Cancer Center CME

Join us for a CME opportunity, “New Directions in Clinical Oncology,” on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Wallace Tumor Institute, Conference Room 101. This free event will help oncology care providers understand new therapeutic approaches in breast, lung, genitourinary, gastrointestinal and gynecologic cancers; learn of new drugs being tested for medical oncology; and realize the impact of precision oncology.

Registration for this CME event has closed.

Registration for this event is free. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served, and free parking is available in the UAB 4th Avenue Parking Deck.

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For further information, please email Susan Ruppert.


CME Agenda

Registration and Breakfast
8 – 8:20 a.m.
WTI 101 lobby

8:20  – 8:30 a.m.
Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D., Director, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

Breast Cancer
8:30 – 9:10 a.m.
Erica Stringer-Reasor, M.D., Director, Breast Cancer Program, UAB

Lung Cancer
9:10  – 9:50 a.m.
Francisco Robert, M.D., Department of Medicine, UAB

9:50- 10:05 a.m.

Genitourinary Cancers
10:05 – 10:45 a.m.
Laxmin Nandagopal, M.D., Department of Medicine, UAB

Gastrointestinal Cancers
10:45 – 11:25 a.m.
Ravi Kumar Paluri, M.D., Department of Medicine, UAB

11:25 – 11:50  a.m.

Gynecologic Cancers
11:50 – 12:30 p.m.
Rebecca Arend, M.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UAB

Experimental Therapeutics
12:30 -1:10 p.m.
Mansoor Saleh, M.D., Director, Phase 1 Clinical Trials Program, UAB

CAR T-Cell Therapy
1:10- 1:50 p.m.
Amitkumar Mehta, M.D., Department of Medicine, UAB

Precision Oncology
1:50  – 2:30 p.m.
Eddy Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Chairman for Translational Science, UAB

Closing Remarks
2:30  – 2:35 p.m.
Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D., Director, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center


The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center designates this lecture series for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM  (0.75 credits per seminar) .

Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.