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Pituitary Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management

  1. 1. Department of Neurosurgery and the California Center for Pituitary Disorders University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine University of California San FranciscoPituitary Disorders:Advances in Diagnosis and Management October 27, 2012SATURDAY Marriott Union Square COURSE CHAIRS San Francisco, CA Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery; Medical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Sandeep Kunwar, MD Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery; Surgical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery; Co-Director, Center for Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery
  2. 2. Pituitary Disorders: Marriott Union Square San Francisco, CAAdvances in Diagnosis and Management October 27, 2012The California Center for Pituitary Disorders ACCREDITATION The University ofat the University of California, San Francisco, California, San Francisco School of Medicineinvites you to attend its fifth annual course (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Councilon Pituitary Disorders: Advances in for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medicalDiagnosis and Management. The program education for physicians.endeavors to provide the latest updates and UCSF designates this live activity for arecent advances regarding pituitary tumors maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physiciansand related disorders. Endocrinologists, should only claim credit commensurate withneurosurgeons, neurologists, primary care the extent of their participation in theproviders, trainees in these fields, nurse activity. This CME activitypractitioners, physician’s assistants, and meets the requirements under Californiaother allied health professionals can Assembly, Bill 1195, continuing educationbenefit from this program in diagnosis and cultural and linguistic competency.and management of pituitary tumors and Nurses: For the purpose ofdisorders of pituitary function. recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing CenterE D U C AT I O N A L O B J E C T I V E S An attendee completing this course should be accepts AMA PRA able to: Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations • Appropriately manage patients with of acromegaly; accredited by the ACCME. • Evaluate the role for radiation and the associated risks in the management of pituitary tumors; Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts category • Diagnose pituitary dysfunction following traumatic 1 credit from AOACCME, brain injury; prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA· • Radiographically identify the subtleties of sellar and Category 1 CreditTM from parasellar masses; organizations accredited by the ACCME. • Discuss with patients the differences between microscopic versus endoscopic pituitary surgery; • Apply the caveats of the medical versus surgical management of patients with prolactinomas; • Discuss the role for surgery or radiation in management of recurrent pituitary adenomas; • Appropriately manage patients with Cushing’s syndrome.
  3. 3. Pituitary Disorders:Advances in Diagnosis and ManagementSATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 20128:00 am Registration8:20 Introduction Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD8:30 Surgery, Radiotherapy, or Medical Therapy Sandeep Kunwar, MD for Recurrent Pituitary Adenomas – Navigating the Options9:15 Imaging of the Sella Christopher P. Hess, MD10:00 Break10:15 Case Studies from the California Center Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD for Pituitary Disorders – Three Cases with State-of-the-Art Reviews11:00 Medical Management of Cushings Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE Syndrome11:45 Surgical versus Medical Management Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD of Prolactinomas12:30 pm Lunch (included in attendee tuition fee)1:30 Pituitary Dysfunction Following Traumatic Jennifer Park-Sigal, MD Brain Injury2:15 Endonasal Pituitary Surgery – Transition Daniel F. Kelly, MD from Microscope to Endoscope: How & Why3:00 Break3:15 Management of Acromegaly J. Blake Tyrrell, MD4:00 Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery for Penny K. Sneed, MD Pituitary Tumors4:45 Questions and Cases from the Audience5:00 pm Adjourn / Evaluations
  4. 4. Marriott Union Square San Francisco, CAGENERAL INFORMATION CONFERENCE LOCATIONPre-registration is preferred to ensure that Enjoy San Francisco’s renowned attractions such asadequate course materials are available. the historic cable cars, shopping in Union Square, or visit San Francisco’s culinary hub at the Ferry Building.REGISTRATION INFORMATION This year’s course will take place at the MarriottTuition: $275 Practicing Physicians Union Square, located at 480 Sutter Street in $195 Nurses/Pharmacists/ San Francisco’s famed Union Square. Allied Health Professionals/ Residents/Fellows HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS A block of guestrooms has been reserved at the** Onsite Registration will be $25 additional special UCSF conference rate of $229/night. You arePayment may be made by Visa, MasterCard, urged to make your reservations early. The cut-off dateAmEx or check. is Wednesday, September 26, 2012 or until theREGISTER VIA: group room block is filled.Online: www.cme.ucsf.edu To make hotel reservations, please call (866) 912-0973Mail: Complete course registration form and identify yourself as a member of this UCSF and send with payment to: conference to receive the special rate. UCSF Office of CME By staying at the host hotel, you help UCSF P.O. Box 45368 meet its contractual obligations and keep San Francisco, CA registration fees reasonable. Please take this 94145-0368 into consideration when making your accommodation decisions.Fax: Fax completed registration form to: (415) 502-1795 (be sure to include RENTAL CAR your credit card number) Hertz is offering special rates for participants of this conference; simply call (800) 654-2240 and referPhone: To register by phone or to inquire about to convention number # 03BW0131, or call your registration status, please call UCSF’s CME travel agent. You may also make reservations at Registration Office at (415) 476-5808 www.Hertz.com. Advance reservations areOn-Site Registration: recommended.Generally we are able to accommodate on-site AIR TRANSPORTATIONregistration at our courses, however pre-registration UCSF has negotiated special fares with Americanis preferred to ensure that we have adequate course and United Airlines for our course attendees. You maymaterials. use the following tour codes to book on your own:Date: Saturday, October, 27, 2012 American (800) 433-1790 code: 77H2AZTime: 8:00 am- 8:20 am United (800) 521-4041 code: 510CFLocation: Marriott Union SquarePlease check our website for up-to-date information onthe course: www.cme.ucsf.eduREFUND POLICYCancellations received in writing before the first day ofthe course will be refunded, less a $75 administrativefee. No refunds will be made on cancellations receivedafter that date.
  5. 5. Thursday, August 2 – Saturday, August 4, 2012Upcoming CME Courses Neurosurgery Update 2012 Sonoma, CA University of California, info@ocme.ucsf.edu. For more information www.cme.ucsf.edu. You may also reach or to register online visit our website at Recycled Paper Office of Continuing (415) 476-4251 or San Francisco, CA Medical Education Office of CME at us by calling the UCSF Box 0742 San Francisco E Printed on 94143-0742 email 0569COURSE CHAIRS G U E S T FAC U LT Y C O U R S E FAC U LT Y (University of California,Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE San Francisco unless indicated)Professor of Medicine and Director of the NW PituitaryNeurological Surgery; Medical Center at Oregon Health Christopher P. Hess, MDDirector, California Center for Sciences University, Portland, OR Assistant Professor ofPituitary Disorders at UCSF Neuroradiology; Chief of Daniel F. Kelly, MD Neuroradiology, San FranciscoSandeep Kunwar, MD Director, Brain Tumor Center, VA Medical CenterAssociate Professor of John Wayne Cancer Institute,Neurological Surgery; Surgical Santa Monica, CA Jennifer Park-Sigal, MDDirector, California Center for Assistant Professor ofPituitary Disorders at UCSF Endocrinology and MetabolismManish K. Aghi, MD, PhD Penny K. Sneed, MDAssistant Professor of Professor and Vice-Chair ofNeurological Surgery; Co-Director, Radiation OncologyCenter for Minimally Invasive J. Blake Tyrrell, MDSkull Base Surgery Professor Emeritus of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Director, UCSF Endocrinology Clinic