Fellows Symposium

The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insights and instruction from renowned specialists.

Below is information on the 2019 event which will be held May 3 – 5, 2019. 

2019 Fellows Symposium

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304


Target Physician Group and Travel Scholarships

Awards are available to physicians, PhD-level scientists, and first or second-year faculty (pancreatic cancer) who have demonstrated an interest in pancreatic disease.

NPF will cover the costs of meals and lodging during the event. Fellows will also receive a $450 travel stipend. In-state Fellows will receive a $200 stipend, and Fellows local to the event (Ft. Lauderdale area) will receive a $50 stipend.

Application and Contact Information

2018 Fellows Symposium Application (PDF)

2018 Fellows Symposium Application

2019 Course Directors

Maisam A. Abu-El-Haija, MD – Cinncinati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Timothy B. Gardner, MD – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Andres Gelrud, MD – Baptist Health System’s Miami Cancer Institute
John Lieb, MD – Drexel University
Eileen O’Reilly, MD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


To see the (draft) agenda for the Fellows Symposium, please click the link below:

2018 Fellows Symposium Agenda

Course Objectives

1. Define neuroendocrine tumors and other rare tumors of the pancreas.
2. Describe indications, treatments, and complications of autoimmune pancreatitis.
3. Interpret knowledge of genes and how they affect the pancreas.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Outfitters, LLC and The National Pancreas Foundation. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is partially supported by educational grants from various commercial supporters.