Sep
29
Thu
2022
Trauma Simulation
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sep
30
Fri
2022
24th Annual Fogarty Lecture
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mir Imran has accepted the invitation to be the 24th annual Fogarty guest lecturer.  The date of the event is Friday September 30, 2022 at 4pm.  It will be a hybrid event.

Mir Imran, Chairman & CEO of InCube Labs, is a prolific healthcare innovator and entrepreneur, who has been developing and commercializing breakthrough medical innovations for over 40 years.

Mir began his career as a healthcare entrepreneur in the late 1970’s with his pioneering contributions to the first FDA-approved Implantable Defibrillator (ICD). Since then, Mir has founded more than 20 life sciences companies and two tech companies, 15 of which have seen liquidity events (IPO/Acquisition). His most recent exit, Rani Therapeutics Holdings Inc., went public on Nasdaq in July 2021.

Mir’s inventions have saved the lives of millions of patients, and many have become the standards of care. He has developed innovative therapies for a number of chronic diseases, including, anemia, chronic pain, stroke, diabetes, and several cardiovascular conditions. His recent company, Rani Therapeutics, is revolutionizing the management of chronic diseases, by replacing painful injectable therapies with oral biologics.

Mir holds more than 800 issued & pending US patents. In 2016, QMed named Mir as one of the “Top 50 Medical Inventors of All Time”. Mir is a fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Inventors and the American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineers. In 2009, Mir was inducted into the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

Mir is also the co-founder & managing director of InCube Ventures, LP, a medtech/biotech venture capital fund. In addition, Mir serves on the boards of several life science companies, on the advisory board of the Lemelson Foundation, and is a trustee of the UCSC Foundation. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh and actively supports the promotion and teaching of innovation and entrepreneurship at colleges and universities. As a philanthropist, Mir is passionately supporting education in India and US, especially for underprivileged students.

Oct
2
Sun
2022
American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting (AAPS) Abstract Deadline
Oct 2 all-day
Abstract Submission

2023 AAPS Abstract Submission is Now Open!
The American Association of Plastic Surgeons is now accepting abstracts for their 101st Annual Meeting.

Please submit your abstracts today for consideration in the 101st Annual Meeting.
Submit your Abstract
 Download Author Instructions
Deadline: Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 11:59 pm EDT

Abstract Submission Categories
Breast Reconstruction
Aesthetic Breast/Body Contouring
Aesthetic Face
Craniofacial/Peds
Basic Science
Research
Hand/Extremity
General Reconstruction
Gender Affirmation
Outcomes
Education/Practice Management/Other
Oct
3
Mon
2022
Monthly Work In Progress Session
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Gifty Kwakye, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor.
Talk Title: “Colorectal Screening Amongst Vulnerable Populations.”

Bio: Dr Gifty Kwakye, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor for Surgery in the Division of Colorectal Surgery. She graduated from Yale University with a BSc degree in both Biology and Psychology. She received her medical degree from Yale University in 2010 and holds a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins. She completed her general surgery residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in 2017 and colorectal surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota in 2018. Dr Kwakye joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 2018.

As a resident she received multiple awards including the Robert T. Osteen and the Partners Health System Medical Education awards for excellence in teaching. Her passion for global health was also recognized with a Global Health Scholarship award from Johns Hopkins during her public health training.

Oct
4
Tue
2022
Grand Rounds: Gifty Kwakye
Oct 4 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
300A Medical Students Skills
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
5
Wed
2022
Goodman Meeting
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Goodman Research Meeting
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
6
Thu
2022
Trauma Simulation
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
10
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Oct 10 @ 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