University of Chicago 2024 AYA Oncology Symposium: Risk, Screening, and Therapeutics for Adolescent and Young Cancers

Chicago, IL US
May 31, 2024
Revolutionize AYA Oncology: Unleash Your Potential in Chicago!

Immerse yourself in a groundbreaking half-day, in-person accredited continuing education conference that transcends professional boundaries. Join national leaders in oncology, psychology, and genetic counseling at the forefront of the field. Explore the latest data on screening and risk assessment for young adult colorectal and breast cancer, gaining unparalleled insights. Delve into the pivotal role of HPV vaccination in preventing malignancy among adolescents and young adults, including cancer survivors.

This unique educational experience promises to elevate your practice by providing cutting-edge knowledge and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration. Register now to be part of this transformative event and enhance your ability to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young adult cancer patients.
Learn more at the symposium website!

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to treating adolescents and young adults with cancer.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the current guidelines for screening AYAs for colorectal or breast cancer;
  • Recognize the impact of HPV vaccination on cancer rates in AYAs and in AYA cancer survivors;
  • State the current recommendations for testing for inherited cancer risk syndromes that are of particular importance in an AYA population;
  • Describe the screening guidelines for patients with an inherited cancer risk;
  • Discuss how the increased awareness by patients, healthcare professionals, and the public in general can improve risk assessment and screening for young adult cancers.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Meeting Achievements
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
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PDF icon Symposium Flyer2.37 MB
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/31/2024 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/31/2024 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
8:00 – 8:30amBreakfast & Exhibits
8:30 – 9:00amEarly Onset GI Cancers
Dr. Ardaman Shergill
9:00 – 9:10amQ&A
9:10 – 9:40amGenetics of YA Cancers
Dr. Michael Drazer and Feighanne Hathaway
9:40 – 9:50amQ&A
9:50 – 10:20amHuman Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Among Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Factors Influencing
Outcomes and Interventions for Improving Uptake

Dr. James Klosky
10:20 – 10:30amQ&A
10:30 – 10:40amBREAK
10:40 – 11:10amBreast Cancer in Young Adults: BRCA and Beyond
Dr. Nan Chen
11:10 – 11:20amQ&A
11:20 – 11:50amWhen the Oncologist Becomes the Patient: The Impact of Navigating AYA Cancer on my Professional Practice
Dr. Kellee Parker
11:50am – 12:00pmQ&A
12:00 – 12:15pmLUNCH
12:15 – 1:00pmPatient Panel

*The agenda is subject to change.

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
For more information on our Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Oncology program, visit our website. For questions concerning the program, contact Meeting Achievements via e-mail.

Built to meet the demanding requirements of the top-ranked University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Gleacher Center offers an outstanding educational environment. Steps from North Michigan Avenue, the six-story, 50,000-square-foot venue was meant to foster the interaction of people and ideas.
You will find all that Chicago has to offer right outside the doors of the Gleacher Center. This includes boat tours on the river, world-class shopping on Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue, museums, dining options that range from a casual drink at a nearby tavern to a four-course meal at one of many fine dining establishments, and much more!

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Chicago is truly a city with something for everyone and June is a wonderful time to take advantage of all that Chicago has to offer. Enjoy concerts at the spectacular Millennium Park, jogging or cycling along the Lakefront, relaxing at Oak Street Beach, or strolling down Michigan Avenue, “the Magnificent Mile.”

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 219-465-1115 or via email at
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  Adam Duvall, MD, MPH
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  University of Chicago

  Jennifer McNeer, MD, MS
  Professor of Pediatrics
  University of Utah

  Wendy Stock, MD
  Anjuli Seth Nayak Professor of Medicine
  University of Chicago


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Participants who successfully complete the entire activity and complete an evaluation form will earn 4 contact hours.

Other Participant Credit
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
This symposium offers a tremendous opportunity to highlight your company's products, services, and achievements in front of a wide array of key decision-makers. Increase your company profile by participating as an exhibitor at this exciting event.
We are pleased to provide opportunities for organizations to advertise their products and services to symposium participants. Whether you are sharing information about your company's products, connecting with physicians during one of the scheduled breaks, or gaining brand recognition through program acknowledgments, your message will reach oncologists and other healthcare professionals dedicated to treating cancer in adolescents and young adults.

Download the prospectus PDF icon here or contact Meeting Achievements at or (219) 465-1115. We hope to see you there!


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CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee, less a 50% administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by April 30, 2024. No refunds will be made after April 30, 2024.
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