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Physicians' Education Resource® Acquires the Annual Winter Lung Cancer Conference™

PER’s Miami Lung Cancer Conference® will merge with the Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ to further become a world-class continuing medical education event

May 02, 2018 11:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time

CRANBURY, N.J.--()--Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education (CME), has acquired the Winter Lung Cancer Conference™, continuing its commitment to providing the most impactful live continuing medical education programs in the field. As a result, the 2019 upcoming 16th Annual Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ will merge with PER’s historic Miami Lung Cancer Conference® to further become a world-class continuing medical education event. The meeting will take place in February 2019 in Miami, Fl.

Bringing together The Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ and Miami Lung Cancer Conference® this will become a premier CME conference for oncologists, nurses and other health care professionals in the lung cancer specialty. This fast-paced and highly-interactive 3-day educational event will continue to focus on the most pressing issues in lung cancer, using its historic format of brief presentations panel discussions, and Q&A sessions, while incorporating PER’s well-known Medical Crossfire® exchanges, to help clinicians interpret and apply the latest data into patient care.

The esteemed Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ co-chairs are Dr. Mark Socinski and Dr. Rogerio Lilenbaum. Dr. Socinski is an executive medical director at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute. He’s a medical oncologist specializing in thoracic malignancies, including small cell and non-small cell lung cancers and mesothelioma. Dr. Lilenbaum is a professor of medicine, medical oncology and chief medical officer of Smilow Cancer Hospital. Joining them will be the Co-Chairs of the Miami Lung Cancer Conference® Dr Heather Wakelee and Dr. Julie Brahmer. Dr. Wakelee serves as a medical oncologist and professor of medicine (oncology) at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Brahmer is the director of the Thoracic Oncology Program and professor of Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. Together, these four Co-Chairs will lead this premier oncology meeting into the future.

“We are excited to add the Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ to our impressive portfolio of CME meetings. We look forward to working with meeting Co-Chairs Dr Mark Socinski and Dr Rogerio Lilenbaum to propel this conference even further and complement our portfolio of annual oncology and hematology conferences,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “The leadership of Drs. Socinski and Lilenbaum, combined with Drs. Wakelee and Brahmer makes for a powerful medical education forum.”

Dr. Brahmer added, “we are looking forward to bringing these two conferences together to create a more impactful CME experience. This conference will be the go-to CME conference for providing updates and advances in current and emerging approaches in treating lung cancer.”

Stay tuned for more information as the agenda and dates get finalized.

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About PER®:

Since 1995, Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC® (PER®), has been the leading provider of live and online CME activities on oncology and hematology by providing high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. In 2018, PER® will develop and implement 20 historic annual legacy conferences in the United States and Europe, along with many world-renowned online learning formats such as Medical Crossfire®. PER® is accredited by both the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN). PER® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates, Inc. family of businesses. Learn more at and


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