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MDS+AML MATTER Summit | Washington, DC

Friday, October 19, 2018

8:00 AM–3:00 PM
American Society of Hematology
2021 L Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC


Hosted in partnership by: American Society for Hematology (ASH), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Marrow Donor Program/Be the Match, (NMDP) Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), and The France Foundation

Educational Supporters: Funded by an independent educational grant from Celgene Corporation.

Agenda and Faculty
The goal of this summit is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia. Participants will actively engage in multidisciplinary, interactive, small-group activities, including:

  • A case-based tumor board
  • Risk stratification
  • Diagnostic testing
  • The role of transplants
  • 7+3

Summit Steering Committee
Jessica K. Altman, MD (Chair)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

AnneMarie Block, PhD, FACMG
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Linda J. Burns, MD
National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match 

Robert Paul Hasserjian, MD
Harvard Medical School

Heidi Klepin, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Michael Linden, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota

B. Douglas Smith, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kirsten Roblee, BSN, RN, OCN
The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

For Physicians: The American Society of Hematology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASH designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses: The Oncology Nursing Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850. This activity is awarded 6.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education for RNs.


American Society of Hematology

2021 L Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC, 20036

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