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Published on March 22, 2016

11th Annual Hematology/Hematopathology Symposium

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Save the Date

May 21, 2016
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, Syracuse, NY

Symposium Coordinators
Ronald Harris, DO
Jagmohan Sidhu. MD
James Hayes, MD
Tracie Bird
Cheryl Connelly

For more information contact Tracie Bird at:
(607) 763-6285 or tracie_bird@uhs.org
More details below.

UHS in conjunction with Broome Oncology presents:

Beyond Morphology: Phenotypic and Genetic Predictors of Clinical Behavior in B-Cell Lymphoma

Keynote Speaker:

Ahmet Dogan, MD, PhD
Chief of Hematopathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Guest Faculty From:
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester NY
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Registration Forms

      Who Should Attend?

      The faculty will speak to the educational needs of the hematologists, oncologists, pathologists, hematopathologists, pathology and internal medicine residents and fellows, medical students, students in biology-related studies, hematology and flow cytometry technologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses.

      Overall Conference Objectives

      • Recognize morphologic and immunophenotypic features that predict unexpected behavior of B-cell lymphomas.
      • Recognize genetic and epigenetic features that predict unexpected behavior of B-cell lymphomas.
      • Describe current and emerging therapies for B-cell lymphomas based on their predicted clinical behavior.

      Brochure/Agenda

      Get agenda and more information by doanloading the brochure here.

      Accommodations

      Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel:

      A block of rooms will be held at a special conference rate of $149.00 for a single or double room. This rate is only good until April 28, 2016, a room can be reserved by calling Sheraton Syracuse University at (800) 395-2105 or you can book online by clicking here. Be sure to reference the “H/H 2016 Symposium” to get the discounted rate. There is a $13.00 charge per day for hotel parking.

      Complimentary Shuttle Service
      Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to Hancock International Airport and the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (Amtrak train service, Greyhound bus service and Trailways bus service). Space is based on availability. Please call for pickup. Drop off service can be arranged

      Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center
      801 University Avenue
      Syracuse, NY 13210

      Directions to Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel

      From Syracuse Hancock International Airport
      Take Interstate 81 South to Exit 18 (Adams Street). Bear left and go to the 2nd light. Turn left on East Adams. At the 4th light turn right on University Avenue. The hotel is 2 blocks on the left.

      From East
      Take Interstate 90 to Exit 34A. Take 481 South to 690 West to the Teall Avenue Exit. Turn left onto Teall and go to the 2nd light. Turn right onto Erie Boulevard East and then left onto University Avenue. Go for 7 blocks and the hotel will be on the left.

      From West
      Take Interstate 90 East to Exit 39. Take 690 East to 81 South and take Exit 18 (Adams Street). Follow the signs to Adams Street and then turn left onto Adams. At the 4th light, turn right onto University Avenue. The hotel will be on the left.

      From New York City
      Take Route 17 to Binghamton. Take I-81 North to Syracuse and then take Exit 18 (Harrison/Adams Street). Turn right on East Adams Street. Go to the 4th traffic light and turn right onto University Avenue. Hotel is two blocks on the left.

      From South
      Take 81 North to Exit 18 (Harrison/Adams Street). Turn right onto East Adams Street. Go to the 4th traffic light and turn right onto University Avenue. Hotel is two blocks down on the left.

      Things to do in Syracuse

      Step outside our doors and find a variety of things to do in Syracuse. Shop at Destiny USA Mall, formerly known as the Carousel Center Mall, grab a bite in the historic Armory Square or feed your curiosity at the Museum of Science and Technology. While our Syracuse University hotel has activities to spare, there are so many things to do in Syracuse that will keep you active from morning until night. Our guests enjoy coming to the annual hot air balloon festival, Farmer's Markets, Jazz Fest and arts & crafts festivals. Plus, all the great fishing and gorgeous lakes are ideal for a relaxing weekend away.

      Marshall Street | 0.1 miles away
      Marshall Street is a street in the University Hill neighborhood, adjacent to Syracuse University. It is the main off-campus commercial street for students at the university. Often referred to as "M" Street, Marshall street has a number of popular student bars including Faegan's Pub, Harry's Bar, Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar and Chuck's Cafe.

      Everson Museum of Art | 0.6 miles away
      401 Harrison Street, Syracuse, New York 13202 | (315) 474 6064
      The Everson Museum of Art seeks to inspire, educate and enrich, integrating art into people's lives through direct encounters with its collections and exhibitions. It is internationally recognized for its extensive and significant collection of ceramics, pioneering art video collection and distinctive structural design by the noted architect I.M. Pei.

      Destiny USA /Carousel Center | 3 miles away
      304 Hiawatha Blvd. W., Syracuse, NY 13290 | (315) 466-6000
      Destiny USA, previously known as the Carousel Center from 1990-2012, is a six-story super-regional shopping and entertainment complex on the shore of Onondaga Lake in Syracuse. It is the sixth largest shopping center in the nation and the largest in the state of New York.

      Farmer’s Market | 4 miles away
      2100 Park St Syracuse, NY 13208 | (315) 422-8647
      The Regional Market is not limited to just farm stands. Take advantage of local fare and shop from a variety of boutiques for unique gifts and home accents. Enjoy specialty or traditional menus when you stop for a bite in any of a number of local eateries just steps from shopping.

      NBT Bank Stadium | 4 miles away
      1 Tex Simone Drive, Syracuse, NY 13208 | (315) 435-1412
      The NBT Bank Stadium is an 11,071-seat minor league baseball stadium in Syracuse. The stadium opened in 1997, replacing the aging MacArthur Stadium which had been home to Syracuse's professional baseball team since 1934. It is home to the Syracuse Chiefs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals.

      M&T Jazz Fest | 5 miles away
      4110 Westshore Manor Rd, Jamesville, NY 13078
      The Syracuse Jazz Festival celebrates and appreciates the heritage and history of jazz and blues. Staged on Jamesville Beach Park, people old and young are able to enjoy the beautiful summer weather and city views while watching live jazz performances. Admission is free for all events.

      CME Credit

      CME Accreditation and Designation Statement:

      This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and polices of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SUNY Upstate Medical University and United Health Services. SUNY Upstate Medical University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

      SUNY Upstate Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

      Disclosure Policy:

      To ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all certified CME activity SUNY Upstate Medical University requires that all planners, faculty and individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Detailed disclosures will be made in writing prior to speaker presentations.

      Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

      In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, SUNY Upstate Medical University seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact Tracie Bird (607) 763-6285.

      May 20 Educational Dinner Details

      May 20, 2016 - Education Dinner Program (Non-CME activity)

      Location: Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center

      Conference Room: Comstack A

      Topic: Genomic Profiling of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Examples and Comparison to Traditional Testing Technologies

      Speaker: Dr Bashar Dabbas, Medical Director, Genoptix Medical Lab, division of Novartis.

      Sponsor: Genoptix

      Agenda for the evening:

      6:00 .pm. - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail hour
      7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Lecture
      8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner

      Vendor Information

      Fill out the vendor booth registration form here

      We would appreciate your company's support for our “11th Annual Hematology/Hematopathology Symposium” co-sponsored by United Health Services, Broome Oncology. The symposium will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, located in Syracuse, NY. The topic of the symposium will be: “Beyond Morphology: Phenotypic and Genetic Predictors of Clinical Behavior in B-Cell Lymphoma.”

      Your participation in the form of sponsoring a booth space would be greatly appreciated. For sponsoring a booth you will have a 6ft table clothed and skirted with 2 chairs setup in the Regency Upper Lobby area at the Sheraton Syracuse Univ Hotel. Are welcome to help yourself to breakfast and lunch. We welcome any additional sponsorship if you are not able to attend such as an educational grant or commercial support associated with the conference.

      The faculty will speak to the educational needs of the hematologists, oncologists, pathologists, hematopathologists, pathology and internal medicine residents and fellows, medical students, students in biology-related studies, hematology and flow cytometry technologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses.

      We estimate around 80 to 100 attendees for the symposium and contact many vendors asking for support of the symposium

      A block of rooms have been reserved at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel, at a special conference rate of $149.00 for a single or double room. This rate is only good until April 28, 2016, a room can be reserved by calling Sheraton Syracuse University (800) 395-2105. Be sure to reference the “H/H 2016 Symposium” to get the discounted rate.

      If you interested in joining us please fill out the Booth Registration Form here.

      For any additional questions, please feel free contact Tracie Bird, (607) 763-6285 or via email at tracie_bird@uhs.org.

      Thank you for your attention and look forward to your support.