Directors
Elena M. Morariu, MD
Esra Karslioglu-French, MD, MBA
Sally E. Carty, MD, FACS

Guest Faculty
Naifa L. Busaidy MD, FACP, FACE
Professor, Department of Endocrine
Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders
The University of Texas MD
Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Susan J. Mandel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Chief, Division of Endocrinology,
Diabetes and Metabolism
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
 

UPMC Faculty

Elena Morariu, MD
Assistant Professor and Thyroid Unit Director
UPMC Division of Endocrinology

Esra Karslioglu-French, MD, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UPMC

Sally Carty, MD, FACS
Chief, UPMC Division of Endocrine Surgery
Co-Director, UPMC Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center
Co-Director, UPMC Endocrine Genetics Clinic

Robert Ferris, MD, PhD
Director of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research
Professor of Otolaryngology, Immunology, and Radiation Oncology

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

Yuri 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

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

Raja 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

Kim Ramonell, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Endocrine Surgery, UPMC

Wassim Chemaitilly, MD
Clinical Director, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, 
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 
Professor of Pediatrics, UPMC

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

Libby Smith, DO
Professor of Otolaryngology, UPMC 

Uma Duvvuri, MD, PhD
Professor of Otolaryngology
Medical Director, Pittsburgh CREATES
Director of Robotic Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Postdoctoral Training Program in Head and Neck Oncology
Program Director, Advanced Training Fellowship Program in Head and Neck Oncology
Co-Leader, Head and Neck Cancer Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Kelly McCoy, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Endocrine Surgery, 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.

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. 

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 0.25 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.
  • 0.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

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

Registration fees include:
• Continuing education credits
• Registration and course materials
• Vendor e-visits

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

1. Visit our online registration site here. https://cce.upmc.com/multidisciplinary-thyroid-cancer

2. Choose a registration category, then click add to cart. Enter all the requested information (including an email address), and follow the prompts to submit your registration after entering your payment information.

When you register online, you will receive an immediate email confirmation message.

Please note: Registration is not complete until you receive this confirmation. If you do not receive this letter within seven days of registration, please contact us at 724-720-5959.

All cancellations must be sent via email, to martinml4@upmc.edu.   Cancellations received before November 1, 2022, will be refunded in full. After, November 1, 2022, a $35.00 fee will be assessed, and no refunds will be made after November 12, 2022.

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing martinml4@upmc.edu.

For additional information, contact:
Melissa Martin
Telephone: 412-623-6437
Email: martinml4@upmc.edu