CC2018: Getting Involved in Global Surgery at Any Level: How? Where? What?

Session Description

This Panel Session includes speakers discussing various opportunities for engagement including: (1) academic programs; (2) procedure-based volunteer missions; (3) faith-based missions; (4) disaster-based missions; and (5) long-term missions.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS, FCS(ECSA), Palo Alto, CA
  • Opportunity and Benefits for Medical Students
    Parisa N. Fallah, Boston, MA
  • Residents: Rotations, Research, Planning for the Future
    Rachel W. Davis, MD, Houston, TX
  • Postgraduate Fellowships
    Carl Lokko, MD, Loma Linda, CA
  • Missionary Surgery
    Russell E. White, MD, MPH, FACS, Bomet, Kenya
  • Academic Surgery
    Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Hybrid Models: Locum Tenens and Overseas
    Suzanne M. Yoder, MD, MPH, FACS, Venice, CA
  • Humanitarian Surgery
    Andrew J. Michaels, MD, FACS, Portland, OR
  • Global Surgery after Retirement
    Edward Z. Walworth, MD, FACS, Lewiston, ME
  • Closing
    Tarek S. A. Razek, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Montreal, QC

Target Audience

  • Practicing surgeons
  • Residents

Learning Objectives

  • Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
  • Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
  • Enhance the quality of patient care

Contact

  • For questions about the course content, please contact elearning@facs.org.
  • If you have any technical questions, contact learning@facs.org.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.00 Self Assessment Credit
  • 0.00 Certificate of Completion
Course opens: 
11/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Disclosure Information

In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. For additional information, please visit the ACCME website: http://www.accme.org/requirements/accreditation-requirements-cme-providers/policies-and-definitions/financial-relationships-and-conflicts-interest

The ACCME also requires that ACS manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity.  Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during a activity, please report it on the evaluation. 
 

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Faculty and Disclosures

Sherry M. Wren, MD, FACS, FCS(ECSA), Palo Alto, CA - Intuitive Surgical: Consulting Fees: consultant
Parisa N. Fallah, Boston, MA - No Disclosures
Rachel W. Davis, MD, Houston, TX - No Disclosures
Carl Lokko, MD, Loma Linda, CA - No Disclosures
Russell E. White, MD, MPH, FACS, Bomet, Kenya - No Disclosures
Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC - No Disclosures
Suzanne M. Yoder, MD, MPH, FACS, Venice, CA - No Disclosures
Andrew J. Michaels, MD, FACS, Portland, OR - No Disclosures
Edward Z. Walworth, MD, FACS, Lewiston, ME - No Disclosures
Tarek S. A. Razek, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Montreal, QC - No Disclosures

Program Committee and Disclosures

CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - No Disclosures
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - No Disclosures

Members

David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - No Disclosures
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - No Disclosures
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - No Disclosures
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - No Disclosures
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - No Disclosures
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - No Disclosures
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - No Disclosures
David A. Spain, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures

Ex-Officios

Mary T. Hawn, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - No Disclosures

Consultants

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), Houston, TX - No Disclosures
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - No Disclosures
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - No Disclosures
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - No Disclosures
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures

 

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

This educational activity is not eligible for CME or CE credits.

Available Credit

  • 0.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.00 Self Assessment Credit
  • 0.00 Certificate of Completion

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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