Fourth Annual Advances in Hematology and Oncology Fall Symposium

Green Bay , WI US
October 17, 2015

The practice of clinical hematology and oncology has been rapidly changing in recent years. Diseases and conditions that previously were extraordinarily difficult to manage have seen new treatment options emerge that have significantly improved clinical outcomes. The Fourth Annual Advances in Hematology and Oncology Fall Symposium will update participants on the management of breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, oropharyngeal cancer, liver metastases, and multiple myeloma. Stem cell transplantation in the elderly will be reviewed, as will the breakthrough of PD-1 inhibition.

The program is designed to provide practical information on evidence-based practice guidelines and the availability of cancer clinical trials. It is directed at clinicians involved in the treatment of oncology patients including physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners.

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 3.75 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 3.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize current evidence-based practice guidelines for topic area presented.
  2. List currently available clinical trials that will benefit patients.
  3. Discuss the most current scientific and clinical research data and apply information to clinical practice. 
Additional information


Erica Katuszonek and Alex Leahy
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4600
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 3.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/17/2015 - 6:30am CDT
Event ends: 
10/17/2015 - 1:00pm CDT
Hyatt on Main, KI Convention Center
333 Main Street
Green Bay , WI 54301
United States

Hyatt on Main and KI Convention Center 
333 Main Street 
Green Bay, WI 54301

A block of rooms have been set-aside for meeting attendees on Friday evening October 16th at the Hyatt on Main (Attached to the KI Center), at a special reate of $138 (single or double occupany). Reservations can be made by phone.

Phone Reservations: (888) 421-1442 Group Name: Medical College of Wisconsin

Complimentary parking is available for overnight Hyatt guests. Event attendees should park in the Washington Commons Main Street Parking Ramp, Attached to the KI Convention Center by a connecting skywalk. 


Guest Speakers

Adil Daud, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Melanoma Program
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center 

William J. Gradishar, MD, FACP, FASCO
Professor of Medicine
Betsy Bramsen Professor of Breast Oncology
Director, Maggie Daley Center for Women’s Cancer Care
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Kathleen Christians, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery

Jeanie Esselmann, RN
BMT Transplant Coordinator
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Department of Medicine 

Mary Horowitz, MD, MS, FACP
Professor and Robert A. Uihlein, Jr. Chair in Hematologic Research,
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology and
Chief Scientific Director, Center for International Blood and
Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR®)
Department of Medicine

William Rilling, MD, FSIR
Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs
Department of Radiology

Stuart Wong, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Department of Medicine

Planning Committee 

John Burfeind, MD, Program Director
Thomas Abshire, MD
Jules Blank, MD 
David Groteluschen, MD
Parameswaran Hari, MD, MS
Mary Horowitz, MD, MS, FACP
Anthony Jaslowski, MD, FACP
Erica Katuszonek
Alex Leahy
Wendy Peltier, MD
J. Douglas Rizzo, MD, MS
James Thomas, MD, PhD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant relationships to disclose with the exception of:

Adil Daud, MD-BMS, GSK, Merck, OncoSec
Parameswaran Hari, MD, MS-Amgen, Celgene, Millennium, Sanofi
William Rilling, MD, FSIR- B Braun, BTG, Cook Medical, Guerbet, Siemens, Sirtex

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

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


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