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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC Hosts Conference That Explores Integrating New Therapies
Plainsboro, N.J. – Feb. 27, 2013 – Physicians' Education Resource® (PER®), the go-to source for excellence in continuing medical education, will host the 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Congress™ on March 16 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City.
The 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Congress™ is a day-long meeting that will educate health care professionals on advances in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer. This program is designed to integrate the latest clinical trial data with emerging strategies in order to maximize patient outcomes.
The congress will be chaired by Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS, and Daniel P. Petrylak, MD. Dr. Gomella is the Bernard W. Godwin Jr. Professor of Prostate Cancer at Jefferson Medical College, the chairman of the department of urology at Jefferson Medical College, and the associate director of the Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Petrylak is the director of prostate and genitourinary cancers and co-director of the signal transduction program at Yale University Cancer Center.
Drs. Gomella and Petrylak and other thought leaders will deliver presentations and give attendees opportunities to interact with the faculty through debates and open discussions, as well as share practical experiences, solve clinical problems, clarify best practices and discuss well-established and emerging therapeutic opportunities.
This educational congress is directed at medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and urologists involved in the treatment and management of patients with prostate cancer. Fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists and other health care professionals interested in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer are also invited to attend.
PER® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide learning opportunities for physicians. Incorporating instructional design with principles of adult learning, PER® plans, develops, implements and evaluates educational opportunities, including multi-day congresses, one-day update conferences, regional meetings, online case discussions and faculty dialogues. These educational activities enable health care professionals to remain current and responsive to advances in medical care for cancer patients, from diagnosis through treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
To register or view the program agenda, please visit www.gotoper.com.
About Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®) is the certified medical education resource of choice for live and online activities focusing on oncology and hematology. Based on identified needs and practice gaps, PER® provides high-quality, evidence- based activities featuring leading national and international faculty with a focus on practice changing advances and standards of care in treatment and disease management. PER® serves the oncology health care community, including physicians, fellows, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, nurses, pharmacists, and researchers. Learn more at www.gotoper.com.
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