Pennsylvania Association of Cancer Registrars &

Oncology Registrars Association of New Jersey


Regional Educational Conference

May 11, 2017
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

The following CEUs will be awarded pending NCRA approval:
Category “A” CEUs = 2
Total CEUs = 6


7:30-8:00Registration | Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:00Motivation in the Workplace & Finding Inspiration
Leah Kiesow, MBA, CTR
Director Cancer Registry Fox Chase Cancer Center
9:00-10:00The Cancer Registry Role in Advancing Cancer Care Through Clinical Trials
Cindy Stern, RN, MSN, CCRP Senior Administrator, Penn Cancer Network

The Cancer Registry Role in Advancing Cancer Care Through Clinical Trials
10:00-10:15Break (provided)
10:15-11:15Unraveling the Jargon: Cancer Committee Goals and Quality Initiatives
Cindy Stern, RN, MSN, CCRP Senior Administrator, Penn Cancer Network
11:15-12:15What Melinda Gates Said OR Data Tell Us Where TO Go and How To Act
Jocelyn Hoopes, MLIS, CTR
360 Registry Services, LLC
12:15-1:00Lunch (provided)
1:00-2:00Targeted Therapies and Beyond for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Jen Johnson, MD, PhD, FACP
Asst. Professor Medical Oncology Jefferson Health
2:00-3:00Molecular Subtypes and Personalized Therapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
James A Posey III, MD
Director, GI Program in Medical Oncology
Jefferson Health

Lecture Titles and Objectives are subject to Change.

Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.


Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Alumni Hall
Solis-Cohen Auditorium

1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Jefferson Train Station

Market St. between 10th & 12th Sts.
Philadelphia PA 19107
(215) 580-6500 | ‘A’ Section Telephone
(215) 580-7428 | ‘B’ Section Telephone

Jefferson Station exits 10th-12th Market Street
There is some construction so not all exits are available.
Walk to 10th Street from Train Station
Stay on 10th Street
Market-Chestnut-Walnut-Locust (3 blocks)
Turn R on Locust
1020 is not far from corner on L side of street

Patco Trains coming from New Jersey

Get off at 9th-10th Locust Stop
Should be right there

Parking – Follow the link to find parking garage near 1020 Locust Street. Parking on your own. Please secure your vehicle and property at all times.

Hotel Accommodations – If you are traveling in and need hotel accommodations follow the link for a listing of local hotels.

*Please note PACR and ORANJ did not block or reserve rooms at Hotels for the  meeting, due to multiple conventions being held at the same time.  Attendees must make their own arrangements.

* The closest hotels to the meeting location are listed below.

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

4-star hotel
Address1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone(215) 627-1200

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

4-star hotel
Address1201 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone(215) 625-2900

Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Midtown

3-star hotel
Address1305 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone(215) 735-9300


ORANJ or PACR Members: $100
Non-Members: $125

There is no late fee for registration.


Contact Margaret Wight at


Registering for this event constitutes an agreement to pay. Payments are non-refundable unless cancellation is made two weeks prior to this event.


Online registration has closed. Onsite registration will NOT be available.