Miami Cancer Institute Head and Neck Cancer Conference

Miami, FL US
October 12, 2023

Live Conference | 2.25 Cat. 1
Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Hilton Miami Dadeland, Miami, Florida

This conference will provide an update on the state-of-the-art treatment of oral, head and neck cancers. Our distinguished faculty will discuss work-up and management of oral lesions, neck masses, and thyroid masses, as well as review cases in a multidisciplinary tumor board format.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Implement treatment guidelines for neck masses, oral lesions and thyroid nodules. 
  • Apply techniques for difficult conversations and end-of-life discussions.  
  • Analyze multidisciplinary evaluations of Head and Neck cancer patients during case presentations.

Who Should Attend

Primary Care Physicians, Dentists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, Medical Oncologists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Surgeons, Pathologists, Hospitalists, Nurses, Nutritionists and Speech Pathologists.

Registration and Fees

All Attendees$40

Cancellations must be received by September 29, 2023 to receive a refund of the registration fee, less a $10 administrative fee. Registration fees are not refundable after September 29, 2023.

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.25 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/12/2023 - 5:30pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/12/2023 - 8:45pm EDT


Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 2.25 Cat. 1

5:15 p.m.Product Theater
6:00 p.m.Dinner and Visit Exhibits
6:30 p.m.Welcome and Introductions
Geoffrey Young, M.D.
6:35 p.m.Neck Mass – Work Up
Meghan Crawley, M.D.
6:50 p.m.Oral Lesion – Work Up
Alessandro Villa, DDS
7:05 p.m.Managing Thyroid Nodules
Neeta Erinjeri, M.D.
7:20 p.m.Speaking to Patients and Families
Geoffrey Young, M.D.
7:50 p.m.Early Palliative Care: Improving QOL in Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Suleyki Medina, M.D.
8:05 p.m.Tumor Board Presentations
Moderator: Noah Kalman, M.D.
8:35 p.m.Question-and-Answer Session
Moderator & Faculty
8:40 p.m.Closing Remarks
Geoffrey Young, M.D.
8:45 p.m.Adjourn

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Hilton Miami Dadeland
9100 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
United States
+1 (786) 975-1920

About the Venue

Next to Baptist Hospital, Hilton Miami is two miles from Dadeland Mall and 10 minutes from Dadeland South Metro Station. Miami International Airport is 13 miles away. Hilton Miami offers a wellness center with yoga and Pilates classes plus massages, a heated pool, and guest rooms with fitness equipment. Hilton Miami Dadeland has met cleanliness standards for a WELL Health-Safety Rating.

Conference Directors

Geoffrey D. Young, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FSSO
Chief of Head and Neck Surgery, Miami Cancer Institute
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Noah S. Kalman, M.D., MBA
Radiation Oncology
Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida


Meghan Crawley, M.D., M.S.
Head and Neck Surgery and Reconstruction
Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida
Neeta Erinjeri, M.D.
Surgical Endocrinologist
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
Suleyki Medina, M.D.
Hospice and Palliative Care
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, Florida
Alessandro Villa, DDS, Ph.D., MPH
Professor, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
President of Oral Medicine Associates
Chief of Oral Medicine, Oral Oncology and Dentistry
Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida


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 2.25 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 a total of 2.25 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-947133, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

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

  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.25 Nurse Practitioners


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