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Friday     Saturday     Sunday     Monday

Friday, February 7, 2020

Co-Activity Director: Ajita Prabhu, MD
SESSION 1: HERNIA

Morning Session

6:30 am
Introduction to Course
Michael Rosen
6:40 am
Abdominal Wall Anatomy, Simply Put
Michael Rosen
6:55 am
Mesh: What Are My Options?
Clayton Petro
7:10 am
Approaches to Umbilical Hernia Repair
Emanuel Lo Menzo
7:25 am
Rectus Diastasis With and Without Hernia – What Should I Do?
Samuel Szomstein
7:40 am
BREAK
7:50 am
Do All Ventral Hernias Need Repair? Watchful Waiting vs Patient Optimization vs Consent for Surgery
Ajita Prabhu
8:05 am
Perioperative Care of Ventral Hernia (Pre and Post Op)
David Krpata
8:20 am
Ventral Hernia Repair: What Are My Options?
Clayton Petro
8:35 am
Complex Hernias – Repair or Ship Out? What Surgeons Should Know if Attempting AWR
Michael Rosen
8:50 am
Parastomal Hernia Approaches
David Krpata
9:05 am
Panel Discussion
All Faculty
10:00 am
Adjourn

Afternoon Session

4:00 pm
Inguinal Anatomy and Anterior Mesh Based Repairs
Samuel Szomstein
4:15 pm
Inguinal Hernia: Tissue Based Repairs
Emanuel Lo Menzo
4:30 pm
MIS Inguinal Approaches – Robotic and Laparoscopic Options
Ajita Prabhu
4:45 pm
Groin Pain After Inguinal Hernia Repair – What Now?
David Krpata
5:00 pm
Panel Discussion
5:30 pm
BREAK
5:40 pm
Complications After OVHR
Charlotte Horne
5:55 pm
Management of Fistulas and Infected Mesh
Michael Rosen
6:10 pm
Hernia Repair in the Cirrhotic
Clayton Petro
6:25 pm
Panel Discussion/Wrap Up
All Faculty
7:00 pm
Cocktail Reception

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

Co-Activity Directors: Ali Mallat, MD and Rachael C. Sullivan, MD
SESSION 2: ACS/TRAUMA

Morning Session

6:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
Ali Mallat
6:35 am
Trauma Surgery in the Rural Environment: ABCs of Resuscitation
Cynthia Talley
6:50 am
Transferring Patients: Stories from Both Sides of the Call
Rachael C. Sullivan
7:05 am
Abdominal Sepsis: Source Control and Antibio-therapy
Ali Mallat
7:20 am
Managing Splenic Trauma: Current Guidelines
Cynthia Talley
7:35 am
Panel Discussion
All Faculty
7:50 am
BREAK
8:05 am
Peptic Ulcer Disease: A Modern Approach
Clayton Petro
8:15 am
Free Air Ain’t Free: Perforated Ulcers Management
Clayton Petro
8:30 am
Management of Choledocholithiasis in 2020: GI vs. IR vs. Surgery: Who You Gonna Call?
Robert Simon
8:45 am
Necrotizing Pancreatitis: A Comprehensive Treatment Approach
Robert Simon
9:00 am
Endoscopy for the General Surgeon – From Diagnostic to Basic Therapeutic
John Rodriguez
9:15 am
Endoscopic Clips and Stents – When and How to Use Them in GI Emergencies
John Rodriguez
9:30 am
Panel Discussion
10:00 am
Adjourn
SESSION 2: ACS/ICU

Afternoon Session

4:00 pm
Welcome and Introduction
Rachael C. Sullivan
4:05 pm
Ventilators – A Surgeon Primer
Ali Mallat
4:25 pm
Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation: Everything You Were Afraid to Ask from DVT Prophylaxis to Full Anti-Coagulation
Josh Trester
4:45 pm
Optimal Evaluation and Management of the Malnourished General Surgery Patient – Oral, Enteral or Parenteral? What’s the Evidence?
Silvia Perez Protto
5:05 pm
The Basics of Good ICU Care: 5 Tips to Make You a Better Surgeon in the ICU
Ali Mallat
5:25 pm
Panel Discussion
All Faculty
5:35 pm
BREAK
5:45 pm
Pre-op Work Up and Risk Stratification of the Surgical Patient
Josh Trester
6:05 pm
Soft Tissue Skin Infections and Necrotizing Fascitis: What Now?
Rachael C. Sullivan
6:25 pm
But I’m Not a Palliative Care Doctor! Tips for End of Life Discussions in the SICU
Silvia Perez Protto
6:45 pm
Panel Discussion/Wrap Up
All Faculty
7:00 pm
Adjourn

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Co-Activity Director: Scott Steele, MD
SESSION 3: COLORECTAL

Morning Session

6:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
Scott Steele
6:35 am
Hemorrhoids: My Personal Top 10
Bradley Champagne
6:50 am
Anal fissure: The First Time and Again and Again
Emre Gorgun
7:05 am
My Butt Drains and Hurts: Anal Abscess & Fistula
Justin Maykel
7:20 am
Perianal Crohn’s – This Stuff is Different
David Maron
7:35 am
Rectal Prolapse: It’s Out, Now What?
Conor Delaney
7:50 am
Panel 1 and Cases
All Faculty
8:15 am
BREAK
8:30 am
Leaks – Taking Care of My Partners’
Justin Maykel
8:50 am
Diverticulitis: Wash, Drain or Divert?
Scott Steele
9:05 am
Lap Colectomy: Technical Pearls
Bradley Champagne
9:20 am
Advanced Polypectomy: Preserving the Colon
Emre Gorgun
9:35 am
Panel 2 and Cases
All Faculty

Afternoon Session

4:00 pm
Introduction & Morning Recap
Scott Steele
4:05 pm
Unexpected Intraop Findings: How to Proceed
Justin Maykel
4:15 pm
Robotics: Worth It or Added Expense?
Emre Gorgun
4:30 pm
Approaching the Pelvis: Technical Tips
Conor Delaney
4:50 pm
The Difficult Stoma
Scott Steele
5:05 pm
IBD: What the General Surgeon Should Know
David Maron
5:30 pm
Large Bowel Obstructions: Are These Different Than Small?
Justin Maykel
5:45 pm
Never Let The Sun Set on a Small Bowel Obstruction – Or Can You?
Bradley Champagne

Ending Panel: Nightmare at the Movies and Case Presentations Video Session

6:00 pm
Your Worst Cases and Complications
All Faculty
6:45 pm
Closing Thoughts and Recap
Scott Steele
7:00 pm
Adjourn

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Activity Director: Michael Rosen, MD
SESSION 4: RURAL SURGERY
6:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
Michael Rosen
6:50 am
Managing Malignant Skin Lesions – Margins, Basal Cell, Squamous Cell Cancers, Local Flaps for Skin Cancer Resections
Charlotte Horne
7:05 am
A Bariatric Patient is in My ED with Abdominal Pain – What Now?
Robert Simon
7:20 am
Work Up and Surgical and Endoscopic Management of GERD in 2020
John Rodriguez
7:35 am
Update on the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. What’s New?
John Costin
7:50 am
Parathyroid Surgery/Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism – What’s New?
John Costin
8:15 am
Managing General Surgical Issues in the Pediatric Patient
Darryl Cass
8:30 am
BREAK
8:50 am
The Opioid Crisis – What Should We Be Writing for Post Op Pain Management in
General Surgery Cases?

Clayton Petro
9:05 am
General Surgery Cases on the Pregnant Patient: When, How, What’s the Data?
Ajita Prabhu
9:20 am
Does the Robot Have a Home in Rural Hospitals?
Clayton Petro
9:35 am
Panel Discussion
All Faculty
10:00 am
Adjourn

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