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Physicians’ Education Resource® Honors Dr. Robert Figlin as the 2018 PER® Educator of the Year

November 14, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2018--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the nation’s leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), honored Robert Figlin, M.D., FACP, as this year’s Educator of the Year. The award ceremony took place Thursday, Nov. 8, at the 36th Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow meeting.

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“We are proud to present the 2018 PER ® Educator of the Year award to Dr. Robert Figlin for all his hard work in CME,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER ®. “Dr. Figlin is a renowned clinician, researcher, mentor and teacher in the oncology community and one who knows not only what new data mean to cancer treatment but also how to teach other clinicians the best ways to apply those results in the clinic.”

Figlin is the Steven Spielberg family chair in hematology-oncology, the director of the division of hematology/oncology, the deputy director of integrated oncology service line and a professor of medicine and biomedical sciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Figlin has previously won awards including the International Kidney Cancer Association Research Award and the Drexel University College of Medicine Outstanding Alumni Clinician Award.

The PER® Educator of the Year award highlights the accomplishments of oncology leaders and honors their contributions and efforts to propel the field of medical oncology through innovative and collaborative education.

About Physicians’ Education Resource ® (PER ® )

Since 1995, PER ® has been dedicated to advancing cancer care through professional education and now furthers patient care and treatment strategies on a wide variety of chronic illnesses and diseases. In 2016, PER ® initiated CME programming in the cardiovascular and endocrinology areas and continues to grow its therapeutic reach outside oncology. PER ® remains the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology. The high-quality, evidence-based activities feature leading, distinguished experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. In 2018, PER ® will develop and implement 21 historic annual legacy conferences in the United States and Europe, along with many renowned online learning formats. PER ® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER ® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates Inc. family of businesses. Learn more at  http://www.gotoper.com and  http://www.mjhassoc.com.

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CONTACT: PER® Media

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