Multidisciplinary Management of Pituitary Tumors Virtual Update

Feb 27 - Mar 14, 2021

Program Overview and Learning Objectives 

Join the UPMC Pituitary Center of Excellence for a virtual update on the multidisciplinary management of pituitary tumors. This virtual conference will be available for all registered attendees to view at their convenience via Zoom from February 27 to March 14, 2021.

There will also be two live Q&A/case discussion sessions with the faculty on Friday, March 5 and Friday, March 12, from 12 to 1 p.m. EST. During these two live Tumor Board sessions, registrants will have the opportunity to connect, pose questions, and discuss cases with the faculty.

Participants will be able to understand the role of and advances in the medical and surgical management of pituitary lesions and other conditions that affect the pituitary.  This will include in depth discussions of:

  • Surgery (Endoscopic Endonasal Approach) 
  • Medical Therapy 
  • Radiation Treatment (Radiosurgery)
  • Perioperative/Postoperative Management

Upon completion, participants should be able to diagnose and manage:

  • Common pituitary tumors (prolactinomas and non-functioning tumors)
  • Less common secretory tumors (acromegaly and Cushing’s)  
  • Rare pituitary tumors and autoimmune conditions

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for physicians, advanced practice practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals from:

  • Endocrinology and Metabolism 
  • Family Practice 
  • General and Internal Medicine 
  • Medical Oncology 
  • Neurology 
  • Neurosurgery 
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology  
  • Radiation Oncology

Request for Case Submissions

We invite registrants to submit a case for discussion with the faculty.  Please send a brief summary of your case and include key lab results, being sure to remove all identifiable PHI, to our conference manager, Mary Jo Tutchko, via email tutchkomj@upmc.edu no later than February 26.

Registration

Registration is required for all attendees and can be done online here.  

$50.00 Practicing Physicians
Free Fellows, Residents, APPs, Nurses, Other Health Care Providers 

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee will be refunded in its entirety if email notification is received by our conference manager (Mary Jo Tutchko, tutchkomj@upmc.edu) by February 15, 2021. Cancellations or no-shows after this date are not eligible for a refund.

Continuing Education Credit

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need assistance registering, please contact our Conference Manager:  

Mary Jo Tutchko
UPMC Pituitary Center for Excellence
200 Lothrop Street, EEI Suite 521
Pittsburgh PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-8186
Fax: 412-647-2080
Email: tutchkomj@upmc.edu 

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.