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Mutlidisciplinary International Rectal Cancer Society (MIRCS)

Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue * | Philadelphia, USA
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Title: Mutlidisciplinary International Rectal Cancer Society (MIRCS)
Specialty: , Gastroenterology
Dates: From Oct, 9, 2014 to Oct, 10, 2014
Location: Philadelphia, USA
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 395 to 795 USD
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The Multidisciplinary International Rectal Cancer Society (MIRCS) Annual Scientific Meeting addresses the need to bring diverse disciplines involved in treating the rectal cancer patient into a forum with the aim of developing integrated treatment guidelines necessary for maximizing the quality of life for all those with or at risk of having rectal cancer.

Who should attend MIRCS?

    • Colorectal Surgeons

    • General Surgeons who do colorectal procedures

    • Radiation Oncologists

    • Gastroenterologists

    • Diagnostic and Intervential Radiologists

    • Medical Oncologists

  • Support Staff - Nurses

This year’s meeting will focus on three areas:

    • Assessment staging before and after neoadjuvant therapy

    • Selective individualized therapy (surgical and non-surgical) - Technical
      Details of:
    • TATA
    • MIS
    • Robotic
    • TEM

    • Recognizing and reacting to special challenges such as:
  • prior radiation
  • low level
  • watchful waiting
  • important secondary determinants
  • morbid obesity
  • massive ventral hernia
  • medically compromised
  • threatening systemic disease
John H Marks, MD
President, MIRCS
Professor of Surgery Lankenau Medical Research Institute
Chief, Colorectal Surgery
Lankenau Medical Center/Main Line Health Systems
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
John R. T. Monson, MD
Immediate Past President, MIRCS
Acting Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Vice-Chairman, Health Outcomes and Health Services Research
Director of Surgical Quality
Improvement and Safety Program
Director, Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprises (SHORE)
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Michael J. Stamos, MD will be presenting the Gerald J. Marks Lectureship at this year’s MIRCS Scientific Symposium
Michael J. Stamos
The John E. Connolly Chair, Surgery 
School of Medicine 
Professor of Surgery
School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Orange, CA and
President of the ASCRC

Invited Faculty | Partial List

Daniel Benchimol, MD
Joseph Bonn, MD
Luther Brady, MD 
Edward Copeland III, MD
Conor Delaney, MD
Albert DeNittis, MD 
Jonathan Efron, MD
Richard Goldberg, MD
Frederic Greene, MD
Angelita Habr-Gama, MD 
Antonio Lacy, MD
Kirk Ludwig, MD
Gerard Marks, MD
David Medich, MD
Mohammed Mohiuddin, MD
David Parda, MD
Rodrigo Perez, MD
Jose Reis-Neto, MD
Feza Remzi, MD
Tyvin Rich, MD
Anthony Senagore, MD
Ty Vuong, MD
Harold Wanebo, MD
Arne Wibe, MD
Eric Zeger, MD
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Hilton Philadelphia City Ave
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

The 2014 MIRCS Meeting will take place at the Hilton Philadelphia City Ave, situated in the heart of Philadelphia. Explore American history at Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and National Constitution Center, a short distance from the Hilton City Line hotel. Marvel at the collections in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum and the Barnes Foundation. Or visit the Philadelphia Zoo, all local to the Hilton City Line as well. Take advantage of our discount room rate of just $145 a night to enjoy the excitement of Philadelphia while you elevate your skills! 

Please call the Hilton at 1-800-445-8667 to make your reservation. The discount rate expires September 10, but we urge you to make your reservations early as our room block will sell out. Please mention Multidisciplinary International Rectal Cancer Society (MIRCS) when making your reservation to secure the discounted rate.
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Kim Kirchner

Registration Coordinator
Global Academy for Medical Education
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Louisville, KY 40202
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Guy Pawlak

Sales Manager, Integrated Programs
Global Academy for Medical Education
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Parsippany, NJ 07054
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Speakers, Faculty, and Accreditation


Ruth Kollmer

Conference Program Manager
Global Academy for Medical Education
7 Century Dr., Ste 301
Parsippany, NJ 07054
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Mary Ann Troiano

Conference Manager
Global Academy for Medical Education
7 Century Dr., Ste 301
Parsippany, NJ 07054 
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Kathleen Wenzler

Conference Marketing Director
Global Academy for Medical Education
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Parsippany, NJ 07054
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Conference Director


David J. Small

Vice President, Events
Global Academy for Medical Education
7 Century Dr., Ste 301
Parsippany, NJ 07054
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Susan McNair

Group Conference Director
Global Academy for Medical Education
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Parsippany, NJ 07054
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