National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Interactive CME

Educational Events & Programs

Date > Thursday, 18 October, 2018 > Enroll Now!

Location > Sofitel Munich Bayerpost Munich, Germany


Pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals are given the rare opportunity to view the global oncology space, its future and its current operational issues from the provider, payer, and patient advocate perspective. Participants will improve their working knowledge of key global business, policy, informational, and operational issues in oncology and will gather valuable insights material to developing effective strategies for navigating the various constituencies in consideration of worldwide cancer care issues. Through this interactive program, pharmaceutical and biotech professionals will learn from key stakeholders what they view to be the most pressing issues in the global oncology environment and how to apply this knowledge to create mutually successful working relationships.

Professionals from marketing, sales, advocacy, medical affairs, clinical research, international programs, policy and government affairs, and other business areas will better be able to serve their customers with improved knowledge of real-world oncology issues after completion of this program.

Please check back often for additional updates regarding this program. If you have any questions, please contact Caitlin Donnelly, Global Business Development Specialist.

A summary of the inaugural NCCN the Global Academy, held October 6, 2017 is available here.


12:45 – 1:45 PM


1:45 – 1:50 PM


Caitlin Donnelly
Senior Global Business Development Specialist
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

1:50 – 2:00 PM

Introduction to Global Initiatives

C. Lyn Fitzgerald, MJ
Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

2:05 – 3:25 PM

Module I:
Regional Adaptations - Meet NCCN Guidelines Panel and Collaborative International Experts

Wui-Jin Koh, MD
Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Meet NCCN’s New CMO!




Al B. Benson III, MD, FACP, FASCO / Chair
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Cooperative Groups
Chair, NCCN Guidelines for Colon/Rectal/Anal and Hepatobiliary Cancers Panels
Member, NCCN Guidelines for Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors and Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Board Member, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Board Member, NCCN Foundation
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of
Northwestern University

William J. Gradishar, MD / Chair
Betsy Bramsen Professor of Breast Oncology,
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Director, Maggie Daley Center for Women`s Cancer Care,
Director, Breast Medical Oncology
Chair, NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer Panel
Member, NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Panel Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of 
Northwestern University

Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Chairman, Department of Oncology,
King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
NCCN Guideline for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Collaborative International Expert
Director of the Coordinating Center, MENA

Gilian Wharfe, MD
Overall Clinical Chair 2018
NCCN Harmonized Guidelines™ for the Caribbean: Colon Cancer
Collaborative International Expert
Head if the Department of Pathology
The University of the West Indies, MONA

3:25 – 3:40 PM


3:45 – 5:05 PM

Module II:
Harmonizing Cancer Care for Patients with Resource Constraints


C. Lyn Fitzgerald, MJ
Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development
National Comprehensive Cancer Network





Baffour Awuah, MD, FCRadOnc (SA), MBA
Ministry of Health, Accra
Special Advisor to Minister
Consultant Radiation/ Clinical Oncologist
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

Ambassador Sally G. Cowal, MA
Board Member of the Union of International Cancer Control (UICC) Senior Vice President, Global Cancer Control
American Cancer Society

Patricia Doykos, PhD
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Wui-Jin Koh, MD
Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

5:05 – 5:10 PM

Closing Remarks

Jorge Bacigalupo
Global Business Development Program Manager
National Comprehensive Cancer Network

*Curriculum subject to change.


Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
Bayerstrasse 12, Munich, 80335
Schwabing 1-3

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