Program Description: 

Thoracic Tumor board is a multidisciplinary weekly meeting where challenging Thoracic and Esophageal patient cases are reviewed. The goal of this meeting is to review imaging, discuss biopsy options, evaluate therapy options, and develop a consensus opinion regarding management, within the context of a patient case scenario. Hence the educational benefit would be to improve understanding in the management of Thoracic malignancies.

Key Words: Thoracic, multidisciplinary, esophagus

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Identify staging of Thoracic malignancies.
  • Review diagnostic options for patient cases.
  • Articulate and apply multidisciplinary management.


Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Directors:

Lindsay Pucket, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Lindsay Puckett, MD, Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, MCW

Christopher Bennett, MD, Assistant Professor, Radiology, MCW

Mario Gasparri, MD, Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, MCW

David Johnstone, MD, Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, MCW

Elizabeth Gore, MD, Professor, Radiation Oncology, MCW

Paul Linsky, MD, Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, MCW

Yuri Sheinin, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pathology, MCW

L Antonio Sosa, MD, Chief, Assistant Professor, Radiology, MCW

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.

Jonathan Kurman, MDAmbuConsultant, Speaker, Teacher, Advisory Committee Member
 BiodesixConsultant, Speaker, Teacher, Advisory Committee Member
 Boston ScientificConsultant
 ERBEConsultant, Speaker
 Explorer SurgicalConsultant
 Level EXConsultant
 Lung TherapeuticsResearcher
 MedtronicConsultant, Speaker
 Pinnacle BiologicsConsultant, Speaker
 PulmonxConsultant, Speaker, Teacher, Advisory Committee Member
 VeracyteSpeaker, Teacher, Advisory Committee Member


Jodi Franklin
Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Session date: 
04/20/2023 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Virtual Meeting
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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