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Published on April 12, 2019

14th Annual Hematology/Hematopathology Symposium


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June 1, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm

Embassy Suites by Hilton
Destiny USA
311 Hiawatha Blvd W.
Syracuse, NY

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

For more information contact Tracie Bird at:
(607) 763-6285 or tracie.bird@nyuhs.org

Register online here

UHS in conjunction with Broome Oncology presents:

Mast Cell Disorders: What’s New?

Keynote Speaker:

Attilio Orazi, MD portraitAttilio Orazi, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology
Texas Tech University-Health Sciences Center
El Paso, TX

Guest Faculty From:

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

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      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

      Describe the criteria to diagnose various types of mastocytosis.

      Describe the role of molecular findings in the diagnosis of mastocytosis and associated neoplasms.

      Describe new therapies in the management of mastocytosis

      Brochure/Agenda

      Accommodations

      Embassy Suites By Hilton, Destiny USA, 311 Hiawatha Blvd W, Syracuse, NY 13204:

      A block of rooms have been reserved at the Embassy Suites By Hilton, Destiny USA, at a special conference rate of $169.00 for a standard studio suite, or $199.00 for a single/ double corner suite. These rates are only good until May 1, 2019. A room can be reserved by calling (315) 303-1650 and be sure to reference the “UHS Symposium” to get the discounted rate. Booking Link.

      Complimentary Shuttle Service:
      Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to Destiny USA Mall, Hancock International Airport and the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (Amtrak train service, Greyhound bus service). Please call (315) 303-1650 upon your arrival. Space is based on availability.

      For additional information on the Embassy Suites By Hilton, Destiny USA and for Things to do in Syracuse please click here.

      Directions/Parking

      Parking: Complimentary self-parking

      From the South: Take I-81S toward Syracuse. Take exit 22-23A-23B toward NY-298/I-690 W/Carousel Center Dr/Bear St, Use the right lane to continue on Exit 23B and follow signs for Carousel Center Dr. Turn left onto Carousel Center, Turn left to stay on Carousel Center, Turn left onto Hiawatha Blvd. Turn left on Solar Street, Hotel entrance will be on the left.

      From the North: Take I-81N toward Syracuse. Take the Solar Street exit 22, Turn right onto Solar Street, Hotel entrance will be on the right.

      From the West: Take I-90 East toward Albany. At exit 36, take ramp right for I-81 South toward Binghamton/Syracuse. At exit 23A-B-22, take ramp right for Hiawatha Blvd toward Destiny USA Dr. Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd W. Turn left on Solar Street, Hotel entrance will be on the left.

      From the East: Take I-90 West toward Buffalo New York State Thruway. At exit 36, take ramp right for I-81 South toward Binghamton/Syracuse. At exit 23A-B-22, take ramp right for Hiawatha Blvd toward Destiny USA Dr. Turn right onto Hiawatha Blvd W. Turn left on Solar Street, Hotel entrance will be on the left.

      From Syracuse Hancock International Airport: Leave the airport heading south on I-81. Take exit 22-23A-23B toward Bear St. Use the right lane to continue on Exit 23B and follow signs for Bear St. Turn right on Bear St. Turn right on Solar St. Hotel entrance is on the right.

      May 31 Educational Dinner Details

      Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, Destiny USA - Liberty Ballroom

      All Activities for Friday evening are NON-CME

      6:00pm: Reception

      7:00pm: Spleen Pathology 
      Dennis O'Malley, MD, Hematopathologist, NeoGenomics Laboratories, Inc.

      8:00pm: Dinner sponsored by Genoptix, a division of NeoGenomics

      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 is approved for AMA PRA Category 7 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.

      Vendor Information

      On behalf of Dr. Jagmohan Sidhu and Dr. Ronald Harris they would like to extend an invitation to participate/sponsor this year's

      “14th Annual Hematology/Hematopathology Symposium” co-sponsored by United Health Services and Broome Oncology.  The symposium will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Embassy Suites By Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA, located in Syracuse, NY.  The topic of the symposium will be: “Mast Cell Disorders: What’s New.”

      Experts from Texas Tech University-HSC, El Paso, TX;  Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY; SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY; Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY; will be the guest speakers.

      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 Liberty Ballroom Lobby area at the Embassy Suites By Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA and 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. Booth Registration Deadline Date: April 30, 2019.

      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

      Overnight accommodation information can be found in the Accommodations tab. 

      For additional questions or to register for a booth space, please contact Tracie Bird at (607) 763-6285 or via email at tracie.bird@nyuhs.org. Thank you for your attention and look forward to your support.