Mar
21
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Aaron Dawes, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, General Surgery, Stanford

Part 2
Talk Title: “The Effect of Managed Care on Access and Quality for Medicaid Patients with Colon Cancer”

Bio:

Dr. Dawes is a board-certified, fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Dawes treats a wide variety of conditions involving the colon, rectum, and anus, always leveraging the latest evidence and technologies. He is fully trained in minimally invasive surgical techniques–including laparoscopic, robotic, and trans-anal minimally invasive surgery–and strives to employ them, whenever possible, in an effort to reduce pain and shorten recovery.

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

 

Mar
28
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Thomas Weiser, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery | Section of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery
Director of Global Engagement | Department of Surgery

Talk Title: “CLEAN-CS: A cluster-randomized stepped wedge interventional trial evaluating an adaptive, multimodal intervention to reduce postoperative infections following cesarean delivery in Ethiopia”

Bio:
Dr. Thomas Weiser is a general and trauma surgeon, and surgical intensivist. He treats and cares for injured patients and those with acute surgical emergencies as well as manages critically ill surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

His research is focused on evaluating the role surgical care plays in the delivery of health services in resource poor settings, in particular low and middle income countries. He is interested in barriers to access and provision of surgical care, the quality of surgical services, and outcomes research as well as the science of implementation, how improvements can be made, and how to strengthen compliance with best practices and change behaviors for the better. He also has an interest in domestic policy as it relates to trauma outcomes, trauma systems, insurance coverage and costs of care, and firearm violence.

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

 

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.

Apr
11
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Griffin Olsen, MD, Stanford-Intermountain Fellow, Population Health, Delivery Science, and Primary Care Masters Student in Health Policy

Talk Title: “How do surgeons understand their performance?”

Bio:

Dr. Olsen works at the Intermountain Healthcare Delivery Institute and is a master’s student in health policy at Stanford University. His work focuses on evidence-based practice implementation across the Intermountain system with the aim of “helping people live the healthiest lives possible.” Dr. Olsen is helping Intermountain establish a performance tracking system for its high-value surgeon network to ensure quality and affordability for patients.

Each week, S-SPIRE hosts a hybrid 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
18
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Dr. Drudi, Assistant Professor, Vascular Surgery, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)

Talk Title: “Community Engagement for Improving Limb Salvage Care in Quebec: A Mixed-Methods Study.”

Bio:

Dr. Drudi is an Assistant Professor in Vascular Surgery at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and Surgeon-Scientist at the Centre de Recherche du CHUM (CRCHUM). She completed her residency training in Vascular Surgery and MSc in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University, fellowship in complex endovascular surgery for limb salvage, and currently pursuing a Diploma of Implementation Science at UCSF. Her research interests include clinical outcomes and health services research as it pertains to frailty and marginalized communities in Quebec, Canada.

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

 

Apr
25
Mon
2022
Weekly Work In Progress
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Charles Liu, MD
Resident, General Surgery, Stanford

Talk title: “Predictive Value of Clinical Complete Response After Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer”

Bio:

I am a general surgery resident at Stanford University. I am interested in colorectal surgery, health policy and health services research, and access to and outcomes of surgical care in underserved populations, both in the US and abroad.

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

 

Apr
26
Tue
2022
Culturally-Inclusive Food Fair II
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Culturally-Inclusive Food Fair II @ Huang Building Lawn

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 12pm to 2pm

Where: 780 Welch Road Lawn

What: Celebrating diversity through food! This event will honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (MAY)

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