General Surgery Core Curriculum Lectures



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Schedule

Date​Session Title​Discussion Topics​Speaker
10/26/2020​No Conference
11/2/2020Cold Injury1) Hypothermia
2) Frostbite
Anne Wagner, M.D.
11/9/2020Perioperative Care I - PainPainKyle Marshall, M.D.
11/16/2020​No Conference - Lilly Lectureship
11/23/2020​No Conference - Thanksgiving Week​
11/30/2020Perioperative Care II - Fluids & ElectrolytesFluids and ElectrolytesRobert McIntyre, M.D.
12/7/2020Perioperative Care III - Infection1) Antibiotics Stop It Trial
2) Prophylaxis
3) Mechanical Bowel Prep
4) Invasive Fungal Infection
Lisa Ferringo, M.D.
12/14/2020Perioperative Care IV - Cardiopulmonary1) Periop Pulmonary Risk Assessment
2) Postoperative Care
3) Cardiac Assessment
4) BB / Statins / Bridge Anticoagulation
Robert McIntyre, M.D.
12/21/2020​No Conference - Holiday Break​
12/28/2020​No Conference - Holiday Break​
Date​Session Title​Discussion Topics​Speaker
7/6/2020​No Conference - 4th of July Observed
7/13/2020​No Conference, General Surgery Residency Grand Rounds
7/20/2020Opioid Prescriptions1) Overview of the Opioid Epidemic
2) Current Opioid Prescribing Practices within our Surgical Residency
3) Best Practices in Opioid Prescribing​
Victoria Huynh, M.D., and
Joshua Billings, M.D.​
Ultrasound Procedures​​1) Principles
2) FAST
3) ECHO
Nicole Werner, M.D.​
7/27/2020Trauma I1) Arterial Injuries: Use of Tourniquets, ABIs
2) Indications and Timing of Fasciotomy
3) Indication for Shunt
4) Mangled Extremity
John Eun, M.D.
Trauma II1) Initial Assessment of the Trauma Patient
2) Airway Management
3) CXR, Pelvic X-ray, eFAST/DPL
4) C Spine Clearance
5) Indications and Use CTS
Robert McIntyre, Jr., M.D.​
8/3/2020Trauma III1) EDT
2) Indications for Thoracotomy
3) Operative Management of Cardiopulmonary Injuries
4) Rib Fracture Plating
Fred Pieracci, M.D.
Trauma IV1) TBI Management Principles (AANS Guidelines)
2) Penetrating Neck Injury
3) BCVI
4) Penetrating Chest Injury, Transmediastinal Wounds
5) Hemo-Pneumothorax VATS
Eric Campion, M.D.
8/10/2020Trauma V1) Penetrating Abdominal Injury GSW vs Stab Wounds (Abdominal vs Thoracoabdominal), Work up, Indications for Operation
2) Management of Colon/Rectal Injuries - When to Repair/Resect/Anastomose vs Divert
3) Retroperitoneal Hematoma
4) Diaphragm
5) Laparoscopy?
Juan-Pablo Idrovo, M.D.
Trauma VI1) Blunt Abdominal Trauma
2) NOM Solid Organ Injuries Especially Liver and Spleen
3) Operative Management Liver Spleen
4) Intra-Abdominal Hypertension and Compartment Syndrome
5) Closing the Open Abdomen
6) Component Separation
Catherine Velopulos, M.D.
8/17/2020Trauma VIIPelvic Fracture Hemorrhage: Management of the Unstable Patient (Binder, REBOA, Embolization, Elvic Packing, R/O other Sources)Ernest Moore, M.D.
Trauma VIII1) Damage Control Resuscitation
2) Damage Control Surgery (When, Why, How)
3) Massive Transfusion Protocol - Indications, Ratios, TEG
4) Antifibfinolytics, TXA
5) When to Return to OR
Jonathan Meizoso, M.D.
8/24/2020Critical Care I - Shock/Sepsis1) 4 Types of Shock (Cardiogenic, Septic, Neurogenic, Hypovolemic)
2) Transfusion Triggers But Not Massive Transfusion Protocol
3) Sepsis Guideline, Definitions, Quality Metrics
4) Monitoring with PAC-Just Basics
Franklin Wright, M.D.
Critical Care II - Infections1) Primarily Intra-Abdominal Infection, SIS Antibiotic Guidelines 2010
2) Soft Tissue Infection, MRSA
3) C Dif Colitis
4) CLABSI
5) VAP
Lisa Ferrigno, M.D.
8/31/2020Critical Care III - Organ Failure I1) Acute Respiratory Failure
2) Initial Ventilator Setting
3) Weaning
4) Multiple Organ Failure (Definition, Causes and Outcomes from MSOF)
Lauren Steward, M.D.
Critical Care IV - Nutrition1) Parenteral, Enteral (Feed Open Abdomen)
2) Tube Complications (Tube-Feeding Types)
3) TPN and Enteral Nutrition
4) Evidence-Based Feeding Protocols (Prokinetics, Diarrhea, Probiotics)
Ryan Lawless, M.D.
9/7/2020​No Conference - Labor Day
9/14/2020​No Conference - Schultz Lectureship
9/21/2020Critical Care V- Organ Failure II1) Acute Respiratory Failure
2) Initial Ventilator Setting
3) Weaning
4) Multiple Organ Failure (Definition, Causes and Outcomes from MSOF)
Jamie Colman, M.D.
9/28/2020Critical Care VI - VTE/Anticoagulation1) VTE Prophylaxis
2) PE
3) NOAC
4) HIT
Robert McIntyre, M.D.
10/5/2020​No Conference - American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
10/12/2020Burn and Wound Care Management I1) Burn Care
2) Inhalation Injury, CO Poisoning
3) Wound Management
Arek Wiktor, M.D.
10/19/2020Burn and Wound Care Management II1) SJS/TENS
2) Chemical Injury
3) Electrical Injury
4) Friction Burns
Patrick Duffy, M.D.