Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Preliminary Program

Program and Abstracts

6:30 am
Registration, Essex Foyer
6:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors, Staffordshire
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Exhibits Open, Staffordshire
6:30 am
Continuous Poster Viewing, Essex Ballroom
6:45 - 6:55 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the President, Essex Ballroom
Anne C. Larkin, MD, FACS; UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
7:00 - 8:00 am
*Resident Research Paper Competition: General Surgery / Quality and Safety, Essex Ballroom
(8 Minute Presentation / 2 Minute Discussion)
Moderator: Alik Farber, MD, FACS, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Co-Moderator (Resident): Nikhil Panda, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1.
Sleeve Gastrectomy Protects against Obesogenic Insults through Enhanced Energy Expenditure and Reduced Hepatic Steatosis
David A Harris1, David Zhao1, Amir Mina2, Dimitrije Cabarkapa1, Keyvan Heshmati1, Renuka Subramaniam1, Alexander S. Banks1, Ali Tavakkoli1, Eric G Sheu1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital. Boston, MA; 2University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, MA
2.
Trends in Hospital Volume and Disparities in Surgical Care: Should New England take The Pledge?
Susanna W.L. de Geus, Teviah E. Sachs, Megan G. Janeway, Alaina D. Geary, Sing Chau Ng, Michael R. Cassidy, Jennifer F. Tseng, David McAneny
Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
3.
Hartmann's versus Primary Anastomosis with Diverting Ileostomy for Acute Diverticulitis: A Nationwide Analysis of 3,100 Emergency Surgery Patients
Jae Moo Lee, Jun Bai P. Chang, Napaporn Kongkaewpaisan, Ahmed I. Eid, Nikolaos Kokoroskos, Martin G. Rosenthal, April E. Mendoza, Noelle N. Saillant, David R. King, Peter J. Fagenholz, George Velmahos, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
4.
The Emergency Surgery Score (ESS) Accurately Predicts the Risk of Postoperative Infection in Emergency General Surgery
Kelsey Han, Jae Moo Lee, Aditya Achanta, Napaporn Kongkaewpaisan, Manasnun Kongwibulwut, Ahmed Eid, Nikolaos Kokoroskos, Suzanne van Wijck, Karien Meier, Ask Nordestgaard, Gabriel Rodriguez, Zhenyi Jia, Jarone Lee, David King, Peter Fagenholz, Noelle Saillant, April Mendoza, Martin Rosenthal, George Velmahos, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani
Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Massachusetts.
5.
Stage at Presentation for Incarcerated Patients at a Single Urban Tertiary Care Center.
Kathryn S. Ivy1, Su Y. Lee1, Kevin N. Griffith2, Amy K. Rosen1, Stephanie D. Talutis1, David B. McAneny1, Matthew H. Kulke1, Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH1, Teviah E. Sachs1
1Boston University School of Medicine; 2Boston University School of Public Health
6.
The Impact of In-Hospital Complications on the Long-Term Functional Outcomes of Trauma Patients: A Multicenter Study.
Jae Moo Lee1, Juan Herrera-Escobar2, Michel Apoj3, Syeda S. Al Rafai2, Kelsey Han1, Deepika Nehra2, Ali Salim2, Karen Brasel MD4, George Kasotakis3, George Velmahos1, Adil Haider2, Haytham Kaafarani1
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA; 3Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 4Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
7:00 - 8:00 am
*Resident Research Paper Competition: Subspecialty & Basic Science, St. George
(8 Minute Presentation / 2 Minute Discussion)
Moderator: Elizabeth Mittendorf, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Co-Moderator (Resident): Christopher Schlieve, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
1.
Development of a New Large Animal Model for Composite Face and Whole-Eye Transplantation: Anatomical Considerations.
Miguel G. Bravo, Anna Rose Johnson, Bernard T. Lee
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
2.
Oncogenic Features of KDM4A Histone Demethylase in Mesothelioma
Moshe Lapidot, Raphael Bueno
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Lung Center and International Mesothelioma Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
3.
Evaluating the Contemporary Impact of the Opioid Addiction on Cardiac Surgery Outcomes: An Analysis of 1.7 Million Surgeries
Sameer Hirji, Rohan M. Shah, Farhang Yazdchi, Siobhan McGurk, Marc P. Pelletier, Prem Shekar, Tsuyoshi Kaneko
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
4.
A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Opioid Prescribing Patterns in Orthopaedic Trauma
Robert L. Parisien1, Jason D. Young2, Abhiram R. Bhashyam3, Rameez A Qudsi3, Swastina Shrestha4, Quirine Van der Vliet5, Jacky Fils6, Elena Losina4, George S.M. Dyer4
1Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; 3Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Boston, MA, USA; 4Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 5University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands; 6Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
5.
Donor Bacteremia Does Not Impact Survival Following Heart Transplantation: A UNOS Registry Review
Sameer A. Hirji, Ann Woolley, Marc P. Pelletier, Farhang Yazdchi, Prem Shekar, Hari R. Mallidi, Steve K. Singh
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
6.
Donor Mesenchymal Stem Cell Kinetics in Transamniotic Stem Cell Therapy for Experimental Gastroschisis
Alexander V Chalphin, Sarah A Tracy, Ina Kycia, Christopher Chan, Adam Finkelstein, David Zurakowski, Dario O Fauza
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
8:05 - 9:05 am
*Panel: Accreditation Programs in Surgery, Essex Ballroom
Moderator: James L. Frank, MD, FACS, Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Value of Accreditation in Surgery: James L. Frank, MD, FACS, Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Panelists:
Breast: Laura S. Dominici, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Rectal Cancer: Jason F. Hall, MD, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Bariatric: John R. Romanelli, MD, FACS, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Transplant: Mohamed Akoad, Lahey Hospital, Burlington, MA
9:05 - 9:35 am
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall, Staffordshire
9:35 - 10:30 am
The Survivor Game: Only the Strongest Survives, Essex Ballroom
Participating programs will be asked to send 1 senior resident representative to the meeting. Five participants will be selected to participate. The audience will vote participants off the "Island" with an audience response system through their smart phones.
10:35 - 11:20 am
*Panel: Impact of Enhanced Recovery Programs in Surgery, Essex Ballroom
Moderator & Introductory Speaker: Ronald Bleday, MD, FACS, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Panelists:
Preoperative Preparation: Kelly M. Tyler, MD, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Anesthetic Concerns: Matthias Stopfkuchen-Evans, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Intra & Postop Surgical Issues: Richard A. Perugini, MD, FACS, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Audit: Hiroko Kunitake, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
11:20 - 11:50 am
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall, Staffordshire
11:50 am - 12:45 pm
Panel: Gender Bias in Surgical Training; Implications on Training and Patient Outcomes, Essex Ballroom
Moderator & Introductory Speaker: Erika L. Rangel, MD, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA

Panelists:
Sophia McKinley, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Maggie Westfal, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

12:45 - 12:55 pm
ACS Foundation, Essex Ballroom
12:55 - 1:00 pm
Award Winner Announcements, Essex Ballroom
Announce Resident Research Paper Award Competition & Poster of Distinction Awards (Commission on Cancer, Trauma)
Joseph Murray Resident Research Basic Science Award
1:00 - 1:15 pm
Annual Business Meeting, Essex Ballroom
1:20 - 1:55 pm
Luncheon Speaker, St. George Ballroom
Kamal M.F. Itani, MD, FACS
VA Boston Health Care System, Boston University and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Resident Top Gun Competition, Staffordshire
Chair: Faina Nakhlis, MD, FACS

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
USS Constitution
Park
Alley
Paul Revere