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ACS Quality and Safety Conference Cancer Sessions to Focus on COVID-19 and the Roles of Humans and Machines

Join the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Cancer Programs at the 2020 Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL for sessions that will focus on the impact of COVID-19 and the roles of humans and machines in delivering real time data. There are no registration fees for these sessions.

July 25, 2020 | 8:00–8:50 a.m. CT
The Cancer Patient Journey: Lessons Learned from COVID-19
Moderator: Scott Kurtzman, MD, FACS, Waterbury, CT
Speakers: Lawrence Shulman, MD, FCAP, FASCO, Philadelphia, PA
Katharine Yao, MD, FACS, Evanston, IL
Sally Werner, RN, BSN, MHA, Washington, DC

July 27, 2020 | 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. CT
Delivering Real Time Cancer Biology: The Roles of Humans and Machines
This session will describe how further efforts to advance individualized cancer care will require machine learning, diverse sources of data and clinical information transformed into real time sources of vital data.
Moderator: Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS, Medical Director, ACS Cancer Programs, Rochester, MN
Speakers: Nicholas Chia, PhD, Rochester, MN
Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD, FCA, Scottsdale, AZ
Richard Moldwin, MD, PhD, Northfield, IL

These sessions are just a few of the cancer sessions that will be offered at the 2020 ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL, which will run from Friday, July 24 through Monday, July 27. Registration will be free-of-charge and available to all. Please plan to attend some or all of the sessions. We will offer a variety of compelling video presentations both live and on-demand, along with an opportunity to engage in a live chat with session presenters. CME, CNE, and CE will be available. For more information on the Cancer Programs sessions at the 2020 ACS Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL, visit our website.

Email cancerprogramsevents@facs.org with any questions regarding these sessions.