Robert Sinard, MD
Attending Physician
Vanderbilt Medical Center
I am Professor and Program Director of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Ceter and have the privilege of working with so many young, enthusiastic students who want to learn. I serve as a faculty mentor to the students in their longitudinal program. We are honored to be able to present.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background, including statement of problem, and aims:The treatment summary (TS) is a comprehensive cancer care record containing information regarding provider names and contact information, cancer diagnosis, tumor characteristics and treatment details. While the usefulness of treatment summaries has been evaluated in other cancer types, it has yet to be studied in Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) survivors. We are an interdisciplinary group comprised of a pharmacy, nursing, and medicine student. We aim to determine if receiving a TS enhances patient understanding and recall of cancer and treatment…