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Postgraduate Course in General Surgery Hawaii

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Department: Surgery
Course Number: MSU13001
Start: Sunday, March 24, 2013
End: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Location: Kauai, Hawaii
Sheraton Kauai Resort, Hawaii
Fees:

$695 - Physicians
$595 - Allied Health Professionals and Military
$495 - Residents, Fellows (non-UCSF Department of Surgery)

GREEN MEETING
This is a “green” meeting. The syllabus will be transmitted electronically one week prior to the course.

Credit:

Overview:
Presented by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, the practicing surgeon will be brought up-to-date on the latest developments in general surgery. This clinically oriented course offers General Surgeons an intensive overview of problems encountered in daily practice and is of substantial value in preparation for board and recertification examinations. This year's program emphasis is on common surgical diseases and techniques, with a focus on the avoidance of surgical complications, breast diseases, gallbladder and liver surgery, colorectal surgery, endocrine surgery, and complex hernia surgery.

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Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:

Sunday, March 24, 2013

6:30 am Breakfast & Registration

7:00 am Welcome and Introduction
Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

Contemporary Patient Care & Management
7:05 am Electronic health records: what is driving it all?
Jonathan Carter, MD

7:25 am Hospitality in medicine
Jonathan Terdiman, MD

7:45 am Current trends in surgical billing
Danielle Blanc, MS

8:05 am Human microbiome & surgery
Hobart W.Harris, MD, MPH

8:25 am Stem cells and the general surgeon
Stanley J. Rogers, MD

8:45 am Furosemide: friend or foe?
John P. Cello, MD

9:05 am Perioperative management of anticoagulation
Cheryl Ewing, MD

9:25 am Panel Discussion & Questions

9:45 am BREAK

Gastrointestinal Surgery I
10:00 am Surgical management of advanced gastric cancer
Carlos U. Corvera, MD

10:20 am GERD – diagnosis & treatment
John P. Cello, MD &
Stanley J. Rogers, MD

11:00 am Complications of gallstone disease
Carlos U. Corvera, MD

11;20 am Management of occult gastrointestinal bleeding
John P. Cello, MD

11:40 am Panel Discussion & Questions

12:00 am ADJOURN

 

 

Monday, March 25, 2013

6:30 am Breakfast

Metabolic Surgery
7:00 am Morbid obesity; diet, drugs or surgery?
John P. Cello, MD &
Stanley J. Rogers, MD

7:40 am Complications after bariatric surgery for the acute care surgeon
Jonathan Carter, MD

8:00 am Panel Discussion & Questions

 

Acute Care Surgery
8:20 am General surgery emergencies in the pregnant patient
Jessica E. Gosnell, MD

8:40 am Anorectal surgical emergencies
Madhulika G. Varma, MD

9:00 am Small bowel obstruction
Eric Nakakura, MD

9:20 am Acute appendicitis: the bad & the ugly
Jessica E. Gosnell, MD

9:40 am Panel Discussion & Questions

10:00 am BREAK

Hernias
10:20 am Biologic prosthetics & beyond
Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

10:40 am Emerging concepts in ventral hernia repair
Jonathan Carter, MD

11:00 am Complications of inguinal hernia repair
Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

11:20 am Management of paraesophageal hernias
Jonathan Carter, MD

11:40 am Panel Discussion & Questions

12:00 pm ADJOURN


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

6:30 am Breakfast

Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Surgery
7:00 am Surgical management of severe acute pancreatitis
Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

7:20 am Cystic lesions of the pancreas
Eric Nakakura, MD

7:40 am Colorectal liver metastases
Carlos U. Corvera, MD

8:00 am Pancreatic cancer
Eric Nakakura, MD

8:20 am Surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma
Carlos U. Corvera, MD

8:40 am Gallbladder cancer
Eric Nakakura, MD

9:00 am Laparoscopic ablation of liver tumors
Stanley J. Rogers, MD

9:20 am Panel Discussion & Questions

9:40 am BREAK

Endocrine & Soft Tissue Surgery
10:00 am Thyroid nodules: new techniques in evaluation
Jessica E. Gosnell, MD

10:20 am Current treatment of cutaneous melanoma
Michael Alvarado, MD

10:40 am Hiding in plain sight: how to avoid a failed parathyroidectomy
Jessica E. Gosnell, MD

11:00 am Surgical management of soft tissue sarcoma
Michael Alvarado, MD

11:20 am Panel Discussion & Questions

11:40 am ADJOURN

 

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

6:30 am Breakfast

Colorectal Surgery
7:00 am Colon Cancer Prevention I: Endoscopic Screening & Prevention
Jonathan Terdiman, MD

7:20 am Colon Cancer Prevention II: Pitfalls and Pushing the Polypectomy Envelope
Jonathan Terdiman, MD

7:40 am Colon Cancer: Surgical Standard of Care and Operative Techniques
Madhulika G. Varma, MD

8:00 am Rectal Cancer: Operative Management and Functional Outcomes
Madhulika G. Varma, MD

8:20 am Hereditary Colon Cancer: Diagnostic Strategies and Management
Jonathan Terdiman, MD

8:40 am Hereditary Colon Cancer: Operative Management of Polyposis Syndromes
Madhulika G. Varma, MD

9:00 am Panel Discussion & Questions

9:20 am BREAK

Breast Surgery
9:40 am Breast MRI – who and when?
Cheryl Ewing, MD

10:00 am What’s new in localization: the breast & the axilla
Michael Alvarado, MD

10:20 am Total Skin Sparing Mastectomy
Cheryl Ewing, MD

10:40 am Indications for Surgical Intervention for Stage IV breast cancer
Michael Alvarado, MD

11:20 am Breast cancer & neoadjuvant therapy
Cheryl Ewing, MD

11:40 am Panel Discussion & Questions

12:00 pm ADJOURN

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Chairs:
Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

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Travel & Lodging:

Sheraton Kauai Resort
2440 Hoonani Rd
Poipu Beach, Koloa, HI 96756
808.742.1661
http://www.sheraton-kauai.com/

Hotel Rates
Mountain View - $205
Ocean View - $255
To reserve online, please visit this link

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing 72 hours before the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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