We are two days before our oral boards, and this is what we are going to say for our surgical descriptions. We hope you find these helpful.
Big thanks to Geb Black, a Major in the US Army, and a trauma fellow at UT Southwestern.
Matt Smith a vascular surgery fellow at Cornell/Columbia combined fellowship in NYC.
Dr. Jennifer LaFemina leads our second grand rounds series with a wonderful update on the treatment and management of Melanoma.
Dr. LaFemina practices at UMass and is the Program Director of General Surgery as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
As mentioned, if anyone has other great ideas for topics and guests to lead our Grand Rounds series please let us know!
Dr. Tomoaki Kato is a true pioneer in multi-visceral transplant surgery. In this episode he discusses everything from intestinal transplantation, to ex-vivo surgery, and tips on portal vein reconstruction.
This is the second episode of our journal club series with Annals of Surgery. In this episode, Dr. Kaafarani will discuss his recent paper "Surgical Risk Is Not Linear: Derivation and Validation of a Novel, User-friendly, and Machine-learning-based Predictive OpTimal Trees in Emergency Surgery Risk (POTTER) Calculator," presented at the 2018 meeting of the American Surgical Association and recently published in Annals of Surgery.
You can download the calculator following this link:
September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, and we have an important episode on the topic featuring Robyn Symon and Dr. Pamela Wible to discuss the film Do No Harm (www.DoNoHarmFilm.com). Robyn Symon is the writer, producer, and director of Do No Harm. Dr. Wible is a family physician who is featured in the film for her commitment to physician suicide prevention. For tickets to the NY pre-screenings, go to: https://donoharm-ny.eventbrite.com To schedule a screening at your institution, email: info@DoNoHarmFilm.com Dr. Wible is available 24/7 at: http://www.idealmedicalcare.org/contact/ National Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255 Dr. Wible's Keynote in Chicago referenced in the podcast: http://www.idealmedicalcare.org/33-orthopaedic-surgeon-suicides-how-to-prevent-34/ Previous Behind the Knife episodes addressing wellness and burnout with tips for surgeons are available: Dr. Taylor Riall on Burnout - http://www.behindtheknife.org/podcast/dr-taylor-riall-tackles-burnout-and-importance-of-coaching-surgeons/ Dr. Charles Brunicardi on Work-Life Balance - http://www.behindtheknife.org/podcast/dr-charles-brunicardi-surgeon-songwriter-performer/ Dr. Rothenberger on Burnout - http://www.behindtheknife.org/podcast/dealing-with-complications-and-burnout-dr-rothenberger-tackles-difficult-issues-no-one-likes-to-talk-about-2/