2022 Annual Chapter Meeting

When: Friday, September 16, 2022

Location: Marriott Center
             121 W. Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507


8:00 AM
Welcome and Overview
Cortney Y. Lee, MD, FACS
President, Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
University of Kentucky

8:10 AM 

Physician Advocacy: The Importance of Involvement to Impact Change

Malay B. Shah, MD, FACS

Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program, University of Kentucky

9:00 AM

Leading to Uplift Through COVID and Beyond

Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS

President, American College of Surgeons
Winston-Salem, NC

Break – Visit with sponsors

 10:15 AM
Panel Discussion:
Legal responsibilities in treating surgical patients during COVID
Andrew C. Bernard, MD, FACS
, Chief Acute Care Surgery, University of Kentucky
Ashley Butler, JD
, Stoll Keenon Ogden, Louisville, Kentucky
Keith Miller, MD, FACS
, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Trauma/Acute Care Surgery, University of Louisville
Margaret Pisacano
, Associate General Counsel and Director of Risk Management for UK HealthCare, Lexington, Kentucky

11:00 AM
Panel Discussion: Complications from delayed presentations due to covid-19

Michael Cavnar, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology, University of Kentucky
Cynthia Downard, MD, FACS
, Professor of Surgery, University of Louisville, Surgeon in Chief of Norton Children’s Hospital 
Jacob Perry, MD, FACS
, General Surgeon, St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead Kentucky
Mohan Rao, MD, FACS
, General Surgeon, Baptist Health, Madisonville, KY
Jessica Reynolds, MD, FACS
, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Acute Care Surgery, University of Kentucky

12:00 PM               Lunch and visit with our sponsors
1:00 PM                 Surgical Jeopardy begins & continues throughout the afternoon

1:15 PM                 Chapter Updates                                          Cortney Y. Lee, MD, FACS

                                           President, Kentucky Chapter of the ACS, University of Kentucky

1:30 PM                 Trauma Committee Updates                     Brian Harbrecht, MD,FACS

                                                                                                             University of Louisville
1:45 PM                 Kentucky Cancer Liaison Updates               Alan Mullins, MD, FACS                                                                        
                                                                                                                       Owensboro, KY


Update on the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Timothy Mullett, MD, FACS

Chair of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Lung and Thoracic Cancer Team

University of Kentucky

2:30        Resident paper competition
Moderators:                       Alex Maki, MD, FACS, Louisville, Kentucky
                               Murielle Brohez, MD, FACS, Winchester, Kentucky

3:55        Closing remarks and voting for paper competition winners    

4:00        Happy Hour with hors d’oeuvres


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