Presentations from 2024

PhilaTRANQia: A Primer on Philadelphia's Rising Xylazine Epidemic, Sami Tannouri, MD

Case of the Finger Hematoma, Geno J. Merli, MD

Presentations from 2023

Event Response Options, Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Impact of Continuous-Flow Mechanical Circulatory Support on Cerebrospinal Fluid Motility, Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili, MD, FACS

The Impact of Surgeon Workload on Pregnancy Outcomes, Talar Tatarian, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Ascites in the Non-Cirrhotic Patient, Kenneth Andreoni MD

The (Finally) Recognized Need for Surgical Advocacy, Ross F. Goldberg, MD, FACS

Prehabilitation in Thoracic Surgery, John D. Jacob. MD

Utilizing a Robotic Platform for Emergency General Surgery Cases – Is There Real Value or Are We Just Jumping on the Bandwagon?, Jessica Latona, MD

Centimeters, Micrometers, Molecules: Implementation of Clinical Imaging in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer, Matthias M. Gaida, MD

Moving from FIRST to THIRD: Building a National Platform for Surgical Education Trials, Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS, FACS

5,000 Laparoscopic Fundoplications Later: What Did I Learn?, Lee Swanstrom, MD, FASGE, FACS, FRCSEng

Emergency Intraoperative Consults, Paul DiMuzio, MD, MBA

Implementation of Service Protocols: Experience with the "Gross Surgery Trainee Handbook", Avinoam Nevler, MD

CAUTI Prevention: New Workflows Across the Jefferson Enterprise, Scott W. Cowan, MD, FACS and Maria Vacca, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Operations Optimization Committee (COOC) and the "10 Commandments", Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Surgical and Medical Luminaries: Gross, Halsted, DaCosta, Blalock and Osler, Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Management of Penetrating Carotid Artery Injury, Radu Alexandru Nedelcoviciu, MD, FACS

Will Dr. Robot Replace Human Surgeon?, Osama Shaheen

Unique Challenges in Surgical Treatment of Patients with Infective Endocarditis Due to Drug Use, Arnar Geirsson, MD

Proficiency in Surgery: We Don't Know What It Is, But We Know It When We See It, Keyur Patel, MD

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Navigating a Crowded Space, Lindsay Lynch, MD

Endovascular or Open? The Ongoing Debate in the Management of CLTI, Prashanth Palvannan, MD, MPH

Microaggressions and Implicit Bias in Surgical Training, Lisa A. Bevilacqua, MD

Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Adrienne Christopher, MD

Therapeutic Care Goals: Is Attaching Concordance Among Providers and Patients Possible?, Timothy M. Pawlik, MD, PhD, MPH, MTS, MBA

The Transplant Landscape: A Global Perspective, Peter Altshuler, MD

Patient Blood Management: Essentials in the Perioperative Patient, Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP. FASA

Surgical Innovations in the Treatment of Aortic Aneurysm, Babak Abai, MD, FACS, FSVS

Application of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Surgery, John Eisenbrey, PhD and George Koenig, DO

Colorectal Cancer: Update on Mismatch Repair Deficient Tumors, Andrew Morgan, MD

Contemporary Management of Type B Aortic Dissections, Michael Nooromid, MD

Vascular Medicine Potpourri, Geno J. Merli, MD

Presentations from 2022

A Focus on Feedback, Olugbenga Okusanya, MD, FACS

Evolution of Esophageal Cancer Surgery, Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD, FACS, FCCP

Fixing Problems that Bother You in Healthcare, Michael J. Englesbe, MD

Taking Advantage of How Adults Learn, David Powell, MD

Surgical Lifeline: A Surgeon's Framework for the Unplanned Intraoperative Consultation, Francesco Palazzo, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Acute Support: Impella Temporary LVAD System and ECMO, Howard T. Massey, MD

An Einstein Medical Center-TJUH Care Evaluation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Stanton B. Miller, MD, MPH, FACS

Examining the Root Causes of Surgical Complications Through the Lens of the Microbiome, John C. Alverdy, MD, FACS, FSIS

Management of Open Abdomen, Anirudh Kohli, MD, FACS

Postoperative Gastric Point of Care Ultrasound - New Technology/New Utility, Benjamin Phillips, MD, FACS, FASCRS

CODE RED: Battling the Plague of Gun Violence, Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Paraesophageal Hernia, Olugbenga Okusanya, MD, FACS

Disparities and Outcome Research in Cancer: What? How? Why?, Alliric I. Willis, MD, MSPH, FACS

Defining Better in Surgery: Clinical Trials In Surgical Technique, Richard Zheng

The Evolution of Thoracic Surgery and its' Endoscopic Adjuncts, Nkosi Alvarez

Ergonomics and the Modern Surgeon, Thomas O'Malley

An Evolution in the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Alicja Zalewski, MD

The Surgeon's Laboratory, Joel D. Cooper, MD

The Evolution of Breast Surgery, Steven Woodward, MD

Mentorship in Surgery, Courtney L. Devin

Trauma Survivorship, David H. Livingston, MD, FACS

Translational Investigation: Asking the Right Questions, Wilbur Bowne and Adam E. Snook

Open Posterior Component Separation and Transversus Abdominis Release in Ventral Hernia Repair, Andrew Newman, MD

Ethics of Thoracic Organ Transplantation in Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD), John Entwistle, MD, PhD

5th of November Fire Disaster Sierra Leone, William B. Hughes, MD

Presentations from 2021

Case of the Prolonged INR and Spinal Surgery, Geno J. Merli, MD

Breast Cancer Management in the Elderly Patient, Kristin L. Brill, MD, FACS

Tomorrow, Tomorrow... Always a Day Away, Ashesh P. Shah, MD

Endoscopic robotic mitral valve repair with percutaneous cannulation - Time to level up, T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA

COVID-19: The Safety Moment of Modern Healthcare, Jonathan Gleason, MD

Large Bowel Obstruction, Gerald A. Isenberg, MD

A Video is Worth a Thousand Operative Notes, Justin B. Dimick, MD, MPH

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