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2012 MCACS Scientific Program

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7:00 a.m. Registration - Essex Foyer North
Exhibits Open - Continental Breakfast - Staffordshire Room
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7:00 - 7:50 a.m. Quiz the Experts - St. George C & D
Table 1 Endocrine/Pancreas: Richard B. Wait, MD, PhD; Gerard M. Doherty, MD
Table 2 Colorectal: Rocco Ricciardi MD; Ronald Bleday, MD
Table 3 Open Abdominal: Timothy C. Counihan, MD; Lisa A Patterson, MD
7:50 - 8:10 a.m. MCACS Annual Business Meeting
8:10 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Marc S. Rubin, MD, FACS, President;
North Shore Medical Center, Danvers, MA

*All Scientific Sessions and Talks will take place in the Essex North Ballroom

8:15 - 9:15 a.m. Resident Research Paper Competition
(8 Minute Presentation / 2 Minute Discussion)
Jennifer E. Rosen, MD, FACS; Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS; Lahey Clinic, Burlinghton, MA
1. Software-Guided Insulin Dosing Decreases Glycemic Variability And Hypoglycemia, While Controlling Hyperglycemia In Critically Ill Patients
Nicole M Saur1, MD, Sharon Holewinski, RN1, Keri O'Brien, RN, JD1, Gail L. Kongable, MSN, FNP2, Stanley A. Nasraway, Jr., MD, FCCM1
1Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 2The Epsilon Group, Charlottesville, VA
2. Recurrence Of Mitral Regurgitation After Partial Versus Complete Mitral Valve Ring Annuloplasty
Michael H. Kwon, MD1, Lawrence S. Lee, MD1, Marisa Cevasco, MD, MPH1, Gregory S. Couper, MD1, Prem S. Shekar, MD1, Lawrence H. Cohn, MD1, Frederick Y. Chen, MD, PhD1
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Boston, MA
3. Optimization Of Amsc-Engineered Craniofacial Repair: Nafibrous Vs. Hybrid Scaffolds
Fabienne Gray, MD, Beatrice Dionigi, MD, Christopher G Turner, MD, MPH, Elliot C Pennington, MD, Azra Ahmed, BS, Thomas Darrah, PhD, Kaeuis A Faraj, PhD, David Zurakowski, PhD, Dario O Fauza, MD, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
4. Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase Prevents Acute Alcohol-Induced Liver Injury
Sulaiman R. Hamarneh1, MD, Kanakaraju Kalliannan1, MD, Mussa M. Rafat Mohamed1, MD, Palak Patel1, MD, Abeba Teshager1, MD, Nondita S. Malo1, MD, Seyed M. Abtahi1, MD, Nur Muhammad1, MD, Omeed Moaven1, MD, Atri Raychowdhury, MD, Sayeda N. Alam1, MD, Konstantinos P. Economopoulos1, MD, Atul K. Bhan2, MD, Madhu S. Malo1, MD, Richard A. Hodin1, MD
1Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
5. Does Re-Evaluation Of Colorectal Cancers With Inadequate Nodal Yield Lead To Stage Migration Or The Identification Of Metastatic Lymph Nodes?
Lilian Chen1, MD, Matthew Kalady2, MD, FACS, John Goldblum2, MD, Dilara Khoshknabi2, MD, Patricia Roberts1, MD, FACS, Rocco Ricciardi1, MD, MPH, FACS
1Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA 2Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
6. Split Liver Transplantation In Adult Recipients: Is The Learning Curve Over?
Ryan Cauley MD1, Nora Fullington MD1, Kristina Potanos MD1, Jonathan A Finkelstein MD MPH2, Dionne Graham PhD3, Khashayar Vakili MD1, Heung Bae Kim MD1
1Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 2Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 3Clinical Research Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Coffee Break in Exhibit Area
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9:45 - 11:00 a.m. So You Want to Say You're Sorry: A Panel on Medical Malpractice
Alan C. Woodward, MD; Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA
Michael B. Barkley, JD; Attorney for Alder, Cohen LLP.
Jeff Catalano, JD; Attorney for Todd & Weld LLP.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. MCACS Highlights

Massachusetts Surgeons Building a Statewide Surgical Quality Collaborative
Marc S. Rubin, MD, FACS; Surgical Specialist of the North Shore, Danvers, MA

The Politically Active Surgeon
Peter T. Masiakos, MD, FACS; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Steven A. Baddour, esq. Partner, McDermott Will & Emory

American College of Surgeons Grassroots Advocacy Pilot Program
David McAneny, MD, FACS; Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Coffee Break in Exhibit Area
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11:45 - 12:45 p.m. Scientific Talk
Jacqueline Wu, MD
Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA

Head Games: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long-Term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma.
Robert A. Stern, PhD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. Introduction of Chapter Regents and Governors
Announce Resident Essay Winners
Resident Research Paper Award Competition & Poster of Distinction Awards
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon Speaker - St. George BCD

Paying for Surgery in the US
John O'Shea, MD, MPA, FACS; Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, Washington DC

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Resident Top Gun Competition - Staffordshire Room

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 p.m. Meeting Adjourn

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