CONFERENCE AGENDA

Friday Schedule

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm   |    Annual Meeting   

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm   |    MEACS Round Table Discussion & Social    

Saturday Schedule

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM   |    Open time with exhibitors   

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM   |   Emergencies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Maria Michailidou, MD)   

8:35 AM - 9:20 AM   |    ABS Continuous Certification Update  (Anne Larkin, MD)

9:25 AM - 9:55 AM   |    Complex Hernia Management  (Tom Brady, MD)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM |   Stretch Break with Exhibitors

10:35 AM - 11:20 AM |   5 Things a Surgeon Needs to Know About Mental Wellness (Greg Marley, LCSW)  

11:25 AM - 11:55 AM |    Commission on Cancer Update (Tim Fitzgerald, MD)  

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM  |   Short Break to Grab Lunch   

 

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM   |    KEYNOTE LUNCHEON SPEAKER 

American College of Surgeons Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Dr. Valerie Rusch, MD, FACS

President, ACS  |  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM   |   Stretch Break with Exhibitors

 

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM   |    Resident Research 

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM  |  Long-Term Outcomes of Visceral Stenting and Analysis of In-Stent Restenosis Duplex Velocity Criteria  (Aaron Barnes, MD and Nik Zacharias, MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock)

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM   |   The Role of IGFBP2 in Bone Loss after Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Alison Pletch, MD, Maine Medical Center)

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM   |   Impact of Weather, Prehospital Conditions and Prehospital Time on Trauma Patient Mortality in Maine (Obieze Nwanna-Nzewunwa, MBBS, MS, Maine Medical Center)

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM   |   The Cost of Frailty in Complex GI Surgery: It’s About the Complication (Joseph Mack, MD, Maine Medical Center)

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