Chicago GYN Oncology Updates

May 14, 2021
Chicago GYN Oncology Updates will celebrate contributions of SGO members, providing access to the most important educational and scientific updates for women’s healthcare professionals from the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. This conference will include information and resources for members of the entire gynecologic cancer care team who provide treatment and care in the areas of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. This highly interactive program will provide participants with distillations of advances in the fields of ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer. Topics will include both appropriate use of new therapies including immunotherapy, antiangiogenic agents, and PARP inhibitors, as well as information on appropriate use and applications of genomic testing. In addition, the critical importance of clinical research will be highlighted with presentations of Chicago area investigator-initiated trials and information regarding the importance of and suggestions for inclusion of underserved populations in clinical research.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologists, trainees, research scientists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the care of patients with gynecologic malignancies.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Define the mechanisms of action and side effect profiles of new gynecologic cancer therapies;
  • Discuss how to apply recent PARP inhibitor research to front-line therapy of ovarian cancer;
  • Describe how to select ovarian cancer patients for maintenance therapy with PARP inhibitors and for antiangiogenic therapy;
  • Identify strategies to explain to patients the efficacy results of immunotherapy and immunotherapy/antiangiogenic combination therapy in endometrial cancer;
  • Determine the sequencing and combination of new agents used for gynecologic cancer care with current therapies;
  • Identify contextual barriers to the integration of new gynecologic cancer agents into patient care;
  • Recall how to overcome barriers to recruit underserved populations for clinical trials;
  • Select appropriate tumor genomic tests for gynecologic cancer patients.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
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PDF icon Conference Brochure.pdf7.4 MB
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 ABIM
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.50 Participation
Event starts: 
05/14/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/14/2021 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Chicago GYN Oncology Updates Agenda
Agenda is subject to change.

Virtual Conference
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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 canceled 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.

S. Diane Yamada, MD  S. Diane Yamada, MD
  Joseph Bolivar DeLee Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology

  Professor of Medicine
  Medical Oncology Director, Gynecologic Oncology    


Katherine Kurnit, MD  Katherine Kurnit, MD
  Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest 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 to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 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 approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

This live activity is designated for a maximum of 3.5 continuing nursing education units.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals 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.

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