Jun
22
Tue
2021
Greco Chief Grand Rounds
Jun 22 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

The General Surgery Chief Residents present the final grand rounds of the 2020-2021 academic year. Annual general surgery residency awards are also presented.

Jun
23
Wed
2021
Statistical Seminar: Meta-analysis
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Presented by:
Chuck Huber, PhD
Director of Statistical Outreach, StataCorp
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Texas A&M School of Public Health

 

This curriculum is designed to support beginner, intermediate, and advanced “Stata” users. The courses do not require registration and can accommodate up to 300 participants. The most recent and advanced version, Stata-16, integrates Python with Stata.

We strongly encourage you to participate!

Bio: Chuck Huber is Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health.  Most of his current work is focused on statistical methods used by behavioral and health scientists. He has published in the areas of neurology, human and animal genetics, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, nutrition, and birth defects. Dr. Huber currently teaches introductory biostatistics at Texas A&M where he previously taught categorical data analysis, survey data analysis, and statistical genetics.

Please direct questions to Lakshika Tennakoon, Data Scientist, Division of Trauma and Acute Care, Department of Surgery at lakshika@stanford.edu 

Statistical Seminar: How to Create Basic Stata Commands
Jun 23 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Presented by:
Chuck Huber, PhD
Director of Statistical Outreach, StataCorp
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Texas A&M School of Public Health

 

This curriculum is designed to support beginner, intermediate, and advanced “Stata” users. The courses do not require registration and can accommodate up to 300 participants. The most recent and advanced version, Stata-16, integrates Python with Stata.

We strongly encourage you to participate!

Bio: Chuck Huber is Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health.  Most of his current work is focused on statistical methods used by behavioral and health scientists. He has published in the areas of neurology, human and animal genetics, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, nutrition, and birth defects. Dr. Huber currently teaches introductory biostatistics at Texas A&M where he previously taught categorical data analysis, survey data analysis, and statistical genetics.

Please direct questions to Lakshika Tennakoon, Data Scientist, Division of Trauma and Acute Care, Department of Surgery at lakshika@stanford.edu 

Statistical Seminar: Using Python Within Stata
Jun 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Presented by:
Chuck Huber, PhD
Director of Statistical Outreach, StataCorp
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Texas A&M School of Public Health

 

This curriculum is designed to support beginner, intermediate, and advanced “Stata” users. The courses do not require registration and can accommodate up to 300 participants. The most recent and advanced version, Stata-16, integrates Python with Stata.

We strongly encourage you to participate!

Bio: Chuck Huber is Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health.  Most of his current work is focused on statistical methods used by behavioral and health scientists. He has published in the areas of neurology, human and animal genetics, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, nutrition, and birth defects. Dr. Huber currently teaches introductory biostatistics at Texas A&M where he previously taught categorical data analysis, survey data analysis, and statistical genetics.

Please direct questions to Lakshika Tennakoon, Data Scientist, Division of Trauma and Acute Care, Department of Surgery at lakshika@stanford.edu 

Jun
24
Thu
2021
General Surgery Residency Graduation
Jun 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Jun
30
Wed
2021
Southern Surgical Association Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Jun 30 all-day

How to submit abstracts of papers for inclusion in the program.

The deadline for abstract submissions is Midnight EST, June 30, 2022 — no exceptions.

Who is allowed to submit?

At least one co-author must be a member of the SSA and serve as the corresponding author who is responsible for notifying the other co-authors of the Program Committee’s decision.

Who is allowed to present a paper?

Only members will be allowed to present papers unless consideration is requested by a member co-author and permission granted by the Program Committee. Up to seven (7) non-members may be allowed to present papers. This determination will be made immediately after abstracts are selected by the Program Committee. Non-member presenter status will not be granted for trainees. Any non-member, including a trainee, may close the discussion, however.

Jul
7
Wed
2021
PD Bootcamp | Introduction, Mission Statement
Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Presented by Dr. Arden Morris, MD
Professor of Surgery (General Surgery)
S-SPIRE Director
Stanford University Medical Center

 

Bio


Arden M. Morris, MD, MPH is professor and vice chair of clinical research in the Department of Surgery, director of the Stanford-Surgery Policy, Improvement Research and Education (S-SPIRE) Center, and core faculty in the Stanford Department of Health Research and Policy. Dr. Morris joined Stanford in 2016 from the University of Michigan where she was an associate professor and division chief of colorectal surgery. In her research, she uses mixed methods to focus on improving quality and equity in surgical care. She has deployed her expertise in a number of leadership and advisory roles and policy panels such as National Quality Forum’s Consensus Standards and Approval Committee and the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee.

Jul
14
Wed
2021
PD Bootcamp | Literature Review/Use of Lane Resources
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Christopher Stave
INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – LANE MEDICAL LIBRARY

Jul
28
Wed
2021
PD Bootcamp | Research Design/Fundamentals of Biostats
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by:
Amber Trickey, PhD
Biostatistician 3
Stanford-Surgery Policy Improvement Research and Education Center
Health Services Research Unit

Bio


Amber Trickey, PhD, MS, CPH is Senior Biostatistician of the S-SPIRE Center. She supports multidisciplinary teams in research design, implementation, and analysis. In 15 years of health services research, with 8 years focused in surgery, Dr. Trickey has collaborated with diverse investigators, including attending physicians, residents, nurses, psychologists, and engineers. Dr. Trickey obtained degrees in epidemiology and biostatistics, evaluated data quality in trauma care, and led data validation studies using a surgical registry (NSQIP) and administrative claims. Dr. Trickey has contributed to public and private grants on surgical safety, simulation-based training, team communication, error disclosure, and quality metrics.

Aug
20
Fri
2021
Academic Surgical Congress (ASC) Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline
Aug 20 all-day

Call for Abstracts

 

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT NOW

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
FRIDAY, AUGUST, 20, 2021 @ 11:59 PM ET

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

2022 Abstract Submission Guidelines
2022 CME COI Policy

NOTE: ALL content authors are required to disclose any financial relationship(s) with an ACCME-defined ineligible company (‘industry’). Also, no content author may be an owner or employee of an ineligible company.

Important Notice: Given our record-breaking abstract submission numbers over the past few years-and in order to maximize the number of participants in the ASC – we will continue to limit the number of abstracts that an individual may present to TWO. There is no limit to the number of abstracts that may be submitted, and if more than two abstracts are accepted the highest scoring abstract will be selected for presentation. Please note that there is no limit on the number of abstracts an individual may be listed as an author on.

MANUSCRIPT DEADLINES

Manuscripts may be submitted to Surgery or the Journal of Surgical Research by 5:00 PM (eastern) on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 for special meeting related consideration.

To be considered for AAS Awards, manuscripts must be submitted to the Journal of Surgical Research (JSR) by December 3, 2021 @ 5:00 PM (eastern).

  • Best Overall Manuscript by an AAS Member – The winner of this award will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $500. To be eligible for this award, the manuscript must be submitted to the Journal of Surgical Research by December 3, 2021 at 5:00pm (Eastern), AND either the presenting or senior author must be an AAS member (either full or candidate) in good standing or have an AAS membership application in process at the time of submission.
  • Best Manuscript by an AAS Resident or Fellow – The winner of this award will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $500. To be eligible for this award, the manuscript must be submitted to the Journal of Surgical Research by December 3, 2021 at 5:00pm (Eastern), the presenting author must be a resident, postdoctoral research fellow or clinical fellow, AND either the presenting or senior author must be an AAS member (either full or candidate) in good standing or have an AAS membership application in process at the time of submission.