The Advances in Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Symposium is an annual conference sponsored by The University of Kansas Cancer Center Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, National Marrow Donor Program "Be the Match", and the University of Kansas Medical Center's Area Health Education Center. The conference offers a review of the latest advances in the field of autologous and allogeneic transplantation including, current state-of-the-art treatment strategies, clinical trials research and outcomes of both autologous and allogeneic (related and unrelated donor) transplants to aid in your clinical decision making.
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Mitchell E. Horwitz, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Duke University Medical Center
Bipin N. Savani, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, Director, Long-Term Transplant Clinic, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Richard M. Stone, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Program Director, Adult Acute Leukemia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Sunil Abhyankar, M.D. - Medical Director, Pheresis and Cell Processing, Blood and Marrow Transplantation; Professor of Medicine
Siddhartha Ganguly, M.D. - Director, Lymphoma and Myeloma, Blood and Marrow Transplantation; Professor of Medicine
Joseph McGuirk, DO - Chair, Medical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Professor of Medicine, Acute Leukemia
All participants requesting continuing education credit or a certificate of attendance must sign in at the registration table the day of the conference and complete verification of attendance and evaluation form online within the timeframe noted.
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education, The University of Kansas Cancer Center blood and marrow transplant and cellular therapeutics program, and National Marrow DonorProgram®/Be The Match®. The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
APRNs/nurses: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center West is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 6.3 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0086-1149. Karen Aufdemberge, BSN, RN, coordinator.Continuing education credit will be issued according to documented attendance.
The Sheraton Hotel next to the Overland Park Convention Center will host accommodations for the symposium. For the special rate, specify that you are part of the University of Kansas Medical Center BMT Symposium. Reservations must be made no later than April 7, 2018, by calling toll-free 866-837-4214 or visiting www.sheraton.com/overlandpark.