Calendar of Events


April 2014

Tuesdays at 12:00 Noon - URIS AUDITORIUM

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
"Informing AML Therapy Via Genomic Strategies"
Duane Hassane, PhD

2012 Seed Grant Winner
Assistant Professor of Computational Medicine in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

"Zebrafish: A New Tool for Cancer Genetics"
Yariv Houvras, MD, PhD

2012 Seed Grant Winner
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Developmental Biology
Departments of Surgery and Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
"Innovation in communication about end-of-life care:
Using videos and system-level change to improve care"

Angelo Volandes, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Decision Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
"Molecularly Targeted Therapy of Lymphoma Based on Genomics"

Louis Staudt, MD, PhD
2014 Sass Foundation Visiting Professor
Director, Center for Cancer Genomics, NCI, NIH
Co-Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, CCR, NCI, NIH

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Andrew I. Schafer, MD Symposium:
"What is the Future of Academic Medicine?"

(12:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

With Guest Speakers:
Paul Klotman, MD
President and CEO
Baylor College of Medicine

Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Physician-in-Chief, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

George E. Thibault, MD
President, The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Medicine Grand Rounds Lectures Are Now Videotaped and Available Online.

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Statement of Need

Advances in these fields need to be presented to Weill Cornell faculty and other physicians on a regular basis as one means of promoting state-of-the-art health care for patients.

Target Audience Physicians in this specialty and others interested as one means of promoting state-of-the-art health care for patients.

Course Objectives Physicians attending this conference regularly should be apprised of recent advances in medicine that will lead to improved patient care.

CME Accreditation Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.Weill Cornell Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medical College to adhere to ACCME Essential Areas, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs. All faculty participating in sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the audience any potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest related to their contribution to the activity, and any discussions of off-label or investigational uses of any commercial products or devices not yet approved in the United States. All disclosures will be made to attendees prior to each presentation. WCMC is accessible for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Participants with special needs are requested to contact the Office of CME at (212) 746-2631.

All disclosures will be made at the time of this CME activity.

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