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2014 MCACS Final Program
(All Presentations are located in the Amphitheater on the 2nd floor unless otherwise marked)

6:30 am Registration, Albert Sherman Center Foyer
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors, Albert Sherman Multipurpose Room
6:30 am - 7:30 am SSAT “Breakfast at the Debates” Symposium, Albert Sherman Cube
  Patients with Early Rectal Cancer Should Undergo Local Excision
Moderator: Liliana G. Bordeianou, MD; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Pro: Ron Bleday, MD; Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Con: Jonathan E. Efron, MD; John Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Patients with Perforated Diverticulitis Should Undergo Laparoscopic Lavage
Moderator: Karim Alavi, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
Pro: Rocco Ricciardi, MD; Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
Con: David Berger, MD; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

7:00 am - 7:45 am Poster Viewing, Albert Sherman Multipurpose Room Foyer
7:45 am - 8:05 am MCACS Annual Business Meeting
8:05 am - 8:10 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Terry L. Buchmiller, MD, FACS, President; Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
8:10 am - 8:15 am ACS Foundation
David McAneny, MD, FACS; Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
8:15 am - 9:15 am *Resident Research Paper Competition
Moderators: Jaqueline J. Wu, MD; Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield MA
Heena P. Santry, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
 


1. Trans-Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy (TRASCET) for Experimental Spina Bifida
Beatrice Dionigi, MD
, Azra Ahmed, BS, Joseph Brazzo III, BS, John Patrick Connors, BS, David Zurakowski, PhD, Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA

2. The Impact of ACS on Cholecystitis Outcomes: Results From a National Sample of University-Affiliated Hospitals
John Madore, MS
1, Courtney E. Collins, MD2, Didem Ayturk, MD1, Heena Santry,MD2
1University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 2Dept of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

3. Rat Lung transplantation after Normothermic Preservation with Perfusion and Ventilation
Tatsuya Okamoto, MD
1,2, Atsushi Yasuda, MD1,3, Douglas J Mathisen, MD1,2, Harald C. Ott, MD1,2
1Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Department of Anesthesiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Boston Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA

4. An Estimation of the Financial Impact of Two Major Quality Improvement Initiatives Using NSQIP Data
Ryan Macht MD
, Veeshal Patel BA, Pamela Rosenkranz, RN, BSN, MEd, Michael Cassidy MD, David McAneny MD, FACS
Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

5. Primary Retroperitoneal Sarcomas: Rate of Microscopic Organ Invasion and Prognosis
Mark Fairweather, MD
1, Jiping Wang, MD, PhD1,4, Vickie Y Jo, MD2,4, Elizabeth H. Baldini, MD, MPH3,4, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD1,4, Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc1, 4
1Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; 2Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 3Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 4Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA

6. The Impact of Graduated Driver Licensing on Preventing Motor Vehicle Crashes in Massachusetts
Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, MD, MPH1, Jarone Lee, MD, MPH1, Elie P. Ramly, MD1, Catrina Cropano, BSc1, Yuchiao Chang, PhD2, Toby Raybould, MS1, Eric Klein, MD, Alice Gervasini, PhD, RN1, Laurie Petrovick, CPHQ, MSc1, Chris DePesa, RN, MS1, Carlos A. Camargo, Jr, MD, DrPH3, George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD1, Peter Masiakos, MD4
1Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 4Department of Pediatric Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

9:15 am - 9:45 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Area, Albert Sherman Multipurpose Room
9:45 am - 10:15 am *Panel: Pain Management for the Surgeon
Moderator: Mitchell H. Bamberger, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Pain Management in Older Patients
Catherine DuBeau, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Post-Operative Pain Management in Patients with Addiction
Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM; Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

10:15 am - 11:15 am *Panel: Palliation and End of Life Care for the Surgeon
Moderator: Heena P. Santry, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Surgical Palliation
Laura A. Lambert, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Palliative Care Related to Critical Illness
Zara Cooper, MD; Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

11:15 am - 11:45 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Area, Albert Sherman Multipurpose Room
11:45 am - 12:45 pm *Panel: New Data That Should Change Your Practice
Moderator: Shawn J. Rangel, MD; Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Trauma Critical Care: Marc A. deMoya, MD; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Colorectal: Rocco Ricciardi, MD; Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

Urology: Jennifer Yates, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Breast: Holly S. Mason, MD; Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Luncheon With Exhibitors, Albert Sherman Multipurpose Room

Announce Resident Research Paper Award Competition & Poster of Distinction Awards

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote Speaker, Albert Sherman Multipurpose

Improving Surgical Residency Training: Future Alternatives
Frank R. Lewis, Jr., MD; American Board of Surgery Executive Director, Philadelphia, PA

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Resident Top Gun Competition, Albert Sherman Cube 3rd Floor
John J. Kelly, MD; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

In this contest, surgical residents from each of the ten general surgery residencies throughout Massachusetts will be invited to showcase their laparoscopic skills. The competition will consist of teams of 3 residents from each institution participating in a series of tests where laparoscopic skills such as intracorporeal knot tying, transferring of objects from one hand to another, and pattern cutting will be timed and graded. The winners of the competition will receive a trophy to showcase at their institution for the year.

4:00 pm Meeting Adjourn
* Self-Assessment Credits Available



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