15th Clark Lectureship in Cutaneous Oncology & Melanoma Symposium

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Friday, November 11, 2016
11:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Rubenstein Auditorium and Commons
Adjacent to Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Abramson Cancer Center

Program Overview and Target Audience

This symposium is designed to update participants on important topics in melanoma and related pigmented lesions of the skin. Penn Medicine faculty and our guest speaker will provide updates on issues critical to the management of melanoma patients.

This conference is designed for dermatologists, medical oncologists, hematologists/oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, primary care physicians, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with melanoma.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Coordinate a multidisciplinary team to effectively treat the patient with melanoma
  • Identify advances in surgical management of melanoma, including appropriate candidates for Moh’s surgery
  • Review the role of sentinel lymph node versus complete lymph node biopsy
  • Describe the role and benefit of completion lymph node dissection in melanoma patients
  • Discuss new therapeutic options for malignant melanoma 
  • Describe the optimal sequencing for immunotherapy management

Accreditation and Designation of Credit


PHYSICIANS: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit

PHYSICIANS: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the creditcommensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 2.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity

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