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2017 GASTRIC AND SOFT TISSUE NEOPLASMS

Park Hyatt | Washington , USA
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Title: 2017 GASTRIC AND SOFT TISSUE NEOPLASMS
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Dates: From Sep, 23, 2017 to Sep, 23, 2017
Location: Washington , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 75 to 100 USD
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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


For Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Nurses who attend a Category 1 CME certified activity can complete the continuing education hours section of the ANCC Professional Development Record in order to document the courses attended and the hours obtained. 

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

This educational symposium will update the medical community on the state-of-the-art care of gastric and soft tissue neoplasms, while focusing on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of these rare and complicated disease entities; including gastric adenocarcinoma and retroperitoneal soft tissue sarcoma. National and international renowned guest speakers and distinguished faculty, including those from MedStar Health and the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, will discuss the significant roles of evolving new diagnostic modalities, immune therapies, the use of organ-sparing surgery, the use of state-of-the-art radiotherapy in gastric cancer and retroperitoneal sarcomas.




Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to;

Identifiy the radiographic and histopathologic features of the different gastric neoplasms

Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic role of endoscopy in early gastric cancer

Recognize the importance of molecular markers in the diagnosis and treatment of gastric neoplasms

Identify novel targeted and immune therapies for advanced gastric cancer and retroperitoneal sarcomas

Recognize the indications for various targeted therapies for gastric neoplasms

Implement informed therapeutic decision making in the treatment of various types of gastric neoplasms

Discuss the role of radiotherapy for primary and recurrent retroperitoneal sarcomas

Speakers/Faculty:

Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD

John S. Dillon Endowed Chair and Chief, Surgical Oncology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Surgeon-in-Chief, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Director, MedStar-Georgetown Surgical Outcomes Research Center - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - Washington, DC Walid M. Chalhoub, MD

Walid M. Chalhoub, MD Advanced Gastroenterologist Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Assistant Professor, Medicine Division of Gastroenterology Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, DC - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - Washington, DC Giuseppe Esposito, MD, MBA

Chief, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT, Professor of Radiology - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University Medical Center - Washington, DC Norio Fukami, MD

Director, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy - Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale, AZ Nadim G. Haddad, MD

Regional Director, GI Services, Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Associate Professor, Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - Washington , DC Chukwuemeka Ihemelandu, MD

Attending Surgeon, Surgical Oncology MedStar Washington Hospital Center Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology Georgetown University Medical Center Washington, DC - MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Medical Center - Washington, DC Sunnie Kim, MD

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center - Washington, DC Angela D. Levy, MD

Director of Ultrasound, Professor of Radiology - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University Medical Center - Washington, DC John L. Marshall, MD

Director, Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers, Clinical Director, Oncology, Chief, Hematology Oncology, Clinical Director, Oncology - Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - Washington, DC Markku M. Miettinen, MD

Head, General Surgical Pathology Section, Division of Surgical Pathology - Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute - Bethesda, MD Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD

Surgeon in Chief; Professor and Director, Division of Surgical Oncology - James Comprehensive Cancer Center; The Ohio State University Health Care System; The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus, OH Dennis A. Priebat, MD

Director, Medical Oncology - Washington Cancer Institute Medstar Washington Hospital Center - Washington, DC Scott M. Schuetze, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine Medical Co-Director, Oncology Clinical Trials Support Unit - University of Michigan Medical School - Ann Arbor, MI Keith R. Unger, MD

Director Gastrointestinal Cancer Service, Department of Radiation Oncology Resident Program Director, Assistant Professor, Radiation Medicine - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University School of Medicine - Washington, DC Thomas J. Watson, MD

Regional Chief, MedStar Washington Integrated Surgery Service, Professor of Surgery - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University Medical Center - Great Falls, VA

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Early Registration

2017-08-17
Late Registration From: 2017-08-18 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physician
100
100
0
Resident / Fellow
75
75
0
Advanced Practice Clinicians
75
75
0
Nurse
75
75
0

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

Park Hyatt Washington

1201 24th St NW

Washington, DC 20037

(202) 789-1234

www.washingtondc.park.hyatt.com

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Department of Continuing Professional Education , MedStar Health

Phone: 202-780-1655

Email: medstarcme@gmail.com

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Department of Continuing Professional Education , MedStar Health

Phone: 202-780-1655

Email: medstarcme@gmail.com

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