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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 1
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS100 Current Issues in the Treatment of Mesenteric Ischemia 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN , VAS
PS101 Fetal Surgery: Past, Present, and Future 09:45 - 11:15:AM
PED
PS102 Diverticulitis: Changing Paradigms of Treatment 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS103 Employing an Allied Health Professional: The Practical Realities 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU , HP
PS104 New Paradigms for Management of Colorectal Liver Metastasis 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS105 Parenting Beyond Pregnancy: The Challenges of Becoming a Surgeon-Parent 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU
PS106 Sex after Surgery 09:45 - 11:15:AM
OBG , URO
PS107 Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2012 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners 09:45:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN , HUM , INT
PS108 Carotid Stenosis after CREST 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
NEU , VAS
PS109 Catheter-Based Cardiac Valve Surgery 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
CTS
PS110 Disparities in Access to Surgical Care 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN , HP , HUM
PS111 Managing the Axilla in Breast Cancer 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS112 The Nasty Gallbladder 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS113 Robotic Surgery in the Abdomen and Pelvis: Should You Be Doing It? 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
GEN , OBG , URO
PS114 Why Surgeons Need to Understand Social Networking 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
EDU , HP , INFO
PS115 Bowel Obstruction: Causes, Management, and Prevention 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS116 Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery: Mechanical Bowel Prep – To Prep or Not To Prep in Rectal Cancer Surgery 02:30 - 04:00:PM
EDU , GEN
PS117 Initiates' Program: The Surgical Lifestyle - Finding Joy in the Profession 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , GEN
PS118 Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy: Fad or the Future 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS119 Ocular Trauma in the ER, in the OR, and on the Battlefield 02:30 - 04:00:PM
OPHTHO , TRA
PS120 The Pleural Space: Acute and Chronic Challenges 02:30 - 04:00:PM
CTS
PS121 Prostate Cancer: Modern Concepts on Screening, Active Surveillance, and Surgical Treatment 02:30 - 04:00:PM
ONC , URO
PS122 Surgeons as Institutional Employees: A Strategic Look at Surgeons as Employees of Hospitals 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
GEN , HP
PS131 Latin America Day 2012 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , INT
PS123 Founders of Private Clinics and the Early History of the ACS 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN
PS124 Hemorrhoids and Fistulae: New Solutions for Old Problems 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS125 The Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on the Locoregional Management of Early Stage Breast Cancer 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS126 Nanotechnology, Nanobots, and Surgery 04:15 - 05:45:PM
BTR , EDU
PS127 Staunch the Flow: How to Best Employ New Topical Hemostats, Sealants, and Adhesives 04:15 - 05:45:PM
EDU , TRA
PS128 Treatment of Complications Associated with Anti-Reflux Surgery 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
CTS , GEN
PS129 Understanding What ACS NSQIP Can Do for Your Patients and Hospital 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , HP
PS130 What Are the Limits of Office-Based Procedures? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , HP


Tuesday, October 2
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS200 10,000 Hours versus 10,000 Cases: How to Train the Modern Day Surgeon 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS201 After Discharge: Rehabilitation and End Results after Major Trauma 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN , TRA
PS202 Biomedical Informatics and Computational Modeling in the Era of Personalized Medicine 08:00 - 09:30:AM
BTR , INFO
PS203 Duodenal Emergencies: Perforation, Bleeding, and Trauma 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS204 The Ever-Changing World of Payment Methodologies 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
HP
PS205 REALLY? Is It an Emergency? And Other Appendicitis Conundrums 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN , PED
PS206 Return to Play Issues in Sports-Related Neurotrauma 08:00 - 09:30:AM
NEU
PS207 Spectacular Cases from Residents 08:00 - 11:15:AM
RES-MED
PS208 The Brutal Reality: Living with Electronic Medical Records 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
HP , INFO
PS209 Can This Resident Be Saved? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS210 The Changing Role of Imaging and Visualization in the OR 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN
PS211 Management of Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS212 New Trial Evidence and Emerging Controversies in Cancer Care 09:45 - 11:15:AM
GEN , ONC
PS213 Practical Pearls to Care for Your Geriatric Patients 09:45 - 11:15:AM
GER
PS214 Thoracic Surgery in Childhood and Infancy: Implications for Adult Survivors 09:45 - 11:15:AM
CTS , PED
PS215 Joining Forces: How We Can Help Our Returning Veterans 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , NEU , TRA
PS216 The ICU to Nowhere: Chronic Illness after Surgery 12:45 - 02:15:PM
GER
PS217 Joys and Trials of Being an Employed Surgeon: Is It Right for You? 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
HP
PS218 Pulmonary Metastasectomy: What Are the Boundaries? 12:45 - 02:15:PM
CTS
PS219 Tools, Tips, and Tricks for AV Access 12:45 - 02:15:PM
VAS
PS220 Treating the Unusual and Complex GIST 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS221 The Current Status of Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy in General Surgical Practice 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS222 APDS Panels: Resident Attrition and Satisfaction - Underlying Problems, Prevention, and Possible Solutions?; Are You Ready for Milestones? 01:00 - 05:00:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS223 Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Treating the Recurrent/Recalcitrant Belly 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , PLA
PS224 Adding Head and Neck Ultrasound to Your Practice: Benefits and Steps to Get Going 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , OTO
PS225 Endovascular Management of Acute Vascular Trauma 02:30 - 04:00:PM
TRA , VAS
PS226 Management of Unusual Lesions of the Biliary Tract: Choledochal Cysts, Gallbladder Cancer, Cholangiocarcinoma 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC , PED
PS227 Multidisciplinary Approach to Vaginal Fistulas 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , OBG , URO
PS228 Novel Methods to Prevent and Manage Anastomotic Complications of Intestinal Surgery 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS229 Achieving the Best Outcomes for the Ostomy Patient: Perfect Stoma Creation and Effective Patient Education 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
CRS , EDU , GEN
PS230 Making the Most of Breast Imaging: From Diagnosis to Surgical Planning to Follow-Up Care 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS231 Nobel Prize Winning Surgeons 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN
PS232 Severe Acute Pancreatitis: What to Do 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS233 Surgical Management of Advanced Skin Cancers of the Head and Neck 04:15 - 05:45:PM
ONC , OTO , PLA
PS234 Surgical Management and Critical Care for Severe Brain Injuries 04:15 - 05:45:PM
NEU , TRA
PS235 Team-Based Surgical Care: Who Is the Captain of the Ship? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
GEN , HP
PS236 Simulation: The Future of Surgical Training and Rehearsal 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU


Wednesday, October 3
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS300 Hero, Victim, or Criminal?: The Surgeon and Suffering 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
ETH , GER
PS301 Interventions to Treat Venous Thromboembolism 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN , VAS
PS302 Primer on Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN
PS303 Quality Programs for Breast Surgeons: What Do I Need to Know? 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN , ONC
PS304 Rectal Cancer 2012: Management IS Changing 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS305 The Virtual Presence of Trauma Physicians 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
INFO , TRA
PS306 Surgical Jeopardy 08:00 - 11:15:AM
RES-MED
PS307 Devastating Pelvic Trauma 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
TRA , URO
PS308 Have You Had A Surgical Site Infection Lately? 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN
PS309 Improving the Quality of Surgical Care around the World 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
EDU , HUM , INT
PS310 Surgical Management of Metastatic Cancer in the Abdomen 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
CRS , GEN , OBG , ONC
PS311 Career Advancement for the New Academic Surgeon 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS312 Does the Science Support Extending Bariatric Surgery to New Populations? 12:45 - 02:15:PM
GEN
PS313 Experts on the Hot Seat: Challenging Trauma and Emergency Surgery Cases 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
TRA
PS314 Operative Techniques in Colorectal Surgery: Tricks of the Trade 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS315 Preventing and Managing Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Complications: The Anatomy of Thyroid Surgical Complications 12:45 - 02:15:PM
GEN , OTO
PS316 The College's International Guest Scholars and Travelers 2012 12:45 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU , HUM , INT
PS317 Obstetric Hemorrhage: They Might Call You 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , OBG
PS318 Reoperative Abdominal Surgery after a Previous 'Catastrophe' 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS319 Surgical Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS320 Taming the Unruly Colleague 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
EDU
PS321 What's New in Blood Transfusion and Colloid Resuscitation 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , TRA
PS322 Ethics Colloquium: Ethical Issues and the Tension between Older and Younger Surgeons 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , ETH
PS323 The Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons: Past, Present, and Future 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS324 Genetic Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer: A New Mandate? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
BTR , CRS , GEN , ONC
PS325 Mentoring and Monitoring Your Partners 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , RES-MED
PS326 Papillary Thyroid Cancer: What You Thought You Already Knew 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC , OTO
PS327 Preparing Tomorrow's Global Surgeons 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
EDU , HUM , INT , RES-MED
PS328 Progress and Current Controversies in the Management of Melanoma 04:15 - 05:45:PM
GEN , ONC
PS329 Sexual Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Management 04:15 - 05:45:PM
URO


Thursday, October 4
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS400 Acute Care Surgery: A Typical Night on Call 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN , TRA
PS401 Evolution in Outcomes of the Endoscopic and Surgical Management of Esophageal Cancer 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN , ONC
PS402 Navigating E-Rx, PQRS, EHR, and Other CMS Programs That Can Affect Reimbursement 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
HP
PS403 New Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatments for Obesity: Is There Hope on the Horizon? 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN
PS404 Dangerous Drugs and Surgery: Steroids, Anticoagulants, and Homeopathic Treatments 09:45 - 11:15:AM
GEN , TRA
PS405 Identification and Management of Patients at High Risk for Breast Cancer 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS406 Therapeutic Uses of Energy across the Surgical Specialties: What Are the Data Today and Possibilities for Tomorrow? 09:45 - 11:15:AM
GEN



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