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CARO 2017 ASM Poster Session Information

Please note size poster size is 3.5 feet wide by 3.5 feet high.

Poster guidelines are as follows:

The Poster Viewing Session will take place Thursday September 14th from 6:15-7:00pm followed by the Welcome Reception.

Please make yourself available at your poster during this time.

The Poster Discussion Session will take place on Thursday Septmber 14th at 2:45pm.

Authors are asked to prepare three slides + one title slide and have a total of five minutes to present (3.5 minutes to talk and 1.5 minutes question and answer period).

Your slides should consist of the following:

Slide 1 – Title

Slide 2 – Content

Slide 3 – Findings

Slide 4 – Take home message and perhaps next steps.

Please bring your presentation on a USB stick and give to the AV technician in your assigned room at the breakfast, break or lunch time period before your session time.

Thank you.


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Committee Meetings

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CARO Lecturer

Prof. Claire Snyder

Claire Snyder, PhD, is Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine with joint appointments in Oncology and Health Policy & Management (Bloomberg School of Public Health).  Her research focuses on the quality of cancer care, with emphasis in two areas: quality of life for cancer patients and coordination of care between primary care providers and cancer specialists.  She has conducted studies to investigate preventive and comorbid condition care in cancer survivors and has also applied her research to developing survivorship care strategies at Johns Hopkins.

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Gordon Richards Lecturer

Dr. Michael Brundage

Michael Brundage, MD MSC FRCP(C) is a Professor of Oncology and of Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University at Kingston. He completed his training in Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto and the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, and in Epidemiology at Queen’s University, where he has enjoyed long-standing affiliations with the Canadian Clinical Trials Group and the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital.

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Jean Roy Lecturer

Dr. Gerard Morton

Dr. Gerard Morton is a radiation oncologist at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.  He completed medical school and clinical oncology training in Ireland before coming to Toronto as a radiation oncology fellow in the mid 90’s.  Over the years, he has developed a clinical and academic focus on GU malignancies and on prostate brachytherapy in particular.  He has helped develop one of the leading prostate brachytherapy programs in North America, and through clinical research has helped establish new standard protocols for HDR brachytherapy.

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Keynote Lecturer

Dr. Shelly Dev

Dr. Dev is has been a staff intensivist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto since 2006, after completing her Internal Medicine residency and Critical Care Fellowship at The University of Toronto.  She complemented her Critical Care training with a fellowship at the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston. Her work there was focused on the development of media for peer review publication through working on their series, Videos in Clinical Medicine.  She has published her own videos through this series and continues to work in collaboration with the editorial staff at NEJM.

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