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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Professional Education Events

Cancer Survivorship Symposium

On November 8, 2019, the Cancer Survivorship Symposium will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals interested in improving outcomes for cancer survivors and implementing best practice models to optimize patient-reported outcomes. Participants will engage in discussions focused on patient-centered strategies to implement and disseminate evidence-based cancer care in clinics and communities.

2019 Presentations

Event Details

Friday, November 8, 2019

Registration & Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Program: 8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center

Baldwin Auditorium
303 E. Superior St., Chicago

 Agenda (PDF)

Admission is complimentary but advance registration is
recommended. Space is limited.


Frank Penedo
Frank Penedo, PhD
Associate Director, Cancer Survivorship & Behavioral Translational Sciences
Director, Cancer Survivorship Program
Co-Leader, Cancer Control Research Program
University of Miami

Conference Chair

Chrstine Rini
Christine Rini, PhD
Director of the Cancer Survivorship Institute
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Confirmed Speakers

Ann Marie Flores, PhD, PT, CLT

Siobhan Philips, PhD

Sheetal Kircher, MD

Sofia Garcia, PhD

Stacy Sanford, PhD

Jennifer Reichek, MD, MSW (Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago)

David Victorson, PhD

Betina Yanez, PhD

Lisa Wu, PhD

Tim Pearman, PhD

Heidi Ray, RN


Daily discounted parking is available at the Erie Ontario Parking Garage at 321 E. Erie (Parking C & D). The garages are located at the corner of Erie Street and Fairbanks Court. The rate is $18 if you arrive between 6:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. You must park for a minimum of four hours. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage. No validation of tickets is needed from the conference staff or hospital.

Target Audience

Researchers, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, physicians, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals who work with cancer survivors who have completed primary treatment for cancer.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the challenges of the cancer survivorship experience.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of evidence-based interventions for cancer survivors.
  • Describe and assess integrated and centralized models of cancer survivorship care.

Contact Hours

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accreditor approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Cancer Survivorship Symposium (ONA # 22535)  has received ONA approval for 6.0 contact hours.

Additionally, this activity provides continuing education units for social workers and psychologists.


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