Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca; Bristol Myers Squibb; Daiichi Sankyo; Incyte Corporation; Pfizer, Inc.; and Taiho Oncology, Inc.

School of Gastrointestinal Oncology®: Multidisciplinary Strategies in Gastrointestinal Cancers

Release Date: March 18, 2021
Expiration Date: March 18, 2022

Activity Overview

Optimal management of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers often requires a high level of multidisciplinary cooperation and multimodality treatment regimens. This online, accredited CE activity is supplemental to the 6th Annual School of Gastrointestinal Oncology® (SOGO®) and consists of a series of video presentations from Eric Nakakura, MD, PhD; Rajesh Ramanathan, MD; and Flavio G. Rocha, MD, FACS. These renowned experts provide insights into recent clinical data with a focus on advances in gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, hepatobiliary cancer, and appendiceal mucinous neoplasms.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca; Bristol Myers Squibb; Daiichi Sankyo; Incyte Corporation; Pfizer, Inc.; and Taiho Oncology, Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

This educational program is directed toward medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, and hepatologists who are interested in the management of GI cancers. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pathologists, pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with GI cancers are invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Determine a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with early-stage GI cancer in the context of multidisciplinary collaboration among radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, and medical oncologists;
  • Optimize current treatment strategies based on guideline updates for patients with advanced GI cancer; and
  • Incorporate novel treatment strategies into clinical practice to improve the outcomes for patients with GI cancer.

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all conflicts of interest for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.


Eric Nakakura, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
UC San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Disclosures: no disclosures to report.

Rajesh Ramanathan, MD
Surgical Oncologist
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gilbert, AZ

Disclosures: no disclosures to report.

Flavio G. Rocha, MD, FACS, FSSO
Associate Professor of Surgery
Hedinger Chair and Division Head, Surgical Oncology
Physician-in-Chief, Knight Cancer Institute
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

Disclosures: no disclosures to report.

The staff of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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