Oct
11
Mon
2021
Weekly Work In Progress
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Speaker:
Alec L. Schielke, D.C.
Staff Chiropractor; San Jose
Palo Alto VA Health Care System
Integrated Primary Care

Talk Title: “Is Core Strength Associated with Low Back Pain Severity in Veterans? A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Design”

In-person session. Please refer inquiries to Marzena Sasnal via email at msasnal@stanford.edu

 

Oct
18
Mon
2021
Weekly Work In Progress
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Speaker:
Hilary Bagshaw, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology, Radiation Therapy

Talk Title: “Second Primary Cancer Following Prostate Radiation.”

In-person session. Please refer inquiries to Ana Mezynski at mezynski@stanford.edu

 

Oct
25
Mon
2021
Canceled due to ACS Clinical Congress | Weekly Work In Progress
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The weekly WIP session has been canceled due to ACS Clinical Congress.

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

 

Nov
8
Mon
2021
Weekly Work In Progress
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Dr. Karleen Giannitrapani is the Associate Director of the VA Palliative Care Quality Improvement Resource Center (QUIRC), supporting VA geriatrics and extended care services nationally. She is also Core Investigator based at the VA HSR&D Center for Innovation to implementation (Ci2i), and an Instructor in the Stanford University School of Medicine. She has a VA Career Development Award on building better teams across disciplines and was selected as a “2020 Research Scholar” by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine for related work.

Title: “They (Surgeons) Don’t Have to Love Us or Even Like Us, but They Have to See that We (Palliative Care) Will Benefit the Patient and Family”: Perspectives of Palliative Care on Improving Quality in the Perioperative Period

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

 

Nov
15
Mon
2021
Canceled | Weekly Work In Progress
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

 

Nov
22
Mon
2021
Canceled | Weekly Work In Progress
Nov 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, this session has been canceled.

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

 

Nov
23
Tue
2021
General Surgery Alumni Lecture: Dr. George Yang
Nov 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Nov
29
Mon
2021
Weekly Work In Progress
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: 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.

Talk Title: “An Introduction to Casual Inference with Observational Data.”

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

 

Dec
13
Mon
2021
Weekly Work In Progress
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Todd Wagner is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University. He studies health information, efficiency and value, and health care access. He is particularly interested in developing learning health care systems that provide high-value care. In addition to his role at Stanford, he Directs the Health Economics Resource Center at the Palo Alto VA, where he is a VA Research Career Scientist and he co-directs the VA/NCI Big Data Fellowship.

Funding Title: “Examining whether a novel closed-loop, high-performing, coordinated network of social services can improve health and wellness equity and outcomes”

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

 

Jan
10
Mon
2022
Virtual Weekly Work In Progress
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Presented by: Laura Graham, PhD
Title: TBD

Bio:
Laura is a health services researcher with a wide variety of experience in data management and analysis, including large multi-center health services and outcomes research studies, provider survey studies, and laboratory-oriented research. Her research interest include surgical outcomes research, informatics, and implementation science to translate evidence into practice. The bulk of her research experience is centered around the use and analysis of large administrative datasets collected by the Veterans Health Administration. She has been involved in a multitude of Health Services Research & Development funded and unfunded studies using these administrative data to assess surgical outcomes.

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