PER Joins Oncology Group; New Conference Lineup Set

OncLive
Published: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Physicians' Education Resource Physicians’ Education Resource (PER), a prominent medical education company that specializes in oncology and hematology conferences and programs, is now part of ArcMesa Educators, a division of the parent company of OncLive.

The merger, announced in early May, includes PER’s CancerLearning.OncLive.com Website, a variety of print and online accredited medical education activities, and relationships with thought leaders interested in sharing their knowledge with colleagues at conferences.

“This acquisition enhances our ability to bring oncology healthcare professionals the very best access to the latest information in oncology research and technology,” said Peter Ciszewski, president of the Oncology Specialty Group at Intellisphere, which publishes OncLive. “It opens additional avenues of communication that complement our print magazines and Internet offerings.”

“We are particularly excited to begin working with some of the most respected names in oncology,” Ciszewski added.

PER will operate through ArcMesa Educators, which is part of MJH & Associates, Inc, based in Plainsboro, New Jersey.

Thus far, PER has 6 major gatherings on the calendar:

Coronado, CA 1. August 4-7, 2011

10th Annual International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer

Chair: Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, MD, Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center
Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA
International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer
2. August 11-14, 2011

12th International Lung Cancer Congress

Chairs: David Gandara, MD, University of California, Davis Cancer Center Roy Herbst, MD, PhD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA

12th International Lung Cancer Congress
 
3. November 3-6, 2011

School of Breast Oncology

Chair: Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, MD, Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA
Philadelphia Skyline 4. November 18, 2011

7th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Head and Neck Cancer

Chair: Ezra Cohen, MD, University of Chicago
Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA
 
5. March 2012

The 5th Annual Interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Congress (IPCC)

Chairs: Leonard G. Gomella, MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Daniel P. Petrylak, MD, Columbia University
New York, NY
6. March 2012

29th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference™

Conference Director: Daniel A. Osman, MD

Fountainebleau Miami Beach, Miami, FL
 



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