Members of the committees responsible for the planning of the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium are listed below by committee type.

2018 Program Committee

Karyn A. Goodman, MD, MS (Chair)
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Shishir Maithel, MD, FACS (Chair-Elect)
Emory University Winship Cancer Institute

Andrew Chan, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital

Daniel T. Chang, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine

Jason Cheng, MD, MS, PhD
National Taiwan University Hospital

Ryan Fields, MD, FACS
Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis

Michael Hall, MD, MS
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Sarah Hoffe, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center

Rodrigo Jover, MD, PhD
Alicante University Hospital

Michelle Kang Kim, MD, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Paola Montenegro, MD
Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neopláscias

Manisha Palta, MD
Duke University School of Medicine

Philip A. Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP
Karmanos Cancer Institute

Diane Reidy, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College

Ulysses Ribeiro, MD, PhD
University of São Paulo 

Flavio G. Rocha, MD
Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center

Shailesh Shrikhande, MD, MS, FRCS
Tata Memorial Centre

Frank Sinicrope, MD
Mayo Clinic


Special thanks to the Content Advisors from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Boris Blechacz, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Josep Llovet, MD, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 


Special thanks to the Content Advisors from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Gail Darling, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Toronto General Hospital

K. Robert Shen, MD
Mayo Clinic