SHERATON MAUI RESORT AND SPA • LAHAINA, HAWAII

 

COURSE DIRECTOR

Tracy Batchelor, M.D.

Brigham and Women's Hospital

COURSE CO-DIRECTORS

Nino Chiocca, M.D., Ph.D.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jay Loeffler, M.D.

Massachusetts General Hospital

Patrick Wen, M.D.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

ASSISTANT COURSE DIRECTORS

Tracey Milligan, M.D.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Zhong-Ping Chen, M.D.

Sun-Yat Sen University

Ying Mao, M.D.

Huashan Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

Overview

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Neuro-oncology is a rapidly evolving multi-disciplinary field, which involves the medical, surgical and radiation management of adult and pediatric patients with primary and metastatic brain and spinal cord tumors. In addition, modern molecular neuropathology and neuroradiology concepts are essential for accurate diagnosis and classification. This five-day CME course, the Asia-Pacific Neuro-Oncology CME Conference, is designed to provide an international audience with a comprehensive review of the diagnosis and management of adult and pediatric patients with primary and metastatic brain and spinal cord tumors and neurologic complications of cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate, diagnose and treat adult and pediatric patients with primary and metastatic central nervous system tumors
  • Appreciate the role of biomarkers in the diagnosis and treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Recognize and address neurological complications associated with cancer and new cancer therapies
  • Discuss the role of palliative and supportive care in neuro-oncology

Target audience

 

This course is targeted to health care specialists involved in the care of adult and pediatric neuro-oncology patients (oncologists, radiation oncologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, and neuropathologists).

ABMS/ACGME Competencies

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

IOM Competencies

  • Provide Patient-Centered Care
  • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice
  • Utilize Informatics

INQUIRIES

BY PHONE: 1-617-384-8600 Monday - Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (ET)

BY EMAIL: ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu

SHERATON MAUI RESORT AND SPA • LAHAINA, HAWAII COURSE DIRECTOR Tracy Batchelor, M.D. Brigham and Women's Hospital COURSE CO-DIRECTORS Nino Chiocca, M.D., Ph.D. Brigham and Women’s Hospital Jay Loeffler, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital Patrick Wen, M.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ASSISTANT COURSE DIRECTORS Tracey Milligan, M.D. Brigham and Women’s Hospital Zhong-Ping Chen, M.D. Sun-Yat Sen University Ying Mao, M.D. Huashan Hospital
SHERATON MAUI RESORT AND SPA • LAHAINA, HAWAII COURSE DIRECTOR Tracy Batchelor, M.D. Brigham and Women's Hospital COURSE CO-DIRECTORS Nino Chiocca, M.D., Ph.D. Brigham and Women’s Hospital Jay Loeffler, M.D. Massachusetts General Hospital Patrick Wen, M.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ASSISTANT COURSE DIRECTORS Tracey Milligan, M.D. Brigham and Women’s Hospital Zhong-Ping Chen, M.D. Sun-Yat Sen University Ying Mao, M.D. Huashan Hospital