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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 7
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS100 Acute Cholecystitis: What to Do When the Patient Is Too Sick? 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN
PS101 Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in an Infected Field 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN
PS102 Controversies in the Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS103 'What Do You Mean, I Might Need an Operation? I Feel Fine...': Endocrine Incidentalomas – Work-up and Management 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN
PS104 The Toughest Trauma Case I Ever Had 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN , TRA
PS105 Management of Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
CRS , ONC
PS106 Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2013 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners 09:45:AM - 01:00:PM
GEN , HUM , INT
PS107 Complicated Diverticulitis: To Resect or Not? 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS108 Controversies in Thyroid Surgery 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS109 Augmented Reality: Real-Time, Image-Navigated Abdominal Surgery 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
GEN
PS110 Congenital Anorectal Malformations: Transitioning to Adult Care 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
CRS , PED
PS111 Contemporary Treatment of Melanoma 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS112 Medicare's Approach to Value-Based Purchasing: Aligning with the New Medicare Value-Based Payment Modifier 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM
HP
PS113 Benign Breast Disease: To Operate or Not to Operate? That Is the Question 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS114 Initiates' Program: Titrating Your Leadership Skills - A Primer for Young Surgeons 02:30 - 04:00:PM
EDU , HP , RES-MED
PS115 Anorectal Disease: Contemporary Management 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
CRS
PS116 Approach to Neck Masses in Adults and Children 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
OTO , PED
PS117 Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction 02:30 - 04:00:PM
CTS , PLA
PS118 Diagnosis and Management of the Diabetic Foot 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
VAS
PS119 Translational Medicine: A Vital Role for Surgeons? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
ONC
PS120 Latin America Day: Hepatobiliary Surgery 02:30 - 05:45:PM
GEN , INT
PS121 Bleeding Ulcer: Endoscopy Suite, Interventional Radiology, or Operating Room? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS122 Advances to the Care of Surgical Patients through Contributions of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons and the BJS: Centennial Report 04:15 - 05:45:PM
CEN , GEN
PS123 Update in Carotid Disease Diagnosis and Treatment 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
VAS
PS124 Controversies in Parathyroid Surgery 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS125 Employing Allied Health Professionals in a Surgical Practice 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
EDU
PS126 'Milestones' and What They Mean for Resident Training 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
RES-MED
PS127 Symposium on the Legacy of Frank H. Netter, MD 04:15 - 05:45:PM
CEN


Tuesday, October 8
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS200 Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Evolving Management Strategies 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS201 Managing Thoracic Trauma: The Debate Continues 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
CTS , GEN , TRA
PS202 Case-Based Discussion of the Management of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury 08:00 - 09:30:AM
NEU , PED , TRA
PS203 Diversity in Surgery: Does It Matter? 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN
PS204 Can Your New Partner Operate?: Mentoring Your New Partner 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN
PS205 High-Risk Breast Patients: Assessment, Genetics, and Atypical Lesions 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
GEN , ONC
PS206 Innovation and Invention in Surgery 08:00 - 09:30:AM
EDU
PS207 Spectacular Cases 08:00 - 11:15:AM
RES-MED
PS208 A Wild Night on Acute Care Surgery Call: Challenging Cases, Great Lessons 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
TRA
PS209 Don't Get Burned: A Refresher Course in Management of Thermal Injuries 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS210 100 Years of Rural Surgery: Past Accomplishments, Future Challenges 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
CEN , GEN , RUS
PS211 Are Computed Tomography Scans Killing Patients? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN
PS212 Piece of the Action or Run the Trial: Managing Conflict of Interest in Research and Innovation 09:45 - 11:15:AM
ETH
PS213 Management of Polytrauma Patients with Central Nervous System (CNS) Injury 09:45 - 11:15:AM
NEU , TRA
PS214 Personalized Therapy of Surgical Diseases 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
BTR
PS215 Acute Appendicitis: Operate Now, Wait Until the Morning, or Treat with Antibiotics? Review of the Evidence 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
GEN , PED
PS216 The Multimodality Management of Retroperitoneal and Extremity Sarcoma 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS217 Lung Cancer and the Pulmonary Resection Patient: Screening, Preparation, Techniques, and Outcomes 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
CTS
PS218 Advances in Periocular and Orbital Surgery: The Past 25 Years 12:45 - 02:15:PM
CEN , OPHTHO
PS219 From the Battlefield to the Home Front: Translating Military Experience into Civilian Practice 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
TRA
PS220 International Surgery Rotations: Creating Learning Opportunities 12:45 - 02:15:PM
HUM , INT , RES-MED
PS221 Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) Panels: Improving General Surgery Residency Training 01:00 - 05:00:PM
EDU , RES-MED
PS222 Managing Emergencies in Crohn's Disease 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS223 Implementing Social Media Applications into Your Continuing Professional Development 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , HP , INFO
PS224 She's Pregnant: Things the General Surgeon Should Know 02:30 - 04:00:PM
GEN , OBG
PS225 Hot Topics in Thyroid Cancer 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN , ONC , OTO
PS226 Ingested, Inserted, and Impaled Foreign Bodies: Strategies for Successful Management 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
CRS , CTS , TRA
PS227 Long-Term Outcomes of Combat Wound Care 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
ORT , PLA , TRA
PS228 Ethics Colloquium: End-of-Life Issues for Surgical Patients 02:30 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
ETH
PS229 Intestinal Stomas: Prevention and Management of Complications 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
CRS
PS230 Reimbursement in the Age of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) Bundling: What Are Surgeons Worth? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
GEN , HP
PS231 Perioperative Care in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU): Challenging Scenarios for the Surgeon and Intensivist 04:15 - 05:45:PM
GEN , TRA
PS232 Improving Outcomes through ACS NSQIP 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
BTR
PS233 Incorporating Palliative Care in Cancer Management 04:15 - 05:45:PM
CRS , GER , ONC
PS234 The Patient's Wound Is Not Healing: Now What? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
PLA , VAS
PS235 Surgical Heroes of the Next 100 Years: Will They Be Different? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
CEN , RES-MED


Wednesday, October 9
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS300 Barrett's Esophagus: Management Options 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
CTS , GEN
PS301 Colorectal Emergencies for Noncolorectal Surgeons 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS302 Intestinal Failure: Evolution of Therapy in the Era of Intestinal Transplantation 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
BTR , GEN , PED
PS303 Civilian and Military Injuries to the Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
TRA , URO
PS304 Redirection and Reentry: Flexibility for a Surgical Career 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
EDU
PS305 Surgical Jeopardy 08:00 - 11:15:AM
RES-MED
PS331 Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombing 08:00 - 09:30:AM
GEN , TRA
PS306 Anastomotic Leak: Prevention and Management 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
CRS
PS307 Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Trauma Care Systems: Experiences from Low- and Middle-Income Countries 09:45 - 11:15:AM
INT , TRA
PS308 Metabolic Surgery: The Science, the Patient, and the Future 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
GEN
PS309 The Modern Family: Surgery 2013 09:45 - 11:15:AM
EDU , HP , RES-MED
PS310 Mass-Casualty Shootings: Saving the Patients 09:45 - 11:15:AM
GEN , TRA
PS311 Regenerative Medicine in Practice Now: Cell Therapies and Artificial Organs 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
BTR
PS328 A Century of Canadian Contributions to the American College of Surgeons and Surgical Science 09:45 - 11:15:AM
CEN , EDU
PS312 Bariatric Surgical Complications: I Don't Do Bariatric Surgery - But You Are the Only Surgeon on Call! 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS313 Complications of Esophageal Procedures: Neck, Chest, and Abdomen 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
CTS , GEN , OTO
PS314 Innovative Technologies for the Treatment of Incontinence and Prolapse 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS315 Controversies in Men's Health: Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) and Testosterone 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
URO
PS316 Nonsurgical Education: Is It Worth Going Back to School? 12:45 - 02:15:PM
EDU , RES-MED
PS317 Challenges in Management of Patients with Aneurysms 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
VAS
PS318 The College's International Scholars and Travelers 2013 12:45 - 04:00:PM
HUM , INT
PS332 A New Reality in a Dangerous World: Strategic Partnership between the Military Health System and the American College of Surgeons 12:45 - 02:15:PM
Webcast
TRA
PS319 Quality Colorectal Cancer Care: What You Should Know 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
CRS , GEN , ONC
PS320 Looking Back and Moving Forward: 100 Years of Surgical Research 02:30 - 04:00:PM
CEN , GEN
PS321 Gunshot Wounds to the Face: Contemporary Management 02:30 - 04:00:PM
OTO , PLA , TRA
PS322 State of the Art in Head and Neck Trauma, Adult and Pediatric 02:30 - 04:00:PM
OTO , PED , TRA
PS323 Neoadjuvant Therapy: Finding the New Normal in Cancer Treatment 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
ONC
PS324 Contemporary Approaches to Dialysis Access 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
VAS
PS329 Surgical Insights from France 02:30 - 04:00:PM
CRS , GEN , INT
PS325 Help! I Can't Close the Abdomen: Now What? 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN
PS326 Risk and Opportunity of Employed Physicians in an Integrated Health System 04:15 - 05:45:PM
GEN
PS327 Advancing the Surgeon's Role in Cancer Prevention and Clinical Trials 04:15 - 05:45:PM
ONC
PS330 Negotiating for Success 04:15 - 05:45:PM
EDU , HP


Thursday, October 10
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS400 Ten Hot Topics in General Surgery 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN
PS401 The Geriatric Surgery Patient: Issues in Perioperative and End-of-Life Care 08:00 - 09:30:AM
ETH , GER
PS402 Simulation Training in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
TRA
PS403 Outpatient Venous Procedures 08:00 - 09:30:AM
VAS
PS404 How to Bring Biologic Therapies and Devices to Clinical Use 08:00 - 09:30:AM
INFO
PS405 What's New in Advocacy and Health Policy: Top 10 Advances in the Past Year 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
HP
PS406 Trauma Care Around the World: Differences, Similarities, Controversies 09:45 - 11:15:AM
INT , TRA
PS407 Current Options in Management of Hepatoma 09:45 - 11:15:AM
GEN
PS408 It Pays for Your Patients to Quit Smoking before Surgery: Outcomes, Interventions, and Reimbursement 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
EDU



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