Alabama Cancer Congress – Mississippi Oncology Society Joint Spring Conference Agenda*

Friday, April 12, 2019 (CME credits not available for Business Track)

Business Track

9 am – 10 am

Oncology Benchmarking and Patient Centered Oncology Payment Model,  Brian Bourbeau, MBA

10 am – 11 am

2019 Medicare Final Rule, Justin Caudle, BS, MBA

11 – 11:15 am

Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Aggressive Patient Management outside of the Office, Dawn Holcombe, FACMPE, MBA, ACHE

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Pharmacy Standards, Managing the Inevitable Despite Uncertainty, Dawn Holcombe, FACMPE, MBA, ACHE

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Utilizing Data for a Better Tomorrow: Practice Sustainability and Workflow Operations, Kim Woofter, RN

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Community Oncology Challenges and Opportunities, Jeff Patton, MD

 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 Reception and Dinner

Radiation Therapy/Dosimetry/Nurse Track

9 am – 10 am

Proton Therapy and Why it Matters to You,  Samuel Marcrom, MD 

10 am – 11 am

Proton Therapy: We are Learning and So Can You, Allison Paige Dalton, BS, CMD, R.T.(T),

11 am – 11:15 am

Break

11:15 am– 12:15 pm

Hope In the Midst of Challenge, Chaplain Billy Duncan, MA, LPC

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The Evolution of Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Susceptibility, Meagan Farmer, MS, CGC, MBA 

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Cancer Doesn’t Have Me, Riley Castro, MSW

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Survivorship Care in Radiation Oncology: Roles and Practices, Maria Smith, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-C

 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 Reception and Dinner

Saturday, April 13, 2019 

Welcome and Plenary Session

8:50 am – 9:00 am

Welcome and Introductions, 
John Waples, MD, President, Alabama Cancer Congress 
David Morris, MD, President, Mississippi Oncology Society
9:00 am – 10:00 am
PLENARY SESSION 
SBRT for Oligometastatic Disease: Daniel Gomez, MD

Clinical Track

 

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Update on Neuro-oncology Therapeutics and Trials, Louis B. Nabors, MD 

11 am – 11:15 am

Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Update in CAR-T Therapy in Lymphomas, Amitkumar Mehta, MD 

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Introduction to Proton Therapy at UAB:  Adam J. Kole, MD, PhD 

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Precision Oncology: Promise and Pitfalls, Victor T.G. Lin, MD, PhD

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Updates in Gynecologic Oncology, Margaret Liang, MD, MSHS

 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 Closing Reception

Radiation Oncology/Dosimetry/Nurse Track

10:00 am -11:00 am

Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Oligometastatic Cancer, Caleb Dulaney, MD 

11:00 am -11:15 am

Break

11:15 am -12:15 pm

Updates in Medical Oncology: Moving Beyond Chemotherapy, Garrett Sherwood, MD

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Breaking the Silence: A Story of Grief and Loss, Sissy Louise Moore, BS, ACP, OPN-CG; Diane Baldwin, RN, OCN, CBCN

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 

Immunotherapy in Cancer Care, Margaret Barton-Burke, PhD, RN, FAAN 

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Partnership Between Radiation and Medical Oncology Nurses and its Benefit to Patients, Jalon Greer, RN, BSN

6:00 pm - 7:30 PM

Closing Reception

 * program tentative