ACR Lung Cancer Screening Midwest Symposium

October 9, 2020 | 7am – 3pm 
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

The ACR® and our partners have decided to reschedule this symposium given the current COVID-19 environment. The new date is October 9, and registration is open. If you have questions, please contact Tiffany Gowen.

Advancing Lung Cancer Screening

Hear valuable lessons learned about implementing a successful lung cancer screening (LCS) program in your practice at the ACR® Lung Cancer Screening Midwest Symposium, October 9 at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. The ACR has partnered with Rush University Medical Center and several other medical associations to offer this unique program. 

Whether you currently have a LCS program in place, or are interested in implementing one, this symposium will address key needs/concerns including quality improvement in: patient tracking, follow-up of abnormal scans, shared decision making, smoking cessation and other priority topics. CME is pending. 

Who Should Attend

  • LCS Program Coordinators, Patient Navigators, Nurse Navigators, Schedulers
  • Radiologists, Pulmonologists, Oncologists and Primary Care Providers
  • Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Radiology Department Administrators, CT Scan Supervisors, CT Scan Technologists
  • Hospital CEOs, CFOs and Clinical Leaders

Preliminary Agenda

8:00 – 8:10 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:10 – 8:40 a.m. ALA State of Lung Cancer  
8:40 – 9:00 a.m. Break/Exhibits
9:00 – 9:20 a.m.  ACR Registry
9:20 – 9:40 a.m.  NLCRT Atlas
9:40 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Tobacco Cessation
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Mythbusters Moderated Discussion Panel
11:30 a.m. – Noon Call to Action
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 p.m Coffee Chats (sign up required)


The Rush University Medical Center
1725 W. Harrison Street, Professional Building II 
Searle Conference Center, 5th Floor Brainard, Room 542 
Chicago, IL 60612
View directions and parking information.  


ACR does not have a room block for this symposium. However, there are several hotels within walking distance to the Rush University Medical Center. 


View the Exhibitor Prospectus, and contact Tiffany Gowen, MHA for more information on exhibiting.