Integrating Multidisciplinary Care in the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

Presented by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in Joint Providership with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

Release date: February 27, 2019

Valid through: August 27, 2019


This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Celgene Corporation; and Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company and Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

Specialty: Oncology

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: This activity consists of one session, which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hematologists, oncologists, hematology-oncology advanced practice providers and nurses, pharmacists, and other clinicians interested/involved in the management of patients with NHL.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Examine the implications of B-cell NHLs as a disease, including accurate diagnosis, risk stratification and molecular biomarkers, to aid prognosis and treatment choice
  • Review the current treatment options available, treatment paradigms, and ongoing clinical trials for patients with B-cell NHLs
  • Plan for a multidisciplinary approach to treatment selection, management of, and practical considerations for patients with B-cell NHL
  • Apply new clinical data to effectively integrate available treatments into the standard of care for patients with B-cell NHLs

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.


John P. Leonard, MD

Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Associate Director, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Executive Vice Chair, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Orel Agami, PA

Staff Associate in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Jennifer Santamala, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Hematology/Oncology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Accreditation Statement

The activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Method of Participation

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the posttest.

Faculty Disclosure

The "Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy" of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.

Presenter Disclosures
John P. Leonard, MD Consulting Fee: ADC Therapeutics, AstraZeneca, Bayer, BeiGene, Biotest, Celgene, Karyopharm, MEI Pharma, Merck, MorphoSys, Nordic Nanovector, Novartis, Roche/Genentech, Sandoz, Sutro
Orel Agami, PA Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Jennifer Santamala, PharmD, BCOP Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.


Peer Reviewer Disclosures
Amit Verma, MBBS Consulting Fee: Celgene, Stelexis
Victor B. Hatcher, PhD Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Providers Disclosures
Einstein-Montefiore Center for Continuing Medical Education The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has no disclosures to report relevant to this activity.
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC Disclosures
Agnes Lee, Medical Director Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Alissa Yost, Senior Program Manager Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.



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