Sep
6
Mon
2021
Canceled due to Labor Day | Monthly Work In Progress Session
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Dear Department of Surgery,

The  Monthly Work-In-Progress zoom session hosted by Stanford-Surgery Policy Improvement Research and Education Center (S-SPIRE) has been canceled due to Labor Day.

For future Zoom dial-in details, please contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu. 

Take care!

Nov
1
Mon
2021
ZOOM | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Dana T. Lin, MD, FACS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of General Surgery and Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program.

Cara A. Liebert, MD, FACS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of General Surgery and VA Palo Alto and serves as the Assistant Clerkship Director and Director of the Balance in Life Program.

TALK TITLE: “Validity Evidence of ENTRUST for Assessment of Surgical Decision-Making.”

Please contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu for Zoom dial-in instructions.

Dec
6
Mon
2021
ZOOM | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Presented by:
Kristen Davis, MPH, Lead Social Science Researcher
S-SPIRE Center, Dept. of Surgery

Title: “What Surgeon-Scientists Need to Know About New NIH Requirements”

Bio: Kristen Davis, MPH is the Lead Social Science Research Professional and has been working at Stanford since 2013, she joined S-SPIRE in March of 2018. She has a background in biology as well as public health. She supports multiple Principal Investigators with their current funded projects as Project Manager, she also is the Supervisor to the Social Science Research Professionals within S-SPIRE. Kristen also assists with the grant submission process within the Department of Surgery acting as a liaison with the Research Management Group. She is passionate about her work and works hard to help make sure Stanford remains a competitive research institution.

For Zoom dial-in instructions, please contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

Jan
3
Mon
2022
ZOOM | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Dr. Krams, Senior Associate Dean, Graduate Education And Postdoctoral Affairs And Professor Of Surgery (Abdominal Transplantation)

AND

by: Dr. Olivia Martinez, Professor of Surgery, Abdominal Transplantation.

Talk Title: “Biomarkers for Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Children.”

Each first Monday of every month, S-SPIRE hosts a Zoom 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 contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu for Zoom dial-in instructions.

Feb
7
Mon
2022
Canceled | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Due to an all-day workshop, this session has been canceled.

Each first Monday of every month, S-SPIRE hosts a Zoom 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 contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu for Zoom dial-in instructions.

Mar
7
Mon
2022
ZOOM | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Title: “The Physiologic Basis of the Operative Experience: The WHOOP Study”
Presented by the WHOOP Study Team:

Each first Monday of every month, S-SPIRE hosts a Zoom 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 contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu for Zoom dial-in instructions.

Apr
4
Mon
2022
Canceled | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Each first Monday of every month, S-SPIRE hosts a Zoom 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 contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu for Zoom dial-in instructions.

May
2
Mon
2022
Canceled due to the ASCRS Annual Meeting | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Each first Monday of every month, S-SPIRE hosts a Zoom 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 contact Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu for Zoom dial-in instructions.

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
3
Mon
2022
Monthly Work In Progress Session
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Gifty Kwakye, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Clerkship Director of Surgery, University of Michigan.
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.