This interactive, case-focused course is designed to address challenges faced by community specialists in hematology/oncology, answer your questions, and provide a focused update on current best practices in hematologic malignancies and hematology. Each topic will include a representative case, short didactic presentation and opportunity for discussion, all supported by audience response to facilitate interaction and learning. Registered participants will have an opportunity to submit cases prior to the meeting. A special evening learning session is also offered for ABIM Hematology Maintenance of Credit. Faculty drawn from Harvard and other leading institutions will be available for small group discussion during breaks and lunches.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Analyze new agents in hematologic malignancies and hematology and their application in practice
Develop strategies to apply optimal therapy and care algorithms to select chemotherapy and biologic therapy in
Assess and manage complex hematologic problems
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses
The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
|FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014|
Session Leader Annemarie E Fogerty, MD
||Diagnosing and Treating Thrombocytopenia in the CA Patient
David J Kuter, MD, PhD, MGH Cancer Center
||Transfusion Medicine for the Hematologist/Oncologist
Sunny Dzik, MD, MGH Cancer Center
||Thrombosis Management Cases
Jean Marie Connors, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Annemarie E Fogerty, MD, MGH Cancer Center
||Discussion and Q&A
Dr. Fogerty with Drs. Dzik and Connors
||Health Care Management in the Era of Payment Reform
Paul E Mendis, MD, Neighborhood Health Plan
||Reception and open discussion
||ABIM MOC Learning Session: Hematology
Drs. Ballen, Fogerty and Hochberg
|SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014|
|LYMPHOID MALIGNANCIES |
Session Leader Ephraim P Hochberg, MD
|8:00-9:00 AM||Treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Ruben Mesa, MD, Mayo Clinic
Andrew M Evens, DO, Tufts University
Jeffrey A Barnes, MD, PhD, MGH Cancer Center
|10:45-11:15 AM ||Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma|
Ephraim P Hochberg, MD, MGH Cancer Center
||CLL and Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Jeremy S Abramson, MD, MGH Cancer Center
||Discussion and Q&A
Dr. Hochberg with Drs. Mesa, Evens, Barnes
||Lunch breakout sessions with faculty
|MYELOID DISEASES AND MYELOMA
Session Leader Karen K Ballen, MD
|1:15-2:00 PM||Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Tim Graubert, MD and Eyal C Attar, MD,
MGH Cancer Center
|2:00-3:00 PM||Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Hagop M. Kantarjian, MD, MD Anderson
||MGUS and Smoldering Myeloma:
To treat or not to treat?
Noopur S Raje, MD, MGH Cancer Center
|3:45-4:30 PM||The Emerging Role of Novel Therapies in the |
Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
Paul Richardson, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
|4:30-5:00 PM||Discussion and Q&A|
Dr. Ballen with Drs. Graubert, Attar, Kantarjian, Raje and Richardson
|5:00 PM||Program Adjourns|
|CASE PRESENTATIONS WILL UTILIZE AN AUDIENCE RESPONSE SYSTEM
*Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice.
Course Number #3424481
Physicians Fee: $300 (USD)
Residents and Fellows in Training/Allied Health Professional Fee: $200 (USD)
All foreign payments must be made by a draft on a United States Bank or by Visa or MasterCard.
If paying by check (draft on a United States bank), please make payable to Harvard Medical School and mail with registration form to Harvard Medical School - Department of Continuing Education, PO Box 417476, Boston, MA 02241-7476. Telephone or fax registration is not accepted. Registration with cash payment is not permitted.
If paying by credit card, please register online.
Telephone, fax or mail-in registration with credit card payment is not accepted.
Inquiries should be directed to the above address, made by phone: (617) 384‑8600, Monday ‑ Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM (EST), or by email: hms‑firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon receipt of your registration form an email confirmation from the
HMS-DCE office will be sent to you. Therefore, be sure to include an
email address that you check daily/frequently. Your email address is
used for critical information about the course including: registration
confirmation, course evaluation and certificate.
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:
- Medical Knowledge
- Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.
TUITION REFUND POLICY
A handling fee of $60 is deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received by postal mail, email or fax one week prior to this activity. No refunds will be made thereafter.
All sessions for this course will be held at The Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116.
A limited number of rooms have been reserved at The Colonnade Hotel
(Telephone: 617-424-7000) until March 21, 2014.
Please do not purchase non-refundable airline ticket(s) until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration. For airline reservations contact the HMS Travel Desk toll free 1-877-4-HARVMD (1-877-442-7863) Monday - Friday 9 AM - 8 PM (EST). From outside the U.S., Canada and Virgin Islands, please call 617-559-3764.
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Karen Ballen, MD
Annemarie Fogerty, MD
Ephraim Hochberg, MD
JEREMY S ABRAMSON, MD
EYAL C ATTAR, MD
KAREN BALLEN, MD
JEFFREY A BARNES, MD, PHD
JEAN MARIE CONNORS, MD
SUNNY DZIK, MD
ANDREW M EVENS, DO
ANNEMARIE E FOGERTY, MD
TIM GRAUBERT, MD
EPHRAIM HOCHBERG, MD
HAGOP M. KANTARJIAN, MD
DAVID J KUTER, MD, PHD
PAUL E MENDIS, MD
RUBEN MESA, MD
NOOPUR S RAJE, MD
PAUL RICHARDSON, MD