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Pituitary Disorders:

  1. 1. Department of Neurosurgery and the California Center for Pituitary Disorders University of California San Francisco School of Medicine University of California San Francisco Pituitary Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management March 15, 2008 UCSF Mission Bay COURSE CHAIRS Conference Center Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD Clinical Professor of Medicine and Neurological San Francisco, CA Surgery; Medical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Sandeep Kunwar, MD SATURDAY Associate Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery; Surgical Director, California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF
  2. 2. UCSF Mission Bay Pituitary Disorders: Conference Center San Francisco, CA Advances in Diagnosis and Management March 15, 2008 The California Center for Pituitary Disorders ACCREDITATION The University of within the Department of Neurosurgery at California, San Francisco School of Medicine the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) is accredited by invites you to attend its first annual course the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical on Pituitary Disorders: Advances in Education to provide continuing medical Diagnosis and Management. This course education for physicians. will be held at the UCSF Mission Bay UCSF designates this educational activity for a Conference Center in the Robertson maximum of 7 AMA PRA Auditorium on March 15, 2008. The program Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physician should only endeavors to provide the latest updates and claim credit commensurate with the recent advances regarding pituitary tumors extent of their participation in the and related disorders. Endocrinologists, activity. neurosurgeons, neurologists, primary care This CME activity meets the requirements under providers, trainees in these fields, nurse California Assembly practitioners, physician’s assistants, and Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural other allied health professionals can benefit and linguistic competency. from this program in diagnosis and Nurses: management of pituitary tumors and For the purpose of recertification, the disorders of pituitary function. American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA E 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 able to: Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations • Approach the differential diagnosis of sellar and accredited by the parasellar masses; ACCME. • Conduct bedside examinations and interpret results Physician Assistants: of neurophthalmolgical evaluations of patients with AAPA accepts category pituitary disorders; 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from • Analyze the benefits and risks of endonasal AAFP, and AMA PRA transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors; Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited • Discuss novel approaches in surgical pathology as by the ACCME. applied to the evaluation of pituitary tumors; • Describe indications, risks, and benefits for stereotactic and conventional radiotherapy for residual pituitary tumors after surgery; • Develop an approach to the evaluation and management of patients with residual and recurrent Cushing’s disease; • Diagnose and treat Growth Hormone deficiency; • Explain the data pertaining to dopamine agonists and valvular heart disease and incorporate this information in their practices; • Develop a strategy for the medical management of patients with residual and recurrent acromegaly; • Manage hyponatremia with AVP receptor antagonists.
  3. 3. Pituitary Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management 8:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast 8:30 Introduction Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. 8:45 Differential Diagnosis of Pituitary Sandeep Kunwar and Hypothalamic Disease Processes 9:15 Radiology of Pituitary Disorders William P. Dillon 9:45 Neuroophthalmology of Pituitary and Jonathan Horton Parasellar Disorders 10:15 Coffee Break 10:30 Neurosurgical Management of Patients Sandeep Kunwar with Sellar and Parasellar Tumors 11:00 Clinically Relevant Advances in Tarik Tihan Pituitary Neuropathology 11:30 Radiotherapy in the Management Penny K. Sneed of Pituitary Tumors 12:00 PM Lunch (included with tuition) 1:00 Evaluation and Management of Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. Patients with Cushing’s Disease Who Have Failed Surgery 1:30 2:00 Growth Hormone Deficiency Medical Management of Prolactinomas Jessica K. Devin Blake Tyrell program 2:30 Coffee Break 2:45 Medical Management of Acromegaly David Clemmons 3:30 Advances in the Management of Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. Hyponatremia 4:00 Pituitary Cases Panel Moderated by Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. 4:50 Closing Remarks Sandeep Kunwar 5:00 PM Adjourn/Evaluations/CME Certificates
  4. 4. UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center San Francisco, CA GENERAL INFORMATION CONFERENCE LOCATION (CONT.) Pre-registration is preferred to ensure that the Center is just south of downtown San Francisco registrants receive a syllabus and CME and steps away from the AT&T Ballpark, shopping, Certificate at the course. premier hotels and entertainment. REGISTRATION INFORMATION Mission Bay is easily accessible via San Francisco Tuition*: $295 Practicing Physicians Muni’s newest light rail system, the “T” line. Ample $195 Nurses/ Pharmacists/ parking is also available. Allied Health Professionals/ HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS Residents/Fellows For your convenience, a courtesy block of rooms Payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard, has been set up at the following hotels. These are AmEx or check. not guaranteed rooms and are subject to availability. Registration fee includes course syllabus, lunch, Please be sure to mention this UCSF conference to and continental breakfast. Additional meals and obtain the reduced rate. accommodations are not included. Sir Francis Drake Hotel * On-site registration will be $25 additional. $209 per night REGISTER VIA: 450 Powell St., San Francisco, CA 94102 Online: www.cme.ucsf.edu For reservations please contact My Kieu at my.kieu@kimptonhotels.com or (415) 395-8534 Mail: Complete course registration form Website: http://www.sirfrancisdrake.com/ and send with payment to: Westin San Francisco Market Street UCSF Office of CME $239 per night P.O. Box 45368 50 Third Street San Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA Reservations (888) 627-8561 94145-0368 Website http://www.westinsf.com/ Fax: Fax completed registration form to: Club Quarters in San Francisco (415) 502-1795 (be sure to include $109- $234 per night your credit card number) 424 Clay Street San Francisco, CA 94111 On-Site Registration: Generally we are able to Phone: (415) 392-7400 accommodate on-site registration at our courses. To register by phone or to inquire RENTAL CAR about registration status, please call Hertz is offering special rates for participants of this UCSF’s CME Registration Office at conference; simply call (800) 654-2240 and refer to (415) 476-5808. identification number # 03BW0127, or call your travel agent. You may also make reservations at Please check our website for up-to-date information www.Hertz.com. Advance reservations are on the course: www.cme.ucsf.edu recommended. REFUND POLICY Cancellations received in writing before the first day AIR TRANSPORTATION of the course will be refunded, less a $75 Special arrangements have been made with administrative fee. No refunds will be made on Montgomery Travel. Simply call (800) 391-2287 or cancellations received after that date. complete the form on the UCSF web page at www.montgomerytravel.com. In addition to offering CONFERENCE LOCATION lower rates than published airfares, ticketed San Francisco's expanding Mission Bay area is an passengers may take advantage of the 24 hour exciting new meeting and event destination, emergency service. There is a $35 service fee. centered in UCSF's new 43-acre life sciences UCSF has negotiated special fares with American campus for teaching and research. The spectacular and United Airlines for our course attendees. You new Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF, with a may use the following tour codes to book on your landmark tower designed by award-winning Mexican own: architect Ricardo Legorreta, offers a world-class conference setting with advanced technology in the American (800) 433-1790 code: 15273 heart of Mission Bay. Located at 1675 Owens Street, United (800) 521-4041 code: 510CF general info near the intersection of 16th Street and 3rd Street,
  5. 5. For more information or to register online visit our website at www.cme.ucsf.edu. You may also POSTAL FPO reach us by calling the Office of CME at (415) 476-4251 or email info@ocme.ucsf.edu. Thursday, July 30 – Saturday, August 1, 2009 Thursday, July 24 – Saturday, July 26, 2008 Neurosurgery Update 2008 in the Wine Neurosurgery Update 2009 in the Wine Upcoming CME Courses Silverado Resort – Napa, California Silverado Resort – Napa, CA Country Country University of California, Office of Continuing San Francisco, CA Medical Education UCSF Box 0742 San Francisco 94143-0742 0569 COURSE CHAIRS C O U R S E FAC U LT Y C O U R S E FAC U LT Y ( C O N T. ) (University of California, Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. MD San Francisco unless indicated) Jonathan Horton, MD, PhD Clinical Professor of Medicine Professor of Ophthalmology David Clemmons, MD and Neurological Surgery; Professor of Medicine, Division Penny K. Sneed, MD Medical Director, California of Endocrinology; Sarah Graham Professor in Residence, Center for Pituitary Disorders at Kenan Professor of Medicine; Department of Radiation UCSF Chief, Division of Endocrinology Oncology Sandeep Kunwar, MD and Metabolism, Carolina Tarik Tihan, MD, PhD Associate Clinical Professor of Cardiovascular Biology Center, Associate Professor of Pathology Neurological Surgery; Surgical University of North Carolina, Director, California Center for Chapel Hill Blake Tyrell, MD Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Clinical Professor of William P. Dillon, MD Endocrinology and Metabolism Professor of Radiology; Chief of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology Jessica K. Devin, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, University faculty of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  6. 6. PITUITARY DISORDERS: ADVANCES IN MNS08002 www.cme.ucsf.edu DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT Saturday, March 15, 2008 UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center San Francisco, California Mail to : UCSF Office of CME Registration Information: (415) 476-5808 P.O. Box 45368 Course Information: (415) 476-4251 San Francisco, CA 94145-0368 Online registration: www.cme.ucsf.edu Fax: (415) 502-1795 Dr. Mr. Mrs. Ms. _________________________________________________________________ Last Name First M.I. _________________________________________________________________ Degree Specialty _________________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________________ City State Zip _________________________________________________________________ Daytime Phone Fax _________________________________________________________________ Email _________________________________________________________________ Address Label Code Letter (see address label: example, A, B, C, D, etc.) Would you like to be on our priority email list? Yes No Would you like to be on our priority fax list? Yes No Date of birth to be used as OCME registrant number: ___ ___ /___ ___ / X X Month Day Please indicate if you have any special needs: Registration Fees (add $25 for registration at the door): $295 Physicians $195 Nurses/Pharmacist/Allied Health Professionals /Residents/Fellows Make checks payable to UC Regents Please charge my credit card: Visa MasterCard AmEx for $ _________________________ _________________________________________________|________/_______ Card # Expiration date ___________________________________|______________________________ Course Registration Form Name on Card (Please Print) Authorized Signature UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens St. San Francisco, CA 94158 (861) 431-UCSF phone (415) 514-4675 fax http://www.ahl-missionbay.com/index.cfm California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF 400 Parnassus Ave., A-808 • San Francisco, CA 94143-0350 Appointments and Referrals: (866) 559-5543