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Precision Medicine Symposium


Save the date for UK Markey Cancer Center's fourth annual Precision Medicine Symposium!

Fourth Annual Precision Medicine Symposium
Presented by the UK Markey Cancer Center
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
1800 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

This symposium highlights new clinical advances in hematological malignancies and solid tumor malignancies, including novel targeted therapies for bladder cancer and breast cancer. Attendees will also learn about innovative surgical techniques, clinical trials and available cell-based therapies.

Oncologists, hematologists, oncology surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncology nurses, researchers, clinical research staff, pharmacists, genetic counselors, cancer center administrators and cancer program leaders are encouraged to attend.

  • Register

    To register for the fourth annual Precision Medicine Symposium, please visit the PMS CE Central homepage.

    There, you will find the link to register and reserve your hotel.

    There is no registration cost for this event.

  • Reservations

    For hotel reservations, visit or call Marriott central reservations at 877-204-8020 and use the code PMA to secure a rate of $132 per night.

    Online reservations: book your group rate online now for Fourth Annual Precision Medicine Symposium: Implementing Cancer Precision Medicine.

  • Objectives


    Upon completion of this symposium, participants will be able to:

    1. List new treatment options for cancer
    2. Identify patient specific recommendations for managing cancers
    3. Discuss implementation strategies for common drug metabolizing agents and their use in oncology
    4. Describe the place in therapy of novel anticancer agents
    5. Recognize adverse effects associated with these agents
    6. Discuss strategies for implementing precision medicine into clinical practice

    Disclosure Statement

    All planners, speakers, authors and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.

  • Parking and Transportation

    •    Transportation to the conference will not be provided.

    •    Complimentary on-site parking is available for all symposium attendees. There is valet parking for a daily fee of $20.

  • Continuing Education

    CE credit will be available for all physicians, pharmacists and nurses who attend the program.

    For more information regarding CE credit for the event, please visit the PMS CE Central homepage.

  • Medicine

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

    ACGME Competencies:

    • Patient Care
    • Medical Knowledge
  • Nursing

    The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

    The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 5.25 ANCC and 6.3 KBN contact hours for nurses who complete the entire program. Provider #: 3-0008-12-21-0017. Certificates may be printed once the program is completed.

  • Pharmacy

    ACPE accreditationThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0022-0000-20-053-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-054-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-055-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-056-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-057-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-058-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-059-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-060-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-061-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-062-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-063-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-064-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-065-L01-P, 0022-0000-20-066-L01-P, and 0022-0000-20-067-L01-P and will award 5.25 contact hours (0.525 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

    Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.


    UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 5.25 hours of participation.


    In collaboration with CECentral, UK College of Nursing Continuing Education Office and University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.

  • Contact us

    If you have questions, require any special arrangements to attend or would like more information about the symposium, please contact Marissa Schuh at 859-218-1034 or