97th
     Annual Clinical Congress San Fancisco CA October 23-27 2011
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Panel Sessions

Panel sessions are 90 minute to 3 hour didactic programs that focus on a wide range of specific clinical and non-clinical topics. These topics are covered in lectures by various distinguished members of their field and often allow time for audience participation.

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NOTE: Sessions are sorted by day, start time. Click on the session code for more information.
Monday, October 24
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS100 Advanced Emergency General Surgery: How to Stay Out of Trouble in the Operating Room 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS101 Cancer Survivor Follow-up: Is Your Clinical Practice Evidence-Based? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , ONC
PS102 Comparative Effectiveness Research: What Has Been Learned and What We Need to Know 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
BTR , HP
PS103 Gallbladder Nightmares 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS104 How to Manage Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
VAS
PS105 Management of Megagoiters 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , OTO
PS106 Maximizing the Future of Surgical Leadership 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU , GEN
PS107 Undescended Testis: Current Concepts and Changing Trends 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
PED , URO
PS108 Ethics Colloquium: Ethical Challenges in Surgical Education 09:45:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , ETH
PS109 Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2011 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , HUM , INT
PS110 Civil War Medicine and Surgery Revisited 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS111 MRSA and Surgical Patients: Managing the Data and the Patients 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
BTR , GEN
PS112 Perioperative Management of the Difficult Surgical Airway 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN , OTO , TRA
PS113 Peripheral Nerve Injury During Surgery: What Should You Do? 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN , NEU , TRA
PS114 Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
CRS , OBG , URO
PS115 What's New in Appendicitis: More than You Think! 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PED
PS131 Surgery and Poverty 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
HP
PS116 Bedside Procedures in the Intensive Care Unit Patient 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS117 Contemporary Management of the Suspicious Neck Mass in Adults and Children 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
ONC , OTO , PED
PS118 Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act: Evaluation from the ACS Institute of Health Policy Research 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
HP
PS119 Reducing Mortality from Colon Cancer: What Can the Surgeon Do? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS120 Metabolic Surgery: Indications, Mechanism of Action and Future Directions 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS121 Volunteering: Making Service Happen 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
HUM , INT , RES-MED
PS122 What to Do When You Can't Close the Abdomen 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PLA , TRA
PS123 Latin America Day 2011 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
INT
PS124 Abdominal Debulking of Gynecologic Malignancies: Rationale and Techniques 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
OBG
PS125 Anastomotic Complications in Gastrointestinal Surgery: Bleeding, Leaks, Strictures 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS126 Genes and Surgical Decision Making 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
BTR , GEN , ONC
PS127 Low Volume or No Volume: Is It Time to Relinquish Your Privileges? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , ETH , GEN
PS128 Making the Most Out of SCORE: Perspectives from General Surgery Program Directors and Residents 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS129 Surgical Treatment of Thyroid Cancer: Update on ATA Guidelines 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC , OTO
PS130 Telemedicine, Teleproctoring, Telesimulation: The Promise and the Practice Pitfalls 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , HP


Tuesday, October 25
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS200 Current Management Options for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS201 How Did That Sponge Get Left Behind?: Avoiding Mistakes in Our Complex Operating Room Environment 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , HP
PS202 Individual Surgeon Performance Measures: What Are They and How Do I Comply? 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
HP
PS203 Medical Student Education:  Where Are the Teachers and the Time? 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS204 Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Trauma 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , OTO , TRA
PS205 Pelvic Trauma: Diagnosis and Management 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , TRA , URO
PS206 Vascular Exposures 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
VAS
PS207 Debates in Surgical Oncology: Incorporating the Latest Advances into Clinical Practice 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
BTR , GEN , ONC
PS208 Spectacular Cases from Residents 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , RES-MED
PS209 Duty Hour Restrictions for Surgical Residents: Impact on Patients, Residents, and Faculty 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , HP , RES-MED
PS210 Early Diagnosis of Surgical Infection: The Next Frontier 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS211 How to Deliver Good Health Care within a Reasonable Budget: How the US Can Learn from an International Perspective 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
INT
PS212 Interventional Vascular Ultrasound for Vascular and Endovascular Surgeons 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
VAS
PS213 Light at the End of the Tunnel: Prognosis for Recovery of Surgeons with Potentially Impairing Conditions 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , HP
PS214 Nightmares in the Ambulatory Surgery Center 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO , PLA
PS215 Surgical Techniques for Penetrating Injuries to the Liver, Lung, and Heart 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS216 Diverticulitis: What to Do and When to Do It 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS217 Innovations in Care of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
CTS
PS218 Oncoplastic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Breast Care 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
GEN , ONC , PLA
PS219 Surgeons as Leaders: Strategies for Managing the Transition between Clinical and Non-Clinical Roles 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
EDU
PS220 Urinary Incontinence: Current Therapy 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
OBG , URO
PS221 APDS Panels: Surgical Mentors; On the Shoulders of Giants: Perspectives on Surgical Resident Education by the Surgical Leaders of Yesteryear 01:00 - 05:00:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS222 Challenges in Rural Trauma across the United States 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS223 Everything You Wanted to Know About Clostridium Difficile Colitis 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS224 Extremity Trauma: Orthopaedic, Vascular, Soft Tissue 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
ORT , PLA , TRA
PS225 Minimally Invasive Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS226 Operating with Spine Surgeons: What Access Surgeons Need to Know 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , NEU
PS227 Surgery's Role in Design and Implementation of Accountable Care Organizations and Other New Healthcare Delivery Systems 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
HP
PS228 What Do I Do When I Get Home?: Pre-operative Skills Teaching for Your Patients 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU
PS229 Challenges in Surgical Critical Care: Monitoring and Ventilation 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS230 Extreme Affordability: #5dollarsolutions in Surgery 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , HUM , INT
PS231 I Think I Might Get Sued!: Now What? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , HP , RES-MED
PS232 Management of Complications after Solid Visceral Injuries 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS233 Optimal Treatment of Early Stage Rectal Cancer 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS234 Update on Transfusion Practice 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , HP , TRA


Wednesday, October 26
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS300 Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding: New Techniques and Trends in Management 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS301 Bladder Cancer: Therapeutic Advances 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
ONC , URO
PS302 Complex Diaphragmatic Defects in Children 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
PED
PS303 Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery: Chlorhexidine or Povidone Iodine for Skin Prep? Journal Club on Steroids 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , GEN
PS304 Integrating Allied Health Professionals in Resident Education 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS305 Minimally Invasive Therapies for Hepatic Malignancies: Ready for Prime Time? 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS306 New Concepts in Trauma Resuscitation 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS307 New Trends in the Diagnosis and Management in Vasculogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
CTS , VAS
PS308 Navigating E-Rx, PQRS, and Other CMS Programs that Will Impact Your Practice 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , HP
PS309 Surgical Jeopardy 08:00 - 11:15:AM Audio
RES-MED
PS310 Evidence-Based Medicine in Pediatric Surgery: Don’t Confuse Me with Facts, My Mind Is Made Up 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
PED
PS311 Maintenance of Certification: Getting It Done 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN
PS312 Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS313 Navigating the Pitfalls of Leadership in the Operating Room 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU
PS314 Nutrition for the Critically Ill Surgical Patient 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS315 Pancreatic Cancer 2011: A Surgical Disease? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS316 Surgeons as Employees of Hospitals and Other Integrated Systems 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , HP
PS317 Leading from the Inside Out: An Essential Component for Effective Leadership 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
EDU
PS318 New Techniques to Manage Anorectal Disease 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS319 Practical Pearls to Care for Your Geriatric Patients 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
GEN , GER , VAS
PS320 Quality Improvement in the Canadian Health Care System: Better Care for Less Money 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
GEN , HP
PS321 Surgeon Wear and Tear: The Hidden Cost of Adverse Ergonomics 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
EDU
PS322 Surgical Emergencies: When to Call in the 'Grey Hair' 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , RES-MED , TRA
PS323 The College's International Travelers, 2011 12:45 - 04:00:PM Audio
INT
PS324 Management of Complex Cancers: Upper Gastrointestinal Tumors 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS325 Picking the Right Residents: Do’s and Don’ts of Winning the Match Game 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , OTO , RES-MED
PS326 Practical Approaches to Aggressive Surgical Infections 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS327 Redefining Success in Surgery: Palliative Care Outcomes 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GER
PS332 Eliminating Health Disparities 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
HP
PS328 Efficiency and the Electronic Medical Record: Promises and Pitfalls 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
HP
PS329 Management of Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PED
PS330 Techniques in Thrombolysis 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
VAS
PS331 The Global Burden of Surgical Disease: Understanding the Role of Surgery in Global Health 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
HUM , INT


Thursday, October 27
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS400 Breast Cancer Controversies 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS401 Contemporary Management of Vascular Trauma 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
INT , TRA , VAS
PS402 Difficult Encounters with Your Patient: How to Improve Communication 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS403 Operative Management of Complex Trauma of the Trunk 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS404 Surgical Management of Metastatic Disease: Where Are We in 2011? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , ONC
PS405 What's New in Angioaccess for Hemodialysis? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , VAS



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