Tenth Annual Pediatric Surgical Oncology Review Course

March 21-22, 2015
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee

Course Information

The Tenth Annual Pediatric Surgical Oncology Review Course is an educational course which focuses on presenting the current surgical management of children with malignant solid tumors. This year’s meeting will be held on Saturday, March 21, and Sunday, March 22, 2015, on the campus of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Experts will present summaries of the critical issues in the surgical management of major pediatric solid tumors (neuroblastoma, Wilms tumor, sarcomas, liver tumors, and germ cell tumors), as well as reviews of rare pediatric solid tumors. In addition, presentations on mediastinal mass, chest wall tumors, and management of pulmonary metastatic disease will be made. Significant time will be allotted to illustrative case presentations and group discussion. The Institute of Medicine Core Competency that applies to this educational activity will be evidence-based practice (integrate best research with clinical expertise and patient values for optimum care, and participate in learning and research activities to the extent feasible).

Target Audience

This one-and-one-half–day course is designed for general pediatric surgical fellows and junior faculty who are COG Institutional Surgery RIs. Slots will be available for all fellows who sign up; openings for junior faculty will be limited and filled on a first come, first served basis.

Learning Objectives

Accreditation Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), in which St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is accredited to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Hours for Physicians

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital designates this live activity (Tenth Annual Pediatric Surgical Oncology Review Course Conference, March 21–22, 2015) for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course is being co-hosted by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


Rooms have been blocked at the following hotel for your convenience at the special rate of $139 a night until February 26. Please state you will be attending the Tenth Annual Pediatric Surgical Oncology Review Course.

Double Tree Hotel
185 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
901-528-1800 or 800-222-8733

Shuttle Service

Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the review course free of charge. Information regarding shuttle pick-up time will be sent to all attendees a week before the course. Transportation will be provided after the review course to the airport (at no charge) when the course is complete. It is recommended you book your return flight after 2 pm. If you must leave the course early, a cab will be provided for you at your expense.