Conference Schedule

Conferences

Weekly Colorectal Surgery Conference with colorectal staff and learners on service. Each week of the month features a different area of interest, including: 

  • Journal Club: The fellow and general surgery chief resident will co-host and lead discussion of a selected article, typically from Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, or Colorectal Disease
  • IBD Conference: A clinical conference involving colorectal surgeons, adult and pediatric gastroenterology, and pediatric surgery. Cases are presented to optimize medical and surgical management of these diseases. Fellows are expected to participate in this conference through presentation and discussion of select cases that they have encountered. 
  • Pelvic Floor Conference: A review of MRI defecography studies and anorectal physiology studies. 
  • Colorectal Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference: A monthly review of colorectal surgery clinical situations and management decisions. Fellows are expected to play a role in this conference through presentation and discussion of cases in which they have participated with the attending colorectal staff.

Weekly multidisciplinary GI and Rectal Cancer Tumor Board where fellows participate, and present select cases that they have encountered. 

In addition, dedicated CRS Fellow Didactics will consist of one-hour weekly didactic sessions with one or more program faculty. Each week a chapter in The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery or a set of questions in CARSEP will be reviewed using a 'flipped classroom' model. 

Weekly Surgery Grand Rounds provides surgeons, residents, and other attendees with up-to-date knowledge of surgical issues encountered in academic practice. The fellow will present one Grand Rounds lecture during the academic year. 

Weekly Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference in which fellows participate and present cases of the attending colorectal staff that they have participated in. 

Conference Schedule: 

Monday
0645 - 0745 
  2nd week of the month: CRS Journal Club / Student Presentations

Tuesday
0645 - 0745
  1st week of the month: Service Orientation, CRS M&M
  3rd week of the month: Multidisciplinary IBD Conference 
  4th week of the month: CRS Journal Club / Student Presentations 
  5th week of the month: Pelvic Floor Conference 
1200 - 1300
  Multidisciplinary Rectal Cancer Conference 
  Multidisciplinary GI Tumor Board 

Wednesday 
0645 - 0745
  Surgery Grand Rounds 

Thursday 
0645 - 0745
  Surgery Morbidity & Mortality Conference 

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