American Society of Hematology

Schedule and Program for Highlights of ASH in North America

The preliminary schedule for the 2019 meetings will be available in the fall.

The following programming corresponds to the 2018 Highlights of ASH in North America meetings.

2018 Program Co-Chairs

  • Adam Cuker, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania
  • Laurie Sehn, MD, British Columbia Cancer Agency
11:00 a.m.
Registration and Exhibits Open
(Lunch provided)
11:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
12:45 p.m.
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Washington, DC, and Miami
Michael Bishop, MD, The University of Chicago

San Francisco and Chicago
Ginna Laport, MD, Stanford University Medical Center

Dallas and New York
Margaret MacMillan, MD, MSc, University of Minnesota
1:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion
2:00 p.m.
Coffee Break and Exhibits Open
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion
4:15 p.m.
Coffee Break and Exhibits Open
4:30 p.m.
Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Including Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

San Francisco and Dallas
Geoffrey L. Uy, MD, Washington University School of Medicine

Washington, DC, and Chicago
Laura Michaelis, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Miami and New York
Raajit Rampal, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
5:15 p.m.
Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Dallas and Chicago
Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, The University of Chicago

Washington, DC
Mikkael Sekeres, MD, Cleveland Clinic

San Francisco, Miami, and New York
Amer Zeidan, MBBS, Yale Cancer Center
6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
6:30 p.m.
Program Concludes for the Day
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Exhibits Open
(Breakfast provided)
7:30 a.m.
Welcome, Introductions, and Announcements
7:45 a.m.
Hodgkin Lymphoma

San Francisco and New York
Robert Chen, MD, City of Hope Medical Center

Dallas and Washington, DC
Michael Crump, MD, Princess Margaret Hospital

Miami and Chicago
Michelle Fanale, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:45 a.m.
Coffee Break and Exhibits Open
10:00 a.m.
Venous Thromboembolism

New York
Adam Cuker, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania

Miami and Chicago
Marc Carrier, MD, MSc, University of Ottawa

San Francisco and Dallas
Agnes Y.Y. Lee, MD, MSc, University of British Columbia

Washington, DC
Deborah M. Siegal, MD, McMaster University
10:45 a.m.
Sickle Cell Disease

San Francisco and Chicago
Amanda Brandow, DO, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Washington, DC
Robert Liem, MD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

New York
Angela Rivers, MD, PhD, University of Illinois Hospital

John J. Strouse, MD, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine

Jeffrey D. Lebensburger, DO, University of Alabama at Birmingham
11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:00 noon
Lunch With the Experts
(All speakers and attendees)
1:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
3:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
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