Acute and Chronic Leukemias 2019

Coronado, CA US
October 11, 2019 to October 12, 2019

Course Directors: Lisa Z. Sproat, M.D., M.S.W., Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D. and Jeffrey A. Betcher, B.S. Pharm., B.C.O.P.

This two-day symposium will review current diagnostic and treatment standards for acute and chronic leukemias. Interactive case presentations will feature panels of experts weighing in on pivotal treatment issues. Sessions will highlight standards of care, as well as new and emerging treatments, side effects of treatments, and any pertinent clinical issues of a specific diagnosis. A keynote address on CAR T-Cell Therapies will be provided by Saad J. Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B.

Topics include: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

The second day of the symposium will feature didactic sessions to address updates in: Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Palliative Care, and Pathology issues in this population.

Registration Fees


Register on or before
Sept. 11

Register after
Full Fee: M.D., Ph.D., DO$500$575

Reduced Fee: NP, PA, Nurse,
Allied Health Professional, Retiree, Residents, Fellow


Exhibit Opportunity

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Fellows, and Residents in the following specialties: Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hematopathology, and Medical Oncology.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate treatments for newly diagnosed and relapsed Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.
  • Describe outcomes of patients with relapsed Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.
  • Recognize when to use IDH-1 and IDH-2 inhibitors in Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
  • Describe what minimal residual disease testing is and how to apply it.
  • Recognize therapeutic use of CAR T-Cell Therapy.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 ABIM
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 ANCC
  • 10.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 10.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/11/2019 - 2:30pm
Event ends: 
10/12/2019 - 4:00pm

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Coronado Island Marriott
2000 Second Street
Coronado, CA 92118
United States

Coronado Island Marriott
2000 Second Street
Coronado, California 92118

Book your group rate for Mayo Clinic Acute and Chronic Leukemias

Reservations: (800) 228-9290 (Reference Mayo Clinic Leukemia)

The Coronado Island Marriott has reserved a block of rooms for course participants at a special group rate of $249 (USD), per room, per night, single or double occupancy, plus applicable city/state taxes. Group rates apply three days prior to and three days post-course dates, based on group room availability. To ensure accommodations, please make your reservation before the room block quickly fills, or by September 11, 2019.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.


San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located 7.4 miles from the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa. 

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online (use convention number CV03NR0014). Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors
Lisa Z. Sproat, M.D., M.S.W.
Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D.
Jeffrey A. Betcher, R.Ph.

Mayo Faculty
Aref Al-Kali, M.D.
James M. Foran, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
Naseema Gangat, M.B.B.S.
Katalin Kelemen, M.D., Ph.D.
Saad J. Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B.
Jose F. Leis, M.D., Ph.D.
Mark R. Litzow, M.D.
Margaret R. McCallen, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Sara E. Wordingham, M.D.

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Credit Breakdown:
Friday: 3.75
Saturday: 6.25
Course Total: 10

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 10 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 ANCC nursing contact hours.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

*Please note that ACPE credit will not be offered in 2019.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 10.00 ABIM
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.00 ANCC
  • 10.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 10.00 Attendance

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