9th Annual Spring to Life: Gastrointestinal Cancers 2022

April 29, 2022 to April 30, 2022
The focus of the 2022 Spring to Life Conference is Gastrointestinal Cancers. New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) has identified an ongoing unmet need for medical education in the area of hematologic malignancies. To meet this need, NYOH, in collaboration with The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, myMedEd, Inc., the American Cancer Society, and a panel of expert faculty from the academic, research, and community practice settings, developed an accredited, multi-supported, 2-day educational conference being held April 29-30, 2022 at spring2liferegistration.org. With an expanded agenda the conference is offering 8.5-hrs of continuing medical education. This is the ninth of these annual conferences that include programming for cancer clinicians.

Target Audience

The target audience for this conference is the medical oncologist, hematologists, pathologists, oncology nurses, advanced practice providers, family practitioners, primary care practitioners, allied health professionals, and other providers with an interest in the care of patients with gastrointestinal cancers.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate the optimal perioperative treatment approaches in the management of gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Discuss updated data on novel agents and therapeutic approaches for patients with metastatic gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Analyze the role of molecular biomarkers and indicated testing strategies in the care of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.
  • Discuss surgical management options of liver metastases in colorectal cancers and locoregionally advanced appendix cancer.
  • Understand the role and indications of Interventional Radiologic treatment modalities in gastrointestinal malignancies.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.00 Participation
Event starts: 
04/29/2022 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
04/30/2022 - 5:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
 Learn more about the 9th Annual Spring to Life: Gastrointestinal Cancers 2022 via their website!
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.

  Ira Zackon, MD
  New York Oncology Hematology – President
  Hematologist/Medical Oncologist
  NYOH Hematology Stem Cell Transplant Program
  NYOH Albany Medical Center
                           Clinical Assistant Professor
                           Albany Medical College
                           Albany, NY
  Madhavi Kambam, MD
  Medical Oncology - Hematology
  New York Oncology Hematology
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  Albany Medical College
  Albany, NY
  Mohamad Younes, MD
  Medical Oncology - Hematology
  New York Oncology Hematology
  Albany, NY

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
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (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 is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 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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