FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019
7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Yale West Campus
For more information, call 203-785-2425.
Registration and Breakfast
Kimberly L. Johung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Director, Gastrointestinal Radiotherapy Program Stacey Stein, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH, Richard Sackler and Jonathan Sackler Professor of Medicine; Director, Yale Cancer Center & Physician-in-Chief, Smilow Cancer Hospital
Session One: Screening, Prevention, and Diagnosis of Esophageal Cancer
Moderator: Loren Laine, MD, Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Interim Section Chief of Digestive Diseases
Risk Factors for the Development of Esophageal Cancer Xavier Llor, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Cancer Screening and Prevention Program, and Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program; Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program
Screening for Esophageal Cancer and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus Harry Aslanian, MD, Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Associate Director, Endoscopy; Director, Yale Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Endoscopic Palliation of Esophageal Cancer Thiruvengadam Muniraj, MD, MRCP, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Director, Yale Center for Pancreatitis
Session Two: Treatment Strategies for Patients with Early Stage Esophageal Cancer Moderator: Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, Chair, Department of Surgery; William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery; Assistant Cancer Center Director, Surgery, Yale Cancer Center
Endoscopic Management of Early Stage Esophageal Cancer James Farrell, MBChB, Professor of Medicine; Director, Yale Center for Pancreatic Diseases
Advances in Surgical Approaches for Esophageal Cancer Daniel Boffa, MD, Professor of Surgery
Session Three: The Role of Molecular Markers and Targeted Therapies Moderator: Dhanpat Jain, MD, Professor of Pathology and Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
Molecular Markers in Esophageal Cancer Joanna Gibson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology
Incorporating Molecular Markers into Clinical Practice Jill Lacy, MD, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Session Four: Multi-Modality Approaches for Patients with Locally Advanced and Metastatic Disease Moderator: Jeremy Kortmansky, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Radiation Therapy in the Management of Esophageal Cancer Kimberly L. Johung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Director, Gastrointestinal Radiotherapy Program
Nutritional Support for Esophageal Cancer Patients from a Surgical Standpoint Andrew Dhanasopon, MD, Assistant Professor, Thoracic Surgery
Supportive Care for the Patient with Esophageal Cancer Andrew Putnam, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Emerging Role of Immune Therapy Stacey Stein, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Phase I Studies for Patients with Esophageal Cancer Michael Cecchini, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
The Yale School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Yale School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.