University of Chicago Annual Practice Updates in Hematology and Oncology

Oak Brook, IL US
August 9, 2024
Join us as we dissect the practice-changing developments from the 2024 ASCO Annual Meeting and contextualize them within the landscape of your current clinical practice in hematology and oncology. Our comprehensive agenda spans the full spectrum of cancer types. Gain practical insights and actionable strategies that seamlessly integrate into your clinical practice, enhancing your ability to provide unparalleled patient care. 

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Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with solid organ malignancies or hematologic malignancies.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall practice changes in various treatment options for solid and hematologic malignancies, including lung, breast, melanoma, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, lymphoma, leukemia, myeloma, and gynecologic cancers;
  • Identify indications and side effects of novel therapies used to diagnose and treat cancers;
  • Relate how to apply abstracts presented at ASCO 2024 in clinical settings;
  • Discuss new and updated treatment options for patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors;
  • Describe how to integrate new evidence into everyday clinical practice to improve the quality of care for patients living with and beyond cancer.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
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Available credit: 
  • 6.50 ABIM Medical Knowledge
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.50 Participation
Event starts: 
08/09/2024 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
08/09/2024 - 5:15pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
8:30 - 8:55 AMRegistration, Exhibit, & Breakfast
8:55 - 9:00 AMWelcome and Introductions
Chih-Yi Liao, MD & Nan Chen, MD
 GI Session
9:00 – 9:15 AMColorectal Cancer
Ardaman Shergill, MD
9:15 – 9:30 AMUpper GI & Pancreatic
Manik Amin, MD
9:30 – 9:45 AMHepatobiliary Cancer
Joseph Franses, MD, PhD
9:45 - 10:00 AMGI Panel & Questions
Panelists: Manik Amin, MD; Joseph Franses, MD, PhD; Ardaman Shergill, MD
 Heme Session
9:55 - 10:35 AMHead and Neck
Ari Rosenberg, MD
10:20 - 10:35 AMBREAK
10:35 - 10:50 AMLeukemia
Mariam Nawas, MD
10:50 - 11:05 AMLymphoma
Alexandra Rojek, MD
11:05 - 11:20 AMMyeloma
Jennifer Cooperrider, MD
11:20 - 11:35 AMHeme Panel & Questions
Panelists: Jennifer Cooperrider, MD; Mariam Nawas, MD; Alexandra Rojek, MD
11:35 - 11:50 AMBREAK
 Lung Session
11:50 - 12:05 PMNSCLC
Rajat Thawani, MBBS
12:05 - 12:20 PMSCLC
Christine Bestvina, MD
12:20 - 12:35 PMLung Panel & Questions
Panelists: Christine Bestvina, MD; Rajat Thawani, MBBS; Denise Rouse, MMSPA


 Breast Cancer Session
2:00 - 2:15 PMMelanoma
Daniel Olson, MD
2:15 - 2:30 PMSarcoma
Janet Chin, MD
2:30 - 2:45 PMEarly-Stage Breast
Frederick Howard, MD
2:45 - 3:00 PMMetastatic Breast
Sudha Yarlagadda, MD
3:00 - 3:15 PMBreast Panel & Questions
Panelists: Frederick Howard, MD; Sudha Yarlagadda, MD; Joly Raju, MS
3:15 - 3:30 PMBREAK
 GU Session
3:30 - 3:45 PMProstate Cancer
Mohammad Atiq, MD
3:45 - 4:00 PMRCC/Bladder/Testicular
Jonathan Trujillo, MD
4:00 - 4:15 PMGU Panel & Questions
Panelists: Mohammad Atiq, MD; Jonathan Trujillo, MD
4:15 - 4:30 PMBREAK
 Ovarian Cancer Session
4:30 - 4:45 PMOvarian Cancer
Han Cun, MD
4:45 - 5:00 PMNon-Ovarian GYN
Katherine Kurnit, MD, MPH
Chih-Yi Liao, MD & Nan Chen, MD

*The agenda is subject to change.

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1909 Spring Rd.
Oak Brook, IL 60523
United States


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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 Meeting Achievements 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.
  Nan Chen, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine

  Chih-Yi "Andy" Liao, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Associate Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology
  Co-Director, Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

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 6.5 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 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 6.5 contact hours.
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 6.5 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 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 ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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