Inaugural Global Oncology Symposium: The Ethics and Practice of Improving Cancer Care Worldwide

Location: 
Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
Date: 
February 14, 2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Title: 
Chief Executive Officer
Affiliation: 
Partners in Health (PIH)

Join us at Penn’s Global Oncology Symposium as we explore the ethical considerations of delivering high-quality, global cancer care.

All are welcome at Penn’s inaugural Global Oncology Symposium as we explore the ethical considerations of bringing high-quality cancer care to patients around the world. Experts from across the country and globe are convening in Philadelphia to discuss the importance and challenges of building international partnerships; making tough decisions on clinical treatment and resource allocation; and advocating for global cancer control. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Sheila Davis, CEO of Partners in Health. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Additional speakers include Dr. Rebecca DeBoer, oncologist and medical ethics researcher at the University of California San Francisco and Dr. Ruth Damuse, oncology clinical director at Partners in Health Haiti. The symposium also features panel discussions on clinical cancer care in resource-limited settings and collaborative partnerships in global oncology moderated by Dr. Yedoha Martei and Dr. Larry Shulman from the University of Pennsylvania.

Free Registration: https://penn-go-symposium.eventbrite.com/

Breakfast and lunch will be served.