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Advances in the Treatment and Care of Breast Disease

Friday, May 18, 2018, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kotzen Auditorium at the Crawford Conference Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

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Suggested for:

Primary Care, Family Health, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, and Obstetric and Gynecologic Physicians, Residents, PAs, NPs, and RNs

Course Chairperson:

Kristen Fernandez, MD, Breast Center Director


Management of DCIS, Screening and Mammography, Breast Reconstruction, New Radiation Techniques, with a special afternoon session of cancer conference case study review.

Special Guest Keynote:

Shawna Willey, MD , FACS, Director of Breast Cancer Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Professor, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - Click here to view the presentation.

Cancer Conference Speakers and Panelists:


8:30 - 9 a.m.

Registration/Check In/Continental Breakfast

9 - 9:10 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Recognition

Albert Aboulafia, MD, Medical Director, MedStar Franklin Square Weinberg Cancer Institute

9:10 - 9:15 a.m.


Kristen Fernandez, MD, Breast Center Director, MedStar Franklin Square

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Screening and Mammography

Michelle Townsend Watts, MD, MedStar Radiology, MedStar Union Memorial

9:45 - 10:25 a.m.

Advances in Breast Reconstruction

Gabriel Del Corral, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, MedStar Franklin Square 

10:25 - 10:40 a.m.

AM Break

10:40 - 11:10 a.m.

Newest Approaches to Radiation for Breast Cancer

Kelly Orwat, MD, Radiation Oncologist, MedStar Franklin Square

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Q & A / Panel Discussion

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.


12:15 - 1 p.m.

Keynote Speaker – Management of DCIS

Shawna Willey, MD, Breast Surgeon, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

1 - 1:15 p.m.

Q & A

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Case Presentations – Cancer Conference Presents Cases

Cancer Conference Panelists:

  • Kristen Fernandez, Breast Surgeon, MedStar Franklin Square and MedStar Harbor
  • Atsuko Okabe, MD, Breast Surgeon, MedStar Franklin Square and MedStar Bel Air
  • Yvonne Ottaviano, Medical Oncologist, MedStar Franklin Square and MedStar Bel Air
  • Maen Farha, MD, Breast Surgeon, MedStar Union Memorial and MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Mahsa Mohebtash, Medical Oncologist, MedStar Union Memorial and MedStar Good Samaritan 
  • Paul Fowler, MD, Radiation Oncologist, MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial
  • Gabriel Del Corral, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Gabriel Soudry, MD, Nuclear Medicine PET/CT Radiologist, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jennifer Broussard, Pathologist, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Emily Kuchinsky, Genetic Counselor, MedStar Cancer Network
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.


2:45 - 2:55 p.m.

Closing Remarks

3 p.m.



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 MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of
5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.