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DATE: October 4, 2017 SPEAKER: Peter A. Kopp, MD, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University TITLE: “From First Successful Thyroidectomy to the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. The Legacy of Theodor Kocher (1814-1917)”
DATE: October 11, 2017 SPEAKER: Rafael S. Andrade, MD, Visiting Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Minnesota TITLE: "The Tale of TAVR: From Environmental Awareness to Patient-Centered Care”
DATE: October 18, 2017 SPEAKER: A. James Moser, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “The BIDMC Pancreatic Cancer Research Program”
DATE: October 25, 2017 SPEAKER: Ted A. James, MD, BIDMC TITLE: "Breast Cancer Surgery: Challenging the Traditional Paradigms"
DATE: November 1, 2017 SPEAKER: Tara S. Kent, MD, BIDMC TITLE: "The Learning Environment and Surgical Culture"
DATE: November 8, 2017 SPEAKER: James Gammie, MD, Sidney Levitsky Visiting Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine TITLE: “Innovations in Mitral Valve Surgery”
DATE: November 15, 2017 SPEAKER: Allen Hamdan, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “Update on the Department of Surgery Committee on Social Responsibility”
DATE: November 22, 2017 SPEAKER: Juan C. Parodi, MD, Salzman Visiting Professor of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan and University of Buenos Aires, Argentina TITLE: “The History of Endografts”
DATE: November 29, 2017 SPEAKER: Mark P. Callery, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “Contemporary Pancreatic Surgery"
DATE: January 3, 2018 SPEAKER: Stephanie B. Jones, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “Post-Operative Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis”
DATE: January 11, 2018 SPEAKER: Benjamin C. James, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “A Necessary Evolution in the Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer”
DATE: January 17, 2018 SPEAKER: Jonathan Woodson, MD, Capper-Hermanson Visiting Professor of Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine; Professor of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health TITLE: “Preparing Surgeons for the Future: Leading in Times of Accelerating Change”
DATE: January 24, 2018 SPEAKER: Alia P. Qureshi, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “What Does Unconscious Bias Have to Do with It? Understanding Unconscious Bias: The Times They Are a Changing"
DATE: January 31, 2018
SPEAKER: Richard I. Whyte, MD, MBA, BIDMC
DATE: March 7, 2018 SPEAKER: Michel Makaroun, MD, Visiting Professor of Vascular Surgery, Professor and Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute TITLE: "Twenty-Five Years of EVAR: The Procedure that Defined a Specialty"
DATE: March 14, 2018 SPEAKER: Jonah Cohen, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “Endoluminal Bariatric Therapies in 2018”
DATE: March 21, 2018
SPEAKER: Charles H. Cook, MD, BIDMC
TITLE: "Surgical Infections"
DATE: March 28, 2018 SPEAKER: Jonathan F. Critchlow, MD and Gabriel A. Brat, MD, BIDMC TITLE: “The Great Appy Debate”
DATE:April 4, 2018 SPEAKER: Jo Buyske, MD, Starkey Visiting Professor of Surgery, Executive Director, American Board of Surgery TITLE: “To Protect the Public and Enhance the Profession: Lifelong Learning in Surgery"
DATE: April 11, 2018 SPEAKER: Jean C. Emond, MD, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Vice Chairman of Surgery and Chief of the Transplantation Services, Columbia University TITLE: “Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Evolution and Current Prospects”
DATE: April 18, 2018 SPEAKER: Neil H. Hyman, MD, Greenberg Visiting Professor of Colorectal Surgery, Professor of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine TITLE: "Emerging Concepts in the Etiology and Presentation of Anastomotic Leaks"
DATE: April 25, 2018 SPEAKER: Joseph Upton, MD, Goldwyn Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery, Clinical Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, BIDMC TITLE: "Raising the Bar"
DATE: May 2, 2018 SPEAKER: Anthony L. Zietman, MD, Jenot and William Shipley Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School; Director of the Harvard Radiation Oncology Residency Program TITLE: “Misbehavior in Scientific Publishing: Black, White, and 50 Shades of Gray”
DATE: May 9, 2018 SPEAKER: Ori D. Rotstein, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, Clowes Visiting Professor of Surgical Research, Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto TITLE: "Remote Ischemic Conditioning to Improve Outcomes in Trauma: From Fish to Humans"
DATE: May 16, 2018 SPEAKER: Douglas J. Mathisen, MD, Ellis Visiting Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Hermes C. Grillo Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Harvard Medical School TITLE: "Tracheal Surgery"
DATE: May 23, 2018 SPEAKER: Thomas MacGillivray, MD, Ronald M. Weintraub, MD, Visiting Professor of Cardiac Surgery; Chief, Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Transplant, Houston Methodist TITLE: "Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Coming of Age"
DATE: May 30, 2018 SPEAKER: James R. Rodrigue, PhD, BIDMC TITLE: "Clinical Scholarship Program: Update and Presentations"
DATE: June 6, 2018 SPEAKER: James P. Bagian, MD, PE, Director, Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety, and Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan TITLE: "Patient Safety: It's Not Rocket Science"
DATE: June 13, 2018 SPEAKER: Kristin E. Raven, MD, BIDMC TITLE: "Transplanting Organs from Donors Infected with Hepatitis C into Patients without Hepatitis C"