Personalizing Pediatric Cancer Care: Innovation Through Collaboration

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The Rittenhouse Hotel

210 W Rittenhouse Square

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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The well-being of our colleagues and community is our utmost priority. In light of new guidelines designed to reduce the potential for unnecessary exposure of our communities to COVID-19, we are postponing this summit until October 6-8, 2021.

Please stay tuned for updated information on timing and registration!

Join other industry disrupters, researchers, innovators and change-agents looking to advance precision medicine in pediatric cancer care. Summit highlights include:

  • Presentations from world-renowned leaders on scientific advances in pediatric cancer care
  • Opportunity to review unpublished research and data
  • Share best practices and build relationships with industry leaders
  • An exciting cocktail reception on Sept. 30 at the Cassatt Tea Room at the Rittenhouse Hotel, where attendees can mix and mingle with our speakers, view vendor exhibits, and enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers

Event check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. Registration cost includes all meals.

Early bird discount: ends on July 1, 2021. Save $100 off the regular attendee rate of $395.

Event co-chairs


  • Kathrin Bernt, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Thomas DeRaedt, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Todd Druley, MD, PhD, ArcherDx, Inc.
  • Mike Fisher, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Nancy Goodman, JD, Patient Advocacy
  • Katie Janeway, MD, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Jennifer Kalish, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Christian Kratz, MD, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • Suzanne MacFarland, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • David Malkin, MD, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
  • Soheil Meshinchi, MD, PhD, Fred Hutch Cancer Center
  • Yael Mosse, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Charles Mullighan, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Paul Northcott, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Ken Onel, MD, PhD, Mt. Sinai
  • Will Parsons, MD, PhD, Texas Children's Hospital
  • Stefan Pfister, MD, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Greg Reaman, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Adam Shlien, PhD, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
  • Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Sarah Tasian, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Jinghui Zhang, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Meet these and other world-class experts in pediatric oncology at a Wednesday-evening reception.

Abstract submission

We will be accepting abstracts beginning in February so start preparing. Stay tuned for more details.

Book your hotel today

Rooms are available at a discounted rate at The Rittenhouse Hotel for summit attendees. When calling The Rittenhouse Hotel to reserve a hotel room, mention the Pediatric Precision Medicine Summit Room Block. Call 215-546-9000.


Valet Parking is available at The Rittenhouse Hotel. There are also parking garages and public parking lots within walking distance.

Registration and cancellation policy

Cancellation and refund policy: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to any unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, we will work to reschedule you for an upcoming workshop or refund the registration fee, but are not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses to participants, including cancellation charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Contact information

If you have any questions or need more information, please call contact Jason Roberts at 215-590-0637 or

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