CC2019: Global Engagement (No CME)

Session Description

This Panel Session will report and discuss the strategic direction of the American College of Surgeons in global and domestic volunteerism. The program will have two distinct segments: Domestic Volunteerism (30 minutes) and Global Engagement (45 minutes). During the Domestic Volunteerism segment, domestic volunteerism awardees will discuss best practices in providing volunteerism. During the Global Engagement segment, there will be an in- depth discussion of the partnerships developed by Operation Giving Back and colleges from low-and middle-income countries. The final segment will be an open mic session for Fellows to discuss the extraordinary volunteerism work they do around the globe.

Moderator: Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, WI

Session I: Domestic Engagement

Section Moderator: Scott A. Leckman, MD, FACS, Salt Lake City, UT

Introduction
Michael E. Lekawa, MD, FACS, Orange, CA

Comments on Puerto Rico Project
Rafael Rodriguez-Mercado, MD, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Health Career Collaborative
Barry D. Mann, MD, FACS, Wynnewood, PA

Liana Gefter, MD, MPH, Stanford, CA

Session II: International Engagement

Section Moderator: Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX

Remarks on the College and International Engagement
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCSEng(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon), Houston, TX

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) Surgical Training Hub Collaborative: Hawassa Pilot
Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS, Baltimore, MD

ACS-COSECSA Women Scholars Program: Challenges and Needs
Abebe Bekele, MD, FACS, Kigali, Rwanda

Session III: Open Mic

Section Moderator: Girma Tefera, MD, FACS, Madison, WI

Representative: Physicians for Peace
Discussion and Comments

Sponsored by Operation Giving Back and the International Relations Committee

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

Abebe Bekele MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Barbara L. Bass MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon), FRCSI (Hon), FCOSECSA (Hon) - Nothing to Disclose
Girma Tefera MD, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Joseph V. Sakran MD, MPH, MPA, FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Liana Gefter MD, MPH - Nothing to Disclose
Michael E. Lekawa MD FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Rafael Rodriguez-Mercado MD FACS - Nothing to Disclose
Scott A. Leckman 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