CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 31 National opinion leaders willconvene in Arlington, Virginia, March 6-8, 2008 to present the latest data,guidelines, practical applications, and strategies for the treatment of commonmalignancies. State-of-the-art technology will be used to make the meetinghighly interactive.
The Summit will provide 13.75 CME credits and 16.5 CE credits sponsored byThe Dannemiller Educational Foundation, and the content is being developedunder the direction of the program chair, Andrew Seidman, MD, MemorialSloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the distinguished Oncology Summit AdvisoryPanel and Faculty members -- some of the country's most renowned clinicians,researchers, and oncology educators.
This three-day, highly interactive conference will offer large and smallergroup sessions that will facilitate interaction with the national opinionleaders and is designed to offer cutting-edge educational programming for500 medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, oncology nurses, fellows andresidents and primary care physicians interested in cancer treatment andprevention. Sessions will include topics on clinical practice guidelines,focused on translating the discovery of solutions to the delivery of qualitypatient care, improving patient access, improving patient experience, andultimately improving outcomes. Multidisciplinary case-based panel discussionswill also be offered and are designed to hold broad appeal to Summitattendees.
The educational sessions will also be supplemented by relevant industrysupported satellite symposia which will complement the educational contentrather than reproduce what is being presented in the main sessions.
Chairman Dr. Andrew Seidman of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centersaid, "I am excited to be chairing this 3-day Oncology Summit. I believe thatwe have assembled a unique and dynamic group of expert speakers, and that thelarge and small group formats will generate a balanced opportunity forlearning and interaction. This meeting promises to deliver accurate,state-of-the art, insightful overviews of challenging areas in the managementof both hematologic and solid tumors. It employs a multidisciplinary facultyof medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, and as such will trulyprovide an optimal disease-management focus that should be of great interestand value to virtually anyone involved in the care of the patients withcancer."
About Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation
The Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation was founded in 1984 inmemory of Francis Joseph Dannemiller, MD. Dr. Dannemiller was the Chairman andDirector of the Anesthesiology Residency Training Program at Wilford Hall USAFMedical Center in San Antonio, Texas. His dedication to medicine and hisdevotion to teaching others was an inspiration to all who knew him. He oftencommented that his primary goal was to "motivate others to learn what they didnot know." This remains the philosophy of the Dannemiller Memorial EducationalFoundation.
Since its founding in 1984, the Dannemiller Foundation has been anaccredited provider of the Accreditation Council for Continuing MedicalEducation (ACCME).
The Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation was recently awardedAccreditation with Commendation by the ACCME on December 1, 2006. This is thehighest level of accreditation that the ACCME can award and carries a full6-year accreditation period for the Dannemiller Foundation. This award placesthe Dannemiller Foundation as one of only 8% of all providers who achieve thislevel of accreditation.
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