Academy of Next Wave Investigators in CLL and NHL

Date and Location – April 28-29, 2023; Scottsdale, Arizona

Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Bio Ascend, LLC

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians who care for patients with CLL and NHL.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate techniques to develop the skills of young investigators in CLL and NHL, including presentation, leadership, and career development skills
  • Facilitate the presentation of clinical data from young investigators and allow feedback from dedicated mentors on how best to focus data presentation
  • Foster mentor-mentee relationships among senior and junior physicians caring for patients with CLL and NHL

  • Assess strategies for young investigators to participate in clinical trials, including the importance of clinical trial design, trial endpoints, and protocol adherence


John P. Leonard, MD – Co-Chair

Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology 
Senior Associate Dean for Innovation and Initiatives 
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine 
Weill Cornell Medicine 
New York, New York

Matthew S. Davids, MD, MMSc – Co-Chair

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Clinical Research, Division of Lymphoma
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts

Jonathon Cohen, MD, MS

Associate Professor  
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology  
Co-Director, Lymphoma Program 
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University 
Atlanta, Georgia

Nicole Lamanna, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Hematology/Oncology Division
Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, New York

Loretta Nastoupil, MD

Associate Professor and Deputy Chair
Section Chief, New Drug Development
Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Sameer Parikh, MBBS

Consultant and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Division of Hematology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Javier Munoz, MD, MS, MBA, FACP

Director, Lymphoma Program
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Jennifer Woyach, MD

Division of Hematology 
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James 
Columbus, Ohio

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

PACE requires planners, faculty, and others who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact prior to the live event.

Fee Information

There is no fee for this educational activity.

Joint Accreditation Statement

UNMC Joint Accreditation Logo December 2020

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Bio Ascend, LLC. PACE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Education

PACE designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.