This certified AMA activity will highlight practice-changing expert insights in lower- and higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and provide guidance on effective implementation of new evidence through expert-guided discussions and case scenarios.
This activity is intended for hematologist/oncologist clinicians treating patients with lower- and higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).
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The University of Cincinnati designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Information regarding the new updated ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education can be found on the ACCME website.
DISCLOSURE OF RELATIONSHIPS WITH INELIGIBLE COMPANIES
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and the University of Cincinnati policy, all faculty, planning committee members, and other individuals, who are in a position to control content, are required to disclose all relationships with ineligible companies* (commercial interests) within the last 24 months. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and levels of evidence. The ACCME requires us to disqualify from involvement in the planning and implementation of accredited continuing education any individuals (1) who refuse to provide this information or (2) whose conflicts of interests cannot be mitigated.
The faculty and planners reported the following financial relationships, or relationships to products or devices, they have with ineligible companies (commercial interests) related to the content of this CME activity.
The speakers and planning committee members listed below have stated they have no relevant relationships to disclose.
Susan Tyler, Ph.D
Bruce Gebhardt, MD
Consultant: Amgen, Autolus, Blueprint, Gilead, Incyte, Jazz, Kite, Novartis, Pfizer, Servier, Takeda
Research Funding: Abbvie, Blueprint, Glycomimetrics, Novartis
Rami Komrokji, MD
Consulting: AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Geron, Gilead, Jazz, Novartis
AD Board: Bristol-Myers Squibb, CTI BioPharma, Novartis, PharmaEssentia, Taiho Oncology
Speaker: AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Jazz
Mikkael Sekeres, MD
Advisory Board: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead, Kurome, Novartis, Takeda
Research Support: The National MDS Natural History Stud
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Supported by an independent educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.