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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
Chief, Medical Oncology Division
Director, Rosenfeld 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
Stefani E. Nolano, DO
Associate Director, Breast Program

Anthony P. Scarpaci, MD

9:45 – 10:30 AM

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

Michael J. Seidman, MD

10:30 – 11 AM


11 – 11:45 AM

Chronic Leukemias for Primary Care
Christian J. Fidler, MD

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
Steve 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

Michael L. Nussbaum, MD
Surgical Oncology