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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Primary Care Update 2017

Program Agenda



7 – 7:45 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 – 8 AM

John J. Russell, MD
Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Abington - Jefferson Health

Steven J. Cohen, MD
Director, Rosenfeld Cancer Center and Cancer Service Line
Chief, Medical Oncology and Hematology Division,
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

Vice-Chair, Department of Medical Oncology,
Professor of Medical Oncology,

Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

8 – 8:45 AM

Pancreatic Cancer: What Primary Care Clinicians Need to Know
Charles Yeo, MD, FACS
8th Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University

Senior Vice President and Enterprise Chair, Surgery
Co-Director, Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center

8:45 – 9:45 AM

Breast Cancer: A Team Approach
Stefania E. Nolano, DO
Associate Director, Breast Program

Anthony P. Scarpaci, MD
Medical Oncology

9:45 – 10:30 AM

Lung Cancer: A Changing Landscape
Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Michael J. Seidman, MD
Medical Oncology

10:30 – 11 AM


11 – 11:45 AM

Chronic Leukemias for Primary Care
Christian J. Fidler, MD
Medical Oncology

11:45 – 12:30 PM

Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Mark S. Shahin, MD
Director, Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology
Chief, Clinical Gynecologic Oncology

12:30 - 1:30 PM


Afternoon Moderator
Steven J. Cohen, MD

1:30 – 2:15 PM

Colon Cancer
Steven A. Fassler, MD
Director, Colorectal Surgery

2:15 – 3 PM

Cancer Survivorship
Karon Martyn, CRNP

Introductory remarks by Anupriya Grover, DO
Family Medicine Resident PGY3

3 – 3:15 PM


3:15 – 4 PM

Prostate Cancer: Controversies in Care
Wayne H. Pinover, DO
Radiation Oncology

Joseph K. Izes, MD

4 – 4:45 PM

Top Primary Care Articles In Oncology
Mark L. Sundermeyer, MD
Medical Oncology

Michael L. Nussbaum, MD
Section Chief, Surgical Oncology