The Surgical Oncology department offers a wide variety of department-based and institution-wide events, and educational opportunities.
TRANSCEND Cancer Initiative Bi-Weekly Meeting
TRANSCEND Cancer Initiative (TCI) hosts a monthly meeting on the last Friday of the month from 2:30-3:30 p.m. (CST). Meetings will be held virtually on Zoom. Please note the schedule is subject to change. To join our meeting series, please email TranscendCancerInitiative@mdanderson.org.
2023 Fall TRANSCEND Cancer Initiative Symposium
Friday, October 13
Noon – 6 pm
Keynote speakers: Peter WT Pisters, M.D., MHCM, President, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Nathalie D. McKenzie, MD, Advent Health Cancer Institute
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American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Alumni Reception
Monday, October 23
6 - 8 pm
Contact: Brigitte Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Distinguished Alumnus Grand Rounds
May 3, 2023
The Surgical Oncology department hosted the 1st Annual Distinguished Alumni Rounds featuring Dr. Syed Ahmad. Dr. Ahmad is an alumni of the MD Anderson Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship and is currently the Chief of Surgical Oncology, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, and the Hayden Family Endowed Chair for Cancer Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
4th Surgical Oncology Advanced Practitioner (SOAP) Conference
April 20-22, 2023
The goal of the SOAP conference is to foster collaboration and share best practices among APPs working in surgical oncology. The 3-day program brings the latest evidence regarding the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of solid tumor malignancies and multi-disciplinary management to medical professionals involved in patient care and clinical research. The inaugural SOAP conference took place in April 2018 and was co-sponsored by the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology and the MD Anderson Division of Surgery.