Annual Workshop
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February 28, 2019
Washington, DC
 
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2019 USCLC Annual Workshop

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Washington, DC

Agenda

"Assessing and Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Cutaneous Lymphoma"

7:00 – 7:55 am Buffet Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing  
8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome and Goals of Workshop John Zic (VUMC)
Assessing Quality of Life
8:10 – 8:55 am Demierre Lecture on Quality of Life – Defining quality of life and its dimensions & Dermatologic specific HRQL instruments Francesca Sampogna (Istituto Dermopatico dell’lmmacolate, Italy)
8:55 – 9:40 am Zackheim Lecture – The future of QL Instruments in Medicine Meg Chren (Vanderbilt)
9:40 – 10:00 am Questions and Answers  
10:00 – 10:15 am Break and Exhibit Viewing  
Quality of Life in Patients with Cutaneous Lymphoma
10:15 – 11:00 am a). Quality of Life in Patients with Cutaneous Lymphoma - The Evidence Ellen Kim (U Penn)
11:00 – 11:30 am b). Quality of Life in Patients with Cutaneous Lymphoma - The Patients Susan Thornton (CLF)
11:30 – 11:45 am c). PANEL DISCUSSION: Why we need a disease specific HRQL instrument for Cutenous Lymphoma
*** Carrying on the legacy of Marie-France Demierre ***
Meg Chren, Ellen Kim, Susan Thornton, Fracesca Sampogna, John Zic
11:45 – 12:00 pm Questions and Answers  
12:00 – 1:00 pm Buffet Lunch and Exhibit Viewing  
1:00 – 1:15 pm USCLC Business Meeting  
Improving the Physical & Psychosocial Domains of HRQL in cutaneous lymphoma - A Fireside Panel Discussion of Experts
1:15 – 2:00 pm a). How I improve itch and skin issues in my patients with cutaneous lymphoma Madeleine Duvic (MD Anderson)
Elise Olsen (Duke)
Alain Rook (U Penn)
2:00 – 2:30 pm b). How I improve pain, insomnia fatigue and other physical complaints in my patients with cutaneous lymphoma. Wei Ai (UCSF)
Mary Jo Lechowicz (Emory)
Lauren Pinter-Brown (UC Irvine)
2:30 – 3:00 pm c). How I improve treatment-specific side effects in my patients with cutaneous lymphoma. Amy Musiek (WUSL)
Christiane Querfeld (City Hope)
Pierluigi Porcu (Jefferson)
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break and Exhibit Viewing  
3:15 – 3:45 pm d). How I manage stem cell transplant HRQL issues in my patients with cutaneous lymphoma. Francine Foss (Yale)
Larisa Geskin (Columbia)
Wen-Kai Weng (Stanford)
Jasmine Zain (City Hope)
3:45 – 4:05 pm e). How I manage stress, anxiety and depression in my patients with cutaneous lymphoma. Joi Carter (Dartmouth)
Eric Roeland (UCSD)
Jeff Zwerner (Vanderbilt)
4:05 – 4:30 pm f). What is the role of a palliative care specialist in improving the HRQL in my patients with cutaneous lymphoma? Madeleine Duvic (MD Anderson)
Francine Foss (Yale)
Eric Roeland (UCSD)
4:30 - 4:40 pm Closing Comments & Adjourn John Zic (VUMC)
7:00 pm Cocktail Reception and Dinner at Rustic Root (offsite)  


The Southern Alliance for Physicians Specialties CME is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to offer continuing medical education to physicians. The Southern Alliance for Physicians Specialties CME designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.