2nd Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium - CANCELLED

Philadelphia, PA US
April 17, 2020


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Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2nd Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium on April 17 2020 is canceled.  We hope to see you at next year's symposium.


The 2nd Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach offers participants an active learning format featuring didactic lectures, panel discussions that will include audience interaction, patient cases, and updates on clinical findings on diagnosis, treatment and management plans for patients with head and neck cancer.  Participants will be able to examine head and neck cancer cases from multiple perspectives with a multidisciplinary approach to care.

Highlighted Topics:

  • Innovation in Pre-Operative Clinical Trials
  • Advancing the Care of Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Patients
  • New Frontiers in Metastatic and Recurrent HNSCC
  • Keynote address: Immunotherapy in HNSCC


This course is designed for healthcare professionals whose practice focuses on the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of head and neck cancers. 

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
  • 5.25 CNE
  • 1.50 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/17/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/17/2020 - 3:00pm

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

For information regarding parking and directions please visit: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/maps-and-directions/center-city.html

Parking is available below the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building (entrance on 11th Street - past Jimmy John's Restaurant). 

Additional parking can be found  at the Jefferson Neurosciences Garage - 9th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets

Discounts are not available.


The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.

Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Reservations: 215-732-2022
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate

No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).

For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/

  Keynote Lecturer: Athanassios Argiris, MD, PhD, FACP

Dr. Athanassios (Ethan) Argiris is an internationally recognized medical oncologist and clinical researcher with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of patients with head and neck and lung cancers. From 1994 to 2013 he held positions in prestigious academic institutions in the United States where he assumed distinguished leadership roles in oncology. He has been funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and serves as the principal investigator for several completed and active clinical trials with the NCI-funded national cooperative groups of the United States.

In 2014, he moved back to his home country to join the medical staff of Hygeia hospital in Athens, Greece, as a consultant in Medical Oncology. He has been elected Visiting Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Crete and since 2016 is a Professor of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University 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.



Designation of Credit

PHYSICIANS: Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


PENNSYLVANIA PATIENT SAFETY/RISK MANAGEMENT CREDIT: Topics in this activity fall within the approved list for Pennsylvania State Requirements for Patient Safety/Risk Management credits.  Total: 1.5 credits.


NURSES: Nurses will be awarded 5.25 nursing contact hours.


OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 5.25 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.



Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
  • 5.25 CNE
  • 1.50 Patient Safety

Exhibit opportunities are available for this conference. For more information, please contact Ariel Levine at ariel.levine@jefferson.edu or call 215-955-2477.


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Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2nd Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium on April 17 2020 is canceled.  We hope to see you at next year's symposium.



Profession/ AffiliationRegistration Rate
Practicing Physician, Nurse and Other Health Professionals $25




  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, April 3, 2020. See full refund policy

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