7th Annual Spring to Life Conference on Lung Cancer

Albany, NY US
October 10, 2020
The focus of the 2020 Spring to Life Conference is Lung Cancer. New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) has identified an ongoing unmet need for medical education in the area of lung cancer. To meet this need, NYOH, in collaboration with The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, myMedEd, Inc. and a panel of expert faculty from the academic, research, and community practice settings, developed an accredited, multi-supported, ½ -day educational conference. This is the seventh of these annual conferences that include programming for cancer clinicians.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, pathologists, oncology nurses, advanced practice providers, family and primary care practitioners, allied health professionals, and any other individuals with an interest in the care of patients with lung cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • The target audience for this conference is Describe current and evolving management strategies for patients with localized and locally advanced, non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Identify best practices in biomarker testing and the utilization of biomarkers to drive treatment decisions for patients with lung cancer.
  • Explain the application of targeted therapy and immunotherapy in the treatment of NSCLC.
  • Outline the clinical trial data on the use of molecular drivers in the management of patients with advanced, non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Summarize current and emerging strategies in the management of patients with advanced, non-small cell lung cancer without driver mutations.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
myMedEd
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 Participation
Event starts: 
10/10/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/10/2020 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
10/10/2020
Activity expires: 
01/10/2021
Marriott Albany
189 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205
United States
SPECIAL ATTENDEE RATES AVAILABLE
Overnight accommodations at the Marriott Albany are offered at a special rate of $129/night. Hotel rooms are blocked for the night of April 17, 2020, only. The hotel will extend the negotiated rate to the nights before and after the conference based upon availability.
 
  • Online: You can make your reservation here.
  • Via Phone: You may also call the hotel directly to make your reservation at 518-458-8444 and mention Group Code: Med Ed S2L.
Questions?
Contact myMedEd via e-mail here.
 
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 S2L@mymededco.com.

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.

PLANNING COMMITTEE
  Ira Zackon, MD (Chair)
  Medical Hematology and Oncology Director
  NYOH Hematology Stem Cell Transplant Program
  Hematologist/Oncologist NYOH
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  Albany Medical College
                            Albany, NY
 
  Makenzi Evangelist, MD
  Medical Oncologist/Hematologist
  NYOH Albany Cancer Center
  Albany, NY
 
 
  Nischala Ammannagari, MD
  Medical Oncologist/Hematologist
  NYOH Albany Cancer Center
  Albany, NY
 

 

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
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and New York Oncology Hematology, PC, and in collaboration with MyMedEd, Inc.

The University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and 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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