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2021 Cytoreductive Surgery Conference

UCI School of Medicine invites you to attend our conference on advanced cytoreductive surgery for ovarian cancer and peritoneal malignancies in fall 2021.

What:  Advanced Course in Cytoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer and Peritoneal Surface Malignancies: Radical Pelvic and Upper Abdominal Procedure with Cadaver Dissection

When: October 7-9, 2021
Where: The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel, Huntington Beach, CA

*This year, we will be providing an interactive virtual attendance option for those with travel restrictions! Please see the discounted pricing below* 

Course Registration Fees

*NEW* Virtual Registration: $950
In-person Registration: $1950


Registration fees include both days of the conference, the evening reception, continental breakfast, lunch and CME certificate. For more information, contact Jenille Powers at 714-456-5968 or Please note that CDC guidelines will be followed for all in-person events. Proof of vaccine and/or a negative covid test may be required.

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Waterfront Hilton Hotel Huntington Beach


The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel

21100 Pacific Coast Hwy

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Special discounted hotel room rates will be available for early booking as space is limited. We recommend making travel arrangements early. A room rate of $279 a night is guaranteed for conference attendees through September 21, 2021. Contact the hotel directly for reservations at 1-800-822-7873. Be sure to state that you are attending the UCI School of Medicine course in Cytoreductive Surgery. All attendees are responsible for their own reservations. The standard hotel individual reservation cancellation policy will apply.

About this Course

The thoroughness of cytoreductive surgery is the largest contributor to survival for patients with advanced ovarian and primary peritoneal carcinoma. This program is designed to provide information through formal lectures, panel discussions and cadaver dissection about clinical applications of advanced cytoreductive surgery for ovarian cancer and related gynecologic peritoneal surface malignancies. 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for gynecologic oncology and surgical oncology faculty and trainees that desire to expand and/hone their skillset for the various facets of ovarian cancer surgery.

Learning Objectives

After completing the learning activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working and practical knowledge of upper abdominal and pelvic visceral and retroperitoneal anatomy.
  • Formulate a strategic operative approach to advanced-stage ovarian cancer and implement appropriate patient selection criteria.
  • Describe the critical steps in performing advanced cytoreductive surgical procedures.

Accreditation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure Statement

It is the policy for the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and University of California CME consortium to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME activities. Full disclosure or conflict and resolution will be made in writing via handout materials of the syllabus.


ADA Statement

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request.  For any special requests, please contact Jenille Powers at 714-456-5968 or


California Assembly Bill 1195

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website at