NSCLC Webinar


Title: Nurse / RTT Webinar
Presenter: Annette Quinn, RN, MSN
Presenter: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: Noon ET / 9:00am PT AND 3:00pm ET / Noon PT
Where: Your Computer and/or Telephone
Join us as Kimberley S. Mak, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Boston University School of Medicine and Gregory M.M. Videtic, MD, CM, FRCPC, Section Head for Thoracic Malignancies and Residency Program Director in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Cleveland Clinic present this 1 hour session on NSCLC. David Palma, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC, from the London Health Sciences Center in Ontario, Canada, will moderate the session.

The objectives of these 1-hour session are:
    • Introduce/Launch the only dedicated Nurses/RTT SRS/SBRT Committee
    • Encourage RTT and Nurse RSS membership
    • Consider joining the RSS Nurses/RTT Committee
    • Register for the RSS Scientific Meeting and attend the Nurses/RTT breakout in November
Presenters and Moderator

Annette Quinn, RN, MSN, is the Program Manager in Radiation Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

Gregory M.M. Videtic, MD, CM, FRCPC, received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He completed a first residency in family medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He later carried out a clinical research fellowship in geriatrics at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

A two-year position as a Hospitalist at the Nova Scotia Cancer Centre in Halifax was followed by residency training in radiation oncology at the University of Western Ontario. Under the mentorship of Dr. Laurie Gaspar, he completed a CNS radiosurgery/brachytherapy fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

He has been a Staff Physician at the London Regional Cancer Centre, London, Ontario; the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass.; and is currently Section Head for Thoracic Malignancies and Residency Program Director in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Cleveland Clinic.

His specialty interests include radioprotectants, radiosensitizers, stereotactic body radiotherapy, altered fractionation and treatment toxicity.

David Palma, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC, Dr. David Palma is a Radiation Oncologist at the London Health Sciences Centre and a Clinician-Scientist with the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. He specializes in the treatment of thoracic cancers, head and neck cancers, and oligometastatic disease.

He holds a BSc from Queen’s University (Canada), an MD from the University of Western Ontario (Canada), a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a PhD from the VU University Medical Center (Netherlands). He completed his residency training at the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Palma's research focuses on translational imaging science, including evaluating new imaging and radiotherapy technologies in the pre-clinical and clinical setting. He currently leads or co-leads several clinical trials. He is the chair of the Canadian Pulmonary Radiotherapy Investigators (CAPRI) Group.

Dr. Palma has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and is also the founder of the patient information website www.qualitycancertreatment.com, which focuses on empowering patients to obtain the best quality cancer care possible.

Live Webinars are free to anyone interested in learning about SRS/SBRT. Please note the following: 
    • Access to recorded webinars is limited to RSS members only.
    • CMEs for attending live webinar broadcasts are available to physicians and are at no cost to RSS physician members.
    • CMEs for attending live broadcasts are available to physicians that are non-RSS members for $12.95. 
    • For purposes of documenting CME attendance, each person must register individually and attend the entire broadcast. Certificates of Attendance will be issued based on these registration requirements, no exceptions.

CME Live Activity Overview (Physicians Only)

To be eligible for documentation of CME credit, physicians must attend the entire live webinar and complete an evaluation form. All physician attendees will be contacted after the live webinar with CME evaluation information and any associated fee. Although we cannot provide CE at this time for all medical professionals due to limited staffing and financial resources, we are currently working with organizations to offer CE in the future.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 408.385.9411.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AMEDCO and the Radiosurgery Society (the RSS). AMEDCO is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

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

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