CC2019: Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2019 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners (No CME)

Session Description

This plenary session showcases the 2019 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award winners who will share insights into their motivation, accomplishments, and lessons learned related to humanitarian surgical outreach. As innovators and leaders in surgical outreach, the honorees’ stories will create a robust portrayal of this complex work. Together, they will form the basis for a lively question-and-answer segment at the conclusion of the session.

Moderator: Helen A. Pass, MD, FACS, Stamford, CT

Co-Moderator: Mark A. Dobbertien, DO, FACS, Orange Park, FL

Presentations

Welcoming Remarks
Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, WI

Thanks on Behalf of Pillar/Board of Governors
Terry Buchmiller, MD, FACS, Boston, MA

Overview of Awards
Helen A. Pass, MD, FACS, Stamford, CT

Introduction of Resident Awardee
Mark A. Dobbertien, DO, FACS, Orange Park, FL

Introduction of Domestic Awardee
Helen A. Pass, MD, FACS, Stamford, CT

Introduction of International Awardee
Mark A. Dobbertien, DO, FACS, Orange Park, FL

Introduction of Humanitarian Awardee One
Helen A. Pass, MD, FACS, Stamford, CT

Introduction of Humanitarian Awardee Two
Mark A. Dobbertien, DO, FACS, Orange Park, FL

Sponsored by Operation Giving Back

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, please contact elearning@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: 
11/15/2019
Course expires: 
01/05/2021

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.

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

Girma Tefera MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Helen A. Pass, MD, FACS - Cardinal Health: Honorarium: Advisory Board; Genentech: Honorarium: Speakers Bureau; Genomic Health: Honorarium: Speakers Bureau
Mark A. Dobbertien DO, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Terry L.  Buchmiller MD, FACS   - Nothing to Disclose

Program Committee and Disclosures

CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - Nothing to Disclosure
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - Nothing to Disclosure

Members

David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - Nothing to Disclosure
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY - Nothing to Disclosure
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - Nothing to Disclosure
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - Nothing to Disclosure
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - Nothing to Disclosure
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - Nothing to Disclosure
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Nothing to Disclosure

Ex-Officios

Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - Nothing to Disclosure
Edith Tzeng, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA - Nothing to Disclosure

Consultants

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX - Nothing to Disclosure
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - Nothing to Disclosure
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - Nothing to Disclosure
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - Nothing to Disclosure

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: 
11/15/2019
Course expires: 
01/05/2021
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This course is available as part of the Clinical Congress 2019 Webcast Packages