Virtual Fall Conference Series
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Welcome & Introductions
David Hufnagel, DO Samaritan Health Services President, OSMO
Telemedicine in Oncology-Telehealth is the silver lining of COVID but will the fabric fray?
Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine
COVID-19 in Cancer Patients
Steven Pergam, M.D., M.P.H, Associate Professor Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch Associate Professor Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Speakers - October 8, 2020
DO Samaritan Health Services President, OSMO
Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Dr. Crews is Medical Director for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network, Administrative and Medical Director for SCCA Community Sites and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. Her clinical focus is Survivorship.
Dr. Crews received her B.S. in Biology with highest honors from UNC- Chapel Hill and completed her MD and oncology fellowship at Duke University. She earned a Master’s in Medical Management from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Crews was President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers from 2016-2017 and is Editor-in-Chief of ACCC’s Oncology Issues. She is a reviewer for the ASCO-SEP and has Co-Chaired the ASCO Practice Guidelines Implementation Network. She is the current President of the Washington State Medical Oncology Society.
Steven Pergam, M.D., M.P.H.
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch
Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Dr. Pergam received his MD from the University of Nebraska, his Infectious Diseases training at the University of Washington (UW), and his MPH from the UW School of Public Health. He is currently an Associate Member in the Clinical Research and Vaccine and Infectious Disease Divisions at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is also an Associate Professor in the Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept. of Epidemiology at the UW School of Public Health.
Dr. Pergam serves as the Medical Director of Infection Prevention at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), where he and his staff have developed a robust program to protect cancer and transplant recipients against major healthcare-associated infections (HAI). Dr. Pergam is actively involved in the development of new infection control strategies and educational programs, and has research projects that aim to better understand the epidemiology of nosocomial bacterial infections and respiratory viruses in high-risk immunocompromised hosts.