From hernia repair to advanced endoscopy, surgeons attending Updates in General Surgery, Jan. 12-15, 2018 will experience an array of interactive and comprehensive sessions, focusing on the latest management and treatment options from a general perspective involving hernia, breast, bariatric, oncology, HPB, endocrine, colorectal and foregut surgery.
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Updates in General Surgery is the first broad-based general surgery course offered by Cleveland Clinic. The course will encompass the full spectrum of cases that general surgeons often face daily. Whether you’re preparing for certification or recertifying exams or just want to be up on the latest, cutting-edge surgical advances, you’ll come away with actionable information.
“Our goal is to make this event something practical for general surgeons taking care of patients that can change their practice the week after they get back,” says Michael Rosen, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Hernia Center and the course’s primary activity director.
The four-day comprehensive event, which is taking place at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort in Vail, Colorado, will leverage the individual specialty clinical expertise from Cleveland Clinic with the most up-to-date treatment processes and disseminate it in one place. “It’s a one-stop-shop for general surgeons for the real world,” Dr. Rosen says.
Sessions will be led by renowned faculty from Cleveland Clinic, including: Stacy A. Brethauer, MD, President of the Association of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; Stephen Grobmyer, MD; Ajita Prabhu, MD; and Colorectal Chairman Scott R. Steele, MD.
Guest faculty will include Shanu Kothari, MD, Fellowship Director of MIS/Bariatric Surgery, Gunderson Health System in LaCrosse, Wisconsin and Justin Maykel, MD, Gladys Smith Martin Endowed Chair in Oncology at UMASS Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.
What makes Updates in General Surgery especially compelling is the collaborative professional atmosphere at an amazing venue. “We have approachable faculty in a casual atmosphere that allows you to interact in real time with Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation,” Dr. Rosen says. “We strive for an engaging environment.”
Register today for Updates in General Surgery.
This activity qualifies for 26.75 self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.