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Valley Health Oncology Symposium (2021)

About This Event

Delivering the Best Cancer Care from Diagnosis to Survivorship

Friday, September 24, 2020, 8:00 A.M. – 2:45 P.M.

Virtual platform supported by Zoom

This conference will provide comprehensive and clinically relevant information to optimize cancer patient care and outcomes. As the regional educator on cancer care, the Oncology Service Line has coordinated presentations on advancements in cancer care and treatment as we seek to optimize the quality of life for every patient affected by cancer across the continuum of care.

Fully funded by the Winchester Medical Center Foundation


8:00 – 8:10 a.m. Opening Announcements and Welcome

  • Larry Ponce, FACHE, Corporate Director, Oncology Service Line, Valley Health System
  • Grady W. (Skip) Philips, III, FACHE, President, Winchester Medical Center, Senior Vice President, Valley Health

8:10 – 8:45 a.m. Connection to Purpose: Patient Stories

8:45 – 9:45 a.m. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Through Lung Cancer Screening and Nodule Management*

  • Shalini Reddy, MD, Valley Health Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Valley Health Cancer Center
  • John Price, DO, Valley Health Pulmonary and Sleep Specialists

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Short Break

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Enhanced Recovery Surgical Protocols for Cancer Patients

  • Devin Flaherty, DO, PhD, Medical Director, Surgical Oncology
  • Maureen Hill, MD, Valley Health Surgical Oncology

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Surgical Nutrition

  • Athena Hall, RD, CSO, Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition, Valley Health Cancer Center

11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Wellspring – Let’s Talk Resources for the Patient, Family, & Friends

  • Mary Vorous, Supervisor, Valley Health Wellspring

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Vendor Rooms & Networking Breakout Rooms Open

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Exercise & Cancer: Why It’s Important

  • Joshua Shade, BS, ACSM CET, Fitness Manager/Medical Integration Coordinator, Valley Health Wellness & Fitness Center

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Receiving the Best Cancer Care: Supporting Survivorship

  • James VanKirk, MD, Medical Director, Supportive Care Department, Valley Health

2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Wrap Up & Evaluation

*This presentation is separate from the accredited portion of the symposium and will not count toward CE/CME.

Click here to view the complete conference agenda, presenter bios and professional credits awarded by Valley Health.


To register, click here. 

You will receive a confirmation email once your registration is complete providing all the details. It is important to keep this information handy as it contains the necessary information to gain access on September 24.

Registration closes on Thursday, September 23, at 12 noon

  • Registration Cost: Free
  • How to Register: To register, click here.