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AAMDSIF sponsors live education events throughout the year. This includes satellite symposia at annual medical association meetings, as well as smaller live regional events where community-based health professionals can hear from leading experts. The International Bone Marrow Failure Disease Scientific Symposium is our biennial professional meeting held near Washington, DC.

Emerging Therapies and Management Strategies of MDS and Myeloid Malignancies

September 17th | 5:00pm - 6:30pm EST

The symposium will be presented through the ONS Bridge platform on Thursday September, 17th 2020 and targeted to clinical nursing professionals in oncology. Case studies will be used to illustrate treatment decision-making and therapeutic challenges.

Topics will include:

  • Latest developments in diagnosing and treating myeloid malignancies;
  • Emerging treatment options for low-risk MDS, high-risk MDS, AML, and MDS/MPN overlap;
  • Disease management for chronic anemia, side effects and treatment adherence;
  • Psychosocial considerations and palliative care to improve the quality of life for this patient population.


  • Christina Cline, RN, BSN, CCRC, Senior Registered Nurse Manager,
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Allyson Price, MPAS, PA-C, Physician Assistant, Department of Leukemia,
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Kirsten Roblee, RN, BSN, OCN, Assistant Nurse Manager,
    The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, OH

Click here for ONS Bridge registration


Lymphoma, Leukemia and Myeloma Virtual Congress 2020

October 21 - 24, 2020

Recognized as one of the most respected forums for industry-leading hematologic research and clinical case studies, the Lymphoma, Leukemia and Myeloma Congress is the meeting where interdisciplinary specialists convene to explore the controversial and complex world of blood cancer through debate, discussion and networking.


  • Congress Chair: Morton Colman, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Co-Chair: Richard R Furman, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Co-Chair: Gail J Roboz, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Co-Chair: John P Leonard, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Co-Chair: Ruben Niesvizky, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Co-Chair: James B Bussel, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Co-Chair: James Heinerich, PA-C
    Mount Sinai Hospital / NYP Weill Cornell Medical Center,
    New York, NY

Information and Registration