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 insure that the best patient care is being delivered by both Hematologists/Oncologists and Pathologists.


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 Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. 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.

Target audience: 
Hematologists
Oncologists
Hematopathologists
Learning objectives: 

Learning objectives are identified for both Hematologists/Oncologists and Hematopathologists.

By completing this activity, Hematologists/Oncologists will be able to:

  1. Identify appropriate orders for expensive ancillary diagnostic tests.
  2. Describe the salient morphologic, immunophenotypic, cytogenetic and molecular features of common hematologic malignancies.

By completing this activity, Hematopathologists will be able to:

  1. Discuss emergent therapeutic options and availability of clinical trials, and how they apply to patients diagnosed in our service.
  2. 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: 

Planning Committee:

Ehab Atallah, MD
Alexandra Harrington, MD
Steven Kroft, MD
Shannon Majewski
Laura Michaelis, MD
 

The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose except the following and in accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.

NameCompanyRole
Ehab Atallah, MD
 
PfizerAdministrative Board
 
Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Novartis
Laura Michaelis, MD
 
IncyteConsultancy
CelgeneSpeakers Bureau
NovartisConsultancy
TG TherapeuticsConsultancy
Jazz PharmaceuticalsResearch Funding

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Shannon Majewski
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-6976
Series date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:00am
Series location: 
Wisconsin Diagnostic Lab Building
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Pathology Administration Conference Room 230
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States