Jefferson Thyroid Cancer and Parathyroid Disease Update 2019

Philadelphia, PA US
November 8, 2019




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The Jefferson Thyroid Cancer and Parathyroid Disease Update 2019: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment offers participants a unique opportunity to witness experts deliberate and debate how they would manage a patient’s thyroid cancer and parathyroid diseases. This active learning format features critical deliberations regarding patient cases, clinical findings, differential diagnoses, and management plan options. Participants will examine cases from multiple perspectives, and gain an in-depth understanding of how experienced healthcare providers approach difficult patient care decisions. Keynote Lectures from leading practitioners provide evidence for care decisions discussed in panels which will increase confidence in diagnostic and treatment decision making for participants.

Featured Keynote Lectures: 

  • Comprehensive Workup of Thyroid Nodules: Guidelines and Real-World Cases                                                                                
  • Surgical Decision Making for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules Including Genetic Testing
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism (PHPT): Navigating the Pathways from Diagnosis to Surgical Indications and Preparation                                      
  • Non-Localizing & Re-Operative Parathyroid Cases: Tips and Pearls

Expert Panels on the topics of Thyroid Nodule Cases: Operate or Observe?,  Advanced and Aggressive Thyroid Cancers and Operate or Observe: Parathyroid Cases

This innovative course will be of interest to all specialists working in the field of thyroid disease: general and endocrine surgeons, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, pathologists, family physicians, radiologists, physician assistants, nurses, and trainees.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Jefferson Otolaryngology Network (JOTL) NETWORK MEMBER
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/08/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/08/2019 - 4:00pm

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
The Hamilton Parking Garage on 11th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets will be undergoing some repairs starting Friday, August 16, 2019. The work is expected to last for several months. If using the garage, please pay attention to signage indicating lane and temporary parking restrictions.  
For additional parking options available at Jefferson’s Center City campus, visit Available Parking.

For information regarding parking and directions please visit:

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:

Featured Guest Lecturers
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David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

Kendall Ford Moseley, MD
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Lisa A. Orloff, MD, FACS, FACE 
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA



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.


PHYSICIANS:  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES:  Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements.  If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.

OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 6.50 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.


Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.50 Attendance


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Practicing Physician$175
Nurse/ Allied Health Professional$90
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network Members$50
Jefferson Otolaryngology Network Member$50
Jefferson Health Faculty and Staff (Jefferson, Methodist, Abington, Aria, Kennedy)$0
Jefferson Resident or Fellow$0





  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, October 25, 2019. See full refund policy

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