JALBCA – The Twentieth Annual Ellen P. Hermanson Symposium


October 26, 2015 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

JALBCA invites you to

The Twentieth Annual Ellen P. Hermanson Symposium

on Monday, October 26, 2015
6:15 – 8:30 pm
New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor Meeting Hall

Dr. Larry Norton will present the latest developments in the fight against breast cancer to be followed by the program:
“The DCIS Controversy Through the Lens of Better Science:
Will President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative Save Lives?”

The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), announced by President Obama to advance the field of precision oncology, will be explored against the backdrop of established approaches to care. The panel will discuss the new studies regarding treatment of DCIS, whether it impacts the standard of care to be employed by physicians treating DCIS, informed consent, and the benefits and availability of personalized “precision” medicine.

Hon. Judith S. Kaye, Chief Judge, New York State

Panel of Judges
Hon. Helen Freedman, New York State Appellate Division, 1st Department (Retired)
Hon. Karla Moskowitz, New York State Appellate Division, 1st Department
Hon. Alice Schlesinger, Supreme Court, New York County

 Panel of Experts
Deborah Axelrod, MD, Director Clinical Breast Surgery & Community Outreach
NYU Langone Medical Center
Judith Livingston, Esq., Partner, Kramer, Dillof, Livingston, & Moore
Larry Norton, MD., Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs, MSKCC
Jay Rappaport, Esq., Partner, Aaronson Rappaport Feinstein & Deutsch LLP

The Ellen P. Hermanson Foundation

Presenting Organization
Judges And Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert

Supporting Organizations
Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York

Symposium Co-Chairs
Hon. Shirley Werner Kornreich, Mikki Golar, Esq., Barbara A. Ryan, Esq.

CLE: Professional Practice- 2.0 credits, qualification pending

Open to the public without charge.
Refreshments will be served

To reserve a space please click here
or email Executive Director, Jennifer Fiorentino at Jennifer@jalbca.org