University To Hold MAC Symposium March 30

    From left: Kyle Greaves '14, Joseph Butash, M.D. '07, Marc Incitti '14, Sara Chapin '16, Domenic W. Casablanca, M.D. '89, Christopher Andres, M.D. '89 and Christopher Karnicki '16 enjoy a moment together at the Medical Alumni Symposium 2016.
    January 9, 2019

    The Medical Alumni Council will host the 2019 Medical Alumni Symposium March 30 in the PNC Auditorium of the Loyola Science Center.

    The day-long event will give medical professionals the chance to connect with University alumni working in the medical field; it will also feature presentations on an array of CME topics from accomplished alumni, updates on the University, and time to reminisce and network. While the day is primarily designed for University alumni, it is also open to colleagues who are not University alumni. The symposium is open to both physicians and advanced practice clinicians.

    The symposium will feature the following presenters and topics:

    Thomas Loughney, M.D., FACP, FACG '85, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Gastroenterology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    TOPIC: Colon Cancer Screening in the US 2019

    Maria Gubbiotti, M.D./Ph.D. candidate '11, M.D./Ph.D. candidate (degree anticipate May 2019) at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

    TOPIC: Novel Markers to Predict Response and/or Outcome to Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma: Exploring the Tumor Microenvironment

    Erin Tracy, M.D., MPH '88, Associate Professor Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

    TOPIC: Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery

    Geno Merli, M.D., MACP, FHM, FSVM '71, Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Co-Director at Jefferson Vascular Center, Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

    TOPIC: Selecting Direct Oral Anticoagulants and Reversing Their Effects

    Panel Discussion:

    April Troy, M.D., MPH, FAAP '02, Assistant Clinical Professor at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Pediatrician at Pediatrics of Northeastern PA

    Jed Gonzalo, M.D. '02, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Associate Dean for Health Systems Education, Penn State College of Medicine

    Clark Veet, M.D. '10, General Medicine Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Kelly McGuire, D.O. '05, Private Practice Surgeon, Northeast Surgical Specialists

    Ralph Riviello, M.D., MS, FACEP '90, Chair of Department of Emergency Medicine, Crozer Keystone Health System

    TOPIC: Medical Education in the 21st Century

    To register for the symposium, visit this link. To see a full schedule of events, visit this link. For more information on the MAC, visit this link.

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