2019 Symposium Conference Info

Speaker at the podium at the 2018 Symposium Conference.

Part 1: Innovations in GI Cancer
Friday, December 6, 2019 | 8:30am–4:00pm
A unique forum for discussions on cutting-edge research, and the pipeline of promising new therapies and technologies in GI cancers. Topics include the emerging role of the microbiome, the expanding role of immune therapy in GI Cancer and innovative approaches to localized treatment of GI Cancers.

Special Session: Advances in Nuclear Imaging & Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors
Friday, December 6 | 1:30pm–4:00pm
Presented by: The Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging.

Part 2: Vital Conversations for the Oncology Nurse & APP
Saturday, December 7 | 7:30am–1:00pm
This half-day conference for oncology advanced practice providers and oncology nurses will address complex topics and help you increase your knowledge and strengthen conversations with your patients.

Part 3: Patient Symposium
Saturday, December 7 | 8:30am–2:00pm
The Patient Symposium will provide patients and families with disease-specific information, education, and tools for managing their cancer care. Promising emerging therapeutic approaches will be examined and discussion encouraged.

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

  • The hotel is located half a block from the Woodley Park/Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro Station. Driving directions and metro information can be found here.
  • From the Georgetown University campus you can take the GUTS bus to DuPont Circle and take the metro to the Woodley Park station. Details and schedule can be found here.
  • Parking is available on-site: The Omni Shoreham Hotels offers valet parking only which includes in/out privileges. The discounted price for Ruesch Symposium guests is $35 per day per car and is inclusive of tax.  The rate for Overnight Guests is $55 per car daily which includes in/out privileges.
  • There are additional off-site parking options one block from the hotel.
    • Colonial Parking- Leading Age Bldg Located at 2519 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 (entrance from Calvert st.) offers a daily rate of $21.00.
    • Ace Parking- 2639 Connecticut Avenue Garage (behind Lebanese Taverna) offers a daily rate of $22.00.
  • A hotel block has been created for the Ruesch Symposium through Nov 15, 2019 at the Omni Shoreham hotel. You can access the block here or by calling their main reservations line at “1-800-THE OMNI (843-6664) and asking for the “Ruesch Annual Symposium” room block.

Keyboard with a register now blue key.

Part 1: Innovations in GI Cancer
Friday, December 6 | 8:30am–4:00pm
$100 per person

Part 2: Vital Conversations for the Oncology Nurse & APP
Saturday, December 7 | 7:30am–1:00pm
$50 per person- early bird price until October 15, 2019

Part 3: Patient Symposium
Saturday, December 7 | 8:30am–2:00pm
$30 per person

All are welcome to attend regardless of ability to pay registration fee. Email rueschcenter@georgetown.edu for info about complimentary tickets.

Attendance is Free for Georgetown University and Medstar Health Employees and Trainees. Use Promo Code EMPLOYEE2019 to register.

Part 1: Innovations in GI Cancer

Accreditation/Credit Designation
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 Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers. Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Part 2: Conversations in Oncology Nursing

Accreditation/Credit Designation: Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 4.0 Contact Hours.