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2016 MCACS Program and Abstracts

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6:30 am Registration, America Foyer
6:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors, America North & Center
6:30 am Continuous Poster Viewing, America North & Center
6:30 am - 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall Hours, America North & Center
7:00 - 8:00 am Resident Research Paper Competition: General Surgery, America South
(7 minute presentation, 3 minute discussion)
Moderator: Khashayar Vakili, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Co-Moderator: Jordan D. Bohnen, PGY-4 Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA
1 Addressing a Key Financial Barrier to VTE Prophylaxis in a Safety Net Hospital
Ryan Macht, MD1, Pamela Rosenkranz, RN, BSN, MEd1, Gerard Doherty, MD, FACS1, David Twitchell, PharmD, MBA2, David McAneny, MD, FACS1
1Boston Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; 2Boston Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
2 The Interactive Morbidity and Mortality Conference: An Innovative Platform for Quality Improvement
Danny Mou, MD, Sameer Hirji,MD, Peter Najjar, MD, Gaurav Sharma, MD, Douglas Smink, MD, MPH, Jonathan Gates,MD, Edward Whang, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
3 Surgery for Metastatic GIST on Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy: A Multicenter Analysis
Mark Fairweather, MD1, Vinod P. Balachandran, MD 2, George Z. Li, MD1, Monica Bertagnolli, MD1,4, Cristina Antonescu, MD3, Samuel Singer, MD2, Ronald P. Dematteo, MD2, Chandrajit P. Raut, MD, MSc1,4
1Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; 2Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 3Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 4Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Boston, MA
4 The Surgeon as the Second Victim? Results of the BISA Study
Kelsey Han, Jordan D. Bohnen, MD, MBA, Thomas Peponis, MD, Myriam Martinez, MD, Anirudh R. Nandan, BA, Daniel D. Yeh, MD, Jarone Lee, MD, MPH, Marc De Moya, MD, David King, MD, George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, FACS, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS
Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
5 Self-Reported Function Is More Time Efficient and Equally Helpful Compared to Frailty in Identifying Older Adults at High Risk for an Adverse Postoperative Course
Alok Kapoor, MD, Evan Ruppell, DO, Deeqo Mohamud, MD, Yanhua Zhou, Abiramy Maheswaran, MD, Heena Santry, MD, MS, FACS
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
6 Goal-Directed Fluid Management Improves Morbidity Associated with Extended Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Chemoperfusion
Aneel Damle, MD, Ariana Harris, Spiro Spanakis, MD, and Laura A. Lambert, MD
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
7:00 - 8:00 am Resident Research Paper Competition: Subspecialties, St. George Ballroom
(7 minute presentation, 3 minute discussion)
Moderator: Tanaz Ferzandi, MD, Urogynecology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
Co-Moderator: Beatrice Dionigi, MD, PGY-5, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
7 Medial Row Perforators Are Associated With Higher Rates of Fat Necrosis in Bilateral DIEP Breast Reconstruction
Parisa Kamali, MD, Michelle Lee, MD, Babette E. Becherer, BSc, Winona Wu, BSc, Daniel Curiel, BSc, Daniel Roh, MD, Adam Tobias, MD, Samuel J. Lin, MD, MBA, Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
8 Rhodiola Crenulata Attenuates Hepatic Inflammatory Response Via Decreased HMGB1-Expression
Erica D. Kane1,2, Lotfi M. Bassa2,3, Kelly Gregory2,3, Cody Jacobs2, Benjamin Schneider, MD2, Jennifer Ser-Dolansky2, Sallie S. Schneider2,3
1Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 2Pioneer Valley Life Science Institute, Baystate Health, Springfield, MA; 3Department of Veterinary and Animal Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
9 Outcomes of Resection of Superior Sulcus Tumors After High Dose Neoadjuvant Radiation Therapy
Gita N. Mody, MD1, Hanjo Ko, MD2, Carlos Bravo, MD1, Antonio Coppolino, MD1 , Katherine Armstrong1, Yolonda Colson, MD, PhD1,Aileen Chen, MD, MPP3, Michael T. Jaklitsch, MD, FACS1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 2Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 3Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
10 Modulation of Intestinal Epithelial and Microbiotal Homeostasis with Exercise in a Colitis Model
Alexander Munoz, BA1, Sulaiman R Hamarneh, MD1, Hassan Albadawi, MD2, Michael Watkins, MD2, Fatemeh Adiliaghdam1, Juan Manuel Ramirez1, Florian Kuehn, MD1, Richard Hodin, MD1
1Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
11 Percent Predicted Lung Volume (PPLV) Changes on Fetal MRI Throughout Gestation in CDH
Hester F. Shieh, MD, Carol E. Barnewolt, MD, Jay M. Wilson, MD, David Zurakowski PhD, Susan A. Connolly, MD, Judy A. Estroff, MD, Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH, C. Jason Smithers, MD, Terry L. Buchmiller, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
12 3D printed Models Assist Preoperative Planning and Operative Setup of Complicated Thoracic Surgeries
Ory Wiesel, MD1, Antonio Coppolino, MD1, Elizabeth George2, Dimitrios Mitsouras, PhD2, Maria Barile, MD2, Ritu Gil, MD, MPH2, Andetta Hunsaker, MD2, Yolonda Colson, MD, PhD1, Steven Mentzer, MD1, Michael Jaklitsch, MD, FACS1
1Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 2Division of Thoracic Imaging, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
8:00 - 8:55 am Safety for Surgeons Panel, America South
(8 minute presentations, 10 minute discussion at end)
Moderator: Ugwuji Madueke, MD, Baystate Health, Springfield, MA

OR Ergonomics
Peter L. Rosenblatt, MD
Director, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Mt Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Radiation Exposure
Richard H. Behrman, PhD
Chief Medical Physicist / Diagnostic Imaging, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Infection Control and Prevention in the OR
Erica S. Shenoy, MD, PhD
Associate Chief, Infection Control Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Sleep Deprivation
David F. Smail, Jr., MD, FACS
General Surgery/Trauma, Beverly Hospital, Beverly, MA

Violence in the Workplace
James P. Phillips, MD
Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

8:55 - 9:25 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall, America North & Center
9:25 - 10:25 am Opioid Therapy for Surgeons in the Midst of a Public Health Crisis, America South
(10 minute presentations, 10 minute discussion at end)
Moderator: Edward M. Kwasnik, MD FACS, South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, MA

Mass Law House Bill 4056: What you need to Know
Ellie Grossman, MD, MS
Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

Medico-legal issues in Narcotic Prescription
Katherine Boyle, MD
Emergency Medicine & Medical Toxicology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Strategies for Non-narcotic Post-Operative Pain Management
Meredith M. Pace
Anesthesia/Pain Medicine, Lahey Hospital, Burlington, MA

Pain Management for Patients Chronically on Opioid Agonist Maintenance Therapy
Daniel P. Alford
Addiction Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Accessing the MA State Prescription Monitoring System: A Primer
Ellie Grossman, MD, MS
Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

Using a Naloxone Kit
Ellie Grossman, MD, MS
Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

10:25 - 11:25 am The Survivor Game, America South
Moderator: George C. Velmahos, MD PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Participating programs will be asked to send 1 senior resident representative to the meeting. Five participants will be randomly selected to participate. Those not selected will sit on an expert panel that can overrule audience votes. The audience will vote participants off the "Island" with an audience response system through their smart phones.

11:25 - 11:50 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall, America North & Center
11:50 am - 12:50 pm Surgeon Burnout & the Importance of Self-Care for Resiliency in the Profession, America South
Moderator: John O. Schorge, MD, Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA

Burnout Facts (Emotional Exhaustion, PTSD, Compassion Fatigue, Depression, Addiction) (10 minute presentation)
Heena P. Santry, MD, MS, FACS
UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Addressing Normalized Stress (20 minute presentation)
Barbara Koffske Reid, PhD, MA, MEd, LMFT
Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA

Strategies for Resiliency (20 minute presentation)
David J. Schoetz, Jr., MD, FACS
Lahey Hospital, Burlington, MA

12:50 - 12:55 pm ACS Foundation America South
12:55 - 1:00 pm Award Winner Announcements, America South
Announce Resident Research Paper Award Competition & Poster of Distinction Awards: Heena P. Santry, MD, MS, FACS, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Committee on Trauma Residents Research Paper Award Presentation: Peter A. Burke, MD, FACS, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Joseph Murray Resident Research Basic Science Award: Heena P. Santry, MD, MS, FACS, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA

1:00 - 1:10 pm Annual Business Meeting, America South
1:10 - 1:55 pm Luncheon Speaker, St. George Ballroom

When Should Surgeons Stop Operating?
Mark Richard Katlic, MD, MMM, FACS
Chief of Surgery, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD

1:15 - 3:30 pm Commission on Cancer Programming, America South

Update for Massachusetts Cancer Programs from the Commission on Cancer
Peter Hopewood, MD, FACS, CoC State Chair

Cancer Registries – Undiscovered Resource for Revenue and Program Development
Catherine Gray, CTR, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Presenting the New 2017-2022 Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention Program
Anita Christie, Director of the Office of Clinical Preventive Services Massachusetts DPH

American Cancer Society Initiatives and Relationships with Hospital Systems
Cheryl Tucker, American Cancer Society

Cancer Advocacy Programs in Massachusetts, New England and Nationally
Mark Hymowitz, American Cancer Society

Question & Answer

2:00 - 3:30 pm Resident Top Gun Competition, Staffordshire
Co-Chairs: Robert P. Driscoll, MD & Anthony L. McCluney, MD

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.

2:00 - 3:30 pm A Colleague in Trouble: An Interactive Workshop for Practicing Surgeons, St. George Ballroom
Chairs: Sandra L. Wong, MD, FACS, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH & Susan E. Pories, MD, FACS, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

In this interactive workshop (audience participation through smart phones will be utilized along with small group efforts), participants will work through scenarios on surgeons facing a professional crisis and receive practical feedback on the pitfalls and perils of seeking help, practical considerations for colleagues and help seekers, and existing resources for physicians in crisis (e.g., alcoholism, injury or illness impacting hand/eye coordination, major medical error, serial malpractice suits).

3:30 - 4:00 pm Top Gun Finals & Cocktail Reception, Staffordshire
4:00 pm Meeting Adjourn


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