Program Description: 

This educational activity is based on case presentations and subsequent small group discussions of patients with hematologic malignancies that are being evaluated, treated and followed in the Department of Hematology and Oncology, and that have diagnostic or follow-up material evaluated in the Division of Hematopathology.  The goal of this multimodality approach is to ensure that the best patient care is being delivered by both Hematologists/Oncologists and Pathologists.

Key Words: CME, MCW, Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Molecular Pathology, Hematologic Neoplasms, Hematologic Tests, Hematologic Diseases, Morphological and Microscopic Findings, Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures, Clinical Laboratory Techniques, Hemic and Immune Systems, Differential Diagnosis, Pathological Processes, Neoplastic Cell Transformation

Target audience: 
  • Hematologists
  • Oncologists
  • Hematopathologists
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

Hematologists/Oncologists:

  • Identify appropriate ordering of expensive, ancillary diagnostic testing
  • Describe the salient morphologic, immunophenotypic, cytogenetic and molecular features of common hematologic malignancies 

Hematopathologists:

  • Discuss emergent therapeutic options and availability of clinical trials, and how they apply to patients diagnosed in our service
  • Utilize and constantly update themselves with the clinical practices of the Department of Hematology and Oncology, in order to continue to improve outcomes and provide optimal patient care
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director

Alexandra Harrington, MD, MT(ASCP)CM
Professor of Pathology
Director of Hematopathology
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Faculty Pillar Director, Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
 
Committee Members
 
John Astle, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Ehab Atallah, MD
Professor
Section Head, Hematological Malignancies
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Alexandra Harrington, MD, MT(ASCP)CM
Professor of Pathology
Director of Hematopathology
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Faculty Pillar Director, Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
 
Shannon Majewski, CMP, CMM, HMCC, VEMM
Education Program Coordinator II
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
 
John Astle, MD, PhD
Alexandra Harrington, MD, MT(ASCP)CM
Shannon M. Majewski, CMP, CMM, HMCC, VEMM

 


The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

Name

Company

Role

Ehab Atallah, MDNovartisConsultant; Presenter; Advisory Committee
Ehab Atallah, MDTakedaResearch; Consulting
Ehab Atallah, MDAbbvieResearch/Consulting
Ehab Atallah, MDJazzPresenter
Ehab Atallah, MDPfizerConsultant
Ehab Atallah, MDAmgenConsultant
Ehab Atallah, MDBMSPresenter

Contact

Name: 
Shannon Majewski, CMP, CMM, HMCC, VEMM
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-6976
Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
 
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
01/12/2022 - 8:00am to 9:00am CST
Location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Pathology
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave
Suite 226 (or WebEx or Hybrid)
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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