Mar
4
Mon
2024
Monthly Work In Progress Session
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Albaraa Basfar, PhD
Talk Title: Underrepresented Minority Students’ Sense of Belonging in Medical School: How Does Mentorship Matter?

Bio: Albaraa Basfar Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the S-SPIRE Center at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Research and Evaluation from Ohio University in 2023. His research interests include program evaluation, research methodology, and education.

Dr. Basfar has a strong quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research background. He has experience in managing programs, conducting research, and analyzing data. He is also proficient in using SAS, R, SPSS, and Python.

Prior to joining the S-SPIRE Center, Dr. Basfar was a Research Analyst at Pensacola State College. In this role, he was responsible for compiling, arranging, and presenting data reports for several communities and college departments. He also created and analyzed surveys, Tableau visual dashboards, and conducted data research related to grants and accreditations.

Dr. Basfar is passionate about using research to improve education and positively impact students’ lives. He is excited to continue his research at S-SPIRE and contribute to the field of Pipeline Programs.

Please contact Ana Mezynski for Venue and Zoom details.

 

Mar
11
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Cara A. Liebert, MD, FACS
Talk Title: “Implementation of the ENTRUST Learning and Assessment Platform in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)”

Bio: Dr. Liebert is a board-certified General Surgeon with fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Her clinical practice focuses on robotic ventral hernia repair, abdominal wall reconstruction, and metabolic/bariatric surgery. Dr. Liebert works as faculty at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Stanford School of Medicine.

Dr. Liebert graduated with Highest Distinction with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. She obtained her MD degree and completed General Surgery Residency at Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed an American College of Surgeons- Educations Institute Surgical Education Fellowship at Stanford and an Advanced GI/Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at VA Palo Alto.

Her research focuses on competency-based medical education, assessment, entrustable professional activities (EPAs), and global surgical education. Dr. Liebert holds several leadership roles in surgical education and is the Associate Chair of Education in the Department of Surgery. She is an Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program, Associate Site Director for the General Surgery Residency Program at VA Palo Alto, Director of the Balance in Life Program, and Associate Program Director for the Advanced GI/MIS Fellowship at VA Palo Alto.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a 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

Mar
18
Mon
2024
International Transplantation Society | Abstract Submission Deadline
Mar 18 all-day

Submitting an abstract to the TTS 2024 Congress offers a platform to showcase groundbreaking research, connect with global experts, and contribute to advancements in transplantation medicine, fostering collaboration and influencing the field’s future direction.
Submission deadline: March 18, 2024.
Weekly Work In Progress – Canceled
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Speaker and talk: TBD

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a 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

Mar
20
Wed
2024
American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual Meeting Abstract Deadline
Mar 20 all-day

 

 

 

 

2024 ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

https://www.assh.org/annualmeeting/s/abstract-submissions

The 79th ASSH Annual Meeting is designed for surgeons to share new concepts and revisit established principles pertaining to hand and upper extremity. Hand care professionals from around the world will come together to share, discuss and learn about breakthrough techniques and procedures advancing the care and treatment of hand and upper extremity.

SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT

Symposia Abstracts November 17, 2023
Instructional Course Abstracts November 17, 2023
Video Theater Abstracts March 15, 2024
Scientific Paper and ePoster Abstracts March 20, 2024
Residents and Fellows Conference Abstracts March 20, 2024
International Guest Hand Society Posters March 20, 2024

Deadlines Subject to Change – All deadlines are in effect at 11:59PM (Central/CST) on the day indicated.

Links to the specific submission forms are posted on these pages. Follow the instructions provided on each page of the submission form, entering required information as you go. After your abstract has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email detailing your abstract login information. You can continue to login and update your abstract until the submission deadline for the abstract type you initially submitted. Your abstract will not be reviewed until after the deadline, unless otherwise indicated.

If you have questions, contact the abstracts team at abstracts@assh.org or (312) 880-1900.

Mar
25
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress Session
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Alex Sox-Harris, PhD, Profesor, S-SPIRE Center, Department of Surgery, Stanford University.
Talk Title: “Using Modern Data Science Methods and Advanced Analytics to Improve the Efficiency, Reliability, and Timeliness of Cardiac Surgical Quality Data Project Update and Questions About Future Directions”

Bio: Alex Sox-Harris is a leader in several domains of health services research, including quality measurement, pragmatic rigorous evaluation, predictive modeling, and improvement science (implementation and de-implementation). As a VA Research Career Scientist and Professor in the Stanford Department of Surgery, he has published over 250 scientific papers, has over 15 years of continuous federal research funding, and has received numerous national awards for the innovation and impact of his research. In addition to his own work, Dr. Sox-Harris mentors and supports surgeons to produce publishable research and secure research funding.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a 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

Apr
1
Mon
2024
Canceled | Monthly Work In Progress Session
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a hybrid-model Work-In-Progress session (WIP) for faculty members and trainees to present their research and receive feedback. These run from September through May each year.

Our monthly WIP sessions (first Monday of every month) features Stanford and guest faculty presentations of well-developed projects. This WIP provides an opportunity to discuss high impact research and create synergy within the Stanford HSR/Surgery communities.

 

Apr
8
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Liam Rose, PhD
Talk Title: “Causal Inference with Observational Data”

Bio: Liam Rose is a health economist and investigator with the Health Economics Resource Center at VA Palo Alto. His research focuses on applied microeconomics with an emphasis on econometric techniques that can provide causal inference. His work focuses on access to care, utilization, and changes in health in the transitions to Medicare and retirement. Liam has a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a 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

Apr
15
Mon
2024
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presenter: Julian Howland, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, S-SPIRE Center, Department of Surgery
Talk Title: “Latino Perspectives on Rectal Cancer Care: Results and Insights from the ACUeRDO Study”

Bio: Julian P. Howland, MD, is a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University’s S-SPIRE Center, working within the Dawes Laboratory. He earned his MD from Stanford University and his BS from the University of Southern Maine. His research focuses on improving surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease and the experiences of Latino colorectal cancer patients in California.

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.

Anyone can attend and happy hour conditions apply here. Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu