Jul
7
Tue
2020
Strategies to combat bias and increase diversity
Jul 7 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Strategies to combat bias and increase diversity: Dr. Hannah Valentine Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity at the United States National Institutes of Health.

Jul
8
Wed
2020
PD Bootcamp | Introduction, Mission Statement
Jul 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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.

Session hosted via zoom. Ana Mezynski will distribute dial in instructions via email.

Jul
15
Wed
2020
PD Bootcamp | Literature Review/Use of Lane Resources
Jul 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

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

Session hosted via zoom. Ana Mezynski will distribute dial in instructions via email.

Jul
22
Wed
2020
PD Bootcamp | Research Design/Fundamentals of Biostats
Jul 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 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.

Session hosted via zoom. Ana Mezynski will distribute dial in instructions via email.

Jul
28
Tue
2020
Wellness Requires Racial Justice
Jul 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Denise Pines, president of the Medical Board of California, speaks as part of our cultural competency curriculum.

Jul
29
Wed
2020
PD Bootcamp | How to Present in our Virtual Times
Jul 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Presented by Rachel Baker
Department of Surgery Communications Manager
Stanford University, School of Medicine

Session hosted via zoom. Ana Mezynski will distribute dial in instructions via email.

Aug
5
Wed
2020
PD Bootcamp | Navigating the PD Years
Aug 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Presented by Former Professional Development Residents
Department of Surgery, Stanford University

Session hosted via zoom. Ana Mezynski will distribute dial in instructions via email.

Sep
15
Tue
2020
Wellness Lecture: Carter Lebares, MD
Sep 15 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Oct
5
Mon
2020
Canceled due to the ACS Clinical Congress | Monthly Work-In-Progress Session
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

ACS Clinical Congress 2020: A Virtual Stage for Virtually Limitless Opportunities

Join us October 3–7, 2020, for the first-ever fully virtual Clinical Congress. With both live and on-demand sessions, the conference will offer the finest surgical education for medical professionals across all specialties.

This year’s conference embraces a digital approach that will unlock new opportunities for surgeons everywhere. Today, the medical community—and the world—faces many unique challenges, and Clinical Congress 2020 will help equip you with the tools and educational content you need to grow, develop, and find success no matter what stage you’re at in your career

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 Register Online Now!

Surgical Advancement Starts Here!

MyCMEImmerse yourself in a wide variety of educational sessions that define optimal surgical practices and cover innovative and trending topics in surgery today. Learn directly from the world’s premiere surgeons and leading experts about extraordinary cases, robotic-assisted surgery, opioid-sparing pain management, global health competencies, disaster preparedness, new surgical techniques and procedures, and more! Plus, take advantage of an array of essential topics, including surgical quality improvement, patient safety, health care advocacy, and reimbursement.

Access virtually limitless educational opportunities and earn more than 220 Continuing Medical Education Credits for FREE!

Access essential educational content and training to enrich yourself with the critical knowledge and skills needed to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. Clinical Congress 2020 offers a unique opportunity to claim more than 220 CME Credits and meet your state-specific requirements (Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates) and requirements for American College of Surgeons Accreditation/Verification Programs for FREE. Credits can be claimed both during the meeting and for a limited time when viewing the sessions after the conference is over. Content will remain online until the end of 2020.

Learn more about Accreditation and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Explore the Virtual Exhibit Hall

ACS CentralOur Virtual Exhibit Hall will offer Clinical Congress attendees access to surgical products and services from prominent medical partners and companies.

As part of the Virtual Exhibit Hall, you can visit ACS Central any time during the conference to chat live with staff, learn about ACS products and programs, and purchase ACS-developed publications and branded items.

Register today and experience Clinical Congress like you never have before—virtually and FREE!

Contact Us

For information and questions about the Clinical Congress program, please contact clinicalcongress@facs.org. For questions about registration, please contact registration@facs.org.

Oct
30
Fri
2020
22nd Annual Fogarty Lecture
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The 22nd Annual Thomas J. Fogarty, MD Lecture: Focus on Innovation

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 4pm
LKSC – Berg Hall | Stanford University

Featuring Julio C. Palmaz, MD, radiologist, honorary Ashbel Smith Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center, inventor, entrepreneur, and vintner.
The Fogarty lectureship was established to bring together a diverse community in Silicon Valley focusing on leaders in discovery, invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This event is sponsored by Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, Fogarty Institute for Innovation and Stanford Department of Surgery. Watch this space for more information.

Register here.