Amir Bastawrous, M.D., MBA
Medical Director
Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic
Swedish Medical Center

Philip J. Gold, M.D.
Director of Clinical Research
Program Leader, GI Oncology Program
Swedish Cancer Institute

Ryan Holbrook M.D., FACS
Surgical Oncologist
Cancer Care Northwest

Scott Kopetz, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
Associate Professor
University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center

John L. Marshall, M.D., MPH
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Georgetown University Medical Center

Jeffrey Meyerhardt, M.D., MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director, Center for Gastrointestinal Cancer
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Drew Schembre, M.D., FASGE, FACG
Medical Director, Swedish Gastroenterology
Swedish Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington

Gina Vaccaro, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Mark Whiteford, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery, The Oregon Clinic
Providence Cancer Center, Portland
Affiliate Professor of Surgery, OHSU

Swedish CME maintains full control of the content of every course we provide. It is our policy to identify and resolve all speaker and planner conflicts of interest. Each speaker is required to give a balanced, evidence-based presentation that is free of commercial bias.

Planning Committee

Philip J. Gold, M.D., Course Chair
Richard P. Billingham, M.D.
Sharlene Gill, M.D.
Hagen Kennecke, M.D.
Becky Mann, R.N.
Drew Schembre, M.D.
Nancy Thompson, M.S.N.
Laurie Turay, Interim CME Manager
Gina Viccaro, M.D.
Deb Zulawski, EAMP, CME Specialist

Description & Objectives
CME Credit
Registration Fees

Online registration is now closed. 
Walk-in registration will be available at the conference. 


October 25, 2013
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8:45 a.m.-4:10 p.m.

Grand Hyatt
721 Pine St.
Seattle, WA



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