Alumni Day on Campus 2014

Date:
Friday, May 30, 2014
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Please join us for Alumni Day on Campus – a chance to reconnect with friends and colleagues while exploring the amazing changes the Einstein campus has undergone since graduation. Alumni Day on Campus also features an Educational Symposium, open to all Einstein graduates and healthcare professionals in the Einstein community, with CME credit available.

10:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine/
Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion
Susan and Benjamin Winter Lobby

10:30 AM
Educational Symposium
Translating Innovative Approaches and Inventive Research into New Treatments
Ethel and Samuel J. LeFrak Auditorium
Price Center/Block Research Pavilion
CME Credit will be available through Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Welcome and Introduction
Harris Goldstein, M.D. ’80, Course Director, Director, Einstein-Montefiore Center for AIDS Research,
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology, The Charles Michael Chair in Autoimmune
Diseases, Associate Dean for Scientific Resources, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

SYMPOSIUM

Translating Genomic Science to Clinical Medicine
Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., The Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Developing Cancer Therapies by Targeting the Tumor Microenvironment
Steven K. Libutti, M.D., F.A.C.S., Director, Montefiore-Einstein Center for Cancer Care and Associate
Director for Clinical Services, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Professor, Departments of Surgery and
Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Marvin L. Gliedman, M.D. Distinguished Surgeon
and Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery


Communication Breakdown: Impairments in the Integration of the Senses and the Implications for Autism and Dyslexia
John J. Foxe, Ph.D. '00, Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Director of Research, Children's
Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC), Associate Director, Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual &
Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC), Albert 
Einstein College of Medicine

12:00 PM
Alumni Faculty Luncheon

1:00 PM 
Campus Tour


Please R.S.V.P for Alumni Day on Campus by Friday, May 17, 2013
Office of Alumni Relations
R.S.V.P. by phone, 718-430-2013, email, alumni@einstein.yu.edu, or by clicking the "Register Now" button at the bottom of this page.

Dietary laws observed

Complementary round-trip transportation from the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan will be available.
Please call 718-430-2013 by May 14 to reserve. 

Accreditation
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMAPRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with theextent of their participation in the activity.

Statement Of Need
Many practitioners are not aware of current medical health issues, controversies, and changes and developments in new genomic-based therapeutic and preventative approaches, cancer treatments, and communication disorders. This symposium will address some key issues being faced in medicine today.

Learning Objectives
To understand how genomic sequencing can improve the diagnosis and treatment of disease;
To understand how insights into the tumor microenvironment have led to new therapeutic approaches for cancer;
To recognize that breakdowns in sensory integration can result in communication disorders such as autism and dyslexia.

Intended Audience
The intended audience for this CME Educational Symposium includes all graduates of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and healthcare professionals in the Einstein community.

Activity Goal
To provide an update on a variety of current medical healthcare issues, controversies, and changes and developments in basic science and translational research.

Conflict Of Interest Statement
The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Presenters whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University staff has no conflicts of interest related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Special Needs
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University activities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To accommodate any special needs, please submit your written request to CCME, 3301 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467 at least 1 month prior to this activity.


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