Advances in Minimally Invasive General Surgery (MIGS) Symposium
The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery Advances in Minimally Invasive General Surgery Symposium will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023. The symposium will take place at the GMS 1097 Classroom in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center, MCW-Green Bay campus, located at 161 Reid Street, De Pere, WI 54115.
Physicians and APPs, including:
- Surgeons (general surgeons, thoracic surgeons, surgical residents and fellows)
- Primary care providers
- Advanced practice providers and other allied health professionals
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Cite the national recommendations for the management of choledocholithiasis
- Describe the indications, contraindications, side effects, and outcomes of newly approved medications for the treatment of obesity, to their peers and patients
- Describe the surgical approach options and mesh repair options for hernias, with consideration to patient preference, cost-effectiveness, outcomes, and evidence-based guidelines
The symposium will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Please see below for the program schedule or view the full program agenda as a PDF here.
Saturday, September 23 Program Agenda
|9:00 AM||Registration and Breakfast|
|10:00 AM||Welcome and Initiation||Jon C. Gould, MD, MBA|
|10:00 AM||Anti-reflux Mucosectomy for GERD||Michael B. Ujiki, MD|
|10:20 AM||The Utility of EndoFLIP in Foregut Surgery||Seyed Arshia Arshad, MD|
|10:40 AM||Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation - Not your Father's Angelchik||Jon C. Gould, MD, MBA|
|11:00 AM||Updates in Per Oral Endoscopy Myotomy (POEM)||Jeffrey M. Marks, MD|
Inguinal Hernia Repair - Overview of Pros and Cons of Open,
|Shanley Deal, MD|
|12:20 PM||Surgical Mesh: An Overview of Mesh Characteristics and Uses||Kathleen L. Lak, MD|
|12:40 PM||Techniques and Advances in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction||Wen Hui Tan, MD|
|1:00 PM|| Contaminated Fields, Loss of Domain, EC fistulas, and Other|
Difficult Abdominal Wall Problems
|Matthew I. Goldblatt, MD|
|1:45 PM||Refreshment Break|
|2:00 PM|| Lap Common Bile Duct Exploration for Surgeons -|
SpyGlass(TM) and More
|Andrew S. Kastenmeier, MD|
|2:20 PM||An Overview of Obesity Medications for Surgeons||Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD|
|2:40 PM|| How the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative Improved|
|Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MSc, MBA|
|3:00 PM||Endoscopic Bariatric Surgery and Stoma Reduction||Michael B. Ujiki, MD|
The symposium will take place at the GMS 1097 Classroom in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center, MCW-Green Bay campus, located at 161 Reid Street, De Pere, WI 54115.
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING: MCW-Green Bay is located in the Gehl-Mulva Science Center, labeled #4 on the below map. Parking is available in lot P2. Please enter at the main entrance in the middle of the building, which faces the P2 parking lot.
MCW-GREEN BAY MAP: MCW-Green Bay, Parking & Entrance Map.pdf
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Visit the Discover Green Bay webpage for a guide to local resources including hotels. Attendees are directed to book their own accommodations as necessary if they are traveling to the area; a room block is not available for this event.
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Seyed Arshia Arshad, MD
Shanley Deal, MD
Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD
Kathleen Lak, MD
Wen Hui Tan, MD
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.
Amir Ghaferi, MD, MSc, MBA
Matthew Goldblatt, MD
Jon Gould, MD, MBA
Andrew Kastenmeier, MD
Jeffrey Marks, MD
Michael Ujiki, MD
ACCME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
HOURS OF PARTICIPATION FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 5.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 5.25 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
This event is funded in part by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment.
The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) is a statewide health improvement philanthropy propelling promising work and ideas in health research, health care education, and community health initiatives to improve health and advance health equity in Wisconsin today, and for generations to come. Established by the Medical College of Wisconsin to steward a generous gift from Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin, AHW has invested more than $330 million in nearly 560 projects since 2004.
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