Continuting Medical Education Schedule

Friday, August 26 

1:00 – 1:20 pm Welcome and department overview Sandra Wong, MD
1:20 – 1:40 pm Helping patients make decisions for high-risk surgery Philip Goodney, MD
1:40 – 2:00 pm COVID disruptions to surgical care – the echo effect Louise Davies, MD
2:00 – 2:45 pm Panel Discussion: Surgery training then and now.  What’s different? Kari Rosenkranz, MD, David Albala, MD,
Scott Shubach, MD, and current surgical residents
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 – 3:20 pm What surgeons can learn about resilience from POWs Christine Finn, MD
3:20 – 4:00 pm Global Surgical Experiences: Challenges and opportunities James Saunders, MD,
David Kuwayama, MD
4:00 – 4:20 pm Bariatric Surgery 2021: Stemming the tide of the obesity epidemic Sarah Billmeier, MD, MPH
4:20 – 5:00 pm Current resident research at DHMC Philip Goodney, MD, and
current surgical residents


Saturday, August 27

9:30 – 10:10 am DHMC Neurosurgery: Past and present. Celebrating 75 years! Perry Ball, MD, Linton Evans, MD, Jennifer Hong, MD
10:10 – 10:30 am

Planning a successful transition from surgery to retirement

John Sanders, MD
10:30 - 10:50 am Carotid Artery Treatment: The changing paradigm at DHMC Richard Powell, MD
10:50 – 11:10 am Challenges and opportunities in rural surgical care delivery Rian Hasson, MD, Andrew Loehrer, MD, MPH
11:10 – 11:40 am Gender Transformation Surgery at DHMC: Urology/ Plastic Surgery Rachel Moses, MD, MPH, John Nigriny, MD
11:40 am – 12:00 pm Surgical Entrepreneurs: Transforming ideas into improved patient care

Richard Barth, MD

Learning Outcome:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to describe recent advances in general topics that affect all surgical specialties, such as training paradigms, mentoring, resiliency, using data to improve care, new surgical programs, and roles for surgeons in global health.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.