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Virtual 2021 Winter Symposium

Program Agenda | Meeting Organizers | Sponsors | Sponsorship Opportunities | Young Investigator Awards


Saturday, December 18, 2021
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. EST
via Zoom


Program Agenda

7:00 – 7:15 p.m.   Opening Remarks
                              Chong-xian Pan, MD, PhD
                              CAHON President

                              Sponsor Acknowledgement

                              Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD

7:15 – 8:35 p.m.   Scientific Presentations
Moderators: J. Christine Ye, MD, MS; Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD

  • 7:15 – 7:35 p.m.   CAR-T in Multiple Myeloma (MM)
                                  Yi Lin, MD, PhD - Mayo Clinic

  • 7:35 – 7:55 p.m.   Myelodysplastic Syndrome
                                  Hong Zheng, MD, PhD
    - Penn State College of Medicine
  • 7:55 – 8:15 p.m.   T Cell Lymphoma
                                  Jia Ruan, MD, PhD - Weill Cornell Medical College

  • 8:15 – 8:35 p.m.   Hodgkin's Lymphoma
                                  Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD - UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers

8:35 – 9:05 p.m.   Young Investigator Award Ceremony
                              J. Christine Ye, MD, MS; Tian Zhang, MD, MHS; Wanqing Iris Zhi, MD, PhD
                              CAHON Academic Committee Chairs

9:05 – 9:20 p.m.  CAHON Updates
                              Wenru Song, MD, PhD - CAHON Board Chair
                              Chong-xian Pan, MD, PhD - CAHON President
                              Bo Zhao, MD, PhD - CAHON President-Elect


9:20 – 11:20 p.m.  CAHON Members-Only Networking & Holiday Party (via Gatherly)

Meeting Organizers

Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Chair)
J Christine Ye, MD, MS – University of Michigan (Co-Chair)

Chong-xian Pan, MD, PhD – Harvard Medical School
Delong Liu, MD, PhD – New York Medical College
Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD – The University of Chicago Medical Center
Bo Zhao, MD, PhD – Firelands Regional Medical Center
Tian Zhang, MD, MHS - UT Southwestern Medical Center
Iris Zhi, MD, PhD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Virtual Winter Symposium Sponsors

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor is a unique opportunity to connect with the most influential group of Chinese hematologists and oncologists in a virtual setting.  The content of the webinar is designed to attract medical professionals from every career level and to share the latest scientific findings, methods, technologies to facilitate their practice. View our Sponsorship Package here.


Winter 2021 Young Investigator Award (YIA)

To foster growth and achievement amongst CAHON’s early career or physician-in-training members, CAHON will award multiple Young Investigator Awards (YIA) based on the scientific merit of abstracts submitted to the 2021 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).

  • 2021 ASH Annual Meeting: YIAs will be awarded to CAHON members with accepted abstracts and oral presentations for the meeting that will take place on December 11-14, 2021.
  • SABCS 2021: YIAs will be awarded to CAHON members with accepted abstracts for the meeting that will take place on December 7-10, 2021.

Each awardee will receive $500. The research data from the abstracts will be given priority consideration for publication in the Journal of Hematology & Oncology (JHO).

The application deadline is: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Current CAHON member –Available to physicians-in-training, including residency or fellowship training (Associate Member Category, waived dues) or physicians within 3 years of fellowship training at the level of instructor or assistant professor (Active Member Category, dues $100 USD)

Membership applications available at http://www.cahon.org/membership

  1. Recognized as the first or senior author in the poster or podium presentation at the 2021 ASH Annual Meeting or SABCS 2021.
  2. Availability to attend CAHON’s Young Investigator Award Ceremony during CAHON’s Virtual 2021 Winter Symposium on December 18, 2021 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. EST via Zoom.

Application Instructions

Applications should include:

  • YIA Application Form
  • Accepted 2021 ASH or SABCS abstract including the abstract category (i.e., clinical, translational, etc.)
  • CV, including education and current training level or position

Please submit application materials to Eli Rehorst at erehorst@cahon.org by Thursday, November 18, 2021.

The award winners will be announced in early December by email notification and on the CAHON website. Awards will also be presented to the winners during the CAHON Virtual 2021 Winter Symposium via Zoom.

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