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7:00 am Registration - Essex Foyer North
Exhibits Open - Continental Breakfast - Staffordshire Room
Posters - Essex Foyer
7:30 - 7:50 am Poster Viewing - Essex Foyer
7:50 - 8:10 am MCACS Annual Business Meeting
8:10 - 8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Terry L. Buchmiller, MD, FACS, President
Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

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

8:15 - 9:15 am Resident Research Paper Competition
(8 Minute Presentation / 2 Minute Discussion)
Moderators: Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

Jacqueline Wu, MD
Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA
1. Defying MRSA and Eliminating Bacteremia in a Surgical ICU Without Active Surveillance
Maria X. Traa, MD1, Lorena Barboza, MD2, Shira Doron, MD2, David Snydman, MD2, Stanley A. Nasraway, MD1
1Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 2Division of Infectious and Geographic Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
2. Episomal Reprogramming of Amniotic Mesenchymal Stem Cells: A Step Towards Translational Application
Elliot C Pennington, MD, Fabienne L Gray, MD, Azra Ahmed, MD, Alexander L. DeVine, MD, Kelly Fitzgerald, MD, George Q Daley, MD1, Dario O Fauza, MD
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston MA
3. Mechanical Versus Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement In Patients Under 65
Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, Sary Aranki, MD, Quratulain Javed, MD, Siobhan McGurk, MD, Prem Shekar, MD, Michael Davidson, MD, Marzia Leacche, MD, John Byrne, MD Lawrence H. Cohn, MD
Department of Cardiac Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
4. A Photochemical Tissue Bonding Approach for Sutureless Microvascular Anastomosis in an Arterial Graft Model
Joanna H. Ng-Glazier, MD, Neil G. Fairbairn, MD, Amanda M. Meppelink, BS, Hatice Bodugoz-Senturk, PhD, Mark A. Randolph, MS, Orhun K. Muratoglu, PhD, Jonathan M. Winograd, MD, Robert W. Redmond, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, MA
5. 30 Day Outcomes Underestimate Endocrine and Exocrine Insufficiency After Pancreatic Resection
Pei-Wen Lim, MD1, Mary Sullivan, MD1, Wahid Wasseff, MD2, Jaroslav Zivny, MD2, Giles Whalen,MD1, Jennifer Lafemina, MD1
1Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA 2Department of Gastroenterology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
6. Effect of Low-Dose Insulin on Skeletal Muscle Degradation in Critically Ill Children
Jeremy Fisher, MD1, Eric Sparks, MD1, Faraz Khan, MD1, Jamin Alexander, BA2, Lisa Scoppettuolo, MS3, David Wypij, PhD4, Michael Gaines, MD5, Biren P. Modi, MD1Michael Agus, MD2, Yong-Ming Yu, MD, PhD6, Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD1
1Department of Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 2Department of Medicine - Medicine Critical Care Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 3Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 4Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 5Department of Cardiology, University of Michigan's CS Mott Children's Hospital, MI 6Shriner's Burn Hospital, Boston, MA
9:15 - 9:35 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Area
View posters - Essex Foyer
9:35 - 10:05 am 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

Grassroots advocacy in the American College of Surgeons
Jane Mendez, MD, FACS
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
David McAneny, MD, FACS
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Introduction of Chapter Regents and Governors

10:05 - 11:05 am "What Will The Affordable Care Act Do To Me?"
This session will define the role of the surgeon in the new health care world.
Frank G. Opelka, MD, FACS
LSU Health, New Orleans, LA
11:05 - 11:25 am Coffee Break in Exhibit Area
View posters - Essex Foyer
11:25 - 11:30 am Announce Resident Essay Winners
Resident Research Paper Award Competition & Poster of Distinction Awards
Joseph Murray Resident Research Basic Science Award
11:30 am - 1:15 pm Examining The Marathon Bombing Response - Why It Was Different Than Other Mass Casualty Events

Introduction by: Lisa A. Patterson, MD
Baystate Medical Center

Moderator: Timothy C. Counihan, MD, Berkshire Medical Center
Pre-Hospital Care
Alok Gupta, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Emergency Room and Triage
Reuven Rabinovici, MD
Tufts Medical Center

Operating Room Approach and Decision Making
Jonathan Gates, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Postoperative Care
Peter Burke, MD
Boston Medical Center

After Action Review and Lessons Learned
George Velmahos, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Care of Child Blast Victims
David Mooney, MD
Children's Hospital Boston

Jonathan Woodson, MD
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
1:15 - 1:20 pm Advocacy Update
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1:20 - 2:15 pm Luncheon Speaker - St. George BCD

Joseph Murray, The Man
Francis D. Moore, Jr., MD
Brigham and Woman's Hospital

2:15 - 4:00 pm 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 pm Meeting Adjourn

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