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Medical Alumni Symposium

Medical Alumni Symposium: 2019 Program

March 30, 2019

7:45 a.m. - Registration & Continental Breakfast - Loyola Science Center, PNC Auditorium First Floor

8:30 a.m. - Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:45 a.m. - Thomas Loughney, M.D., FACP, FACG '85

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of Gastroenterology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

TOPIC: Colon Cancer Screening in the US 2019

9:40 a.m. - Scranton Short

9:50 a.m. - Maria Gubbiotti '11, M.D./PhD candidate (degree anticipated May 2019)

MD/PhD student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

TOPIC: Novel Markers to Predict Response and/or Outcome to Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma: Exploring the Tumor Microenvironmnt

10:45 a.m. - Scranton Short

10:55 a.m. - Networking Break and Student Poster Presentations

11:15 a.m. - Panel Discussion:

April Troy, M.D., MPH, FAAP '02 - Assistant Clinical Professor at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Pediatrician at Pediatrics of Northeastern PA

Jed Gonzalo, M.D. '02 - Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Associate Dean for Health Systems Education, Penn State College of Medicine

Clark Veet, M.D. '10 - General Medicine Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Kelly McGuire, D.O. '05 - Private Practice Surgeon, Northeast Surgical Specialists

Ralph Riviello, M.D., MS, FACEP '90 - Chair of Department of Emergency Medicine, Crozer Keystone Health System

TOPIC: Medical Education in the 21st Century

12:30 p.m. - Lunch, Brennan Hall 5th floor: Rose Room

      Greetings from University Advancement

      Greetings from Medical Alumni Council Leadership

      MAC Medical Mission Update

2:15 p.m. -Scranton Short

2:25 p.m. - Erin Tracy, M.D., MPH '88

Associate Professor Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

TOPIC: Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery

3:20 p.m. - Scranton Short

3:30 p.m. - Geno Merli, M.D., MACP, FHM, FSVM '71

Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Co-Director at Jefferson Vascular Center, Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

TOPIC: Selecting Direct Oral Anticoagulants and Reversing Their Effects

4:30 p.m. - Networking Reception and Student Poster Presentations


Alumni, GCSOM and Lackawanna and Luzerne Medical Society: $175
Non-Alumni: $200
Retired Physician: $125
Non-Alumni Medical Student/Resident/Intern: $25
Alumni Resident/Intern: Complimentary
Alumni Medical Student: Complementary

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and the University of Scranton. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

 *Schedule of activities is subject to change.