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2019 Patient Education Day

June 23, 2019
Hilton Anaheim
777 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

This free event offers patients and caregivers a unique opportunity to learn about the role of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating disease.

The morning sessions offer an overview of nuclear medicine, radiation safety, and clinical trials. This will be followed by lunch and breakout sessions specific to disease types. You'll also have an opportunity to tour the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging exhibit hall to learn about current and emerging technologies and pharmaceuticals.

 

Schedule

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Sessions

  • What is Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging?  John Sunderland, PhD, MBA, University of Iowa, Dept. of Radiology 
  • How to Understand and Evaluate Clinical Trials, George A. Fisher Jr., MD, Oncologist, Gastrointestinal Specialist, Head of Clinical Trials, Stanford Cancer Center

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Patient Empowerment Luncheon

  • The Power of Patient Advocacy
    • Jeri Francoeur, Susan G. Komen For the Cure
    • Josh Mailman, NorCal CarciNET Community

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Tour 1 (for patients not attending afternoon breakouts)

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

  • Prostate Cancer
    • Frankis Almaguel, MD, PhD, Loma Linda University, San Bernardino, CA
    • Duane Baldwin, MD, Urologist, Loma Linda University, San Bernardino, CA
    • Patient Speaker, TBD
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Richard P. Baum, MD, PhD, Zentralklinik Bad Berka THERANOSTICS Center for Molecular Radiotherapy and Precision Oncology, Bad Berka, Germany
    • George A. Fisher Jr., MD, Oncologist, Gastrointestinal Specialist, Head of Clinical Trials, Stanford Cancer Center
    • Erik Mittra, MD, PhD, Associate Professor & Section Chief of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Oregon Health & Science University
    • Linda (Lindy) Gardner, BSN, RN, Administrative Nurse-Nuclear Medicine, UCLA Health
    • Josh Mailman, President, NorCal CarciNET Community, Ripon, CA
  • Cardiac/Coronary Disease
    • Hayan Jouni, MD, Nuclear Cardiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    • Jason R. Young, MD, Radiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    • Patient Speaker, TBD

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Tour 2

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Reception