2018 GI Symposium - Spotlight: Management of Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Kohler, WI US
May 4, 2018

This day-long educational activity is designed to highlight challenges, controversies and advances in the field of primary and metastatic gastro-intestinal cancers. The content will focus on the clinical care of patients with advanced GI cancer and topics will include current chemotherapy regimens in addition to the utility of radiation and surgery. Often the evolving field of cancer care and its complexity of coordination is not understood fully. This symposium will serve as a resource to clearly define the current guidelines, anticipated challenges and the expected results. Invited speakers include well-known academic clinicians who are well-published in their respective fields and who can provide up-to-date summaries of the topics. There will be a specific focus on new and innovative approaches to treatment of colorectal cancers.

Regstration Fees 
Physicians$50.00
Nurses, APPS$25.00
Fellows, Residents, Students   Complimentary*

*This course is complimentary for Fellows, Residents and Students; however registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration you must contact Heidi Brittnacher at 414-955-1831 or surgeryevents@mcw.edu.

A $6.00 non-refundable transaction fee will be assessed on all registrations.

Refund Policy:
Cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations postmarked April 30, 2018 and earlier will be fully refunded. No refunds are available for cancellations postmarked after April 30, 2018. The transaction fee is non-refundable.

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Target Audience

  • Medical Oncologists
  • General Surgeons
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Interventional Radiologists/Oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Oncology Affiliated Practice Providers
  • Oncology Nurses
  • Palliative Care Providers

Learning Objectives

  1.  
  • Discuss the roll-out of the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer
  • Discuss liver, peritoneal, nodal and pulmonary metastases as well as the advantages of molecular diagnoses especially evolving therapies for cancers with high mutational burden.
  • Updates in radiation for metastatic CRC including use of total neoadjuvant therapy
  • Updates in treatment of Gastro-esophageal junction cancers and GIST tumors
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Heidi Brittnacher
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-1831
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 5.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
02/14/2018
Course expires: 
07/06/2018
Event starts: 
05/04/2018 - 8:50am
Event ends: 
05/04/2018 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$6.00
The American Club
419 Highland Dr
Kohler, WI 53044
United States

  

  

  • Location: The American Club, Great Bay Ballroom (419 Highland Drive, Kohler)
    • GPS Directions to Parking Lot: Inn on Woodlake (705 Woodlake Road, Kohler)
  • Parking: there is construction and currently no parking available at the American Club, so please park at the Inn on Woodlake, where there will be a shuttle with a limited wait time to take you to the American Club. 

Those who registered before 5/3 were emailed a parking map and directions, please contact Heidi at hbrittna@mcw.edu for this if you registered after this date online and would like these maps. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Larissa Temple, MD
Professor and Chief
Division of Colorectal Surgery
University of Rochester, NY
 

FEATURED MCW SPEAKERS
 

John Charlson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Ben George, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology

William Hall, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

David Johnstone, MD
Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sean Marks, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Palliative Care Section

Harveshp Mogal, MD (Course Director)
Assistant Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Associate Program Director for Regional Therapies

Carrie Peterson, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Colorectal Surgery

William Rilling, MD
Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

In accordance with the ACCME standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

Name

Company

Role

Ben George, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Celgene
Cook Medical
Foundation Medicine
BMS
Ipsen
Merrimack

Consultant
Consultant
Consultant
Consultant
Consultant
Consultant

William Hall, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology

Elekta
Accuray
Philips
Siemens

MCW support
MCW support
MCW support
MCW support

William S. Rilling, MD
Professor
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

BTG, Siemens
B Braun, BTG, CR Bard, Cook Medical, Terumo

Grant/Research support
Consultant

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 5.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 5.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/14/2018
Course expires: 
07/06/2018

Price

Cost:
$6.00
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Regstration Fees 
Physicians$50.00
Nurses, APPS$25.00
Fellows, Residents, Students   Complementary*

*This course is complimentary for Fellows, Residents and Students; however registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration you must contact Heidi Brittnacher at 414-955-1831 or surgeryevents@mcw.edu.

A $6.00 non-refundable transaction fee will be assessed on all registrations.

Refund Policy:
Cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations postmarked April 30, 2018 and earlier will be fully refunded. No refunds are available for cancellations postmarked after April 30, 2018. The transaction fee is non-refundable.