2015 Updates in Oncology Conference

2015 Update in Oncology CME event

Continuing Medical Education

Friday, June 26, 2015

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Sentinel Hotel (formerly the Governor Hotel)
  • This conference is a one-day course designed for cancer care providers in clinical practice. OHSU Knight Cancer Institute physicians will provide a review and update of a wide range of current topics in oncology. Expert analysis and interpretation of the latest findings from national meetings will help provide a bridge between research and practice.
  • At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

Space is limited,
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Dr. H. Richard AlexanderGuest Speaker: 
Jordan D. Berlin, M.D.
Co-Leader Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tenn.




7:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.
Introductions and Welcome

Christopher Ryan, M.D. and Jeremy Cetnar, M.D.

8:10 a.m.
Gastrointestinal Cancers

Jordan D. Berlin, M.D.

9 a.m.
Head and Neck Cancer

Khaled Tolba, M.D., M.B.B.Ch.

9:30 a.m.
[UPDATED] Geriatric Oncology

Ron Maggiore, M.D.

10 a.m.

10:15 a.m.
Prostate Cancer

Joshi Alumkal, M.D.

10:45 a.m.
Cancer (Non-Prostate)
Christopher Ryan, M.D.

11:15 a.m.
Central Nervous System Tumors

Prakash Ambady, M.D.


1 p.m.

Lara Davis, M.D.

1:30 p.m.
Breast Cancer

Kathleen Kemmer, M.D.

2 p.m.
Supportive Care

Joseph Bubalo, Pharm.D.

2:30 p.m.

2:45 p.m.
Hematologic Malignancies
Andy Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

3:15 p.m.
Lung Cancer
Jeremy Cetnar, M.D.

4 p.m.


Credit Statement


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

More information

Who should attend

Cancer care providers in clinical practice

Registration and fees

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and all course materials. Early registration is encouraged as enrollment will be limited. No refunds can be issued after June 16, 2015. Register online here.

Registration fee: $150, non-OHSU medical professionals, no charge for OHSU medical professionals


For more information, please contact Faith Buckley at or call 503 494-0669.