Presentations from 2021

Current Practices in Rib Fixation, David Lapham, DO

Department of Surgery Town Hall Meeting, Charles Yeo, MD

White Coat Ceremony - Keynote Address, Charles Yeo, MD

Genealogy of the Department of Surgery: A History Lesson from 1824 to the Present, Charles Yeo, MD

Programmatic Approach to Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Advanced Ventricular Dysfunction: A Paradigm Shift to Myocardial Recovery, Edward Soltesz, MD, MPH

Dynamic Duo: Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Adam S. Bodzin, MD and Hien Dang, PhD

Staring down the barrel: The past and future of transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME), Robert Kucejko, MD, MS, MBA

CRIS + HIPEC: Evolving Treatment Paradigm for Peritoneal Surface Malignancies, Wilbur B. Bowne, MD

Limb Salvage vs. Amputation for Complex Lower Extremity Injuries, Geoff Kozak, MD

Evolution of the JClub, Paul DiMuzio, MD, MBA

The Office of the Surgeon General and the Two Surgeons who Have Held the Role, Marisa A. Joel, BA

Sepsis in 2020: "Early Recognition and Treatment", David F. Gaieski, MD, FACEP, FCCM

Reforming Surgical Education in the 21st Century, Stephen Gadomski, MD

Back to the Future: Secrets to Success in Academic Surgery, Ronald L. Dalman, MD

The Evolution of Breast Imaging, Susanna M. Nazarian, MD, PhD, FACS

Stem Cells in General Surgery, Ellen M. Caparosa, MD

Endoflip (The Endoluminal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe), Zachary Callahan, MD

Dynamic Duo Presentation: Targeting Defects In DNA Damage Response In Pancreatic Cancer, Harish Lavu, MD, FACS and Aditi Jain, PhD

A brief history of aortic aneurysm repair, Michael Nooromid, MD

Strategies for and Practical Issues in Nutrition Support of Critically Ill Patients, Jessica Latona, MD

Expanding Access to Transplant using Organs from Donors with Hepatitis C, Jaime M. Glorioso, MD

Rethinking the Role of Bariatric Surgery: Who Is A Candidate in 2021?, Talar Tatarian, MD

MRI Guided Radiation Therapy (MRgRT) As Transformative Technology, Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO

Colon Cancer Screening: Past, Present and an Interesting Future, Benjamin Philllips, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Multimodality Therapy for Esophageal Cancer: Current and Future State, Tyler Grenda, MD

Presentations from 2020

TAVR Update, John Entwistle, MD, PhD


Residency Recruitment: Changes and Challenges, Karen A. Chojnacki, MD, FACS

Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment, Stefania E. Nolano, DO, FACOS, FACS

Preventing Blood Failure in Trauma Patients, George Koenig, DO, FACS

Surgical Science: Can Be Done, Should Be Done, Dorry Segev, MD PhD

Dynamic Duo: A New Spin on Treatment for Strategies for Heart Failure, Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili and Amy Throckmorton

On Point, Scott W. Cowan, MD

Jefferson Strategic Ventures: An Update, Rajesh Aggarwal

Donahue Lecture, Steven Strasberg

Palliative Medicine Consultation Trigger in the Surgical ICU, John Liantonio, MD, MBA, HMDC and Joshua A. Marks, MD, FACS


Teaching Primer for Clinicians, Nina Mingioni, MD, FACP

Nina Braunwald, MD (1928-1992), Emily J. Papai, MS4

Clinical Documentation Improvement Program: Common CC/MCC & Top Queries For Surgery, Charles Yeo, MD

Department of Surgery: Year in Review & Town Hall, Charles Yeo, MD

Surgical Endoscopy in 2020: Managing Old Problems in New Ways, Megan Lundgren, MD

Physician Wellness: Where are we and where are we headed?, Brock Hewitt, MD

Reconstruction of Lower Extremity Trauma, Matthew Jenkins, MD

Gibbon Portrait Unveiling, Charles J. Yeo, MD

Futurology and Surgery, Kulvir Nandra, MD

Total Neoadjuvant Therapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer, Jonathan Stem, MD

Carotid Artery Revascularization, Dawn Salvatore, MD

Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD

Department of Surgery Town Hall, Charles Yeo, MD; Francesco Palazzo, MD; Andrea DelMastro; Kelly Austin; Alliric Willis, MD; Ernest Rosato, MD; and Karen Chojnacki, MD

Current Management of the Axilla in the Treatment of Breast Cancer, Melissa Lazar, MD, FACS

Updates in Pre-Admission Testing, Catriona Harrop, MD, FACP, SFHM

Evaluations of Surgical Faculty and Housestaff by Students: Using Evaluations to Improve the Learning Environment, John Spandorfer, MD

Operative Management of Liver Injury, Murray Cohen

Making it Real: Clinical 3D Printing and Surgical Planning at Jefferson, Robert S. Pugliese

Bariatric Update: SADI-S Single Anastomosis Duodenoileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy, Renee Tholey, MD

Presentations from 2019

Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation for Chronic GERD, Francesco Palazzo, MD, FACS

Ethics, Science, and Medical Apartheid - Six Lessons from History, Robert Perkel, MD

8th Annual Philip E. Donahue MD Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Disease: Surgery for Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors, Charles Yeo, MD

Patient Centered Critical Care: A SWOT Analysis, Karyn L. Butler, MD

Department of Surgery Recent Past & Future Town Hall, Charles Yeo, MD

Practice, Policy, Public Reporting, & Patient Engagement: Learning from the Venous Thromboembolism Example, Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, FACS

A Swan Song: Advances in Hemodynamic Monitoring, Jessica Latona, MD

Current Trends in Minimally Invasive Surgery, and the Impact Upon Surgical Training, Andrew Brown, MD

Appendicitis in 2019, Allison A. Aka, MD

How low can we go? In search of the transfusion threshold in neonates undergoing surgery, Katerina Dukleska, MD

Management of Diverticulitis in 2019, David McKeown, MD

Morbidity and Mortality Committee: How We Forgive and Remember in 2019, Adam P. Johnson, MD, MPH

Code Red: Battling the Plague of Gun Violence, Charles Yeo, MD

Massive Transfusions: A Historical Review and Discussion of Contemporary Practice, Ehyal Shweiki, MD, MS, FACS

The Modern Mastectomy, Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD

Robotic Hernia Surgery, Roy Sandau, MD

Presentations from 2018

Joeann Guthrey Taylor Fraser: Trailblazing Nurse in a New Profession, Charles A. Rowland, MSN, CRNP and Joanne P. Formicola, RN

The 8th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture: The Importance of Handoffs, Scott W. Cowan, MD

Reversal Agents for DOACs: Integration into Clinical Practice, Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FSVM, FHM

7th Annual Philip E. Donahue MD Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Diseases: Controversies in Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Aurora D. Pryor, MD, FACS

TJUH Department of Surgery Opioid Reduction Toolkit, Megan Lundgren, MD

Two Giants: W.W. Keen and John Chalmers DaCosta, Charles Yeo, MD, FACS

EOLIA Trial: ECMO in Lung Injury for ARDS, Nicholas C. Cavarocchi, MD, FACS, FCCP

Mindfulness and the Power of Awareness, Michael Weinstein, MD, MBE, MPH

Department of Surgery Town Hall Meeting, Charles Yeo, MD

William Stewart Halsted: Our Surgical Legacy, John L. Cameron, M.D.

Innovation in the Treatment of the Thoracic Aorta and Dissection, Allan Stewart, MD, FACS, FACC

GENERATION 5 High Sensitivity Troponin, John Entwistle, MD, PhD

Clinical Database to Prospective Clinical Trial - A 'New' Paradigm for Bench to Bedside?, Adam C. Berger, MD, FACS

2018 John H. Gibbon Jr. Lecture: Cancer Clinical Trials - A Surgeon's Perspective, Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD

Historical Vignette: Gerald J. Marks, M.D., FACS - Founder of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Theresa Yeo, PhD, MPH, ACNP

How to Leverage Social Media to Disseminate Science, Promote Public Health, and Build Your Professional Network, Heather Logghe, MD

Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Pheochromocytoma, Quan-Yang Duh, MD

An Overview of Research Programs at the Jefferson Center of Injury Research and Prevention with Program Showcase in Commercial Driver Fatigue, Stanton Miller, MD, MPH, FACS

General Surgery Residents Have Never Been Better, Amy J. Goldberg MD

Departmental Update: The Best of 2017 & On to 2018, Charles Yeo

Optimizing the Patient for Surgery: 2018 Update, Geno J. Merli

Presentations from 2017

Genealogy of the Department of Surgery: A History Lesson from 1824 to 1882, Charles Yeo

Therapy of Abdominal Adhesions, Joel Rosenbloom MD

Burn Management, William Hughes MD

Innovation, Health Systems and Patient Care, Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FRCS, FACS

American College of Surgeons: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, Scott W. Cowan, MD

7th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality: "Future Quality: The Training of the Surgeon-Revisited", John L. Tarpley, MD, FWACS, FACS

Complex Perianal and Perineal Fistulas: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future, Jonathan E. Efron, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgery: History, Utility and Examples, Charles Yeo, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery: The Year in Review and Integration 2.0 (2016-2017 The last week of the fiscal year), Charles Yeo, MD, FACS