2018 Annual Meeting Program

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2017
Shelbourne Room
Verandah Club at Hilton Anatole, Dallas

1:00 pm – 1:20 pm Welcome & Announcements Barbra Miller, M.D.
1:20 pm – 1:40 pm "Little Big Men" Allison McClelland
1:40 pm – 2:10 pm "Updates in Burns Since You Were the Burn Boss" Herb Phelan, M.D.
2:10 pm – 2:40 pm "The Application of Robotics in General Surgery Practice" Christopher Bell, M.D.
2:40 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm "Common Conundrums in Colorectal Surgery" Moderator – Farshid Araghizadeh, M.D.
Panelists – Lori Gordon, M.D. & Alan Harzman, M.D.
4:30 pm – 5:30 noon "Global Surgery: A Call to Action" — Distinguished Alumnus Lecture Fiemu Nwariaku, M.D.
5:30 pm ADJOURN

Shelbourne Room
Verandah Club at Hilton Anatole, Dallas

7:55 am – 8:00 am Welcome Barbra Miller, M.D.
8:00 am – 8:45 am "Controversal Management Options in Trauma"
Reboa vs Non-Reboa / Rib Fixation vs Non-Rib Fixation
Stephen Luk, M.D
Scott Brankenridge, M.D.
Brandon Bruns, M.D.
T. Al West, M.D.
8:45 am – 9:30 am "Current Surgical Management of Breast Cancer – What Is New?" Moderator:
Anneke Schroen, M.D.
Valerie Gorman, M.D.
Nancy O’Neal, M.D.
9:30 am – 10:00 am "Islet Cell Transplantation" Ernest Beecherl, M.D.
10:00 am – 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 am – 11:00 am "Changing Times – What You Need to Know About the State of Surgical Education" Kareem AbdelFattah, M.D.
Alan Harzman, M.D.
Reagan Ross, M.D.
Anneke Schroen, M.D.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm "A Minimally Invasive Surgeon in a Maximally Invasive World: Surgical Endoscopy in Iraq and Afghanistan" — 28th Robert N. McClelland Lecture Matthew Ritter, M.D., FACS, Colonel, USAF, MC
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm LUNCH
Business Meeting
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm "Futility and the New DNAR Law: When Can We Say No?" Michael Rubin, M.D.
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm "The Deconstruction of Informed Consent" Jennifer Wimberly, M.D.
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm "Stump the Audience: Difficult Surgical Cases Made Even Harder Due to Complex Patient Factors" Matthew Rossi, M.D.
Phillip Rossi, M.D.
5:00 pm ADJOURN

The program has been approved for 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

2017 McClelland & Distinguished Alumnus Lecturers Announced

Parkland Surgical Society Program Chair Barbra Miller has announced that Michael J. Mack, MD will deliver the Robert N. McClelland lecture, and Mary C. McCarthy, MD ’83 will deliver the Distinguished Alumnus lecture at the 2017 Annual Meeting July 20-22 in Dallas.

Mack is a past President of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a world renowned expert in cardiac valve research and implementation. 

McCarthy is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Wright State University and is 2nd Vice President of the American College of Surgeons.

View the entire program schedule for the Annual Meeting and register online to attend.