Hilary J. Boone Center at the University of Kentucky
Friday, September 16, 2016
|7:00 am - 8:00 am ||Executive Council Meeting|
List key initiatives of the ACS at the national level. Compare national ACS goals with the Kentucky Chapter opportunities.
|8:00 am ||Welcome and Overview|
Chapter President, John Lacy, MD, FACS, Danville, Kentucky
|8:00 am - 8:40 am ||Breast Cancer Update|
Nicolas Ajkay, MD, University of Louisville
Update attendees on care of patients with Breast Cancer.
|8:40 am - 9:20 am||Panel Session: Global Surgery|
9:20 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:35 am
Introduction of Keynote Speaker
|9:35 am - 10:15 am||KY Chapter ACS Ephraim McDowell Oration|
"Global Surgery - Challenges, Disparities, Initiatives, and Prospects - an Interim Report from a Sub-Saharan Perspective"
John Tarpley, MD, FACS, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Vanderbilt University
1. Review key initiatives in and proponents for Global Surgery during 2015. 2. Discuss the disparities between the Low Middle Income Countries (LMIC) of Sub-Saharan Africa and the West. 3. Describe six major "surgical" challenges for Sub-Saharan Africa over the next ~ 20 years. 4. Explain the concept of "academic global surgery" and some examples. 5. Outline avenues whereby surgeons in the West might partner with host-partners in LMIC countries.
|10:15 am - 10:45 am||Challenges for Future Surgeons|
J. David Richardson, MD, FACS, President, American College of Surgeons
Discuss the many healthcare challenges that our future surgeons will be facing.
|10:45 am - 11:00 am||State of the Department of Surgery - UK|
Joseph Zwischenberger, MD, FACS, Johnson-Wright Professor of Surgery and Chair, University of Kentucky Department of Surgery
Discuss the benefits and challenges of developing a healthcare collaborative.
|11:00 am - 12:15 pm ||Chapter Updates|
|12:15 pm - 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 pm - 2:00 pm||Resident Paper Competition|
|2:00 pm - 3:45 pm ||Surgical Resident Jeopardy Competition|
|3:45 pm - 4:00 pm||Announce Award Winners and Adjournment|
|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm ||Committee on Trauma Meeting|
Identify specific areas of weakness in the current trauma system. Design how to design a performance improvement plan for Kentucky's current system deficiencies.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgement while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by the presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.
Session Learning Objectives