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3rd annual UC Irvine Hematology Symposium

The third annual UC Irvine Health Hematology Symposium will feature regional and national experts giving state-of-the-art updates on sickle cell disease, modern anticoagulants, CAR-T cell therapy and more.

New this year, we will feature a case-conference series with individual case presentations and interactive discussion.

We hope to see you at the third annual UC Irvine Health Hematology Symposium.

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Location: Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Physicians in active practice and all others — $125.00

Register online


For more information, please contact Elizabeth Yi at or 714-456-8100.

Course agenda

Begin End Session description
8 a.m. 8:50 a.m. Breakfast and registration
8:50 a.m. 9 a.m. Welcome and course introduction
Minh-Ha Tran, DO
9 a.m. 9:40 a.m. Updates in Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Susan M. O’Brien, MD
9:40 a.m. 10:20 a.m. Updates in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Deepa Jeyakumar, MD
10:20 a.m. 10:40 a.m. Morning Break
10:40 a.m. 11:20 a.m. Updates in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Lauren Pinter-Brown, MD
11:20 a.m. 12 p.m. Updates in Histologic Diagnoses of AML
Sheila Zhao, MD, PhD
12 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch & case vignettes in hematologic clinical practice
1:30 p.m. 2:10 p.m. Comprehensive Care Approach to Benign Hematology
Diane Nugent, MD
2:10 p.m. 2:50 p.m. Updates in Inherited Blood Disorders
Ming Yeong Lim, MD
2:50 p.m. 3:10 p.m. Afternoon break
3:10 p.m. 3:50 p.m. Updates on Target Specific Anticoagulants
Elizabeth A. Brém, MD
3:50 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Updates in Transfusion Medicine
Ingrid Perez-Alvarez, MD
4:30 p.m. 4:40 p.m. Closing remarks and invitation for 2019


Accreditation — The UC Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation statement — The UC Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Registration fees are non-refundable.