2020 Program

Program for the 2020 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 –  Emerging Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Procedures........Kothari 

8:30 - 8:50 am How to handle difficult gallbladders................Morgan

8:50 - 9:10 am Patient Selection: Who decides................Kothari

9:10 - 9:30 am Complex foregut video presentation..................Pullatt

9:30 - 9:50 am Gastric pacemakers - What to know............Lancaster

9:50 - 10:10 am

BREAK10:10– 10:30 am

10:10– 10:30 am GERD management - PPIs to gastric bypass......Kothari

10:30 - 10:50 am The role of robotics in general surgery.....................Pullatt

10:50 - 11:10 am Managing complex gallstone Pancreatitis................Lancaster

11:10 - 11:30 am Bariatric complications every surgeon should know.........Kothari

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

noon LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

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

1:40 – 2:00 pm Umbilical hernias - tips and tricks.....................................Hope

2:00 –2:20 pm Minimally invasive inguinal hernia surgery - tips and tricks...Pullatt

2:20 – 2:40 pm What now: Hernia complications.................................Hope

2:40 – 3:00 pm Inguinal hernia approaches.........................................Hope

3:00 – 3:20 pm BREAK

3:20 – 3:40 pm Managing hernia in cirrhotic patients............McGillicuddy

3:40 – 4:00 pm Component separation techniques................Hope

4:00 –4:20 pm Ventral hernia repair......................................Hope

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 Surgical considerations in the elderly................Gearhart

8:30 - 8:50 am Managing diverticulitis.................................Curran

8:50 - 9:10 am Advanced Endoscopic Resection Techniques.........Elmunzer  

9:10 - 9:30 am Cromoendoscopy indications and use.................Gearhart

9:30 - 9:50 am Hemorrhoid management techniques..................Maxwell

9:50 - 10:10 am BREAK

10:10– 10:30 am Pelvic floor disorders.............................Gearhart

10:30 - 10:50 am Transanal mass excision...........................George

10:50 - 11:10 am IBS management for the surgeon.........Curran

11:10 - 11:30 am Update on rectal fistual management.....Gearhart

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 High risk breast lesions......................Abbott

2:00 –2:20 pm Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer......Giordano

2:20 – 2:40 pm Thyroidectomy, when and how.................Javid

2:40 – 3:00 pm Locally advanced breast cancer.......Demore

3:00 – 3:20 pm BREAK

3:20 – 3:40 pm Preprectoral breast implant reconstruction.......Kays

3:40 – 4:00 pm Nipple sparing mastectomy.....................Ringer

4:00 –4:20 pm Neck masses - workup and management...............Skoner

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

4:50 – 5:00 pm Wrap up ......Lockett

Saturday

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

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

8:10 - 8:30 am Postoperative infections..................................................Evans

8:30 - 8:50 am How to manage delirium in the postop patient....Dorlon

8:50 - 9:10 am Preoperative optimization of surgery patients..........Hink

9:10 - 9:30 am Pediatric surgical emergencies................................Hollinger

9:30 - 9:50 am The role for surgery in rib fractures.........................Eriksson

9:50 - 10:10 am BREAK

10:10– 10:30 am Diabetic foot wounds........................................................Ruddy

10:30 - 10:50 am Spiders, snakes and soft tissue infections...................Leon

10:50 - 11:10 am Update on burn management........................................Kahn

11:10 - 11:30 am Managing opioids in surgical patients.....................Lockett

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

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