Fourth Annual Controversies in Hematologic Malignancies Symposium

Milwaukee, WI US
March 7, 2015

For the past decade, cancer knowledge and treatments have accelerated in an exciting fashion. This meeting will update participants on the latest developments for myeloid malignancies, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and diffuse large B cell lymphoma. International experts will be on hand to discuss controversies regarding the timing of treatment, the use of transplantation and the challenges of relapsed disease.

A review of common hematology and pharmacy topics will also be provided in breakout sessions.

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 CLL in younger and older individuals
  2. Describe the appropriate transplant strategy for patients with Acute Leukemia
  3. Recognize the impact of molecular mutations in the prognosis of DLBCL
  4. Understand the variety of presentations of patients with Amyloidosis
  5. Understand the role of transplantation in aggressive and indolent lymphomas


Additional information


Alex Leahy 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: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/07/2015 - 7:30am CST
Event ends: 
03/07/2015 - 3:30pm CST
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) Tax 15.10%/night
1 King Bed      (Rates from 129.00 USD/Night) Tax 15.10%/night
A special overnight parking rate of $18 is available for our registered guests.

Group Name: Medical College of WI - Hematology
Group Code: MCWH
Check In: 07-MAR-2014
Check-Out: 09-MAR-2014
Phone Number: 414-390-8249

Room rate is available until February 5th or until sold out.

Guest Speakers

Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD
Executive Director, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Clinical Research Division, Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor, Medical Oncology Division, University of Washington School of Medicine

Steven Coutre, MD
Professor of Medicine (Hematology) at the Stanford University Medical Center 

Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, MMSc
Director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Chief of Hematology/Oncology 
Director of Hematological Malignancies Clinical Research

Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty and Staff

Parameswaran Hari, MD, MS Co-Program Director
Laura Michaelis, MD Co-Program Director
Matthew Anderson, MD, PhD
Kayla Becker-Botero 
Karen Carlson, MD
Anita D'Souza, MD
Mehdi Hamadani, MD
Erica Katuszonek
Alex Leahy
Wendy Peltier, MD
Melissa Rhoades, Pharm.D, BCOP
Mindy Waggoner, Pharm.D, BCOP
Anne Zechlinski, Pharm.D 

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

Matthew Anderson, MD, PhD-Illumina
Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD-Adaptive Biotechnologies, Amgen, Celator
Steven Coutre, MD-Gilead, Pharmacyclics, Abbvie, Genentech
Parameswaran Hari, MD, MS-Celgene, Onyx
Laura C. Michaelis, MD-Center of Excellence Media, LLC

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.


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