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 27
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS100 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Nickel and Dime Operation with a Million Dollar Complication 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS101 Innovative Approaches of Anastomotic Leaks after Bowel Resection: Dealing with Disaster 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS
PS102 The Gut Microbiome: A Surgeon's Hostile Adversary or Secret Savior 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
BTR , GEN
PS103 Free-Flap Surgery: The Revolution of Reconstruction 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CTS , OTO , PLA
PS104 Image-Guided Surgery: Progress and Promise 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , RES-MED
PS105 The Surgeon's Role in Reducing Health Care Costs 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , HP
PS106 My Cup Runneth Over: Surgeon Suffering and Burnout 09:45 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
EDU , GER
PS107 Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2014 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Winners 09:45:AM - 12:15:PM
Webcast
HUM , INT
PS108 Standard of Care for Breast Cancer: A Moving Target 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS109 Ventral Hernia Repair: Challenges and Solutions 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS110 Desperate Situations: Close Encounters of a Rural Kind 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , RUS
PS111 Diagnosis and Treatment of Gynecologic Causes of the Acute Abdomen 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OBG
PS112 An Update on Healthcare Reform 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
HP
PS113 Operative Access: What's Proven, What's Not 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , GEN
PS114 Can't Ventilate? Can't Oxygenate? Now What? 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
TRA
PS115 Advanced Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound 11:30:AM - 01:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS001 Ebola: Pragmatic Information for Surgeons 01:15 - 02:15:PM Audio
EDU
PS116 Gastric Cancer: Current Management 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS117 Evolving Concepts in the Management of Diverticulitis 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS118 Death, Dying, and Palliative Care in the Surgical Service 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GER , TRA
PS119 HIT, CPOE, HIE, and other EHR Alphabet Soup for the Practicing Surgeon 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , INFO
PS120 Resuscitation of The Surgical Patient 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS121 Initiates' Program: The Rewards of the Surgical Career and Joy of Surgical Practice 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , HP
PS122 Transition to Practice in General Surgery 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , RES-MED
PS123 Latin American Day: Complications in Surgery 02:30 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
GEN , INT
PS124 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Disease: From Oral Cavity to Anus 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , OBG , OTO
PS125 The Disaster Abdomen: Problems of an Open Abdomen, Enteroatmospheric Fistulas and Beyond 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS126 Challenges in the Surgical Treatment of Crohn's Disease 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , GEN
PS127 Soft-Tissue Sarcoma: What the General Surgeon Needs to Know 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS128 The Medical and Surgical Management of Thyroid Eye Disease 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
OPHTHO
PS129 Surgical Hospitalists, Shift Coverage and Advanced Practice Partners: The Changing Face of Trauma Care? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS130 Oncology Care and Screening: How Feasible Is It and Why Aren't Nations Doing It? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
HUM , INT
PS131 The Surgeon as Artist 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
EDU


Tuesday, October 28
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS200 Management of Bariatric Surgical Complications 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS201 Laparoscopic Procedures for Acute Abdominal Emergencies 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS202 Learning from Mistakes: Teaching Transparency and Self-Reflection 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS203 Enrolling Patients on Cancer Clinical Trials: The Nuts and Bolts 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
GEN , NEU , ONC
PS204 Management of Acute and Chronic Pleural Disease 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
CTS
PS205 Perioperative Patient Safety 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS206 Spectacular Cases 08:00 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
RES-MED
PS207 Necrotizing Pancreatitis: The Devil Is in the Details 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS208 Abnormal Mammograms: What's Next? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS209 Getting Out of Trouble in the Pelvis 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CRS , OBG , URO
PS210 Safe Energy Use in the Operating Room 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS211 Primer on Thoracic Oncology Principles 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CTS , GEN , ONC
PS212 Is Private Practice Dead? Private Practice vs. Hospital Employment 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , RUS
PS213 Contemporary Management of Aerodigestive Tract Foreign Bodies 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO , PED
PS214 IPMN: What is Behind the Letters? 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS215 Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Choosing the Right Procedure and Materials 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PLA
PS216 Evaluation and Management of Incidentally Discovered Liver Masses 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS217 Evidence-Based Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
RUS , VAS
PS218 Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine in Surgical Practice 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
BTR , GEN , ONC
PS219 Controversies in Obesity Surgery in Adolescents 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PED
PS220 Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) Panels: The Future of GME Funding; Assessment of Intraoperative Skills 01:00 - 05:00:PM
EDU , RES-MED
PS221 Status of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy: Evidence and Controversies 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PLA
PS222 Fournier's Gangrene 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
PLA , URO
PS223 The Environmentally Responsible Surgical Practice 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
GEN , HP
PS224 Contemporary Issues with Access for Hemodialysis 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , VAS
PS225 Factors Shaping Surgery During the 20th Century: The Inaugural Session of the ACS Surgical History Group 02:30 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
EDU , GEN , RES-MED
PS226 Ethics Colloquium: Ethical Allocation of Health Care Resources 02:30 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
ETH
PS228 Management of Common Thoracic Trauma 04:15 - 05:45:PM
Webcast
CTS , GEN , TRA
PS229 Burn Update for the General Surgeon 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS230 Contemporary Management of Rectal Cancer: Where Are We Now and Where Might We Be Going? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , ONC
PS231 Zoning in on Neck Injury: The Multimodality Treatment of Penetrating and Blunt Trauma to the Neck 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
NEU , OTO , TRA
PS232 Educating Patients About Ostomies, Tubes, Wounds, and Lines = Quality 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , RES-MED
PS233 Emergency Surgery Around the World 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
INT , TRA


Wednesday, October 29
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS300 The Toughest Trauma Case I Ever Had: Learn From the Experts 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS301 Surgical Management of Adrenal Masses in Children and Adults 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
ONC , PED
PS302 Sports Hernia: Fantasy or Reality? 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS303 The Tyranny of Distance: Interhospital Transfers - A Worldwide Issue for Quality Patient Care 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
RUS
PS304 Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation: From Faces to Hands 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PLA
PS305 Medicare's Approach to Value-Based Purchasing: Aligning E-Rx, PQRS, and EHR with the New Medicare Value-Based Payment Modifier 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
HP
PS306 Surgical Jeopardy 08:00 - 11:15:AM
Webcast
RES-MED
PS307 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Update on Resection and Oncologic Management 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS308 The Toughest Emergency Case I Ever Had: Learn From the Experts 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS309 ACS NSQIP: A Quality Improvement Program that Improves Outcome and Reduces Costs 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS310 Lumps, Bumps and Sarcomas: The Aftermath of the Unplanned Sarcoma Excision and How to Avoid It 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
ONC , ORT
PS311 Childhood Surgical Conditions into Adulthood: The Surgeon's Role in Long-Term Care and Transitions 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , PED
PS312 Transition from Medical School to Surgery Residency 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , RES-MED
PS313 Managing Debt While Starting a Practice 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , HP
PS314 Contemporary Management of Vascular Trauma 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , TRA , VAS
PS315 Are We Doing Too Many Mastectomies? 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS316 What Happened to the General Surgeon? Is Subspecialty Training the Only Path to Survival? 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS317 Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS318 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Postoperative Delirium 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
GER , NEU , TRA
PS319 Little Kids with Big Injuries 12:45 - 02:15:PM Audio
Webcast
PED , TRA
PS320 The ACS International Scholars and Travelers 2014 12:45 - 04:00:PM
Webcast
INT
PS321 A Night on Call in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU): Case Panel 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA
PS322 Preoperative Staging and Treatment of Resectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC
PS323 The Hospital Says You Are an 'Expensive' Surgeon: What's Next? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , HP
PS324 Head Injury in the Polytrauma Patient: How Can We Make It Better? 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
NEU , TRA
PS325 Preserving Reproductive Function in Adolescents and Young Adults after Cancer and Surgery 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
CRS , PED , URO
PS326 Gaming in Patient Care and Surgical Education 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU , RES-MED
PS327 Cultural Competency 02:30 - 04:00:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , RES-MED
PS328 Melanoma in 2014: What Does the Surgeon Need to Know? 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS329 Multi-Organ Pelvic Trauma: Current Management 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , TRA , URO
PS330 Airway Emergencies for the General Surgeon 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO , TRA
PS331 Metabolic Surgery: Current State of the Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS332 Family Planning Issues in Residency and Beyond 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
RES-MED
PS333 Innovation and Invention in Surgery: From Concept to Market 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS334 High-Risk Perioperative Patient Populations: Avoiding Adverse Events 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , GER , TRA
PS335 Controversies Over the Extent of Surgery and Treatment for Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer 04:15 - 05:45:PM Audio
Webcast
GEN , ONC , OTO


Thursday, October 30
Session Code Session Title Time Multimedia Track(s)
PS400 Ten Hot Topics in General Surgery 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS401 Controversies in Surgical Oncology 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
ONC
PS402 Current State of Endovascular Thoracic Aortic and Aortic Valve Technology 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
CTS , GEN , VAS
PS403 Robotics for General Surgeons: What's Proven, What's Not 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN
PS404 Management of Complications in Mandible Fracture Treatment 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO , PLA
PS405 Surgical Critical Care Workforce: 2014 and Beyond 08:00 - 09:30:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU , TRA
PS412 At the Tipping Point: A Decade of High Impact Research from Jacobson Promising Investigator Awardees 08:00 - 09:30:AM
Webcast
BTR , GEN
PS406 What's New in Advocacy and Health Policy: Top 10 Advances in the Past Year 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
HP
PS407 Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Junction Surgery: Still Indicated After All These Years? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
CTS , GEN
PS408 The Great Work/Life Debates 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS409 Ultrasound for Surgeons 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , OTO
PS410 How Can I Get Credentialed for Something I've Never Done Before? 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
EDU
PS411 Better Outcomes through Preoperative Optimization: Getting Your Patients Strong for Surgery 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
Webcast
GEN , HP
PS413 Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 09:45 - 11:15:AM Audio
CRS , ONC


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