Head and Neck Cancer and Endocrine Surgery Update


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Department: Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Course Number: MOT17005
Activity Start Date: November 18, 2016
Activity End Date: November 19, 2016
Location: JW Marriott
San Francisco, CA
Fees: Early Bird Ends - September 30, 2016
Physicians $550
Allied Health Professionals $425
Residents/Fellows $425

Regular Fee Begins - October 1, 2016
Physicians $600
Allied Health Professionals $475
Residents/Fellows $475


This two day course will provide a comprehensive update on new technologies and clinical advances in head and neck cancer treatment and head and neck endocrine surgery. The symposium is designed for otolaryngologists/ head and neck surgeons, regardless of their practice setting. The course also will be of interest to general surgeons, endocrinologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, advanced healthcare providers, and speech-language pathologists.

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We specifically anticipate improvements in skills and strategies to:

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

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Course Outline:

Friday, November 18, 2016

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast


7:45 Welcome and Course Introduction
Ivan El-Sayed and Patrick Ha

7:55 Future Cancer Therapies: Challenges and Opportunities
Alan Ashworth

8:15 Update on NCCN Guidelines in Head and Neck Cancer
David W. Eisele

8:35 Exciting Clinical Trials in Head and Neck Cancer
Jennifer R. Grandis

8:55 Changing Landscape of Head and Neck Cancer
Carole Fakhry

9:15 Quality Metrics in Head and Neck Care Delivery
Ehab Y. Hanna

9:35 Coffee Break

SESSION II Salivary Tumors

10:00 Surgery for Parotid Malignancy
David W. Eisele

10:20 Diagnostic Pitfalls of Salivary Tumor FNA
Annemieke van Zante

10:40 Reoperative Parotid Surgery
Patrick Ha

11:00 Parapharyngeal Space Tumors
Ivan H. El-Sayed

11:20 Radiation for Salivary Gland Tumors
Adam A. Garsa

11:40 Panel Discussion
Eisele, Hanna, Ha, El-Sayed, Garsa

12:10 pm Lunch (On Your Own)


1:45 Optimizing Outcomes in Modern Thyroid Surgery - 5 Essential Principles
David J. Terris

2:25 Post-surgical Hypoparathyroidism: Recognition, Prevalence, Acute and Chronic Management
Dolores Shoback

2:45 Robotic Distant Access Thyroid Surgery
Rohan R. Walvekar

3:05 Surgeon-performed Head & Neck Ultrasound: Lessons from the Field
Marika D. Russell

3:25 Thyroid Cancer and the ATA: What's New in 2016?
Jonathan R. George

3:45 Coffee Break

SESSION IV General Head & Neck Cancer

4:00 Optimizing MR Imaging for your Head and Neck Patient
Christine Glastonbury

4:20 Surveillance in Head & Neck Cancer
William R. Ryan

4:35 Airway Complications of Head & Neck Cancer
M. Boyd Gillespie

4:55 Incorporating an Advanced Healthcare Provider into your Practice
Trina Sheedy

5:10 Non-surgical Approaches to the Treatment of Skin Cancer
Roy Grekin

5:30 pm Adjourn



Saturday, November 19, 2016

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

SESSION V Upper Aerodigestive Tract I

7:30 The Management and Diagnosis of Premalignant Disease
Richard C. Jordan

7:50 Oral Conditions - What’s That Lesion?
Caroline Shiboski

8:10 Dental Considerations Pre and Post Radiation
Natalie Heaivilin

8:30 Reconstruction Oral Cavity Defects- Functional Considerations
P. Daniel Knott

8:50 Discussing the Diagnosis of HPV-related Cancer with Patients and Families
Carole Fakhry

9:10 De-intensification Strategies for HPV Positive Patients
Sue S. Yom

9:30 Panel Discussion: Oropharyngeal Cancer
Yom, Fakhry, Wang, Ha, Ryan

10:00 Coffee Break

SESSION VI Thyroid/Parathyroid

10:30 Re-operative Parathyroidectomy: A Systematic Approach
David J. Terris

11:00 Goiter Surgery: Indications and Pitfalls
William R. Ryan

11:20 The Pathologic Spectrum of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Elham Khanafshar

11:40 Radiation Therapy for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Adam A. Garsa

12:00 pm Lunch (On Your Own)

SESSION VII Upper Aerodigestive Tract II

1:30 Update on Management of Unknown Primary
Steven J. Wang

1:50 Practical Applications of Transoral Robotic Surgery
William R. Ryan

2:10 Endoscopic Partial Laryngectomy
Patrick Ha

2:30 Surgical Considerations in Salvage Laryngectomy
Chase M. Heaton

2:50 Stoma and TEP Management After Total Laryngectomy
Joey Laus

3:10 Immunotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
Alain Algazi

3:30 Coffee Break

SESSION VIII Skull Base and Advanced Malignancy

3:45 Outcomes in Skull Base Cancer
Ehab Y. Hanna

4:05 Endoscopic vs. Open Skull Base Surgery
Ivan H. El-Sayed

4:25 Orbitomaxillary Reconstruction
P. Daniel Knott

4:45 Prosthetic Reconstruction of the Head and Neck
Arun B. Sharma

5:00 Facial Reconstruction and Reanimation in Radical Parotidectomy
Rahul Seth

5:20 pm Course Adjourns

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Patrick Ha, MD, FACS
Professor and Division Chief
Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Ivan El-Sayed, MD, FACS
Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Jonathan George, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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David W. Eisele, MD, FACS
Andelot Professor and Director,
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Carole Fakhry, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments
of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Epidemiology,
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD

M. Boyd Gillespie, MD, MSc
Professor & Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Ehab Y. Hanna, MD, FACS
Professor, Departments of Head
and Neck Surgery, and of Neurosurgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology,
Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences,
Head and Neck Surgery,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

David J. Terris, MD, FACS, FACE
Regents Professor of Otolaryngology and Endocrinology;
Surgical Director, Augusta
University Thyroid and Parathyroid Center,
Augusta University, Augusta, GA

Rohan R. Walvekar, MD, FACS
Associate Professor;
Mervin L. Trail Endowed Chair in Head & Neck Oncology;
Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery,
Louisiana State University Health
Sciences Center; Director, Salivary
Endoscopy Service; Co-Director,
ENT Service, University Medical
Center New Orleans, LA

Steven J. Wang, MD, FACS
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery,
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

(Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, unless otherwise specified)

Alain Algazi, MD
Assistant Professor, The
Cutaneous Oncology Program,
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Sarah Tuttleton Arron, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Dermatology in Residence;
Associate Director, UCSF
Dermatologic Surgery
and Laser Center; Chief of Mohs Micrographic Surgery,
San Francisco VA Medical
Center;Director, High Risk Skin
Cancer Program; Director,
Dermatology Clinical Research Unit

Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS
President, UCSF Helen Diller
Family Comprehensive Cancer
Center, Senior Vice President for Cancer Services, UCSF Health
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Adam A. Garsa, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Christine M. Glastonbury, MBBS
Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging,
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck
Surgery and of Radiation Oncology

Jennifer R. Grandis, MD
American Cancer Society
Professor; Associate Vice
Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Research Director,
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Professor, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Natalie Heaivilin, DDS
Assistant Professor,
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UCSF School of Dentistry

Chase M. Heaton, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery

Richard C. Jordan, DDS, PhD, FRCPath
Professor of Oral Pathology,
Pathology and Radiation Oncology,
UCSF Dermatopathology & Oral Pathology Service

Elham Khanafshar, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pathology

P. Daniel Knott, MD, FACS
Associate Professor and Director,
Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Joey Laus, MS, CCC-SLP
Senior Speech Language
Pathologist, Otolaryngology Voice Center

Marika D. Russell, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor

Rahul Seth, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Arun B. Sharma, BDS, MSc
Professor of Preventive & Restorative Dental Science
UCSF School of Dentistry

Trina Sheedy, MMS, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck
Surgical Oncology; Helen Diller
Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Caroline Shiboski, DDS, MPH, PhD
Professor of Orofacial Sciences
UCSF School of Dentistry

Dolores Shoback, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Endocrine Research Unit,
San Francisco Dept. of Veterans
Affairs Medical Center

Annemieke van Zante, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology

Sue S. Yom, MD, PhD, MAS
Associate Professor of Radiation

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Travel & Lodging:

JW Marriott
515 Mason Street
San Francisco CA 94102

Hotel Phone: 415-771-8600
Rates: $264/night
Reservations: 800-228-9290
Online Reservations: please click here

Cut-off Date: Extended to November 2, 2016


Hertz is pleased to offer discounts for our course attendees. Please click on the link below to make a reservation:
Hertz UCSF CME Discount
You can also reserve by calling Hertz at 800-654-3131 and referencing Convention Code: 03BW0135

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before November 9, 2016 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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