East Jefferson General Hospital

October 25-26, 2013 • EJGH Crawford Conference Center

The EJGH Oncology Consortium is a two-day educational offering for clinical and administrative professionals who work or specialize in the field of cancer care. Speakers include local and national experts in their particular fields discussing the future of cancer care and the important topics of interest that play a role in delivering excellence in care. The consortium will include a tabletop discussion and other opportunities for attendees to learn oncology trends and best practices from each other. It will be an informative educational opportunity you won't want to miss.

Registration fees for members of the EJGH medical staff and team members have been waived.

Click here for registration form. Space is limited to the first 200 participants registered.

Contact us for more information:
EJGH Corporate Education
(504) 454-4279
email: tmtran2@ejgh.org

Sponsored by:

Eli Lilly InfuSystem Myriad

Friday, October 25, 2013


Registration Opens/Navigator Tours

Continental Breakfast


Opening Remarks

Judy Brown
EJGH Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer


Keynote Address: Survivorship

J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, MD, MACP
American Cancer Society Deputy Chief Medical Officer


Commission on Cancer Standards and Survivorship

Maria Alma Rodriguez, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Cancer and Rehabilitation

Stephen Kishner, MD
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor of Clinical Medicine, LSU School of Medicine New Orleans



Larry Kilgore, MD
Professor and Director of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Tennessee Medical Center


Networking Lunch/Navigator Tours



Amanda Perron, NSCA-CPT, LDN, RD
Danielle Fournet, RD, LDN


Breast Survivorship

Brian Creely, MD
General Surgery, East Jefferson General Hospital
MD Anderson Physicians Network™ Credentialed Physician


Break and Exercise for Cancer Patients

Aimee Berthelot, MBA
Health Education Training Coordinator, EJGH Wellness Center


Q&A with EJGH Cancer Team

Saturday, October 26, 2013


Registration Opens/Navigator Tours

Continental Breakfast


Clinical Trials

Lesley Meng, MD
EJGH Hematology-Oncology, East Jefferson General Hospital
MD Anderson Physicians Network™ Credentialed Physician


Furthering the Science Mission through Corporate Collaborations Across the United States

Melanie Wong, BBA
Vice President of Strategy & Business Development
MD Anderson Cancer Network™


Healing Holistically

Mrs. Tianne Lastra
REIKI Master and Teacher, Director of Journey into Wellness


Survivor Panel



Continuing Education Credits

8 hours for Nursing, 10 hours for LA Speech Therapy. Pending: LA Physical Therapy, LA Occupational Therapy, National Association of Social Workers LA (NSW-LA), Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Technologists/Radiation Therapists and Dietitians

"East Jefferson General Hospital, The Center for Nursing Knowledge and Research is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation."

All nurse planners and presenters disclose no actual or potential conflict of interest relative to this educational offering.

"In accordance with the American's with Disabilities Act, please advise us when you register for the course if you have any disability that requires special materials and/or services so that the appropriate personnel can be advised to arrange the needed accommodations."

Louisiana State Medical SocietyEast Jefferson General Hospital is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

East Jefferson General Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions about CME, contact David Potter at (504) 454-4283.