OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

OHSU Knight Cancer Network Symposium

Panoramic view of the city of Portland from the top of the Vollum Institute

4th Annual OHSU Knight Cancer Network Symposium

March 6, 2020

8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Knight Cancer Research Building
2720 S.W. Moody Ave.
Portland, OR 97201

This annual symposium is designed for cancer care teams from OHSU and OHSU Knight Cancer Network organizations, including oncologists, hematologists, advance practice providers, researchers, administrators, clinical leaders and staff.

The aim is to learn about recent advances in clinical care, research, and clinical operations at OHSU and across the Network in an engaging, interactive environment.

Registration is free.

Time Topic Presenter
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Opening comments and “Vision for Clinical Research” Eneida Nemecek, M.D., M.B.A. Medical Director, Knight Cancer Clinical Research
9:15 a.m. Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Cancer James Lim, M.D., Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. The Rapidly Expanding World of Cellular Immunotherapy for Cancer Richard Maziarz, M.D., Medical Director, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program
10:45 a.m. Daily Huddles in the Oncology Practice Setting Bailey Buckingham, Program Manager, Hematology/Oncology Value Stream with Trisha Silbernagel, B.S.N., RN, Assistant Infusion Nurse Manager and Kathy Vilarino, B.S.N., RN, CMSRN, Infusion Nurse Manager
11:30 a.m. Rood Family Pavilion Update/ Lodging and Support for out of town patients Susan Hedlund, M.S.W., LCSW, OSW-C, Director, Oncology Family Support Services
Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening in a Rural Setting Kent Sharman, M.D., Internist, North Bend Medical Center and Deb Howes, M.S.Ed., Community Research Liaison, Cancer Network
1:45 p.m. Nurse Navigation in OHSU Community-based clinics Tyler Van Brunt, RN, B.S.N., OCN, Nurse Manager, Community Hematology/Oncology
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Quality and Safety Monitoring in Radiation Oncology Pehr Hartvigson, M.D., Assistant Professor, Columbia Memorial Hospital/OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Uma Borate, M.D., M.S., Medical Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Network

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

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.