National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Interactive CME


Educational Events & Programs

 

 

NCCN Academy Date > July 10, 2018   ENROLL NOW!

NCCN Academy Location > The Rittenhouse • Philadelphia, PA

 

OVERVIEW

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals are given the rare opportunity to view the oncology space, its future and its current operational issues from the provider, advocacy, and payer perspective. Participants will improve their working knowledge of key business, policy, coverage, reimbursement, informational, and operational issues in oncology and will gather valuable insights material to developing effective strategies for navigating the various constituencies in cancer care. Through this interactive program, pharmaceutical and biotech professionals will learn from key stakeholders what they view to be the most pressing issues in oncology today and how to apply this knowledge to create mutually-successful working relationships.

Professionals from advocacy, marketing, medical affairs, clinical research, policy and government affairs, and other business areas will better be able to serve their customers with improved knowledge of real-world oncology issues after completion of this program.

Please check back often for additional updates regarding this program. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Tredwell.


MODERATOR

Clifford Goodman, PhD
Senior Vice President
The Lewin Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRICULUM*

8:00 – 8:50 AM

Breakfast and Registration

8:50 – 8:55 AM

Welcome
C. Lyn Fitzgerald, MJ
Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

9:00 – 10:25 AM

Module I:
Who Exactly is the Payer? A View across the
Oncology Ecosystem

Panelists:

Wayne Burton, MD
Former Medical Director
American Express

Virginia Calega, MD, MBA, FACP
VP, Medical Management and Policy
Independence Blue Cross

John Fox, MD (Invited)
Medical Director
Priority Health

Phil Hagerman (Invited)
CEO
Skypoint Ventures

Louis Jacques, MD
Chief Clinical Officer
ADVI

Susan Weidner
Senior Vice President
IntrinsiQ Specialty Solutions at AmerisourceBergen

10:25 – 10:35 AM

Break

10:35 AM – 12:00 PM

Module II:
Meet the NCCN Guidelines Panel Experts

                                               
Panelists:
                                               
Robert W. Carlson, MD
Chief Executive Officer
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Thomas A. D’Amico, MD
Gary Hock Professor of Surgery, Chief Thoracic Surgery,
Chief Medical Officer
Duke Cancer Institute
Vice Chair, Esophageal and Esophagastric Junction Cancers Panel
Member, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Panel
Representative to NCCN Board of Directors
and NCCN Foundation Board of Directors

Eric Jonasch, MD
Associate Professor, Genitourinary Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
NCCN Kidney Cancer Panel

Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN
Director, Cancer Pain Program
Division, Hematology-Oncology
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Vice-Chair NCCN Adult Cancer Pain Panel

P. Kumar Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine
Member NCCN Uveal Melanoma Panel

12:00 – 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:50 – 2:15 PM

Module III:
Incorporating the Patient Voice in Shared Decision Making

Panelists:

Sheryl Lapidus
Director, Corporate Affairs and Patient Advocacy
TESARO

Bhuvana Ramkumar, MD
Staff Physician
Roswell Park Hematology Oncology of Niagra
Roswell Park Hematology Oncology Northtowns

Susan M. Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN
Associate Professor
Lead Faculty Oncology Nursing Specialty
Duke University School of Nursing
President
Oncology Nursing Society

Thomas Whitehead
Patient Representative

Matthew Zachary
Founder/CEO
Stupid Cancer

2:15 PM

Closing Remarks

*Curriculum subject to change.


PROGRAM LOCATION

The Rittenhouse
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103


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