MDCSCO Past Meeting Archive


April 11, 2017
Practice Managers' Meeting
Topic: Macra: What You Need to Know Now!
Speaker: Cindy Dunn
Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, MD 21076
Reception - 6:30 p.m.
Dinner - 7:15 p.m.
(Complimentary to all MDCSCO members and prospective members)


March 22, 2017
Breast Cancer Update
Renaissance Hotel
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:15 p.m. Dinner
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Fox, MD
A Medical Oncologist with The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Complimentary to Members and Prospective Members


February 15, 2017
Legislative Dinner
Calvert House
58 State Circle
Annapolis, MD
Speaker: Donna Kinzer, Executive Director of the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)
Read her bio here
6:30- reception
7:15- dinner
Cost: FREE to members and guests


January 18, 2017
ASH Update
Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Blvd.
Hanover, MD
Topics covered: myeloid disorders, lymphoma, myeloma, ASH Annual Meeting summary
Free to all oncology physicians and other allied oncology professionals
Free to MDCSCO corporate members
Includes complimentary Reception - 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Buffet Dinner- 7:15 p.m.
Program -- Speakers to be Announced
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Free parking in hotel's adjacent garage

November 21, 2016
Awards Dinner
Reception - 6:30 pm
Dinner -7:15 pm
Honoring Governor and Mrs. Larry Hogan
Award accepted by First Lady Yumi Hogan
Calvert House
58 State Circle
Annapolis, MD
Complimentary to MDCSCO members and guests
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To view Mrs. Hogan's art, click here

October 19
Live Promotional Program
Not open to Corporate Members
Center Club
100 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Speaker: Ivan Borrello, MD
Topic: Understanding Residual Disease and Immune Dysfunction in Multiple Myeloma

September 21
Hot Topics Forum
Reception: 6:30-7:15 p.m.

Speaker: Stephen Grubbs, MD, Vice President, Clinical Affairs Department, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Topic:Impact of MACRA, Clinical Pathways and Value Based Medicine on the Care of Cancer Patients

With A special short presentation by MDCSCO President Paul Celano on the Maryland Hospital Global Budgeting System and Associated Challenges

Dinner and Program: 7:15p.m.
Location: Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, MD 21076
Cost: Free for Members and Guests

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June 29, 2016
Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, MD 21076
6:30 p.m. - reception
7:15 p.m. - dinner
Free for MDCSCO members and guests

  • Eric Seifter, MD (Johns Hopkins) : Hematological Malignancies
  • Arif Hussain M.D. (University of Maryland): Genitourinary Cancers
  • Martin J. Edelman M.D. (University of Maryland): Lung Cancer
  • Valerie Lee, MD (Johns Hopkins): Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Karen Smith, MD MPH (Johns Hopkins): Breast Cancer
  • William Sharfman, MD (Johns Hopkins) Melanoma
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Highlights of the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
April 19, 2016
The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Blvd.
Hanover, MD 21076
6:30 p.m. Reception (sponsored by Genomic Health)
7:15 p.m. Dinner
Complimentary to MDSCO members and prospective members
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Practice Managers' Meeting
March 2, 2016
Hayfields Country Club
700 Hayfields Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Reception - 6:30 p.m.
Dinner - 7:15 p.m.
Speaker: Sybil Green, JD, RPh
ASCO Director of Coverage and Reimbursement

Program: MACRA: Learn the Basics -- Get Ready for a Post-SGR World
The law replaced the Sustainable Growth Rate formula for updates to the Medicare physician fee schedule and lays out comprehensive changes on an ambitious implementation schedule. Learn about changes coming soon to reimbursement and reporting activities for oncology practices throughout the United States--making now the time for practices to prepare.


Annual Legislative Dinner
February 23, 2016
Speaker: Donna Kinzer, Executive Director, Health Services Cost Review Commission
Annapolis Yacht Club (new location due to fire)
12 Dock Street (on the city dock)
Annapolis, MD 21041
6:30 p.m.
Free to members and guests



January 26, 2016
Update from the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Sandra and Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute
Civiletti Conference Center
6565 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21204
Complimentary to Members and Invited Guests

MedChi Events
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Awards Dinner
October 28, 2015
Reception: 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Dinner and Program: 7:15p.m.
Center Club
100 Light St #16
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 727-7788
(Parking is available at 100 Light Street)
Honoree and Speaker: Dan Morheim, MD
Maryland House of Delegates (District 11)
Topic: "Hot Button Issues in Maryland Healthcare : How Oncologists Can help to Improve Cancer Care"
Complimentary to MDCSCO members and prospective members

ASCO Update
June 24, 2015
Hotel at Arundel Preserve
Hanover, MD

Hot Topics Forum
April 23, 2015
Speaker: Terri Hill, MD, Maryland Delegate, District 12
Topic: Maryland Legislative Session 2015 -- Key Outcomes
(Assisted Suicide, Radiation/Radiology Self Referral, and Compounding Reform)
6:30pm - Reception
7:15pm - Program
Annapolis Yacht Club, Skipjack Room
2 Compromise Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Cost: FREE to members and guests
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Association of Community Cancer Cancers
Panel Discussion "What Are the Costs and Where is the Value in Cancer Care?", featuring Paul Celano, MD

March 24, 2015
Breast Cancer Update
The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Blvd, Hanover, MD 21076
6:30 p.m. - Reception
7:15 p.m. - Dinner and Program
Featuring: Andrew D. Seidman, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

February 25, 2015
Practice Managers Meeting
La Tavola
248 Albemarle Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Presenations: Elaine Towle with ASCO- "What's New at ASCO?"
Jacqui Manges, MS, MBA- "Infusion Reimbursement"
Joshua Schwartz, MD, MBA - "Federal Policies"

January 23-24, 2015
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW (at Connecticut Ave.)
Washington, DC 20008
Topic: Highlights of ASH: Content Presented at Recent ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

January 22, 2015
MDCSCO Annual Legislative Dinner
Annapolis, MD

December 3, 2014
Annual Dinner Meeting>
Speaker: Dr. Luis Diaz, MD, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

October 29, 2014
MDCSCO Annual Awards Dinner
Baltimore, MD
Maryland State Senator Joan Carter Conway was honored for her work and commitment to the quality of cancer care.
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June 18, 2014
Annual ASCO Review
Speakers: Dr. Nilofer Saba Azad, MD, John Hopkins, Gastrointestinal Cancers; Roisin M. Connolly, M.B., B.Ch. Johns Hopkins, Breast Cancer; Patrick M. Forde, MBBCh, Johns Hopkins, Lung Cancer; Dr. Eric J. Seifter, MD, Johns Hopkins, Hematological Cancers; and Dr. William H Sharfman, MD, Johns Hopkins, Melanoma.

April 22, 2014
Hot Topics Forum
Annapolis, MD
Topic: "Payment Reform in Cancer Care: Reflections from the Physician", Hospital and Legislative Perspectives.
Speakers: Mr. John Colmers, Vice President Health Care Transformation and Strategic Planning, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC); Mr. John Hennessy, ASCO; Vice President, Operations, Midwest Oncology Division of Sarah Cannon; and The Honorable Dan Morhaim, M.D., Delegate, Maryland Legislature.

March 27, 2014
San Antonio Breast Cancer Update
Baltimore, MD