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2022 UPMC Multidisciplinary Thyroid Cancer Symposium: Clinical Updates in Management of Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer

November 12, 2022

2022 UPMC Multidisciplinary Thyroid Cancer Symposium

Virtual Event

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Sponsored by UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Program Goal

This course is designed to cover the most recent advances in thyroid cancer therapy including methods of detection, treatment, and research. Upon completion of this activity, learners from several disciplines should be able to discuss current strategies and updates in diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules and cancer, based on the latest guidelines and newest technology.

Keynote Presenters Include:

Naifa L. Busaidy, MD, FACP, FACE
Director, Thyroid Nodule Clinic
Professor, Department of Endocrine
Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders
The University of Texas MD
Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Susan J. Mandel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of Endocrinology, Surgical, Medical, and Radiation Oncology, Pathology, General Surgery, and Otolaryngology.

Course Directors

Elena M. Morariu, MD
Esra Karslioglu-French, MD, MBA
Sally E. Carty, MD, FACS

The course brochure with detailed information is available at

For more information, contact Melissa Martin at or 412-623-6437.

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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 7.25 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 7.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.