BUSM/BMC Faculty and Trainees at ACS Clinical Congress 2018


October 17th, 2018

BMC/BUSM AT AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS CLINICAL CONGRESS 2018

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds (Visiting Assistant Professor Series)
Location/Time: L110, 8-9 AM
Topic: A Beginner’s Guide to Health Services Research: From Bariatric Surgery to Mark Bellhorn
Presenter: Luke M. Funk, MD, MPH, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery; Associate Program Director, Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship; Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Research, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Association for Academic Surgery 2018 Fall Courses (registration required:https://www.aasurg.org/aas-fall-courses/aas-fc-2018-graphic-maroon/)
Location/Time: Sheraton Boston Hotel, 7 AM- 6:30 PM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Association of Women Surgeons (in conjunction with AWS meeting Oct. 20-22) https://www.womensurgeons.org/page/AnnualConference
Location/Time: Marriot Copley Place, 9:30-10:45 AM
Topic: Practical Pearls in Negotiating with Surgeons: 4 8-minute talks and 20 minutes of panel discussion

  • Herbert Chen, University of Alabama: Understanding Your Value as a Surgeon
  • Dr. Julie Ann Sosa, University of California, San Francisco: Beyond Salary — What Can I Negotiate For?
  • Jennifer Tseng, Boston University: Negotiating for Things after You Start
  • Ann Prestipino, Massachusetts General Hospital: The Business of Hiring You: The Hospital’s Perspective

Surgical Skills Competition
Location/Time: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (Room 160ABC),  3-5 PM

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Time: 9:45-11:15 AM
Session Title: Surgical Education
Presentation: The Effect of Patient Code Status on Surgical Resident Decision Making
Presenter: Miriam Neufeld, MD

Time: 9:45-11:15 AM
Session Title: Diverticulitis 2018: Every Year the Recommendations Change
Co-Moderator: Jason F. Hall, MD, MPH, FACS

Time:11:30 AM – 1 PM
Session Title: Vascular Surgery I
Moderator: Jeffrey Siracuse, MD, FACS

Time: 1– 5:15 PM
Session Title: Negotiation Skills Training
Panelist: Virginia R. Litle, MD, FACS

BUSM/BMC SURGERY RECEPTION 2018, 6-9 PM
Tuscan Kitchen, 64 Seaport Blvd. 
7 PM: Honoring Dr. Glantz

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

Time: 9:45-11:15 AM
Session Title: General Surgery II
Presentation: There is an Important Difference in the BMI Threshold for Increased Complications after Open vs. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
Presenter: Rumbidzayi Nzara, MD

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

Time: 9:45-11:15 AM, Session of Interest
Presenter: Matthew Kulke, MD (Chief, Hematology-Oncology, BUSM and BMC)
Presentation: Neuroendocrine Tumors: What Are They and How Should They be Managed? PS312

Time: 2:30-4 PM
Session Title: General Surgery VII

     Presentation: Socioeconomic Status Affects Access to Ambulatory Cholecystectomy
     Presenter: Megan Janeway, MD

     Presentation: Comparing Risk-Standardized Readmission Rates of Surgical Patients at Safety Net
& Non-Safety Net Hospitals
     Presenter: Stephanie D. Talutis, MD, MPH

Time: 4:15-5:45 PM
Session Title:  Bariatric/Foregut IV
Moderator: Donald T. Hess, MD, FACS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Location/Time: L110 at 8AM
Topic:  The Surgical Critical Care Initiative (SC2i)
Presenter:  Eric A. Elster, MD, FACS, Capt., MC, USN, Professor and Chairman of Surgery, the Uniformed Services University

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