Ask the Expert: Cancer Survivorship for Older Adults

The George Washington (GW) Cancer Center invites you to join us for an upcoming Ask the Expert session titled Cancer Survivorship Care for Older Adults. Join our panel of experts to learn about older cancer survivors' experiences and needs, and promising practices to support this population including patient navigation and integrative medicine. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment on older cancer survivors
  2. Discuss promising practices to improve the post-treatment experience of cancer survivors
  3. Discuss patient navigation for older cancer survivors

Experts:

Dr. Gabrielle Rocque is an assistant professor of Medicine of Hematology and Oncology and Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She serves as the medical director for the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality of Care Committee and the past chair of the ASCO Measures Task Force. Dr. Roque's research interest include evaluating and improving the quality of healthcare delivery for cancer patients, payment reform and provision of supportive care services to patients.  

Dr. Mikhail Kogan was born in Moscow in what was the Soviet Union. Dr. Kogan emigrated with his family while still in his teen years, first to Israel and then to the United States, where he obtained his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He followed a Primary Care and Social Medicine Track Residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, and a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., which led to his joining the faculty as an assistant professor of medicine in the Divison of Geriatrics and Palliative Care. In addition to multiple research and teaching responsibilities at the GW Medical Center, Dr. Kogan currently serves as the associate director of the Geriatrics Fellowship Program and provides geriatric consultation at the GW University Hospital.   

Note: Space is limited: Registration is mandatory for participation. --

The intended audiences of this webinar are health care providers, public health professionals and researchers.

When: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Where: 

Online