UPMC Lung and Mediastinal Oncology Course

April 6, 2020 to April 7, 2020

This two-day conference aims to expand clinical knowledge and technical skill regarding management of cancers of the lung and mediastinum. Didactic sessions will be designed to feature world-renowned experts in lively pro/con debates and reveal their best technical pearls in “How I Do It” sessions. Important topics such as uni-portal vs. multi-portal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, the role of robotics in lung and mediastinal surgery, treatment options for non-small cell lung cancer, and node dissection will be explored in depth. The second day of the course will feature a broadcast of live surgery, including VATS lobectomy and robotic-assisted lobectomy.

Target Audience

This course is designed for thoracic surgeons, surgical oncologists, general surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, internists, family practice providers, advanced practice providers, nurses, and any other associated health professionals with an interest in medical and surgical treatment for lung and mediastinal malignancies.

Learning Objectives

  • In depth exploration of surgical and medical management strategies for lung and mediastinal cancers
  • Consideration of the use of operations such as lobectomy,  segementectomy for the management of lung cancer; and associated technical pearls
  • Increased understanding of the advantages of having a robotic platform in your healthcare system can have for patients
  • Primer on cutting-edge clinical trials for lung cancer
  • Introduction into the future of early detection for lung cancer
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.00 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: 
03/04/2020
Course expires: 
04/07/2020
Event starts: 
04/06/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/07/2020 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Course Directors:

James D. Luketich, MD, FACS

Henry T. Bahnson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Chief, Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery

UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD, FACS

Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs

Director, Thoracic Robotics

Co-Director, Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute

UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Matthew J. Schuchert, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Independent Fellow and Integrated Residency Program

UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Invited Faculty:

Mark R. Dylewski, MD

Medical Director of Robotic and General Thoracic Surgery

Baptist Health of South Florida

Miami, Florida

Hecheng Li, MD

Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery

Ruijin Hospital

Shanghai Jiatong University

Shanghai, China

Hiroyuki Oizumi, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Pediatric Surgery (Second Department of Surgery)

Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine

Yamagata, Japan

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CMEOther 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
  • 0.25 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
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Due to COVID 19, the 1UPMC Lung and Mediastinal Oncology Course conference is being cancelled. 

 

Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space at CCEHS conferences.

• Visit our online registration at https://cce.upmc.com/upmc-lung-mediastinal

• Click the Register/Complete Course button and enter all requested information

• After registering, an electronic confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided us when you registered.

For additional information, please contact Angela Kinnunen at kinnunenae@upmc.edu or 412-770-494.

 

Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before March 23rd, 2020, will be completely refunded. After March 23rd, 2020, a $30.00 administration fee will be assessed. No refunds will be made after April 1st, 2020. However, substitutes are welcome. Please notify Angela Kinnunen at kinnunenae@upmc.edu or 412-770-4949 of cancellations.