Santa Monica Melanoma Symposium, 2022 – At a Glance.


We are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Santa Monica Melanoma Symposium.

CME Information to be announced to all attendees.

 

The Santa Monica Melanoma Symposium is an free event. Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided.

7:30AM - 8:10AM

Breakfast service

8:10AM - 8:15AM

Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Rick Essner, Surgical Chair of Melanoma Program, Saint John's Cancer Institute

8:20AM - 8:45AM

Dr. Sancy Leachman, OHSU Chair of Dermatology, Prevention and Oncogenesis (virtual)

8:50AM - 9:15AM

Dr. Steve Kolker, Director, Dermatopathology Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Saint John's Cancer Institute, Pathology of melanoma subsets

9:20AM - 9:45AM

Dr. Allie Grossmann, Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute, Molecular Biology of Melanoma

9:50AM - 10:15AM

Dr. Rick Essner, Primary Surgery for Melanoma

10:15AM - 10:30AM - Break

Coffee service

10:30AM - 10:55AM

Dr. Jason Luke, Associate Professor of Medical Oncology and Phase I Program, Adjuvant Systemic Rx

11:00AM - 11:25AM

Dr. Sapna Patel, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Keynote talk, Advanced Melanoma Today and Tomorrow

11:30AM - 11:55AM

Dr. Maria Ascierto, Director of Translational Immunology at Saint John’s Cancer Institute Translational, Immune Cells in Melanoma, intratumoral therapy

12:00PM - 12:25PM

Dr. Ron Korn, Imaging Endpoints- Imaging of Immunotherapy with Emphasis on Melanoma

12:30 - 1:25PM

Lunch sponsored by Castle Biosciences

1:30PM - 1:55PM

Dr. Dave Hoon, Director, Center of Translational Molecular Medicine and Professor of Genomic Sequencing at Saint John's Cancer Institute- Clinical Utility of Plasma DNA in Melanoma during Immunotherapy

2:00PM - 2:25PM

Dr. Vernon Sondak, Chair of Melanoma Program, Moffitt, Metastasectomy and Intratumoral Therapy

2:30 - 2:50PM

Dr. Kim Margolin, Medical chair of the melanoma program at Saint John's Cancer Institute - Brain metastases now and future

2:55 - 3:20PM

Dr. Patrick Ott, Clinical Director, Melanoma Disease Center and Director, Clinical Sciences, Center for Immuno-Oncology - Personalized neo-Ag-based melanoma vaccines

3:25PM - 3:40PM

Dr. Trevan Fischer, Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology and Assistant Program Director of Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship - Program Wrap-up, Highlights, and announcement for next year’s program


Speakers will cover a variety of essential topics. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage and ask questions at the conclusion of the presentation.

Richard Essner, M.D. FACS
Director of Surgical Oncology, Co-Director of Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Research Program, Professor of Surgical Oncology

Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director, Melanoma Research Program, Knight Cancer Institute
Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine

Steven Kolker, M.D.
Director, Dermatopathology Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Saint John's Cancer Institute

Allie Harris Grossmann, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oncological Sciences, and Principal Investigator

Jason Luke, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Director of the Cancer Immunotherapeutics Center, UPMC Hillman Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program

Sapna Patel, B.A., M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Chair, Melanoma Committee, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), San Antonio, TX
Uveal Melanoma Program Director, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Maria L. Ascierto, Ph.D.
Director of Translational Immunology, Saint John's Cancer Institute

Dr. Dave Hoon
Director, Center of Translational Molecular Medicine and Professor of Genomic Sequencing at Saint John's Cancer Institute

Ron Korn, Ph.D.
Chief Medical Imaging Officer, ImaginAb

Vernon Sondak, MD
Chair, Department of Cutaneous Oncology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

Kim Margolin, M.D., FACP, FASCO
Medical Director of the Saint John's Cancer Institute Melanoma Program

Dr. Patrick Ott
Clinical Director, Melanoma Disease Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director, Clinical Sciences, Center for Immuno-Oncology
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Trevan Fischer
Assistant Program Director of Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Saint John's Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology


We are thrilled to welcome you to our CME melanoma event, accredited by Providence Saint John's Cancer Institute.

This event has passed and registration is now closed. Late attendees are welcome to attend without registration. Thank you for your interest in our melanoma event and program.

Registrants would have received one or more confirmation emails from saintjohnsmelanoma@providence.org.

CME Information to be announced to all attendees.

We look forward to seeing you at next year's melanoma symposium.


Fairmont-Miramar

Our event will be held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in beautiful Santa Monica, California.

Out-of-Town guests

See Preferred room rates for this event.

(Preferred room rates offer expires April 12th, 2022.)

For additional accommodations, please visit the Fairmont Miramar hotel online at https://www.fairmont-miramar.com/.

Valet parking is available.

Fairmont Hotel Contact for this event

Jennifer Hilarto, Sales Manager
T (310) 899-8567
E Jennifer.Hilarto@Fairmont.com

For additional event information and support, please contact:

Eneida Biduli, Sr. Administrative Assistant
Melanoma Program, Saint John's Cancer Institute
Eneida.Biduli@Providence.org
Tel: 310-582-7322

 

Los Angeles County Notice

In accordance with local guidelines the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows will require every guest to show proof of vaccination with a matching government issued ID when entering our dining outlets. Should you be unable to provide, patio dining will be offered. Additionally, a comprehensive In-Room Dining menu is available. Additional information from the LA County Health Department can be found at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov.

Saint John's Cancer Institute

Borstein Family Foundation