Oct
10
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress Session
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Alex Zhuang, Medical Student, Boston University
Talk Title: “Qualitative Assessment of Receptiveness, Facilitators, and Barriers to Clean Cut Implementation in Rwanda”

Bio: Alex Zhuang is currently a fourth-year medical student at Boston University pursuing a career in surgical oncology and is currently taking a research year as a Fogarty Fellow to work with Lifebox and the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda. He will be conducting a baseline context assessment of hospital readiness to implement a surgical site infection prevention quality improvement program. He is passionate about working at the intersection between public health and surgery in both research and advocacy in global and domestic contexts.

Oct
11
Tue
2022
Department M&M
Oct 11 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Oct
17
Mon
2022
Cancelled Weekly Work In Progress Session
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Session cancelled due to the 2022 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts an in-person Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

Oct
24
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress Session
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Nathaniel Breg, BD-STEP postdoctoral fellow at the VA Palo Alto
Talk Title: “Medical Technologies with Comparative Advantages on Different Dimensions of Health: Evidence from Hysterectomy”

Bio: Nathaniel Breg is a BD-STEP postdoctoral fellow at the VA Palo Alto, with a joint appointment with the Department of Health Policy at Stanford. His research focuses on health care provider decision-making. He completed his Ph.D. is in public policy and management with a concentration in applied economics at Carnegie Mellon University in 2022. He previously worked on projects for CMS as an analyst at RTI International.

Oct
25
Tue
2022
Armanini Lecture: Jennifer Tseng
Oct 25 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Oct
31
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts an in-person Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback on projects in every phase of development—from drafting specific aims pages, to parsing grant review committee comments, to abstracts/papers/methods in preparation.

Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

 

Nov
1
Tue
2022
Vascular Surgery Residency Application Deadline
Nov 1 all-day
Grand Rounds: Tammy Chang
Nov 1 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Nov
7
Mon
2022
Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Dr. Amber Trickey, Sr. Biostatistician, S-SPIRE Center
Talk Title: “How to work with your biostatistician”

Bio: Amber W. Trickey, PhD, MS, CPH, is Senior Biostatistician of the S-SPIRE Center. She supports multidisciplinary teams in research design, implementation, and analysis. In over 15 years of health services research, with 10 years focused in surgery and emergency medicine, Dr. Trickey has collaborated with diverse investigators, including attending physicians, residents, nurses, psychologists, and engineers. Dr. Trickey obtained degrees in epidemiology and biostatistics, and certifications in public health and SAS data analysis. She has evaluated data quality in surgical and trauma care, supported multiple clinical trials, and led data validation studies using the ACS-NSQIP surgical registry and administrative claims. Dr. Trickey has contributed to public and private grants on surgical safety, healthcare quality metrics, simulation-based training, team communication, error disclosure, and emergency services.