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Meet the Expert Luncheons

Converse with experts on selected topics over an informal lunch. There will be no formal presentations or A/V provided during these luncheons. Case-based discussions will be encouraged. Cost for each luncheon is $45. The luncheons will be from 1:15 to 2:15 pm on Monday and from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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NOTE: Sessions are sorted by day, start time. Click on the session code for more information.
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Monday, October 1
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
ME101 GastroEsophogeal Reflux Disease (GERD) 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN
ME102 Navigating Your Early Academic Career 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN
ME103 Diverticulitis: Bring your Dilemmas 01:15 - 02:15:PM
CRS , GEN
ME104 MOC-Vascular Surgery 01:15 - 02:15:PM
EDU , VAS
ME105 What is New in Washington and the Impact on Surgical Practice 01:15 - 02:15:PM
HP
ME106 Biliary Tract Misadventures 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN
ME107 Difficult Ostomies 01:15 - 02:15:PM
CRS
ME108 Severe Liver Injuries 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN
ME109 Retroperitoneal Approach For Adrenalectomy 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN
ME110 Trauma of the Genitourinary Tract 01:15 - 02:15:PM
TRA , URO
ME111 Perioperative Management of Platelet Inhibitors: When to Stop and When to Continue 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN
ME112 Developing an Acute Care Surgery Service: Is It Right for My Hospital? 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN , TRA
ME113 Best Practices for Fistula-in-ano 01:15 - 02:15:PM
CRS
ME114 Working with your Endocrinologists to Treat Patients with Thyroid Cancer 01:15 - 02:15:PM
ONC , OTO
ME115 Critical Care Management of the Traumatic Brain Injury 01:15 - 02:15:PM
TRA
ME116 Intraoperative Gamma Probe Guided Parathyroidectomy 01:15 - 02:15:PM
OTO
ME117 Thoracic Emergencies and the On Call General Surgeon 01:15 - 02:15:PM
CTS
ME118 Finally, New Treatments for Bowel Incontinence 01:15 - 02:15:PM
CRS
ME119 Lymphedema After Breast Surgery 01:15 - 02:15:PM
GEN


Tuesday, October 2
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
ME201 Central Neck Node Dissection for Thyroid Cancer: When and How Do I Do It 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
ONC , OTO
ME202 Choosing Among the Best Procedures for Hemorrhoids 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME203 Management of the Axilla in T1 or T2 Breast Cancer 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN , ONC
ME204 Nerve Monitoring for Thyroid Surgery 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
NEU , OTO
ME205 Maintaining Your Academic Career 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME206 MOC-Colon and Rectal Surgery 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS , EDU
ME207 How to Diagnose and Treat Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME208 Advocacy for Surgeons 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
HP
ME209 Treatment Options for Anal Fissure 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME210 Breast Cancer Management in 2012 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN , ONC
ME211 Should I Become a Hospital Employee? 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME212 Total Mesorectal Excision-When and How 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME213 Pituitary Surgery: Past, Present, and Future 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN , OTO
ME214 Minimally Invasive Hepatic Surgery 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME215 Complex Abdominal Trauma 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
TRA
ME216 Endovascular Treatment of Vascular Trauma 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
TRA , VAS
ME217 Treatment of Intraabdominal Infections: When to Operate 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME218 Crohn's Disease: Bring Your Toughest Cases 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME219 Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy Without Intraoperative PTH 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
OTO


Wednesday, October 3
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
ME301 Office Ultrasound: How To Do It and How To Get Paid For It 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME302 Surgery for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer in Cervical Lymph Nodes 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
ONC , OTO
ME303 How to Close the Open Abdomen 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME304 Diverticulitis Decision-making for the Acute Care Surgeon 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS , GEN
ME305 Choosing the Correct Bariatric Procedure 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME306 Prostate Cancer 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
ONC , URO
ME307 Challenges and Solutions in Modern Parathyroidectomy 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
OTO
ME308 Rectal Prolapse: Choosing the Best Operation 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME309 How to Succeed at MOC 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
EDU , GEN
ME310 Laparoscopic Colectomy - Moving up the Learning Curve 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME311 Anorectal Abscesses and Fistulae 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME312 Treatment of Severe Pancreatitis by the Acute Care Surgeon 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME313 Pilonidal Cysts, Abscesses and Fistulae - What to Do? 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME314 Creating Functional Ostomies: Tips and Tricks 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
CRS
ME315 Surgical Malpractice 101: Primer on Being an Effective Expert Witness and Tips on Avoiding Being Sued Yourself 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME316 Careers in Rural Surgery 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
GEN
ME317 Thyroid Cancer for the Practicing Clinician 11:30:AM - 12:30:PM
ONC , OTO


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