• Open House and Education Program:
    Caring for Stem Cell Transplant Patients

    Designed for medical professionals involved in the care of stem cell transplant patients, this program features experts from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center sharing insights on the transplant process, donor selection, and pre- and post-transplant care.

    the healing garden at the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care

    Monday, May 9, 2016
    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Yawkey Center for Cancer Care
    3rd Floor Conference Center
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA



    To register, please email alexis_steinberg@dfci.harvard.edu with the following information:

    • Name
    • Title (MD, NP, PA-C, etc.)
    • Organization
    • Email Address


    8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
    9:00 a.m. Introduction and Business Overview

    Amy Emmert, MScPH, VP, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    9:30 a.m. Pre-transplant Process and Donor Management

    Stacey Chuma, RN, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    10:30 a.m. Break
    10:45 a.m. Inpatient Care

    Brett Glotzbecker, MD, Medical Director, Inpatient Physician Assistant Program, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    11:45 a.m. GvHD

    Corey Cutler, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Senior Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    12:45 p.m. Lunch
    1:30 p.m. Infectious Disease

    Sarah Hammond, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    2:30 p.m. Post Auto HSCT Follow Up

    Lauren Gurschick, NP, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    3:00 p.m. Post Allo HSCT Follow Up

    Amy Joyce, ANP, AOCN, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    3:30 p.m. Break
    4:00 p.m. Engineered Cell Therapies

    Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD, Assistant Medical Director, The Connell and O'Reilly Families Cell Manipulation Core Facility, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    4:30 p.m. Relapse and Survivorship

    Kim Noonan, RN, NP, AOCN, Chief Nurse Practitioner, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


    CME credits: The Physician Assistant Review Panel is pleased to award a maximum of 6.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit to the program entitled 2016 DFCI BMT Open House, provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

    CEU credits: 6 nursing contact hours will be awarded for attending the event and completion of an evaluation. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


    Please call 617-632-3069 or email alexis_steinberg@dfci.harvard.edu.

    We invite you to learn more about the DF/BWCC Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Program.

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