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Organizer:
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Phone:
Angela Kinnunen, 412-648-6342
Email:
CTSurgCME@upmc.edu
Venue:
The University Club
Address:
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123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

2017 MIE Conference: Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Management of Esophageal Cancer

December 6–8, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA

Location
University Club
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Presented By
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
University of Pittsburgh Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
UPMC Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute

Topics Include

  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Approaches to Surgical Management
  • Controversies in Management of Esophageal Cancer
  • Multimodality Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
  • Surgical Wet Lab Including Robotics

Daily Agenda
Day 1: Didactic Sessions
University Club, Ballroom B

Day 2: Observation of Live Surgery and Alumni Dinner
Charles G. Watson Surgical Education Center
University Club, Ballroom B

Day 3: Hands-On Surgical Wet-Lab including robotics
Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research (WISER)

Who Should Attend
This program is intended for general and thoracic surgeons, gastroenterologists, minimally invasive team members (MD, DO, RN, PA, NP), allied health professionals, any interested medical, radiation, or surgical oncology specialists, and primary care providers.

Course Directors
James D. Luketich, MD, FACS
Henry T. Bahnson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery

Inderpal Sarkaria, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs
Director, Thoracic Robotic Surgery
Co-Director, Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute

Ryan M. Levy, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Passavant

Omar Awais, DO
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Mercy

Wet Lab Director
Rajeev Dhupar, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Resident Course Director
Lara Schaheen, MD
Chief Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Invited Faculty
Edward Cheong, BSc, MD, FRCS
Consultant Oesophagogastric and Laparoscopic Surgeon
Director for Upper GI Cancer
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

Scott Swanson, MD
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Chief Surgical Officer, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Continuing Education Credit

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Accommodations
Accommodations are available at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center. Please contact the hotel by phone at 412-648-6200 or by e-mail at  reservations47154@wyndham.com.

http://www.wyndhampittsburghuniversitycenter.com/ 

For additional information, contact Angela Kinnunen at 412-648-6342 or email CTSurgCME@upmc.edu

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