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2019 Program

Surgery

Program for the 2019 Postgraduate Course in Surgery

Wednesday

6 - 8 p.m. Early Registration Hyatt Place

Thursday

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10 am Welcome and Announcements 

8:10 - 8:30 am van Heerden Lecture – Surgical Approaches to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.........................Peterson

8:30 - 8:50 am Paraesophageal Hernia Management ....Pullatt

8:50 - 9:10 am Social Media for Surgeons .... Peterson

9:10 - 9:30 am Right Upper Quadrant Pain but No Gallstones – what now? .....Morgan

9:30 - 9:50 am Pancreatitis Management - what’s new...Lancaster

9:50 - 10:10 am

BREAK10:10– 10:30 am

10:10– 10:30 am The Surgeon’s Role in the Opioid Epidemic..... Lockett

10:30 - 10:50 am Acute Cholecystitis Management..... Lancaster

10:50 - 11:10 am Bariatric Complications for the General Surgeon...... Peterson

11:10 - 11:30 am Foregut Video Potpourri.....Pullatt

11:30- noon Panel Discussion..... All

noon – 1:30 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 – 1:40 pm Introduction to the Afternoon Session.......... Lockett

1:40 – 2:00 pm The Perfect Mesh – does it exist?....... Fann

2:00 –2:20 pm Umbilical Hernia – to mesh or not to mesh?...... Leon

2:20 – 2:40 pm Loss of Abdominal Domain – how I handle it..... Crookes

2:40 – 3:00 pm Pediatric Appendicitis – operate or observe ........ Streck

3:00 – 3:20 pm BREAK

3:20 – 3:40 pm Surgical Site Infections – prevention, detection and intervention.....Evans

3:40 – 4:00 pm Major Operative Bleeding – how to be prepared....Crookes

4:00 –4:20 pm Evolving ICU Management... Dorlon

4:20 – 4:50 pm  Panel Discussion .... All

4:50 – 5:00 pm Wrap up .... Lockett

Friday

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome and Announcements...................................Lockett

8:10 - 8:30 am Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer ..............................................Mutch

8:30 - 8:50 am Rectal Cancer .................................................................George

8:50 - 9:10 am Colon - Enhanced Recovery Protocols.....................................Mutch

9:10 - 9:30 am Total Mesorectal Excision – tips and tricks ...........Curran

9:30 - 9:50 am Complex Rectal Fistulas............Maxwell

9:50 - 10:10 am BREAK

10:10– 10:30 am Managing Difficult Stomas.......Mutch

10:30 - 10:50 am Hemorrhoid Management ...........Maxwell

10:50 - 11:10 am Anesthesia’s Role in ERAS......Bolin

11:10 - 11:30 am Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery...........................Curran

11:30- noon Panel Discussion ...........All

Noon - 1:30 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 – 1:40 pm Introduction to the Afternoon Session.....Lockett

1:40 – 2:00 pm Current Management of Gastric Cancer........House

2:00 –2:20 pm Gastroparesis – what should I do?...Lancaster

2:20 – 2:40 pm Pancreatic Cancer - what works.........Morgan

2:40 – 3:00 pm Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors ....House

3:00 – 3:20 pm BREAK

3:20 – 3:40 pm Surgeon’s Role in Treating Colorectal Liver Metastases ....House

3:40 – 4:00 pm Liver Transplantation Update....................................... ........DuBay

4:00 –4:20 pm Managing Diabetic Foot Wounds.......................Genovese

4:20 – 4:50 pm Panel Discussion .......All

4:50 – 5:00 pm Wrap up ......Lockett

Saturday

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and Breakfas

t8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome and Announcments.....Lockett

8:10 - 8:30 am Axillary Node Management in Breast Cancer....Ringer

8:30 - 8:50 am When Can Radiation be Omitted after Breast Conserving Surgery..........................................................Harper

8:50 - 9:10 am Managing Beast Cancer in the Elderly – What’s Different ..........DeMore

9:10 - 9:30 am Imaging to Detect Breast Cancer ....Leddy

9:30 - 9:50 am Oncoplastic Techniques in Breast Surgery ..........Abbott

9:50 - 10:10 am BREAK

10:10– 10:30 am Current Trends in Thyroid Cancer: Active Surveillance vs. Immediate Surgery......Carneiro-Pla

10:30 - 10:50 am Melanoma update – do nodes matter......Abbott

10:50 - 11:10 am What to Do with Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules.....Javid

11:10 - 11:30 am Sarcoma Update ..............Camp

11:30- 11:50 am Panel Discussion...................All

11:50 am - noon Wrap up..................Lockett