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Mayo Clinic Gastrointestinal Cancers 2022: Current and Emerging Strategies in Multidisciplinary Care - Translating Evidence into Best Practice - LIVESTREAM

March 18, 2022 to March 19, 2022

This is the LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance option. 

Course Directors:  Steven R. Alberts, M.D. and Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, M.D. 

March 18-19, 2022 - LIVESTREAM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

This course focuses on case-based and didactic presentations from Mayo Clinic and other international experts in the treatment of the whole spectrum of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, including esophageal, gastric, hepatocellular, pancreatic, small bowel, bile duct, anal and colorectal, and gallbladder.

The primary goal of this course is to guide practicing physicians on integrating the best and most current evidence into day-to-day routine care for patients with GI cancers. This course brings a practical perspective on how to optimize multidisciplinary care for some of the more complex clinical management decisions. Topics discussed include locoregional modalities, the role of minimally invasive procedures, and state-of-the-art radiation modalities.

Registration Fees (Live and Livestream)
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.   $650.00
Allied Health Professionals, Retirees, NP, PA   $550.00   


Target Audience

This course is designed for medical, radiation and surgical oncologists; gastroenterology surgeons, gastroenterologists and hepatologists involved in cancer care; interventional radiologists; pharmacists; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; and nurses. Other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients diagnosed with GI malignancies may benefit from this program.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Interpret the most up-to-date and practice-relevant data presented in 2021 and 2022.
  • Integrate evidence-based interdisciplinary treatment strategies into clinical practice in various fields of medical oncology.
  • Determine the usefulness of genomic and immune-based treatment approaches in oncology.
  • Review the current and future role of immunotherapy strategies in various GI malignancies.
  • Select the appropriate treatment strategy for patients with early stage cancers of GE junction, rectum, pancreas, and liver.
  • Identify ideal patients with neuroendocrine tumors that would be candidates for radionuclide therapy.
  • Describe the molecular biology and genetics of colorectal cancers.
  • State the appropriate regimens for sequencing therapies across multiple GI malignancies.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 ABIM
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.00 ANCC
  • 11.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/18/2022 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/19/2022 - 12:05pm
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Livestream Activity from Pacific Daylight Time
Coronado, CA 92118
United States

Course Directors

Steven R. Alberts, M.D., M.P.H.
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Guest Faculty

Kristen K. Ciombor, M.D., MSCI
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Anthony B. El-Khoueiry, M.D.
University of Southern California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California 

Bassel El-Rayes, M.D.
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama

Yelena Y. Janjigian, M.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Milind M. Javle, M.D.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Christopher Lieu, M.D.
University of Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Katrina S. Pedersen, M.D., M.S.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

Michael Jon Pishvaian, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins
Washington, D.C.

John H. Strickler, M.D.  
Duke University
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Takayuki Yoshimo, M.D., Ph.D.
National Cancer Center Hospital East
Kashiwa, Japan

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Daniel H. Ahn, D.O.
Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D., Ph.D.
Hani M. Babiker, M.D.
Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.
Sean P. Cleary, M.D.
Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, M.D.
Christopher (Chris) L. Hallemeier, M.D.
Joleen M. Hubbard, M.D.
Jeremy C. Jones, M.D.
Wen Wee Ma, M.B.B.S.
Amit Mahipal, M.B.B.S.
Robert R. McWilliams, M.D.
Nitin Mishra, M.B.B.S., M.S.
Niloy (Jewel) J. Samadder, M.D.
Rory L. Smoot, M.D.
Jason S. Starr, D.O.
Beau Toskich, M.D.
Nguyen H. Tran, M.D.
Mark J. Truty, M.D., M.S.
Christina Wu, M.D. 
Harry H. Yoon, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
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.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday 7.00
Saturday 4.00

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 11.00 ANCC 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 11.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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

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

Available Credit

  • 11.00 ABIM
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.00 ANCC
  • 11.00 Attendance

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