Apr
26
Tue
2022
Grand Rounds : Dr. Clifford Ko
Apr 26 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
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.

May
9
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
May 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Jigyasa Sharma, Medical Student, UC Berkeley.
Talk Title: “Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM): investigating the factors contributing to the statistics”

Bio: Jigyasa Sharma is a third-year medical student. Originally from Denver, Colorado but have been around the Bay Area since coming to undergrad at UC Berkeley. There, she developed an interest in education that she continued exploring in medical school. One topic she is interested in is investigating different types of mentorship in medicine and how the impacts of these relationships manifest over time.

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

 

May
16
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Hyrum Eddington, S-SPIRE Center Data Manager
Talk title 1: ‘Visualization of Clinical Risk Prediction Models with Shiny: Technical Implementation and Usability Testing
Talk title 2: ‘Trends in US Surgical Procedures during the Initial COVID-19Pandemic Response Compared to the 2020 Fall/Winter Infection Surge

Bio: Hyrum Eddington, B.S. is a Data Manager at the S-SPIRE center. He works with a variety of clinicians including doctors, residents, and trainees in a number of roles including statistician and programmatic developer. He obtained a bachelors in Bioinformatics from Brigham Young University and is a future PhD candidate. Hyrum has contributed to academic research on a number of different clinical subjects including psychosocial cancer patient outcomes, adjudication of EPA’s in surgical education, and EDC design in clinical trial studies.

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

 

May
31
Tue
2022
Alkhatib Lecture: Dr. Mal Sheehan
May 31 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Sep
12
Mon
2022
Hybrid Weekly Work In Progress
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Cintia Kimura, Postdoctoral Scholar, General Surgery, Stanford University.

Talk Title: ” Introducing Plant-Based Diets for Patients Recovering From Colorectal Surgery.”

Bio: Dr. Kimura completed her training in colorectal surgery in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  She is a postdoc in the Department of Surgery and her research focuses on the effect of different diets on the gut microbiome of patients undergoing colorectal surgery. She studies coaching interventions to help patients prepare and recover from colorectal surgery.

Sep
26
Mon
2022
Hybrid Weekly Work In Progress
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by:  Kazunari Sasaki, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Abdominal Transplant, Surgery, Stanford University.

Talk Title: “Looking for a Magic Spice”

Bio: Kazunari Sasaki, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Abdominal Transplant. He received his medical degree from Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan in 2004. He moved to the US in 2015 and completed abdominal transplant fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, where he was subsequently appointed to the surgical faculty. He specializes in liver transplantation hepatobiliary surgeries.

Contact Ana Mezynski for Zoom in details.

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.