Oncology Grand Rounds

Oncology Grand Rounds lecture series features a broad array of nationally prominent speakers, from the University of Wisconsin and across the country, who are leading experts in oncology related areas. These presentations, occurring every Wednesday during the academic year, help our UW Carbone Cancer Center members, faculty, staff, and trainees stay up-to-date on the newest procedures and findings in medical research and patient care.

Attendees can obtain Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. In addition, recorded lectures are available for online CME credit up to one year from the original live presentation date.

Contact Us

Dr. Hamid Emamekhoo  – Oncology Grand Rounds Chair
Kerri Miller – Oncology Grand Rounds Coordinator

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View archived sessions

Viewing previous sessions from the webpage are NOT available for CME credit. Go to the “Earn online Credit” quick link on this website for more information about credits.

View “UW Video library” for pre-COVID-19 sessions  (thru March 11, 2020) :

UW Video Library

View all other recorded sessions here:

Jan. 12, 2022 – This session is not available for CME credit but will be available to view via our webpage soon

Jan. 5, 2022 – This session is not available for CME credit but will be available to view via our webpage soon

Dec. 15, 2021 – “Reducing Breast Cancer Racial Mortality Disparities: the Chicago Model” by Anne Marie Murphy, PhD – Executive Director Equal Hope, formerly the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force. This session is not available for CME credit but will be available to view via our webpage soon!

Dec. 8, 2021 – “University of Wisconsin Breast Cancer Epidemiology Simulation Model to Inform Policy and Clinical Decisions for Effective Breast Cancer Control” by Dr. Oguz Alagoz – Professor, College of Engineering, Dept. of Industrial & Systems engineering. This session will only be viewable for CME credit in the ICEP system.

Dec. 1, 2021 – “DNA Vaccines as T-Cell Activating Agents to Treat Prostate Cancer” by Dr. Doug McNeel – Professor of Medicine, Division of UWSMPH, Department of Medicine

Nov. 17, 2021 – “Community Outreach and Engagement at UW Carbone Cancer Center” by Dr. Noelle LoConte – Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, Hem-Onc, UWSMPH

Nov. 10, 2021 – “The Promise of Spring (Strategic Planning) in the Face of Winter (Core Grant)” by Howard Bailey, MD UW-Madison

Nov. 3. 2021 – “PCP: A Developmental Pathway Associated with Melanoma Metastasis” by Hao Chang, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Gary S. Wood Professor of Dermatology, Dept of Dermatology, UW-Madison

Oct 20, 2021 – “Hereditary Ovarian Cancer Syndromes and the Future of Cancer Prevention by Dr. Lisa Barroilhet of UW-Madison

Oct 13, 2021 – “The Past, Present and Future of Palliative Radiotherapy: Lessons Learned From the Development of a Dedicated Palliative Radiotherapy Service by Dr. Josh Jones of Penn Med

Sept 15, 2021 – ASCO Updates – Part 3 with Drs. Emamekhoo and Sethakorn

Sept 8, 2021 – ASCO Updates – Part 2 with Drs. Trainor and Sharifi

Sept 1, 2021 – ASCO Updates – Part 1 with Drs. Kratz and Burr

May 26, 2021- “Theranostics and Particle Beam Radiation Therapies: Advancing the Precision of Personalized Cancer Care at UWCCC” by Dr.  Zachary Morris. Recording password: YsWZYz6c

May 19, 2021 – Race Matters: Examining Our Use of “Race” in Academic Medicine” by Dr. Jennifer Edgoose. Recording password: Pvpd7Xj2

May 12, 2021- “A Last-Mile Problem: The Chasm Between Promises and Current Realities in Cancer Informatics”, by Dr. Hamid Emamekhoo and Dr. Amye  Tevaarwerk. Recording password: rUzmeRb4

May 5, 2021 – “Herbs and Supplements in Cancer Care – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, by Dr. Rich Lee. Recording password: sMAmFPG6

April 28, 2021 – “Musculoskeletal Interventional Oncology: Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Ablation” by Dr. Lindsay Stratchko. Recording password: 3ZaBMaRj

April 21, 2021- No session available

April 14, 2021-“Alternative Donor Transplantation- The Ongoing Role of Umbilical Cord Blood Grafts with Dr. McNerney” Recording password: 4iATwiGx

April 7, 2021- “Oncodermatology: Cutaneous Metastases and Cutaneous Toxicities of Cancer Treatments with Dr. Shields and Dr. Asel”. Recording password:BtWdivJ9

March 31, 2021- “Oncology Grand Rounds with Dr. Parkes and Dr. Lee-Miller” Recording password: PtqEsb6T

March 24, 2021- “Oncology Grand Rounds with Dr. Ellington” Recording password: MxHYxf5V

March 17, 2021 – “Hospice Family Caregivers: Implications for Up-streamed Cancer Communication”  by Lee Ellington, PhD. Recording password: MxHYxf5V

March 10, 2021 – No session available

March 3, 2021- “Oncology Grand Rounds with Dr. Carchman” Recording password: kF3Qen2m

February 24, 2021- “Oncology Grand Round with Dr. Sheehan and Dr. Nazeef” Recording password: MiHbhpm3

February 17, 2021 – “Oncology Grand Rounds – “Making Bacteria Invincible” with Dr. Michael Cox”. Recording password: yXeQAB6V

February 10, 2021 – “Oncology Grand Rounds with Dr. Dana Brantley-Sieders”. Recording password: fPBhgY8y

January 27, 2021 – “Controversies and Trends in the Management of Malignant Glioma”. Recording password required: zUJJpcV4

January 20, 2021 – “Leukemia and Benign Heme Updates from ASH 2020”- Part 2. Recording password: CiASXfy2

January 13, 2021 – “A 10-Year Review of the Consultative Cancer Survivorship Program of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)”. Recording Password: dJMTNZu4

January 6, 2021 – ”Lymphoma and Myeloma Updates from ASH 2020” Part 1 Recording Password: YbuifQp8

No Sessions held on Dec. 23 or Dec. 30

December 16, 2020 – Oncology Grand Rounds with Dr. Peter O’Dwyer Recording Password: sXitGm3h

December 9, 2020 – Big Ten CRC – Grand Rounds: Drs. Dustin Deming & Melissa Skala Recording Password: Bns8dWuP

December 9, 2020 – Oncology Grand Rounds Clinical Updates Lecture Series with Drs. Paplomata and Wallace Recording Password: nJHMMg7G

December 2, 2020 – UWCCC Grand Rounds with Drs. Lori DuBenske and Erin Costanzo Recording Password: 33AwzcR4

November 18, 2020 – Onocology Grand Rounds- with Dr. Leif Ellisen Recording Password: ZjdDS4zp

November 11, 2020- Oncology Grand Rounds- with Dr. Dan Stover Recording password: iJh6EH6t

November 4, 2020- Oncology Grand Rounds- with Dr. Petros Ginivas Recording password: ZsPD2Quy

October 21, 2020- Oncology Grand Rounds- with Dr. Sheila Patel Recording password: MfdXueq7

October 14, 2020 – Oncology Grand Rounds- with Dr. Sicklick Recording password: 24KzHcgM

September 23, 2020 – ASCO Updates Part 4 – with Drs. LoConte, Duma and Campbell. Recording password: iM3bU2mJ

September 16, 2020 – ASCO Updates Part 3 – with Dr’s Wasiniski, Paplomata, and Burr. Recording password: Jwmwyuc3

September 9, 2020 – ASCO Updates Part 2 – with Dr’s David Kosoff, Nataliya Uboha and Dustin Deming. Recording password: WbJ9kEU3

September 2, 2020 – ASCO Updates Part 1 – with Dr.s Leal and Paplomata. Recording password:  7bTmJ77s

August 5, 2020 – Breast Cancer Ongoing Research Mini-Series (Part 3). Recording password:9Yf5pVwp

July 22, 2020 – Breast Cancer Ongoing Research Mini-Series (Part 2). Recording password: Pxqx2Y3f

July 15, 2020 – Breast Cancer Ongoing Research Mini-Series (Part 1)Recording password: BwCUcug7

May 27, 2020 – “Clinical Updates Lecture Series (CULS): DLBCL and Hodgkin lymphoma“. Recording password: GfPe5yPD

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FAQs for Oncology Grand Rounds

Note (added 3/12/2020): The FAQ below refers to a departmental online CME platform that is being replaced by a school-wide platform. Sessions in the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) CME Application are from live lectures that occurred during the academic year. Lectures are available for online CME credit up to one year from the date of the original, live lecture presentation. Sessions from UWCCC 2019-2020 academic year and beyond are available for enduring (online) CME on the Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) website. For technical help with the ICEP platform, contact help@icep.wisc.edu

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Who can attend Grand Rounds?

Grand Rounds is a way for UW Carbone Cancer Center members, faculty, staff, and trainees to stay up to date on the latest developments in clinical practice and cancer related research. Regardless of cancer center affiliation, anyone may attend any Grand Rounds unless otherwise noted.

What is this system for?

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center CME Application is an online system that allows learners to access Grand Rounds lectures available for online Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit, view your attendance history at live lectures, see a summary of credits you’ve earned, see identification cards associated with your account (used for scanning into live lectures), and submit evaluations of presentations.

Can I attend the live lectures, and what credits are available for attending them?

Yes, live Grand Rounds lectures are open to all who wish to attend. CME, CNE, and CPE credit is available. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is not available for UWCCC sessions at this time. For specific credit related questions, please see the section titled “Could I view the Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation Statement for this series?”

Lectures occur on Wednesday mornings from 8:00-9:00 AM during the academic year, with exceptions for university holidays and breaks. In-person Grand Rounds occurs in room G5/119 of the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. Currently, following the WI stat and UW guidelines, Grand Rounds presentations are converted to virtual and are conducted via WebEx.

Could I view the Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation Statement for this series?

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation Statements

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

A maximum of 1 hour of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this live activity. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion. 2020 Universal Activity Number (UAN):JA0000358-0000-20-042-L04-P

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.

Are Grand Rounds livestreamed?

Yes. Click here for the livestream link.

How do I create an account?

Create a visitor account in the UW-Madison ICEP Learning Portal. Refer to the account creation instructions via the following links: