Ninth Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium
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Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, Ninth Annual

NEW DATE AND LOCATION - October 3, 2020 | Saturday
South Miami Hospital, Victor E. Clarke Education Center

About Event

Symposium Overview

Personalized medicine helps doctors learn about people’s genetic makeup and how this/her tumor grows.  This symposium will provide an update in the state of the art treatment of oral, head and neck cancers. In addition, “Hot Topics” in immunotherapy, HPV related cancers, thyroid cancer, and proton therapy will be discussed in a multidisciplinary format.

​Symposium Directo​rs

Geoffrey Young, M.D. and Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.

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Topics this year.

Topics This Year

  • Oral Oncology Update
  • What’s New in Head and Neck Surgery
  • Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer: Where Do We Stand?
  • Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders
  • Diagnosing Skin Cancer and Monitoring High-risk Patients
Topics this year.

Who Should Attend

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Otolaryngologists
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Radiologists
  • Medical Oncologists
  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Surgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Hospitalists
  • Nurses
  • Nutritionists
  • Speech Pathologists
Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

On behalf of the symposium directors and the Baptist Health Continuing Medical Education Department we are pleased to invite you and your company to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at our upcoming event.

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Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

Visit our Continuing Medical Education Website for upcoming symposiums, as well as our local conferences and online courses, both available at no charge.

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Agenda

07:30 AM

​​Registration and Continental Breakfast​​

​​Registration and Continental Breakfast​​

08:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome and Introductions

08:15 AM

Oral Oncology Update

​Evan B. Rosen, DMD, MPH, FACP​

Oral Oncology Update

08:45 AM

What’s New in Head and Neck Surgery

​Geoffrey Young, M.D.​

What’s New in Head and Neck Surgery

09:15 AM

Radioprotection for Radiation Therapy

​Noah S. Kalman, M.D.​

Radioprotection for Radiation Therapy

09:45 AM

Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer: Where Do We Stand?

​Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.​

Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer: Where Do We Stand?

10:15 AM

Break and Exhibits

Break and Exhibits

10:30 AM

Tumor Board – Panel Discussion

Tumor Board – Panel Discussion

11:45 AM

Lunch

Lunch

12:30 PM

Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders

​Alessandro Villa, DDS, Ph.D., MPH​

Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders

01:00 PM

Rehabilitation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient

​Adrian Cristian, M.D.​

Rehabilitation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient

01:30 PM

Diagnosing Skin Cancer and Monitoring High Risk Patients

​Naiara Abreu Fraga Braghiroli, M.D.​

Diagnosing Skin Cancer and Monitoring High Risk Patients

02:00 PM

Adjourn

Adjourn

Schedules are subjec​t to change.​


Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

Implement treatment of early stage clinically node negative oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
Identify patients that would benefit from flexible robotic surgery for larynx cancer.
Discuss and implement standard treatment guidelines for various subtypes of head and neck cancers.
Implement the role of induction chemotherapy in head and neck cancer.
Identify oral malignant disorders.
Identify classic forms of skin cancer and equivocal lesions.


Accreditation and Credits

Baptist Health provides accredited continuing education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


 

This activity has been approved for 4.75 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine (4.5) and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. CE Broker #20-747934.

Approved for a total of 4.5 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Nursing, Pharmacy (4.75), Occupational Therapy and Respiratory Therapy. CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Additional credits pending.

Important Notice Regarding Partial Credit and Attendance 

Physicians: should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the symposium. 

Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Technologists: Sign-in and completion of an evaluation form are required in order to receive a certificate. Accrediting organizations require that attendees remain in the symposium for the entire session, in order to receive continuing education credit for that day. Therefore, certificates for each session will only be issued to those that attend a session in its entirety.  

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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Faculty

Geoffrey D. Young, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Geoffrey D. Young, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Chief, Head and Neck Surgery
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida

Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.

Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.

Head and Neck and Cutaneous Medical Oncology
Co-Leader, Head and Neck Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute

Naiara Abreu Fraga Braghiroli, M.D., Ph.D.

Naiara Abreu Fraga Braghiroli, M.D., Ph.D.

Dermatologist
Miami Cancer Institute

Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM

Adrian Cristian, M.D., MHCM

Chief, Cancer Rehabilitation
Miami Cancer Institute

Noah Kalman, M.D.

Noah Kalman, M.D.

Radiation Oncologist
Miami Cancer Institute

Evan B. Rosen, DMD, MPH, FACP

Evan B. Rosen, DMD, MPH, FACP

President, Cancer Dental Specialists, PA
Chief, Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Miami Cancer Institute

Alessandro Villa, DDS, Ph.D., MPH

Alessandro Villa, DDS, Ph.D., MPH

Chief of Oral Medicine
University of California San Francisco

Faculty Disclosures

Faculty Disclosures

Noah Kalman, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant with Emd Serono, Pfizer, Sanofi, Castle and Merck. He is also a stock shareholder with Regeneron and Syros Pharmaceuticals. He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Evan B. Rosen, DMD indicated that he has received grant/research support from Straumann US, LLC (Grant funding for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center research fellow). He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Alessandro Villa, DDS, Ph.D., MPH, indicated that he has received grant/research support from Bristol Meyers Squibb.  He is also a consultant for Primary Endpoint Solution. He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

​​Symposium Registration

Symposium fee includes Continental Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch.

**Registration must be accompanied by a letter from the Fellowship/Residency Director.

The following options are available to expedite your symposium registrations:


Registration Online


Guest Attendance Policy

All symposium activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered symposium attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in the symposium areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Americans with Disabilities Act

In consideration of the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact us to determine your special service requirements.

Cancellation Policy

Changes may occur that are beyond our control. In the unforeseen event the symposium is canceled, Baptist Health will refund attendees the entire amount of their registration fees. If you are traveling from outside of the area, we strongly suggest purchasing travel insurance.

Cancellations must be received by April 17, 2020 to receive a refund of the registration fee. Registration fees are not refundable after April 17, 2020.

Location & Parking

Location & Parking
Miami Cancer Institute is Florida's only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance and the only cancer center in the world to offer all of the latest radiation therapy modalities in one place. Miami Cancer Institute forges new ground in cancer treatment, clinical expertise, research and discovery to pave the way for personalized care delivered with the heart of Baptist Health. As South Florida’s world-class healthcare organization, Baptist Health offers an extensive range of medical, surgical and technological services — including weight-loss surgery, pediatrics, addiction treatment and cancer care — provided by renowned physicians. Among our Centers of Excellence are Baptist Health Center for Robotic Surgery; Baptist Health Neuroscience Center; Miami Cancer Institute; Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute.

Parking: The special event parking garage will be open behind the Miami Cancer Institute.
Approach from SW 88 Street (Kendall Drive).​​

NOTE:​ Partial credits are not available.Where credits are approved on​​ a session-by-session basis, participants must attend each session in its entirety to receive complete credit for the session. (This does not apply to M.D.s and D.O.s.)

Photography

By attending our symposium, you consent to photography and videography of your image and likeness for use on Baptist Health websites, social media pages and press releases distributed for marketing purposes. Should you not agree to be photographed or recorded, you are responsible to notify us prior to this symposium.

Photography and recording of presenters and presentations are prohibited in the General Session, unless authorized by Baptist Health South Florida.

Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use.

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Continuing Medical Education Department
Baptist Health South Florida​
8900 N. Kendall Drive​
Miami, Florida 33176

 

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