Syllabus

This program in best practices and standards of care is designed for the fellow in training, the practitioner of hematology and medical oncology who wishes to review established standards of care and recent basic and clinical advances in hematology and medical oncology, or the physician planning to take the hematology or medical oncology certifying examination.  Please see below for the 2018/2019 Home Study agenda*.  To review the tentative 2019/2020 Home Study schedule, click here

 

  1. Hematology 1, 2, 3
  2. Hematologic Malignancies 1, 2
  3. Medical Oncology 1, 2, 3 

 

*Duration may vary slightly. Syllabus for the 2018/2019.  

HEMATOLOGY: 1

Duration

Session

Speaker

60 min.

Biology of Hematopoiesis

Jerry L. Spivak, MD

60 min.

Iron Deficiency and Overload

Victor R. Gordeuk, MD

60 min.

Hemoglobinopathies

Victor Gordeuk, MD

45 min.

Anemia of Chronic Illness

Vera Malkovska, MD

90 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: Anemias and Sickle Cell Disease (multiple choice with rationale for answers)

Drs. Steinberg, Gordeuk,
Malkovska, and Siegel

30 min.

Porphyrias

Victor Gordeuk, MD

45 min.

Megaloblastic and Sideroblastic Anemias

Vera Malkovska, MD

45 min.

Bone Marrow Failure

Neal Young, MD

60 min.

White Cell Disorders

Neal Young, MD

45 min.

Sickling Disorders

Martin Steinberg, MD

HEMATOLOGY: 2

Duration

Session

Speaker

35 min. Mechanisms for Clotting  Nigel S. Key, MD

45 min.

The Hemophilias

Nigel S. Key, MD

45 min.

Von Willebrand's Disease

Margaret Rick, MD

45 min.

Acquired Disorders of Coagulation

Margaret Rick, MD

60 min. 

Hypercoagulable States

Kenneth A. Bauer, MD

90 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: WBC Disorders and Coagulopathy

Drs. Bauer, Macik, Lambert, and Siegel

45 min.

ITP and Drug Induced Thrombocytopenias

Robert S. Siegel, MD

60 min.

Qualitative Platelet Defects

Michele Lambert, MD

60 min.

Oral Anticoagulants and Antithrombotic Therapy

B. Gail Macik, MD

30 min.

Parenteral Antithrombotics and Thrombolytic Therapy

B. Gail Macik, MD

HEMATOLOGY: 3

Duration

Session

Speaker

60 min.

Hemolytic Anemia

Imad Tabbara, MD

45 min.

RBC Enzymes, Membranes and Metabolism

Imad Tabbara, MD

55 min.

Transfusion Medicine

Thomas S. Kickler, MD

45 min.

Platelet Alloimmunization

Thomas S. Kickler, MD

45 min.

Consumptive Thrombohemorrhagic Disorders

Theodore (Ted) E. Warkentin, MD

105 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: Thrombocytopenias, Aplastic
Anemia, Anemias, and Myeloproliferative Disease

Drs. Kickler, Siegel, Tabbara, Tefferi, and Warketin

60 min.

Prothrombotic Complications of Anticoagulation

Theodore (Ted) E. Warkentin, MD

30 min.

Problems in Hemostaisis and Thrombosis

Drs. Siegel & Warkentin

45 min.

Hematologic Complications of Pregnancy

Robert S. Siegel, MD

90 min.

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Ayalew A. Tefferi, MD

 

 

HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES: 1

Duration

Session

Speaker

60 min.

Pathology of Lymphomas

L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD

60 min.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA

60 min.

Multiple Myeloma , Plasmacytoma, MGUS

S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD

60 min.

Hodgkin's Disease

Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA

45 min.

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Hagop Kantarjian, MD

105 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: Lymphomas, CLL, ALL, CML,
Plasma Cell Disorders, and MDS

Drs. Kantarjian, Tabbara, Vose, Rajkumar, and Siegel

45 min.

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Hagop Kantarjian, MD

45 min.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Imad Tabbara, MD

45 min.

Myelodysplasia

Mikkael Sekeres, MD

45 min.

Waldenstom's Macroglobulinemia and Amyloidosis

Morie A. Gertz, MD

HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES: 2

Duration

Session

Speaker

60 min.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Richard Stone, MD

60 min.

Bone Marrow Transplantation

F. Marc Stewart, MD

45 min.

ABO Incompatibility and Other Transfusion-Related Issues in Hematopoietic Transplantation

Charles D. Bolan, MD

60 min.

Pharmacology I

Edward Chu, MD

100 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: AML, Pharmacology, and BMT  

Drs. Chu, Stewart, Stone, and Siegel

45 min.

Pharmacology II

Edward Chu, MD

30 min. 

Pharmacology III

Edward Chu, MD

45 min.

Palliative Care

Erica Schockett, MD

30 min.

Next Gen Sequencing and Liquid Biopsies for Cancer Dx

Howard (Skip) Burris, MD

45 min. 

Melanoma

Stephen Hodi, MD

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: 1

Duration

Session

Speaker

45 min.

Familial Cancer Syndromes

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH

60 min.

Head and Neck Cancer

David J. Adelstein, MD

60 min.

Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer

Neelima Denduluri, MD

60 min.

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Bruce E. Johnson, MD

45 min.

Small Cell Lung Cancer

Bruce E. Johnson, MD

100 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, and Neuro-Oncology 

Drs. Gilbert, Isaacs, Denduluri, Johnson, and Siegel

45 min.

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Claudine Isaacs, MD

30 min.

Expert Panel: Problems in Treating Breast Cancer

Drs. Denduluri, Isaacs, and Siegel

45 min.

Neuro-Oncology

Mark Gilbert, MD

30 min.

Metastatic Disease to the Brain, Spine, Carcinomatous Meningitis 

Mark Gilbert, MD

45 min.

Endocrine Malignancies

Ann Gramza, MD

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: 2

Duration

Session

Speaker

45 min.

Renal Cell Cancer

Dean F. Bajorin, MD

60 min.

Prostate Cancer

Jeanny B. Aragon-Ching, MD

45 min.

Bladder Cancer

Dean F. Bajorin, MD

45 min.

Testicular Cancer and Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumors

Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., MD 

60 min.

Ovarian Cancer

James Tate Thigpen, MD

90 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: GU, GYN and GI Tumors

Drs. Aragon-Ching, Bajorin, Loehrer, Thigpen, and Siegel

30 min.

Endometrial Cancer

James Tate Thigpen, MD

60 min.

Cancer of the Cervix, Vulva, Vagina and Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors 

Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD

45 min.

Pancreatic Cancer

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD

45 min.

Mesothelioma

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: 3

Duration

Session

Speaker

45 min.

Carcinoid Tumors, Carcinoid Syndrome and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Diane Reidy, MD

45 min.

Esophageal Carcinoma

David Ilson, MD

45 min.

Gastric Cancer

David Ilson, MD

45 min.

Metastatic Colon and Rectal Cancer

John L. Marshall, MD

60 min.

Adjuvant Therapy for Colon and Rectal Cancer

Daniel G. Haller, MD

45 min.

Anal Cancer

John S. Macdonald, MD

70 min.

Board Review Q&A Session: GI, Sarcoma, and Palliative Care 

Drs. Agulnik, Reidy, Haller, Macdonald, and Siegel

45 min.

Hepatobiliary Cancer

Daniel G. Haller, MD

45 min.

Sarcomas

Mark Agulnik, MD