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Inaugural Skin Cancer Symposium – Novel Technologies and Effective Treatments Using the Multidisciplinary Approach

November 14, 2020 | Saturday
South Miami Hospital, Victor E. Clarke Education Center, Miami, Florida

About Event

Symposium Overview

Novel technologies combined with innovative approaches to screening, detection and treatment of skin cancers are revolutionizing the management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC). Miami Cancer Institute’s Inaugural Skin Cancer Symposium is designed to highlight the significant multidisciplinary approach to surveillance and personalized treatment for skin cancer, promoting optimal outcomes as well as improved quality of life. This half-day symposium will combine a series of fascinating lectures on the use of surgery, medicine, radiation therapy, lasers and artificial intelligence to manage melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.

​Symposium Directo​r

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

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Topics this year.

Topics This Year

  • Surgical Management of Melanoma
  • Indication for Radiation as Adjuvant Therapy for NMSC
  • Use of Lasers in the Treatment of NMSC
  • Prevention Strategies for NMSC
  • Novel Technologies in the Skin Cancer Diagnostic Field
  • Cutaneous Melanoma Staging Updates
  • Melanoma: Update on Systemic Therapy and Clinical Trials
Topics this year.

Who Should Attend

  • Dermatologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Medical Oncologists
  • Surgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Hospitalists
  • Nurses
  • Nutritionists
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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Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

We are accepting abstracts for posters on research and performance improvement.

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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

Breakfast and Registration

Breakfast and Registration

07:50 AM

Welcome and Introductions

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

Welcome and Introductions

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

07:55 AM

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC)

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC)

08:00 AM

Updates on BCC and SCC Treatment for Localized Diseases

​Anthony Rossi, M.D.​

Updates on BCC and SCC Treatment for Localized Diseases

​Anthony Rossi, M.D.​

08:30 AM

Indication for Radiation as Adjuvant Therapy for NMSC

​Noah S. Kalman, M.D.​

Indication for Radiation as Adjuvant Therapy for NMSC

​Noah S. Kalman, M.D.​

08:50 AM

Use of Lasers in the Treatment of NMSC

​​Jill Waibel, M.D.​

Use of Lasers in the Treatment of NMSC

​​Jill Waibel, M.D.​

09:10 AM

Prevention Strategies for NMSC

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

Prevention Strategies for NMSC

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

09:30 AM

Novel Technologies in the Skin Cancer Diagnostic Field

​Harold Rabinovitz, M.D.​

Novel Technologies in the Skin Cancer Diagnostic Field

​Harold Rabinovitz, M.D.​

09:50 AM

Systemic Treatments for NMSC – Updates

​Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.​

Systemic Treatments for NMSC – Updates

​Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.​

10:10 AM

Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

10:30 AM

Break and Visit Exhibits

Break and Visit Exhibits

10:40 AM

Melanoma

Melanoma

10:50 AM

Cutaneous Melanoma Staging Updates: Is There a Role for Genetic Profile Tests?

​Ramon Jimenez, M.D.​

Cutaneous Melanoma Staging Updates: Is There a Role for Genetic Profile Tests?

​Ramon Jimenez, M.D.​

11:10 AM

Is There a Role for MOHS Surgery in Melanoma?

​Anthony Rossi, M.D.​

Is There a Role for MOHS Surgery in Melanoma?

​Anthony Rossi, M.D.​

11:30 AM

Surgical Management of Melanoma

​Ramon Jimenez, M.D.​

Surgical Management of Melanoma

​Ramon Jimenez, M.D.​

11:50 AM

Update in Head and Neck Melanoma

​Geoffrey Young, M.D.​

Update in Head and Neck Melanoma

​Geoffrey Young, M.D.​

12:10 PM

Melanoma: Update on Systemic Therapy and Clinical Trials

​Allison Betof Warner, M.D.​

Melanoma: Update on Systemic Therapy and Clinical Trials

​Allison Betof Warner, M.D.​

12:30 PM

Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

12:45 PM

Lunch

Lunch

01:30 PM

Tumor Boards – SCC, BCC, Melanoma

Tumor Boards – SCC, BCC, Melanoma

02:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

02:30 PM

Adjourn

Adjourn

Schedules are subjec​t to change.​


Educational Objectives

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

Identify options for systemic therapy for melanoma and how treatment may be influenced by patient factors.​
Assess current implementation of genetic profile testing in melanoma.
Implement guidelines for surgical management of head and neck melanomas.
Discuss results of multicenter selective lymphadenectomy trials and the current role of lymph node dissection. 


Accreditation and Credits

Baptist Health provides accredited c​ontinuing 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 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


 

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

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

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

​Dermatologist
Miami Cancer Institute​

Ramon Jimenez, M.D., FACS

Ramon Jimenez, M.D., FACS

Noah S. Kalman, M.D.

Noah S. Kalman, M.D.

Harold Rabinovitz, M.D.

Harold Rabinovitz, M.D.

Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.

Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D.

Anthony Rossi, M.D.

Anthony Rossi, M.D.

Jill Waibel, M.D.

Jill Waibel, M.D.

Allison Betof Warner, M.D.

Allison Betof Warner, M.D.

Geoffrey Young, M.D.

Geoffrey Young, M.D.

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Registration

Registration Fees

2019 Rates
Physicians $150
Other Healthcare Professionals $95*
Baptist Health Employees $70
Fellows/Residents $70**​

International Attendees​

​Registration fee includes Continental Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch on Monday and Tuesday.

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


The following options are available to expedite your symposium registrations:

Mail registration with check payment only to
Baptist Health CME Department,
8900 North Kendall Drive,
Miami, Florida 33176.

Registration Form

Register online (Master Card, Visa, American Express)

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.

  

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

 

Cancelation 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.

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Location & Accommodations

Location & Accommodations

South Miami Hospital, Victor E. Clarke Education Center


6200 SW 73 Street Miami, FL 33143

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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Contact Us

To help us serve you better, please fill out the form below completely.

To expedite your request, you can contact us directly by phone at 78​6-596-2398.

You may also mail your request to:

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

 

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