Chief Resident Presentations 2020, Part 2

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This Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds event will take place on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 7:00 A.M.. Attendance for this event will only be available through Zoom.

CME Information

Needs Statement

General, plastic, thoracic, vascular, cardiothoracic, abdominal transplantation and surgical oncology physicians, residents, fellows and medical students need to be regularly updated on novel therapies, as well as advances in surgical care and clinical practices that will aid them in treating a variety of surgical procedures to increase the patient care experience and improve practice efficiency.

Objectives

"Fetal Surgery: The Birth of a Specialty"

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the history of fetal surgery.
  • Evaluate current fetal surgery procedures performed.
  • Examine difficulties incurred by the specialty since its inception.

"The Surgical Classroom: A Discussion of Basic Educational Principles"

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Define educational terminology used in high school and middle school education.
  • Re-enforce successful teaching practices already taking place on a daily basis.
  • Identify ways to improve educational efficiency during residency.

"Life Skills Learned from Ballet and Surgical Residency"

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the role of problem solving and discipline in surgical training.
  • Identify the skill parallels between ballet training and surgical residency.
  • Evaluate the traits of teamwork, perseverance and dedication as it relates to surgical residency training.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Fellows
  • Residents

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Director

  1. James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

    James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

    Associate Professor and Chief, Endocrine Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine

Term of Approval

May 1, 2020 through May 31, 2022. Original release date: May 1, 2020.

Disclosure Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial SupportSM, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has implemented a mechanism requiring everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity (e.g., directors, planning committee members, contributors, peer reviewers) to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (drug/device companies) and manage/resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. Individuals must disclose to participants the existence or non-existence of financial relationships: 1) at the time of the activity or within 12 months prior; and 2) of their spouses/partners.

Baylor College of Medicine does not view the existence of interests or relationships with commercial entities as implying bias or decreasing the value of a presentation. It is up to the participants to determine whether the interests or relationships influence the presenter with regard to exposition or conclusions.

If at any time during this activity you feel that there has been commercial or promotional bias, please inform us by using the commercial bias comments box in the evaluation form. Please answer the questions about balance in the CME activity evaluation candidly.

Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Presenters

  1. Patricio Lau, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Patricio Lau, M.D.

    General Surgery Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Eric Rachlin, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Eric Rachlin, M.D.

    General Surgery Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  3. Nicole Villafane, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Nicole Villafane, M.D.

    General Surgery Resident
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Program Director

  1. James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

    James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

    Associate Professor and Chief, Endocrine Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Planning Committee Members

  1. John Goss, M.D.

    John Goss, M.D.

    Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Abdominal Transplantation
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Scott LeMaire, M.D., FACS

    Scott LeMaire, M.D., FACS

    Professor and Vice-Chair for Research
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Research Support: Terumo Aortic; WL Gore and Associates; CytoSorbants
    • Intellectual Property: Blackwell Publishing; Wiley Publishing
    • Advisory Committee Membership: Acer Therapeutics
    • Consultancy: Terumo Aortic
  3. Todd Rosengart, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Todd Rosengart, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    DeBakey-Bard Chair of Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  4. James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

    James Suliburk, M.D., FACS

    Associate Professor and Chief, Endocrine Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

CME Credit Available

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Presenters:

  1. Patricio Lau, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Patricio Lau, M.D.

    General Surgery Resident Baylor College of Medicine
  2. Eric Rachlin, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Eric Rachlin, M.D.

    General Surgery Resident Baylor College of Medicine
  3. Nicole Villafane, M.D. Placeholder Image

    Nicole Villafane, M.D.

    General Surgery Resident Baylor College of Medicine