Recent Advances in Oncology for the Primary Care Physician - New Jersey

Course details

  • 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.50 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
Title & description

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Program Description: 


On-Line Registration

Overview & Target Audience:

The purpose of this activity is to provide primary care physicians and other primary health care providers with education about cancer screening, risk evaluation, diagnostic and treatment advances and survivorship care.

This activity has been designed for primary care physicians including: general medicine, internal medicine, family practice, gynecologist, primary care practice nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the primary care of patients.

Please note that most conference material will be available online. Please bring your electronic device to view presentations in real time.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify new advances in cancer treatment, including: immunotherapy, precision surgery and proton therapy
  • Describe the PCP role in lung cancer screening
  • Explain the latest advances in surgical and systemic therapies for lung cancer
  • Describe the latest evidence for gynecologic malignancies screening and HPV vaccination


5:30 pm Registration

6:00 pm Welcome and Dinner

  • Seth H. Berk, MD and Samuel Weiner, MD

6:10 pm - 6:25 pm Update on Immunotherapy/Targeted Therapies and Managing Toxicities - Practice Implications for the PCP

  • Lynn M. Schuchter, MD | Hematology Oncology

6:25 pm - 6:40 pm Advances in Precision Surgery: Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery and Penn Medicine's TumorGlowTM Technology

  • John Y.K. Lee, MD, MSCE | Neurosurgery

6:40 pm - 7:15 pm Advances in Radiation Therapy for the Primary Clinician: Update on Stereotactic Radiosurgery, High Dose Brachytherapy and Proton Therapy

  • David D Wilson, MD, MSCR | Radiation Oncology
  • Patrick J. Connolly, MD | Neurosurgery
  • Benjamin Goldsmith, MD | Radiation Oncology

7:15 pm - 7:35 pm Gynecologic Malignancies - Update on Screening and HPV Vaccine

  • Randolph Deger, MD | Gynecologic Oncology
  • Nawar A. Latif MD, MPH, MSCE | Gynecologic Oncology

7:35 pm - 8:05 pm Lung Cancer Advances: Screening and Precision Medicine

  • Matthew Puc, MD | Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Richard Greenberg, MD | Hematology/Oncology

8:05 pm - 8:30 pm Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers

  • Panel Moderators: Seth Berk, MD and Samuel Weiner, MD
  • Panel: All speakers above

8:30 pm Meeting Adjourns


Physicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit:

Physicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cancellation Policy:

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will notify all pre-registrants but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines and travel agencies.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Barry D. Brown Health Education Center
106 Carnie Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ, 08043
United States
This live activity started on November 6th, 2017 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 2.50
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 2.50
Activity Documents
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
150 Anatomy/Chemistry Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
Contact us: penncme@mail.med.upenn.edu | 215-898-8005
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In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine 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.