UC Pituitary Symposium

Join us for an event to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who treat and manage patients with pituitary diseases. This course is intended for, but not limited to, endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, ophthalmologists, neuro-oncologists, family medicine and internal medicine physicians, residents, fellows, trainees.

Friday, September 6, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
Outpatient Building Auditorium
3113 Bellevue Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219


UC Pituitary Symposium Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Jonathan Forbes, MD, Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD
8:15 a.m. Diagnosis and Management of Acromegaly
Mary Lee Vance, MD
9:00 a.m. Updates in the Management of Cushing’s Disease
Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD
9:30 a.m. Critical review of Hypophysitis from Immune Check Point Inhibitors
Shailendra Patel, BM, D.Phil
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Diagnosis/assessment of Visual Field Deficits in Sellar Pathology
Laura Hanson, MD
11:00 a.m. How to Interpret MR Imaging and Pathology of the Sella
Lily Wang, MBBS, MPH
12:00 p.m. Lunch
Tumor Board: Participants and Faculty will review cases
1:00 p.m. Neuroanatomy of the Sellar Region
Mario Zuccarello, MD
1:30 p.m. Methods of Exposure and Vascularized Coverage in Endonasal Surgery
Garret Choby, MD
2:00 p.m. Endoscopic Endonasal Resection of Pituitary Tumors
Jonathan Forbes, MD
2:30 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of Pituitary Tumors
Timothy Struve, MD
3:30 p.m. Review of Neuropathology in Pituitary Tumors
Matthew Hagen, MD, PhD
4:00 p.m. Management of Sinonasal Issues after Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Ahmad Sedaghat, MD, PhD, FACS
4:30 p.m. Adjuvant Therapy in Treatment of Pituitary Neoplasms
Soma Sengupta, MD, PhD
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Jonathan Forbes, MD, Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD


This 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 the University of Cincinnati and UC Health. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presentation times may be adjusted. Please reference https://www.med.uc.edu/neurosurgery for the most updated agenda.


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Pituitary Symposium
An event to meet the needs of healthcare professionals who treat and manage patients with pituitary diseases.
Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7:00 AM
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Guest: 1 $25.00 ea.
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