Advances in the Management of Solid Tumors in Children
A yearly whole day symposium that deals with the different aspects and advancements in the field of cancer treatment in children.
This conference is being held in person and virtual.
This activity is designed for all pediatric medical and surgical specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Interpret new guidelines for tumor management.
- Recommend new surgical procedures for the excision of tumors.
- Analysis best practice initiatives for tumor management.
7:00 am-7:35 - Registration and Breakfast
Frank Belmonte D.O., MPH, VP/CMO, Advocate Children’s Hospital
Moderator: Grace Mak M.D., Surgeon-in-Chief Pediatric General Surgery; University of Chicago and Advocate Childrens Hospital
7:45-8:30 Current Management of Wilms tumor in Infants and Young Children.
Peter Ehrlich M.D. MSc., Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan
8:30-9:15 Advances in Translational and Clinical Management of Solid Tumors in Children
Andrew Davidoff M.D. Chairman, Department of Surgery, St Jude Children’s Hospital
9:15-10:00 What is New in the Management of Hepatoblastoma in Children
Greg Tiao M.D. Chairman of Pediatric Surgery. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
10:00 am – 10:15 am - BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS
Moderator: Rebecca McFall M.D., Division Chief; Pediatric Oncology, Advocate Children’s Hospital
10:15-11:00 How well are we doing in the management of solid tumors in children ; pediatric oncologist perspective
Rebecca Mcfall M.D. Division Chief ; pediatric oncology ..Advocate Children’s Hospital
11:00-11:30 The Global Quest to Treat All Children with Cancer World Health Organization Perspective
Andre Ilbawi M.D., Lead Cancer Program, World Health Organization
11:30-12:00 PANEL DISCUSSION. … Question and Answers
Moderator : Grace Mak M.D.
Panelists :Drs Ehrlich, Davidoff , Tiao , McFall ,Ilbawi
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm LUNCH BREAK : FOOD AND REFRESHMENT
Moderators: John Ruge M.D. Chief , Neurosurgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital and Andrea Kramer M.D. Section Chief, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Advocate Children’s hospital
12:45-1:30 State of the Art Management of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors in Children with an Update on Limb Salvage Procedures
Dr.Steven Gitelis M.D. Endowed Professor of Orthopedics, Rush University
1:30-2:00 What is New in the Treatment of Brain Tumors in Children
Eric Thompson M.D., Chief of Neurosurgery, University of Chicago
2:00-2:30 Surgical treatment of complex neuroblastoma
Grace Mak M.D. Surgeon-in-Chief Pediatric Surgery, University of Chicago and Advocate Children’s Hospital
2:30-2:45 BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS
Moderator: Luca Vricella M.D. Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Advocate Children’s Hospital and University of Chicago.
2:45-3:15 Fertility Preservation in Children with Cancer
Erin Rowell M.D., Director, Fertility/Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program Associate Professor of Surgery; Luries Children’s Hospital, Northwestern University.
3:15-3:45. Treatment of Childhood Cancer is Not Only Medical; It Is Compassion, Empathy, and Support
Kristen Berger LCSW Pediatric Oncology Social Worker, Advocate Children’s Hospital.
3:45-4:45 The Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Treatment of Cancer
Youcef Derbal BEng, MSc ,PhD Associate Professor Ted Rogers School of Information Technology ,Toronto Metropolitan University
Mark Applebaum M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Chicago
4:45-5:30 Panel Discussion
Questions and answers
Panelists : Drs Gitelis, Thompson, Mak, Rowell, Derbal, Applebaum and Ms. Berger
This conference will also be held virtual.
Michael Iibawi, MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Frank Belmonte, MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Deann Martin, RN; Advocate Children's Hospital
Michelle Tracy; Advocate Health
Sarah Ruzich; Advocate Children's Hospital
Grace Mak, MD; University of Chicago and Advocate Childrens Hospital
John Ruge, MD; Advocate Childrens Hospital
Rebecca McFall, MD; Advocate Children’s Hospital
Luca Vricella, MD; Advocate Children’s Hospital and University of Chicago
Peter Ehrlich, MD; University of Michigan
Andrew Davidoff, MD; St Jude Children’s Hospital
Gregory Tiao, MD; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Andre Ilbawi MD; World Health Organization
Steven Gitelis, MD; Rush University
Eric Thompson, MD; University of Chicago
Erin Rowell, MD; Luries Children’s Hospital and Northwestern University
Mark Applebaum, MD; University of Chicago
Kristen Berger LCSW; Advocate Children’s Hospital.
Youcef Derbal BEng, MSc ,PhD; Toronto Metropolitan University
Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Advocate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Advocate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Board Recognition Statement(s)
American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
- 8.50 American Board of SurgerySuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery's Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
- 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 8.50 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 8.50 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 8.50 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 8.50 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.
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This conference is being held virtual and in-person.
Advocate Children's Hostal - Oak Lawn
4440 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Virtual: A link to the meeting will be provided prior to the event.
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