Omar Pasalodos, MD, Memorial Lecture

Omar Pasalodos, M.D., Memorial Lecture
The State of Ovarian Cancer in the U.S.:
Why Aren’t We Making More Progress?
Thursday, April 30, 2015 5:30-8 p.m.
Welcome Reception, 5:30 p.m. Program, 6:15 p.m.
Baptist Hospital of Miami, Auditorium, Third Floor, South Building
8900 N. Kendall Drive, Miami, Florida 33176
Guest Faculty: Barbara A. Goff, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Adjunct Professor of
Surgery; Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology; University of
Washington School of Medicine; Seattle, Washington
5:30 p.m.
Reception and Registration
Overview and Purpose
6:15 p.m.
Welcome Remarks and Recognition
The Omar Pasalodos, M.D., Memorial Lecture is held annually to honor Dr. Pasalodos’
dedication to women’s healthcare, community outreach and education. Each year a
nationally recognized speaker addresses current and important women’s issues.
6:25 p.m.
Carolyn D. Runowicz, M.D.
Target Audience
6:30 p.m.
The State of Ovarian Cancer in the U.S.:
Why Aren’t We Making More Progress?
Barbara A. Goff, M.D.
7:30 p.m.
Questions and Discussion
8:00 p.m.
Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Gynecologic Oncologists, Gynecologic Surgeons,
Urologists, Primary Care Physicians, Reproductive Endocrinologists/Fertility Specialists,
Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants,
Allied Healthcare Professionals, Residents, Medical Students, Occupational Therapists,
Radiologic Technologists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers,
Clergy and Chaplains.
Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this lecture, participants should be better able to:
l Discuss the current best practices for management of ovarian cancer.
l Identify barriers to appropriate care for patients in the United States.
l Explore possible solutions to overcome barriers to care.
Accreditation and Credits
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. • Baptist Health has
been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for
physicians. • Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA
PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of
their participation in the activity. • This activity has been approved for 1.5 credit hours, CE Broker
Course #20-486398, by the Florida Boards of Medicine; Osteopathic Medicine; Nursing;
Pharmacy; Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling;
Respiratory Care (category personal growth) and Occupational Therapy. Baptist Health South Florida
CE Broker Provider #50-182. • This activity has been approved for 1.5 credits by the Florida
Bureau of Radiation Control Provider #3201106. Course #18000865.
Registration and Information
Space is limited. Advance registration is required.
l Healthcare Professionals (licensed and seeking CME/CE credits): Register
online at For assistance, contact the Baptist Health CME
Department at [email protected] or 786-596-2398.
l Professionals (non-healthcare): Register online at For assistance, contact Florida
International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at 305-348-4926 or
[email protected]
Directions and Parking
Special-event parking will be available in the doctors’ parking lot, which is located on
the south side of the Baptist Hospital campus (8900 North Kendall Drive). Approach
from SW 94 Street (accessible from SW 87 Avenue). At the first Baptist Hospital sign,
turn right and make an immediate left. Look for the special-event parking sign on the
right. Take the MCVI elevators to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to the Auditorium.
In Memoriam
Dr. Omar Pasalodos, a beloved, longtime
member of the Baptist Health family, was a
highly regarded physician leader, a dedicated
philanthropist and a devoted husband and
father. As an obstetrician-gynecologist and
civic leader, Dr. Pasalodos dedicated his career
to caring for his patients, promoting education
and advocacy and contributing through
volunteer leadership. He exemplified the best
in medicine.
Dr. Pasalodos was a member of the medical staff at Baptist Hospital.
He served on the Medical Board and was chief of obstetrics and
gynecology from 1992 to 1994. At the time of his death,
Dr. Pasalodos was chief medical officer for Baptist Health’s
International Division. Among his community and philanthropic work,
he was chairman of Florida International University’s Herbert
Wertheim College of Medicine’s Dean’s Advisory Council. In addition,
he served as a director of Doctors Hospital Foundation, the Baptist
Health International Advisory Board, the Coral Gables War Memorial
Youth Center, the Health Foundation of South Florida, the Miami
Obstetrical and Gynecological Society and the William A. Little Society
of University of Miami Alumni.
Dr. Pasalodos was widely honored for his community involvement.
He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the William A. Little
Society, and in 2011, Miami Beach International Fashion Week
presented him with its Humanitarian Award as one of Miami’s
10 most dedicated philanthropists.
Baptist Health South Florida is honored to partner with the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University
and the Health Foundation of South Florida to support the Omar Pasalodos, M.D., Memorial Lecture.
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