Presentations from 2015

Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: The Life & Times of Dr. Thomas Mütter, Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

The 4th Annual Philip E. Donahue, M.D. Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Disease: Surgery for Chronic Pancreatitis: of Guillotines and Islets, Jeffrey B. Matthews, M.D.

Alcohol Withdrawal Guidelines, Lex Denysenko, MD, FAPM

Generosity Heals, Chad Gobel

Lung Cancer Screening, Nathaniel R. Evans III, M.D., FACS, FCCP

Mechanical Cardiac Assist: Past, Present and Future, Rohinton J. Morris, MD, FACS

Severe Sepsis UPDATE Expanding the TJUH Sepsis Bundle, Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM

Surgery and Do-Not-Resuscitate: An Oxymoron? High Risk Surgery towards the End of Life, Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM

Surgical Decision-Making: Right & Wrong, Keith D. Lillemoe, MD

Time Out: Documentation Counts, Kathleen Shindle, RN, BSN, CCDS

Patient Blood Management: “Changing the Transfusion Paradigm”, Jonathan H. Waters, MD

Sub-specialization in Surgery: The Yellow Brick Road?, Kenric M. Murayama, MD, FACS

Intestinal Failure Rehabilitation v Transplantation, Ashesh P. Shah, MD

Should we still be doing Heart Transplants? Transplantation in the Era of the Machines, Linda Bogar, MD

Application of Public Health Methodologies to the Disease of Injury: The Surgeon and Public Health, Stanton Miller, MD, MPH, FACS

The Dalian-Jefferson Connection: Building a Relationship in China, Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Rapid Identification of Microorganisms to Enhance Clinical Care, Amity L. Roberts, PhD, D(ABMM)

Current Trends in Obesity Management, David S. Tichansky, MD, FACS

Colon Anastomotic Healing: Can We Do Better?, Adrian Barbul, MD, FACS

Presentations from 2014

4th Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture: Evaluation of the Surgical Care Improvement Project: Lessons Learned and Future Directions, Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS

2014 Wolfson Memorial Lecture: Mentoring-Notes from the Trenches, Kevin P. Lally, MD, MS

Speak Up About Hand Hygiene, Amanda D. Melendez, BS, MPH, CIC

The 3rd Annual Philip E. Donahue, M.D. Lectureship in Benign Gastrointestinal Diseases: The Evolving Role of Surgery in Patients with Crohn Disease and Chronic Ulcerative Colitis, John H. Pemberton, MD

Surgery and Global Health, Melanie K. Sion, MD

Update on Affordable Care Act and Healthy Pennsylvania, Charles Yeo, MD, FACS

Concise Update on Perioperative DVT/PE Prophylaxis in the Surgical Patient, Geno J. Merli, MD

A History Lesson from 1824 to the Present: 190 Years, Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

The Modern Mastectomy, Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD, FACS

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Surgical Management, Raja M. Flores, MD

Teaching Professionalism: For Us, For Them or Just the LCME, Gerald A. Isenberg, MD

2014 John H. Gibbon Jr. Lecture: Surgical Game Theory, David W. McFadden, MD, MBA, FACS

Management of Arterial Graft Infections, Keith Calligaro, MD

Introduction of a Multi-Center Study to Enhance Perioperative Teaching, Cheryl I. Anderson, RN, BSN, MSA

The Evolving Endocrine Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer, Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, FACP

Presentations from 2013

The 3rd Annual Lady Grace Revere Osler Lecture in Surgical Quality, Henry A. Pitt, MD


Surgeon-Influenced Variables in Rectal Cancer Surgery, Steven Wexner, MD

The 2nd Annual Philip E. Donahue, M.D. Lectureship in Benin Gastrointestinal Diseases: “Understanding Barrett’s Esophagus: The Impact of Surgical Perceptions”, Jeffrey H. Peters, MD

“Writers Workshop – How to Write a Paper for Publication”, Charles J. Yeo


Templeton Grand Rounds: "Tracheal Surgery", Douglas J. Mathisen, MD

A Historic Grand Rounds, 60 Years After the First Successful Use of Dr. Gibbon's Heart-Lung Machine on May 6, 1953: "Fond Memories", Herbert E. Cohn, MD

John H. Gibbon Jr., MD Grand Rounds “The Miracle of Transplantation", Nancy L. Ascher, MD, PhD, FACS

Mini-Grand Rounds "Health Care 101- My Baker's Dozen List of 2013: Topics and Lessons", Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Surgical Palliative Care, Geoffrey Dunn, MD, FACS