Eighth Annual Controversies in Hematologic Malignancies Symposium

Milwaukee, WI US
March 9, 2019

This one-day symposium will raise and address the most challenging questions in current clinical practice for hematologic malignancy. Topics will include Hodgkin lymphoma, TKI's for CML, precision medicine, antifungal prophylaxis, cellular therapy for myeloma, updates in acute leukemia and more. 

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

The aim of this conference is to highlight major controversies in the treatment of hematological malignancies. At the completion of this activity, attendees will be able to make therapeutic decisions based on the available data, realizing the ongoing debate in those areas.

Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Dan Bullock
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-4617
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.
  • 5.25 NP Contact Hours
  • 0.75 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.
Course opens: 
01/10/2019
Course expires: 
06/07/2019
Event starts: 
03/09/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/09/2019 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00

7:30-8:20am | Registration/Breakfast/View Exhibits

8:20-8:30am | Introduction

8:30-9:15am | Update in the Management of Hodgkin Lymphoma

                        Nancy Bartlett, MD, Washington University

9:15-10:00am | Discontinuing TKI's for CML

                        Ehab Atallah, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

10:00-10:15am | Break

10:15-11:00am | Cellular Therapy for Myeloma

                        Adam Cohen, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

11:00-11:45am | Breakout Sessions

Hospice Considerations for Hematologists

Mary Rhodes, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Antifungal Prophylaxis

Angela Huang, Pharm D, Froedtert Hospital

Management of Anticoagulation During Thrombocytopenia

Lisa Baumann-Kreuziger, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

11:45-12:45pm | Lunch

12:45-1:30pm |CLL 2019: Exciting New Results Raise Important Issues

   Charles Schiffer, MD, Karmanos Cancer Institute

1:30-2:15pm | Updates in Acute Leukemia

                        Sameem Abedin, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

2:15-3:00pmShould Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients That Fail Autotransplant Still Undergo Allogeneic Transplant?  

           Mehdi Hamadani, MD and Timothy Fenske, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

3:00pm | Adjourn

Hilton Hotel
509 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
United States

Please ask for a complimentary parking ticket at the registration tables on the 5th floor of the Hilton in the Crystal Ballroom. A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate (single or double occupancy) for the evening of Friday, March 9, 2019. The special room rate will be available under the group name "Medical College of Wisconsin - Hematology" until the group block is sold out.

Guest Speakers

Nancy Bartlett, MD
Koman Chair in Medical Oncology 
Professor, Department of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Adam Cohen, MD
Director, Myeloma Immunotherapy
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Charles Schiffer, MD
Multidisciplinary Chief of Malignant Hematology
Joseph Dresner Chair for Hematologic Malignancies
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Speakers

Sameem Abedin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Ehab Atallah, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

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

Timothy Fenske, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology & Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Mehdi Hamadani, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology & Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Angela Huang, PharmD
Froedtert Hospital 

Mary Rhodes, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Palliative Care
Medical College of Wisconsin

Planning Committee

Binod Dhakal
Co-Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin 

Lyndsey Runaas, MD
Co-Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dan Bullock
Education Program Associate
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Catherine Sestito, APNP
Nurse Practitioner
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 financial relationships to dislose with the exception of:

NameCompanyRole
Nancy Bartlett, MD
Affimed, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Forty Seven,
Genentech, Gilead, Immune Design, Janssen, KITE, Merck,
Millenium, Pharmacyclics, Seattle Genetics,

ADC Therapeutics (Advisory Board), Pfizer (Advisory Board), Acerta (Advisory Board)

Research Funded

Adam Cohen, MD

Celgene

Janssen

Novartis

Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Clinical Trial

Charles Schiffer, MD

Celgene, Pharmacyclics

Advisory Board

Ehab Atallah, MDPfizer, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Takeda

Research &

Advisory Board

Angela Huang, PharmDMerckHonorarium
Timothy Fenske, MDCelgene, Sanofi, Seattle GeneticsConsultant

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

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 Credit™. 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.

Nurse Practitioners:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930.  This program has been approved for 5.25 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.75 hours of pharmacology).

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.
  • 5.25 NP Contact Hours
  • 0.75 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/10/2019
Course expires: 
06/07/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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