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University of Nebraska Medical Center

2024

Live Activities

February

2024 Hematology Highlights: A Post-ASH Review

2024 Hematology Highlights: A Post-ASH Review (In-Person)

Feb. 3   •  Hilton Omaha

This year's conference is designed to update the target audience on new treatments and management of acute and chronic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, multiple myeloma, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative neoplasms, bleeding disorders, as well as myths and sciences behind dietary recommendations for patients with cancer as presented during the 2023 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.


3rd Annual Contemporary Cancer Risk and Prevention Symposium

3rd Annual Cancer Risk and Prevention Symposium (Hybrid)

Feb. 23   •  UNMC Truhlsen Campus Events Center

This symposium is designed to highlight the field of cancer prevention by bringing health care professionals and researchers together for a multidisciplinary discussion. Main conference topics will include access to cancer screenings in rural populations, universal genetic testing, multi-cancer detection tests, early onset colon cancer, and the psychosocial impact of hereditary cancer. Additional breakout topics for clinicians and researchers include hereditary endocrine cancer syndromes, hereditary pediatric cancer syndromes, whole-body MRI for screening, the latest research, and lightning poster presentations.

March

Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum

Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (In-Person)

March 2  •  Mike & Josie Harper Center, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

NON-CME

The Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum provides an opportunity for young researchers from the health sciences, graduate, intern, and resident programs throughout the Midwest to present their research in the biomedical sciences. The forum gives students an excellent opportunity to have their original work reviewed, evaluated, and recognized by their peers and established scientists. 


UNMC Transplant Symposium

UNMC Transplant Symposium (In-Person)

March 8-9   •  UNO Scott Conference Center

This symposium will provide opportunities for internal collaboration and external engagement for the transplant programs at UNMC and Nebraska Medicine and create a framework to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities affected by end-stage organ failure.

April

Grey Matters: Brain and Spine Cancer Symposium

Grey Matters: Brain and Spine Cancer Symposium (In-Person)

April 19   •   UNMC Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education – Room 1005

This symposium is designed to update the target audience on the current multi-disciplinary approach to patients with newly diagnosed or recurrent gliomas. Presentations will be delivered by key thought leaders while allowing the opportunity for participants to be involved in the interactive question/answer sessions.

 


Advances and Challenges of Sickle Cell Care

Advances and Challenges of Sickle Cell Care  (In-Person)

April 25   •   UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center – Room 0.12.01

This course is designed for clinicians and others to enhance health care professionals' understanding of sickle cell disease by examining patient experiences, current treatments, genetic advancements, and innovative care delivery models. Through this course, clinicians will be better equipped to provide empathetic, informed, and optimized care to individuals living with sickle cell disease.

 


2024 Updates in Rheumatology

2024 Updates in Rheumatology (Hybrid)

April 26   •  UNO Thompson Alumni Center + Zoom

This symposium will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of several rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

May

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Comprehensive Parkinson's Disease Care (Hybrid)

May 1   •  UNO Thompson Alumni Center + Zoom

This course will provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to the management of Parkinson’s Disease. Topics will include diagnosis and initial management, management of advancing Parkinson’s, the future of treatment, cognitive changes, autonomic dysfunction, weight loss and exercise with Parkinson’s, the role of speech therapy and deep brain stimulation. The activity is designed to enhance the training of PD care providers and was prepared and curated by Movement Disorder’s Fellowship-trained neurologists at UNMC and Nebraska Medicine.


2024 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit

2024 Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit: Smart Antibiotic Choices, Stronger Future (In-Person)

May 31   •  Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha La Vista Hotel & Conference Center

This Summit will highlight the importance of antimicrobial stewardship and focus on implementation strategies to promote facility-wide incorporation and improved antimicrobial use and patient outcomes.

July

Agricultural Health and Safety Course for Medical and Safety Professionals

Agricultural Health and Safety Course for Medical and Safety Professionals
(Hybrid)

Harold M. and Beverly Maurer Center for Public Health - Rm 3013 + Zoom

July 9-10 Session A: Agricultural Health In-Person/Live Stream
July 11-12 Session B: Agricultural Safety and Prevention In-Person/Live Stream
July 9-Aug. 9 Session C: Special Topics Online Modules
This course is designed to examine key health and safety issues specific to rural and agricultural workers. Experts will present course material relevant to those working in health care, public health, education, and safety professions.
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2024 Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference

Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference (Hybrid)

July 15-19   • Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Lahaina, HI

The Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference is one of the largest gatherings of clinicians and researchers specializing in the areas of lymphoma and transplantation. The 2024 conference is your chance to explore vital information on clinical updates and research, meet key thought leaders, and exchange ideas with more than 600 members of the multidisciplinary lymphoma clinical team.

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August

Radiation Oncology

2024 Midwest Radiation Oncology Symposium (Hybrid)

Aug. 23-24   •  UNMC Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center – Room 0.12.101 + Zoom

This symposium aims to bring together the brilliant minds of physicians and physicists, fostering an interdisciplinary dialogue that explores the immense potential of AI in revolutionizing radiation oncology.

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October

2024 Diabetes Update

2024 Diabetes Update

Oct. 11   •  

The 2024 Diabetes Update symposium will provide an update on diabetes management.

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Enduring Materials

2022 Diabetes Update

2022 Diabetes Update

These enduring material modules are recordings of presentations from the Diabetes Update symposium held on Sept. 20, 2022.

Release Date: Feb. 22, 2023
Expiration Date: Feb. 22, 2024