Miami Brain Symposium

May 14, 2021

Hybrid Symposium - December 3, 2021

The Miami Brain Symposium will focus on state-of-the-art approaches in the management of primary and metastatic central nervous systems tumors, along with an understanding of current standards of care as well as a look at future directions. This virtual symposium will engage participants, as the expert faculty navigate through complex cases, novel treatment strategies and lively panel discussions.

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Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Examine the role of molecular histopathology in the diagnosis, characterization, and management of primary and metastatic brain tumors.
  • Explain the recent neurosurgical, radiation, immunotherapy and targeted medical therapy options for gliomas.
  • Recognize the standard approaches and controversies in management strategies for brain metastases.
  • Describe the results of observation, surgery, radiotherapy and radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomas.
  • Examine the current trends and future medical, neurosurgical, and radiation therapy options for Ependymoma.

Who Should Attend

Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Adult and Pediatric Medical Oncologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro-Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Radiation Oncologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neuroscience Nurses, Neurosurgery Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitians, Radiology Technologists, Clinical Pharmacists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, Physician Assistants, as well as other specialists interested in the fields of neuro-oncology and neuroscience.

In particular, this course will add tremendous value to residents in training as well as fellows in multiple specialties, including family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, neurology, neurosurgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, and pathology.

Registration and Fees

Registration will open soon.

Event date: Friday, December 3, 2021

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 3.20 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 3.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 3.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 3.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/14/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
05/14/2021 - 12:30pm

Agenda - Coming Soon

Symposium Director

Guenther Koehne M.D., Ph.D.Guenther Koehne M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Director of Miami Cancer Institute
Chief of Blood & Marrow Transplant and Hematologic Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida 


Adam D. Cohen, M.D.Adam D. Cohen, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Paul Lin M.D., Ph.D.Paul Lin M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor at The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Paul Richardson, M.D.Paul Richardson, M.D.
Clinical Program Leader and Director
Of Clinical Research
Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
RJ Corman Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Robert Sackstein, M.D.Robert Sackstein, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs
Dean, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, Florida
Robert Soiffer, M.D.Robert Soiffer, M.D.
Chief, Division of Hematologic Malignancies
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Wendy Stock, M.D.Wendy Stock, M.D.
Hematologist/ Oncologist
Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Richard M. Stone, M.D.Richard M. Stone, M.D.
Chief of Staff, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Disclosures And Resolution Of Conflict Of Interest

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer


Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 3.25 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-840870, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 3 credits for Nursing, 3.25 credits for Pharmacy, and 3.20 credits for Laboratory (hematology). Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use. ​​

Available Credit

  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 3.20 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 3.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 3.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 3.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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The Miami Brain Symposium will be a fully virtual symposium, allowing learners to access high-quality content and engage remotely from around the world in a platform that has been designed explicitly for this meeting.

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