UPMC Lung and Mediastinal Oncology Symposium 2020

April 6-7, 2020

Details

Monday, April 6 – Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Biomedical Science Tower, Room S100A
203 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Intent and Objectives

This two-day conference aims to expand clinical knowledge and technical skill regarding management of cancers of the lung and mediastinum. 

This course includes:

  • Didactic sessions
  • Broadcast of live surgery, featuring:
    • Wedge resection
    • Segmentectomy
    • VATS lobectomy
    • Robotic-assisted VATS lobectomy

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for attending thoracic and general surgeons, attending radiation and medical oncologists, medical and surgical residents and fellows, nurses and advanced practice providers, medical students, oncology administrators, and basic science researchers. 

Course Directors

James D. Luketich, MD, FACS
Henry T. Bahnson Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Division of General Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Rodney J. Landreneau, MD
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Thoracic Surgery, UPMC Altoona
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Inderpal S. Sarkaria, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs
Director, Thoracic Robotics
Co-Director, Esophageal and Lung Surgery Institute
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Matthew J. Schuchert, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Program Director, Thoracic Surgery Independent and Integrated Residency Program
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Invited Faculty

Mark R. Dylewski, MD
Medical Director of Robotic and General Thoracic Surgery
Baptist Health of South Florida
Miami, Florida

Hecheng Li, MD
Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Ruijin Hospital
Shanghai Jiatong University
Shanghai, China

M. Okada, MD
Department of Surgical Oncology
Hiroshima University
Hiroshima, Japan

Course Contact

Angela Kinnunen, MPA
Project Manager
UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
kinnunenae@upmc.edu
412-770-4949

For more information, contact Angela Kinnunen at kinnunenae@upmc.edu or 412-770-4949.