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4th Annual UCI Health Hematology Symposium

The 4th Annual UCI Health Hematology Symposium will feature regional and national experts bringing you state-of-the-art updates on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, AML, Bleeding Disorders, Transfusion Medicine and others. We will also feature a Case Conference segment with individual case presentations and interactive discussion. We hope to see you at the 4th Annual UCI Health Hematology Symposium.

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019

Location: Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Providers/Professionals in active practice — $50.00

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For more information, please contact Christopher Song at or 714-456-6589.

Course agenda

Begin End Session description
7:50 a.m. 8 a.m. Welcome and Course introduction
Minh-Ha Tran, DO
8 a.m. 8:40 a.m. Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Hematologic Malignancies
Edward Nelson, MD
8:45 a.m. 9:25 a.m. Updates in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Elizabeth Brem, MD
9:30 a.m. 10:10 a.m. Updates in the management of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Angela Fleischman, MD
10:15 a.m. 11:55 a.m.

Updates in Histologic Diagnosis – Lymphoma/Leukemia

Sherif Rezk, MD
11 a.m. 11:40 a.m. Updates in AML treatment 
Deepa Jeyakumar, MD
10:40 a.m. 11:20 a.m.  Discussion with morning faculty
12 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch with vendors
1:40 p.m. 3 p.m.

Case Vignettes in Hematology: 5 Cases from Clinical Practice

TBD – residents and fellows (Invitees from Regional Centers)
13:40-13:55 Case 1
13:55-14:10 Case 2
14:10-14:25 Case 3
14:25-14:40 Case 4
14:40-14:55 Case 5
3 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Case Conference Discussion 

3:30 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Acquired Bleeding Disorders 
Nina Hwang, MD
4:15 p.m. 4:55 p.m. Updates in Transfusion Medicine 
Eric Salazar, MD
5 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Discussion with Afternoon Faculty and Board Review Questions 
Facilitator – Minh-Ha Tran, DO 
5:50 p.m. 6 p.m. Closing Remarks and Invitation for Next Year


Accreditation — The UC Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation statement — The UC Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Registration fees are non-refundable.