Agenda

Community Oncology Advocacy Summit:

Cancer Care in a COVID-19 World

* All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

CONFERENCE AGENDA \ WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2020

10:00 – 10:10 AM

WELCOME

  • Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance (COA)

10:15 – 10:55 AM

TREATING CANCER DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE FRONTLINES

  • Lakshmi Aggarwal, MD, CPAN Medical Co-Chair, Fort Wayne Medical Oncology Hematology
  • Miriam Atkins, MD, FACP, CPAN Medical Co-Chair, Augusta Oncology

11:00 – 11:40 AM

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING CANCER CARE: DATA & PROJECTIONS

  • Bobby Green, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Flatiron Health
  • Lucio Gordan, MD, Managing Physician, President, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

11:45 AM – 12:25 PM

HOW PATIENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS ARE DEALING WITH CANCER & COVID-19:
MORNING SESSION

  • Trish Goldsmith, Chief Executive Officer, CancerCare
  • Amy Niles, MBA, Executive Vice President, Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation

12:25 – 1:10 PM

BREAK

1:10 – 1:50 PM

USE OF TELEMEDICINE IN CANCER CARE DURING COVID-19

  • Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA, Vice President, Texas Oncology
  • Alti Rahman, MHA, MBA, CSSBB, Practice Administrator, Oncology Consultants

1:55 – 2:35 PM

CANCER CARE LEGISLATION & ADVOCACY DURING & AFTER COVID-19

  • Ted Okon, MBA, Executive Director, Community Oncology Alliance (COA)

2:40 – 3:20 PM

HOW PATIENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS ARE DEALING WITH CANCER & COVID-19:
AFTERNOON SESSION

  • Alan Balch, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, National Patient Advocate Foundation
  • Kim Thiboldeaux, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Support Community

3:25 – 4:05 PM

HOW CANCER CARE MAY CHANGE POST COVID-19

  • Barry Russo, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
  • Anthony Scalzo, MD, President, Hematology Oncology Associates of CNY

4:05 – 4:15 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

  • Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance (COA)