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12th Biennial Thyroid Update: New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatments of Thyroid Disease

Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University # | Washington, USA
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Title: 12th Biennial Thyroid Update: New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatments of Thyroid Disease
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Dec, 7, 2018 to Dec, 7, 2018
Location: Washington, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 450 to 550 USD
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Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University #

Washington, USA


Founded in 1864, Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University still occupies its original campus of Victorian brick and ancient trees, and is listed in the Register of Historic Places. Venerable it may be, but Gallaudet's roots are revolutionary, with its early introduction of sign language during an age when educating the deaf in this country employed only an oral approach. Clear and effective communication was the goal, and that tradition continues today. If you were to name one hallmark of communication that inspires people for all time, perhaps it would be the Gettysburg Address. How fitting. It was through the patronage and support of none other than Abraham Lincoln that Gallaudet University came into existence. Although many people, both prominent and little known, have contributed to the reality of Gallaudet, it was truly born in the heart of one man, Edward Miner Gallaudet, who fulfilled his lifelong pursuit of educating the deaf. History repeats itself. Gallaudet University Kellogg Conference Center opened in 1995 based on the emerging new concept of barrier free communication. What better site for promoting the interchange of ideas among all people than at the historic university for the deaf and hard of hearing, Gallaudet University. As the official Gallaudet University hotel, Kellogg Conference Hotel continues this proud tradition and sets new standards in accessibility with obstacles and incoveniences eliminated at every turn. The meeting rooms are spacious and well-lit, and include a tiered classroom, video conferencing auditorium and a multimedia executive boardroom. Technology is at your service with capabilities for real-time captioning and wireless amplification. Also, the auditorium and ballroom are equipped with translation booths. Our affiliation with the International Association of Conference Centers assures you of many important qualities including dedicated and flexible meeting space, extensive state-of-the-art support, and convenient, conference-style dining. The details matter. Our conference coordinators, chefs and staff members are always ready to assist in making your stay pleasant.  
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In support of improving patient care, MedStar Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

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Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Medical Oncology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Surgery 


Thyroid conditions such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers are among the most common diseases encountered by physicians. This program aims to clarify the important issues surrounding the diagnosis and management of these common thyroid disorders. Guidelines on hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules as well as well-differentiated and medulary thyroid cancer have been recently updated. This conference will utilize and encourage the use of a multidisciplinary approach to educate clinicians about current and controversial issues in thyroid disease and will provide an opportunity for providers to become familiar with the key elements of the updated guidelines and incorporate them into their clinical practice. 

Target Audience

This conference is intended for practicing endocrinologists, surgeons, pathologists, internists, oncologists, gynecologists, obstetricians, otolaryngologists, as well as primary care and nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, radiation oncologists, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, nurses and other members of the healthcare team interested in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease.


Evaluate and compare the available molecular tests for thyroid nodules to determine which patients require thyroid surgery and which patients can be monitored

Incorporate an interdisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with thyroid disease

Evaluate and select newly approved targeted oral chemotherapy agents, including TKIs, for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic thyroid cancer refractory to radioiodine therapy

Apply new radiation therapies including proton beam therapy

Recognize the proper application of serum thyroglobulin levels

Utilize stratified risk assessment for thyroid cancer

Identify proper thyroid cancer patient selection for monitoring, lobectomy or total thyroidectomy

Implement ATA Guideline recommendations for evaluation and management of autoimmune thyroid disease including thyroid disease in pregnancy

Implement ATA Guideline recommendations for evaluation and management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer

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Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University

800 Florida Ave NE

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-6000

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