Saturday 8/25/2018


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Sat. 8/25/18

General Session VII – Abstracts

8:00-8:10 Ideal Timing of Early Cholecystectomy for Acute Cholecystitis: An American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) Review
Elizabeth Alore, MD
8:10-8:20 Lessons Learned from Value-Based Pediatric Appendectomy Care: A Shared Savings Pilot Model
Yangyang Yu, MD
8:20-8:30 Evaluation of Isolated Facial Trauma Transfer Patterns to a Level 1 Trauma Center
Mirza Ahmad, MD
8:30-8:40 National Surgical Trends in Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer
Katherine Baugh, MD
8:40-8:50 FVC < 1: A Mark for High Risk Patients
Rachel Warner, DO
8:50-9:00 IL-10 Reglates Perivascular Hyaluronan Metabolism to Improve Pulmonary Hypertention in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Emily Steen, MD
9:00-9:10 Rib Fixation
Kennith Coleman, MD
9:10-9:40 Break and Exhibits

Special Session

9:40-10:10 The History of Vascular Surgery
Roger Gregory, MD
10:10-10:30 Break and Exhibits

General Session VIII – Ethics and Economics

10:30-10:45 The End of Life Conversation: The Surgeon’s Role and Cultural Nuances
Bruce Applebaum, MD
10:45-11:00 Organ Donation and Cultural Aspects
Patricia Niles, President/CEO Southwest Transplant Alliance
11:00-11:15 The Board of Medicine: It’s More than Sex, Lies, and Videotapes
Lori D.Conklin, MD
11:15-11:30 A New Perspective
Todd Maxson, MD
11:30-11:45 Panel

Lunch Session

11:45-1:00 Puerto Rico after the Hurricane: Surgeons as Leaders
Ernesto Soltero, MD

General Session IX – Education

1:00-1:15 Changes in Surgical Education in Saudi Arabia
Fareed Khouqeer, MD
1:15-1:30 Innovation in Education: Pressured Cadaver
Daniel Grabo, MD
1:30-1:45 Residency Today
David Borgstrom, MD
1:45-2:00 Education of Special Forces Medical Sergeants
Jarrid Collins, 1SG
2:00-2:15 Panel
2:15-3:00 Break and Exhibits
3:00-3:15 Resident Awards and Scholarship Presentations

Special Sessions

3:15-4:00 Mastering Presentations: Developing Outstanding PPT, Videos that Work and Mastering the Delivery.  
Faculty: Alison Wilson, MD; Daniel Grabo, MD; Alex Eastman, MD
4:00-5:00 Reality after Residency: Q&A, Types of Jobs, Are Fellowships Required, and Can I Really do a Variety of Cases?
Open Discussion
5:00-6:00  Free
6:00-7:00 Cocktails
7:00 Presidential Dinner