Fifth Annual Controversies in Hematologic Malignancies Symposium

Milwaukee, WI US
March 5, 2016

This one-day symposium will raise and address the most challenging questions in current clinical practice.  Topics will include myeloma, cancer associated venous thrombosis, lymphoma, treatment topics, cancer immunotherapies, direct oral anticoagulants, myeloproliferative neoplasms, severe aplastic anemia, and hematopoietic cell transplantation in older patients.

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 5.25 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 5.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the current standard of care for the treatment of adults with AML.
  2. Discuss the role of transplantation for patients with Multiple Myeloma.
  3. Discuss experimental therapy developments for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. 
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Alex Hannig and Erica Katuszonek
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4600
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 5.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
01/07/2016
Course expires: 
10/24/2016
Event starts: 
03/05/2016 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/05/2016 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$0.00
Hilton Milwaukee Downtown
509 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
United States

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 West Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Special Room Rates:

2 Double Beds (Rates from 129.00 USD/Night) Plus Tax 
1 King Bed      (Rates from 129.00 USD/Night) Plus Tax 
A special overnight parking rate of $18 is available for our registered guests.

Group Name: Medical College of Wisconsin Hematology
Group Code: MCWH
Check In: 04-MAR-2016
Check-Out: 06-MAR-2016
Phone Number: 414-271-7250

A block of rooms have been reserved for March 4, 2016 - March 6, 2016.
The special room rate will be available until February 19th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Guest Speakers

Sergio Giralt, MD
Chief Attending of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center 

Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Speakers

Lisa Baumann Kreuziger, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology 
Medical College of Wisconsin

Jayme Cotter, MS, RN, AOCNS, ACNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Froedtert Hospital

Timothy Fenske, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconisn 

David Margolis, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical College of Wisconsin

Laura C. Michaelis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology 
Medical College of Wisconsin

Marcelo Pasquini, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology 
Medical College of Wisconsin

Melissa Rhoades, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
Froedtert Hospital

Matthew Riese, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology 
Medical College of Wisconsin

Planning Committee

Karen-Sue Carlson, MD, PhD
Co-Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Anita D'Souza, MD
Co-Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Alex Hannig
Administrative Assistant 
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Erica Katuszonek
Administrative Assistant 
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Robert Taylor, MD
Director of Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Program
Aurora Cancer Care 

Mindy Waggoner, PharmD, BCOP
Oncology Nurse Manager
Pharmacy-Oncology Services
Froedtert Hospital

All persons in control of content have NO relevant relationships to disclose with the exception of:
Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD - Daiichi Sankyo
Sergio Giralt, MD - Celgene, Takeda, Sanofi
David Margolis, MD - GlaxoSmithKline, Alexion 
Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP - Novartis, Incyt, Gilead, Promeda, CTI
Laura C. Michaelis, MD - Incyte, Wyeth, CTI, Celgene, Pfizer

In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support # 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of resolution process and resolved.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/07/2016
Course expires: 
10/24/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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