2019 Illinois Medical Oncology Society Spring Meeting 

Date: May 9-10, 2019

Location:  The Westin Michigan Ave. Chicago 909 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Cost: Members - Complimentary, Non-members* - $50

Click here to Register for the Spring Meeting.

*This meeting is complimentary for active members.  For non-members and guests, the fee is $50.  Membership is free to the Illinois Medical Oncology Society for physicians and health care professionals.  If you are not a current member and would like to join, please fill out the membership form portion of the online registration form  before you submit your registration for the meeting.


 Corporate Members, Click here for the registration information.  Online Corporate Registration is now available!  Click here to register online. 

Contact Pam Moran if you have questions.


2019 Illinois Medical Oncology Society Spring Meeting 

Agenda*  Click here to download the .pdf version.

Thursday, May 9
Fellows Meeting, Maggiano’s Little Italy, 516 N. Clark Street, Chicago
6:00 – 6:45 pm Reception
6:45 – 7:00 pm Welcome from Joseph Kash, MD
President, IMOS Board of Directors
7:00 – 8:00 pm What You Need to Know Before You Sign a Contract
Kristen Prinz, Managing Partner
THE PRINZ LAW FIRM, P.C.
8:00 – 9:00 pm What You Didn’t Learn About Oncology in Medical School
James H. Leach, President
E&M Consulting
Friday, May 10
IMOS Spring Meeting, – Westin Michigan Avenue
7:30 – 8:30 am Registration and Visiting with Vendors
8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 am Immunotherapy

Jason Luke, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago

9:45 – 10:30 am Tobacco Update

Andrea King, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience
Director, Clinical Addictions Research Laboratory

10:30 - 10:45 am Break and visit with vendors
10:45 – 11:30 am What We’ve Learned from the Oncology Care Model
Ronald Klien, MD, FAAP

Medical Officer
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

11:30 -12:15 am Are Drug Prices Too High?

Geoffrey Joyce, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics
University of Southern California

12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch and Legislative Update

Shana Crews
Illinois Government Relations Director
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

1:15 – 1:30 pm Break and visit with vendors
1:30 – 2:15 pm CAR-T Cell Treatment for Solid Tumors 
Michael Bishop, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program
University of Chicago

2:15 – 3:00 pm Genomics for Circulating Tumors
Speaker to be announced

Thank you for joining us at the IMOS Spring Meeting

* Tentative - Subject to Change