Current Concepts in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

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Date & Location
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 AM - Sunday, October 29, 2017, 4:30 PM, Zuckerman Research Center 417 E 68th St, New York, NY

Target Audience
ENT, General Surgery, Head and Neck Oncology, Nursing, Otolaryngology


This two day course will discuss current advances in the management of head and neck tumors. The format includes lectures, panel discussions, and videos of operative techniques. Ample time will be allotted for participation by the audience with questions and answers. 

Symposium Highlights

  • State-of-the-art management of thyroid cancer
  • Cancer of the oral cavity and oropharynx
  • Skin cancer and laryngopharyngeal cancers
  • Current status of combined modality and advances in radiation and medical oncology
  • Surgical techniques of complex head and neck procedures

Target Audience 

The target audience for this course is otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, general surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, oral-maxillofacial surgeons, speech language pathologists, and physician assistants.

Jointly sponsored by:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Toronto 


Memorial Sloan Kettering gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for providing educational grants or financial support for this live activity:

  • Cook Medical, LLC
  • Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies
  • Medtronic
  • Stryker

  1. Present a multidisciplinary approach to the management of head and neck tumors including surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy
  2. Discuss in detail the diagnosis and current advances in treatment of tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid, oral cavity, larynx, hypopharynx, skull base, melanoma and parotid
  3. Focus on current advances and the state of the art in head and neck reconstruction


Registration Fees
Physicians in Practice  $300   
Fellows, Residents, PAs, Students and Other Healthcare Professionals   
Industry Professionals*     $525

*Industry professionals may attend CME activities for their own education. Marketing, sales, and promotion of products and services is strictly prohibited at MSK CME activities.

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks. Please contact us at least one week prior to the course if you have any special dietary needs.

  • 30% Discounted Rate for MSK Alumni and MSK Alliance Members - MSK offers a discounted rate to all MSK Alumni and MSK Alliance members to attend a CME course. Please contact for more information or to register.
  • MSK Staff Registration - Registration is complimentary for MSK staff. However, you must complete course registration to attend this course. 

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded when email notification is received by the MSK Office of Continuing Medical Education (MSK CME) at least 7 days prior to the first day of the course (

Cancellations or no-shows after this date are not eligible for a refund. MSK CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event we must cancel or postpone this course, we will refund the registration fee in full, but are not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees incurred by airline/travel/lodging agencies. At any time, you may substitute another registrant in your place after contacting MSK CME with the relevant information.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Memorial Sloan Kettering and University of Toronto. Memorial Sloan Kettering is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

AMA Credit Designation

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Credits

This course will not offer nursing CE credits. Nurses will receive a non-physician CME certificate for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Certain nursing certification providers (such as ANCC) may accept this certificate for CE requirements. Please check with your certification providers for more information.