Path Grand Rounds: Evidence from Tumors and Families for Precision Diagnostics in Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

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Brian H. Shirts, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
UW


Date & Time

October 2, 2019 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location

UWMC, NE110

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Add to Calendar 10/02/2019 01:30 PM 10/02/2019 02:30 PM America/Los_Angeles Path Grand Rounds: Evidence from Tumors and Families for Precision Diagnostics in Cancer Predisposition Syndromes Path Grand Rounds: Evidence from Tumors and Families for Precision Diagnostics in Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

Brian H. Shirts, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
UW
Pathology Grand Rounds Presents: Brian H. Shirts, MD, PhD Associate Professor Department of Laboratory Medicine University of Washington “Evidence from Tumors and Families for Precision Diagnostics in Cancer Predisposition Syndromes” Wednesday, October 2 1:30-2:30pm UWMC, NE110 Streamed via Zoom to – HMC 2NJ251, VA BD152, SCCA G-3102, SCH OC.8.723. After viewing this lecture, attendees should be able to: 1) Explain why sequencing tumor first may be better than sequential screening for Lynch Syndrome 2) Describe how evidence from tumors can help classify germline variants 3) Compare patient driven and researcher driven strategies for familial variant classification The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credit) You must sign-in to receive CME credit. For those of you who cannot attend in person, Pathology Grand Rounds seminar will be available to watch in the following locations: HMC 2NJ251, VA BD152, SCCA G-3102, SCH OC.8.723. These locations will have a sign-in sheet for CME credit. The talk is streamed via Zoom the first time using Zoom you will be directed to a website or App store and a small application will download and installed on your device. You will then be placed in a Zoom virtual meeting room. During this test is a good time to take a moment and verify that your camera, microphone and speaker (if you have them) work properly. When you are done with this test, select “Leave Meeting” to exit the video conference, and then close the Zoom application. You can join the Zoom virtual meeting room from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android device with the following link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/147428661. From a smart device, use your browser and go to http://zoom.us or your application store and download the Zoom application.  After starting the application, touch the “Join a Meeting” button and type in the Meeting ID: 905-015-777.  *If your PC or device does not have a microphone and speakers, you will also want to connect via telephone for audio. To do this, dial (646) 876 9923 (US Toll) and enter the Meeting ID: 905-015-777 when prompted. A few meeting tips: Keep your microphone or telephone muted unless you are speaking. Turn off or remove as many noise distractions as possible from the area (phones, children, fans, radios, and pets). If using a camera, do not sit with your back to a bright window or you will only appear as a dark silhouette. (You can also turn your camera off if you’d prefer to not be seen) If using a portable device, steady your camera so the screen image others will see of you will be as sharp as possible. The seminar will be recorded a link will be provided after the talk to view the recording.
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Pathology Grand Rounds Presents:

Brian H. Shirts, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington

“Evidence from Tumors and Families for Precision Diagnostics in Cancer Predisposition Syndromes”

Wednesday, October 2
1:30-2:30pm
UWMC, NE110
Streamed via Zoom to – HMC 2NJ251, VA BD152, SCCA G-3102, SCH OC.8.723.

After viewing this lecture, attendees should be able to:
1) Explain why sequencing tumor first may be better than sequential screening for Lynch Syndrome
2) Describe how evidence from tumors can help classify germline variants
3) Compare patient driven and researcher driven strategies for familial variant classification

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credit)

You must sign-in to receive CME credit.

For those of you who cannot attend in person, Pathology Grand Rounds seminar will be available to watch in the following locations: HMC 2NJ251, VA BD152, SCCA G-3102, SCH OC.8.723. These locations will have a sign-in sheet for CME credit. The talk is streamed via Zoom the first time using Zoom you will be directed to a website or App store and a small application will download and installed on your device. You will then be placed in a Zoom virtual meeting room. During this test is a good time to take a moment and verify that your camera, microphone and speaker (if you have them) work properly. When you are done with this test, select “Leave Meeting” to exit the video conference, and then close the Zoom application.

You can join the Zoom virtual meeting room from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android device with the following link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/147428661. From a smart device, use your browser and go to http://zoom.us or your application store and download the Zoom application.  After starting the application, touch the “Join a Meeting” button and type in the Meeting ID: 905-015-777. 

*If your PC or device does not have a microphone and speakers, you will also want to connect via telephone for audio. To do this, dial (646) 876 9923 (US Toll) and enter the Meeting ID: 905-015-777 when prompted.

A few meeting tips:
Keep your microphone or telephone muted unless you are speaking.
Turn off or remove as many noise distractions as possible from the area (phones, children, fans, radios, and pets).
If using a camera, do not sit with your back to a bright window or you will only appear as a dark silhouette. (You can also turn your camera off if you’d prefer to not be seen)
If using a portable device, steady your camera so the screen image others will see of you will be as sharp as possible.

The seminar will be recorded a link will be provided after the talk to view the recording.