Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds: Multiple Myeloma in 2011 - From Incurable to Chronic

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 22, 2011

8:00 AM: 8:00 AM: Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein
Repeated @ 12:15 PM: Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Mayo College of Medicine
Vice-Chair of Education, Division of Hematology-Oncology
Program Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program
Vice-Chair, Graduate Education Committee
Consultant, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona

Dr. Joseph Mikhael is a consultant hematologist at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. He specializes in plasma cell disorders, namely multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. Dr. Mikhael is currently the principal investigator of many clinical trials, primarily in multiple myeloma. His clinical research interests also include pharmaco-economics, communication skills and supportive care in cancer.

Dr. Mikhael did his medical school and internal medicine training at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He then did his Hematology training at the University of Toronto, followed by a masters degree in education and a Multiple Myeloma fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital. He was a staff physician at the Princess Margaret Hospital and Toronto General Hospital from 2004 until 2008 when he moved to Arizona to work at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Mikhael is an associate professor at the Mayo College of Medicine, and is heavily involved in education. He is the Vice-Chair of Education for the division of Hematology-Oncology and is the program director of the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He is also the vice-chair of the Graduate Education Committee.

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Host: Department of Medicine

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