APDS 2022 CME - Evaluation Form

Association of Program Directors in Surgery 2022 Annual Meeting May 5 - 7 | San Antonio, Texas;


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AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learning Objective 1 – Have a better understanding of surgical education principles
  • Learning Objective 2 – Better evaluate program compliance related to resident autonomy, skills, credentialling, and independent decision-making
  • Learning Objective 3 – Implement systemic approach to diversity, cultural awareness, and lessons of mentorship
  • Learning Objective 4 – Incorporate a stronger focus on research and patient outcomes measurement
  • Learning Objective 5 – Install in residents competency, confidence, and autonomy

As a participant of this educational activity, I am claiming    hours of CME Credit.


1. Overall, how would you rate this educational activity? 5 4 3 2 1
2. Program topics and content met the stated objectives. 5 4 3 2 1
3. Content was relevant to my educational needs. 5 4 3 2 1
4. Educational format was conducive to learning. 5 4 3 2 1
5. This activity has improved my competence. 5 4 3 2 1
6. This activity will improve my performance. 5 4 3 2 1
7. This activity will enhance my communication skills. 5 4 3 2 1
8. This activity will improve patient outcomes. 5 4 3 2 1
9. This activity will improve processes of care and/or healthcare system performance. 5 4 3 2 1
10. Program was free of commercial bias. Yes No
If “no”, please explain instances of commercial bias:

11. How could this educational activity be enhanced?

12. List a minimum of two things you are going to change as a result of what you have learned.
13. Describe the barriers anticipated when implementing the above changes.
14. Do you have any suggestions for future topics?
15. Additional Comments



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American College of Surgeons and the Association of Program Directors in Surgery. The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The American College of Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The focus of the program is to provide a forum for individuals involved in surgical education to seek new approaches and creative solutions to problems and issues in medical education. To enhance understanding of changes and problems facing surgical residency programs in training surgical residents and medical students, and to improve management skills in this environment. DISCLOSURE INFORMATION


In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Please see the complete disclosure at the Registration Desk located outside the Texas Ballroom or online at apds.org.

Thursday, May 5th


12:15 pm Opening of the 41st Annual Meeting of the APDS (0.25)
Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, President of APDS, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Cary B. Aarons, MD, Program Chair, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1 2 3 4 5
12:30 pm APDS Panel Session I: Competency-Based Assessment (1.25)
Moderators: Britney Corey, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Jennifer LaFemina, MD, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
1 2 3 4 5
The Theory and Principles: The UME Experience – Roy Phitayakorn, MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
The Tools of the Trade: Operative Assessment – Brian George, MD, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Clinical Assessment: Intro to EPAs as an Assessment Tool – Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEPH, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
The Implementation of EPAs and Its Challenges – Rebecca Minter, MD, FACS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1:45 pm APDS Paper Session I (1.25)
Moderators: Elisabeth Tracy, MD, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
Handel Robinson, MD, University of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1 2 3 4 5
(R) How Program Directors Understand General Surgery Resident Wellness
Darci Foote, MD, Julie Evans, BS, Tedi Engler, MS, Sophie Gutterman, BS, Alisha Lussiez, MD; University of Michigan
1 2 3 4 5
(R) Pregnancy During Surgical Training: Are Residency Programs Truly Supporting their Trainees?
Manuel Castillo-Angeles, MD, MPH1, Rachel Atkinson, MD1, Sarah Easter, MD1, Ankush Gosain, MD PhD2, Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH3, Zara Cooper, MD1, MSc, Eugene Kim, MD4, Erika Rangel, MD, MS1; Brigham and Women’s Hospital1, University of Tennessee Health Science Center2, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine3, Children’s Hospital Lost Angeles4
(R) What is a “Responsive” Residency Program?
(R) What is a “Responsive” Residency Program? Rachel Joung, MD1, Daniela Amortegui, MA1, Joshua Eng, PhD1, Kari Rosenkranz, MD2, Julie Johnson, PhD1, Karl Bilimoria, MD1, Yue-Yung Hu, MD1; Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center at Northwestern University1, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine2
(R) Gaps in Practice Management Skills After Training: A Qualitative Needs Assessment of Early Career Surgeons
Robert Sinyard, MD1, Anamika Veeramani, BS2, Eva Rouanet, MD3, Denise Gee, MD1, Kyla Terhune, MD4; Massachusetts General Hospital1, Harvard Medical School2, Brigham & Women's Hospital3, Vanderbilt University Medical Center4 (R) Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: An Analysis of Diversity Statements and Support of Special Interest Societies by General Surgery Residency Programs
Jorge Zarate Rodriguez, MD, Katharine Caldwell, Frances Avila-Soto, BS, Britta Han, MD, Francesca Dimou, MD, Michael Awad, MD, Bethany Sacks, MD; Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis
3:15 pm APDS Panel Session II: Effective Mentoring Across Differences (1.25)
Moderators: Tania Arora, MD, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Valentine Nfonsam, MD, MS, FACS, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1 2 3 4 5
Mentorship Needs of Residents from Diverse Backgrounds – Gezzer Ortega, MD, MPH, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Effective Models of Mentorship in Surgical Training – Lilah Morris-Wiseman, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Best Practices and Overcoming Challenges of Mentorship Programs in Surgical Training – Gordana Rasic, MD, MSc, Boston University, Boston, MA
Practical Advice for the Program Director and Faculty – Daniel Dent, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
4:30 pm APDS Paper Session II (1.25)
Moderators: Kari Rosenkranz, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Jason Kempenich, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
(R) Faculty Scoring of General Surgery Residency Interviewees: A Comparison of In-Person and Virtual Interview Formats
Tessa Lamberton, MD1, Christine Tung, MD1, Amy Kaji, MD2, Angela Neville, MD1, George Singer, MD1, Eric Simms, MD1, Yazmin Lona3, Christian de Virgilio, MD1; Department of Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine1, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center2, The Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center3
(R) Learning to SuRRF: Sustained Engagement and Increased Academic Productivity Over Two Years of a Resident-Led Virtual Laboratory
Donna Koo, MD, Dane Thompson, MD, Lyudmyla Demyan, MD, Colleen Nofi, DO, John Sadeghi, MD, Jaclyn Vialet, MLS, Vihas Patel, MD; Northwell - North Shore / LIJ General Surgery
(R) Becoming Effective Senior Surgical Trainees (BESST): Using Kirkpatrick’s Outcomes to Evaluate the Impact of a Non-Technical Skills Curriculum
Robert Sinyard, MD1, Alyssa Mazurek, MD1, Taylor Coe, MD1, Josue Chirinos, BS2, Matthew Mitchell, BS2, Denise Gee, MD1; Massachusetts General Hospital1, Harvard Medical School2
(R) Pulling Back from the Brink: A Multi-Pronged Approach to Address General Surgery Resident Clinical Work Hour Adherence
Rachael Acker, MD1, Robert A. Swendiman, MD2, Valerie L. Luks, MD1, Andrew N. Hanna, MD1, Cary Aarons, MD1; University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery1, University of Utah School of Medicine Division of Pediatric Surgery2
(R) Interprofessional Trauma Team Training: Leveraging Each Specialties’ Expertise to Teach Procedural-Based Skills
Kristen Jogerst, MD, MPH1, Douglas Cassidy, MD2, Taylor Coe, MD2, Derek Monetter, MD2, Dana Stearns, MD2, Denise Gee, MD2, Angela Chyn, DNP2, Emil Petrusa, PhD2, Noelle Saillant, MD2, Kimo Takayesu2; Mayo Clinic Arizona1, Massachusetts General Hospital2
(R) Entry in Resident Competition
5:45 pm APDS Medical Student Research Forum (1.0) Moderators: Thomas Carver, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Joon Shim, MD, Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY
1 2 3 4 5
A Comparison of Faculty and Resident Perceptions of Outstanding Educator Qualities
Neha Sharma, BA, Emily Steinhagen, MD, Jeffrey Marks, MD, John Ammori, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
GlobalSurgBox: A Portable Surgical Simulator for Surgical Trainees
Courtney Mangham, BA1, Michael Kirsch, MD, MS2, Jay Pal, MD, PhD2, Yihan Lin, MD, MPH2, University of Colorado School of Medicine1, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus2
Medication Errors as a Marker of Resident Competency
Oswaldo Subillaga, BA, Kenneth Lynch, PhD, David Harrington, MD, Ashlie Haas-Rodriguez, BS, Thomas Miner, MD, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Curriculum Comparison of Graduates from Integrated Vascular Surgery Residencies versus Vascular Surgery Fellowships
Niteesh Sundaram, MS1, Elizabeth Andraska, MD1, Ceyda Bertram, MD2, Silviu Marica, MD2, Jean Miner, MD2, Anne Rizzo, MD2, Lawrence Sampson, MD2, Burt Cagir, MD2, University of Pittsburgh1, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital2

Friday, May 6th


8:00 am APDS Paper Session III (1.25)
Moderators: Brian Smith, MD, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA
Mary Katherine Kimbrough, MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
1 2 3 4 5
American College of Surgeons Objective Assessment of Skills in Surgery (ACS OASIS): A Formative Assessment of Junior Residents
Mohsen Shabahang, MD1, Brian Daley, MD2, Ebondo Mpinga, MD1, Ranjan Sudan, MD3, Areti Tillou, MD4, Patrice Blair, MPH5, Yoon Soo Park, PhD, Pamela Lipsett, MD6, Benjamin Jarman, MD7, Ajit Sachdeva, MD5; Wellspan Health1, UT Knoxville2, Duke University3, UCLA4, American College of Surgeons5, Johns Hopkins University6, Gundersen Lutheran7 Objective Results from the Laparoscopy In Biliary Exploration Research and Training Initiative (LIBERTI)
Katherine Aguirre, PhD, Brian Davis, MD; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Should Robotic Surgery Training Become a General Surgery Residency Requirement? A National Survey of Program Directors in Surgery
Paula Porras, MD, Sonam Kapadia, MD, George Singer, MD, Angela Neville, MD Yetasook, MD, Christine Dauphine, MD; Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Validity Evidence for ENTRUST as an Assessment of Surgical Decision-Making for the Inguinal Hernia Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA)
Cara Liebert, MD1, Edward Melcer, PhD2, Oleksandra Keehl, MS2, Hyrum Eddington, BS1, Amber Trickey, PhD1, Melissa Lee, BA1, Jason Tsai, MS2, Fatyma Camacho, MS2, Sylvia Bereknyei Merrell, DrPH1, James Korndoffer, MD1, Dana Lin, MD1; Stanford School of Medicine1, University of California- Santa Cruz2
A Multi-Institutional Evaluation of Surgical Assessments Developed to Differentiate Resident Skills Across Post-Graduate Training Levels
Nizamuddin Shaikh, MBBS, Vicky Yeh, PhD, Mohamed Baloul, MBBS, Avantika Lakshmi Narasimhan, MBBS, David Farley, MD, Jonathan D’Angelo, PhD, Mariela Rivera MD; Mayo Clinic
9:15 am APDS Panel Session III: Change Management: Matching Leadership Strategy to the Challenge (1.50)
Moderators:Rahul Anand, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Stephanie Nitzschke, MD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1 2 3 4 5
The Start Up: How to Build Excellence from the Ground Up – Kevin Pei, MD, MHSEd, FACS, Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, IN
The Turnaround: Pulling Back from the Brink – Hugh Lindsey, MD, Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI
Changing Directions: Realigning the Mission – Kristen Conrad-Schnetz, DO, Cleveland Clinic South Pointe, Warrensville, OH
Building on Success: Re-energizing and Growing an Already Successful Program – Christina E. Bailey, MD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
The Alum: Handing Over the Reins to the Next PD – Amit Joshi, MD, FACS, Cooper Medical School, Camden, NJ
10:40 am Break
10:55 am APDS Presidential Address (1.0)
Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Introduction by Benjamin Jarman, MD, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, LaCrosse, WI
1 2 3 4 5
12:00 pm APDS Luncheon Workshops – Session 1 (box lunch provided) (1.0)
1 2 3 4 5
Implementing Entrustable Professional Activities in General Surgery training programs: Lessons learned from the American Board of Surgery EPA pilot
George Sarosi, MD1, Jacob Greenbarg, MD2, Brianne Nickel, MA3, John Mellinger, MD4; University of Florida1, Augusta University2, Indiana University3, American Board of Surgery4
Best Practices for Using SCORE in Your Residency Program
Amit Joshi, MD1, Mark Hickey, MA2; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University1, SCORE2
How to incorporate an Ergonomics Curriculum into a surgical training program's well-being initiatives
Marion Henry, MD1, Geeta Lal, MD2, A. Alfred Chahine, MD3; University of Chicago1, University of Iowa2, Emory University3
Roll the Tape: Harnessing the Power of Trauma Video Review to Evaluate and Improve Resident Technical and Non-Technical Skills in Trauma Resuscitation and Beyond
Caitlin Cook, MD1, Ryan Dumas, MD2, Yan Qi, MD1, Michael Vella, MD1; University of Rochester1, University of Texas Southwestern2
Identifying Champions to Initiate and Enrich Your Residency Communication Skills Training Program
Anna Newcomb, PhD, MSW1, Rachel Appelbaum, MD2, Jonathan Dort, MD1, Muneera Kapadia, MD3, Ryan Dumas, MD4; Inova1, Atrium Health Wake Forest2, University of North Carolina3, UT Southwestern4
Multidisciplinary Medical/Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Collaboration Fuels Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Mitigates Adverse Events, and Advances System Based Improvement
Keaton Joppru, MD, Benjamin Jarman, MD; Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
Want to Train Rural Surgeons: a Primer
David Borgstrom, MD; West Virginia University
1:00 pm APDS Luncheon Workshops – Session 2 (1.0)
1 2 3 4 5
Let’s Talk About EQIP! Lessons Learned from the 2021-2022 Launch
Amit Joshi, MD1, David Harrington, MD2, Valentine Nfonsam, MD3, Kathryn Kmiec4; Cooper Medical School1, Brown University2, University of Arizona3, Vanderbilt University4
The PACTS Case Exploration: A Peer-Coaching and Learning Experience to Develop Culturally Dexterous Surgical Skills
Gezzer Ortega, MD, MPH1, Rachel Atkinson, MD1, Rachel Seiler, MD2, Emma Reidy, MPH1; Brigham and Women’s Hospital1; Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation2
“Managing up”: Approaching Mentoring from a Mentee’s Perspective
Amy Han, MD, Talia Burneikis, MD, Judith French, PhD; Cleveland Clinic
The Whiteboard Timeout: Utilizing Whiteboards as a Tool to Enhance Resident Learning
Alexa Griffiths, MD, Arony Sung, MD, Rebecca Rhee, MD; Maimonides Medical Center
EPAs in the training of residents and fellows: what you need to know from a pilot study
Rana Higgins, MD, FACS1, Brianne Nickel, MA2, Farah Husain, MD, FACS3, Yewande Alimi, MD4, Tiffany Tanner, MD5, Abhishek Parmar, MD, FACS, Jacob Greenberg, MD, FACS6; Medical College of Wisconsin1, Indiana University2, Oregon Health and Science University3, Georgetown University4, University of Nebraska Medical Center5, Medical College of Georgia6
FLS 2.0, The Validity Examination and Future of FLS: Implications for Program Directors
Neal Seymour, MD1, Melina Vassiliou, MD, MEd2, Allan Okrainec, MD, MHPE3, Maryam Wagner, PhD2, Carlos Gomez-Garibello, PhD2; UMass Chan Medical School- Baystate1, McGill University2, University of Toronto3
GlobalSurgBox: a portable surgical simulator workshop
Yihan Lin, MD, MPH1, Michael Kirsch, MD, MS1, Courtney Mangham, BS2; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus1, University of Colorado Medical School2
1:00 pm APDS Tools of the Trade Workshops (1.0 in place of Workshop Session 2)
Moderators: Paul Wise, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Michelle Brownstein, MD, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Resident as Teacher Program
Luise Pernar, MD, MHPE; Boston Medical Center
Lessons Learned Using Verification of Proficiencies (VOPs) for Resident Assessment in General Surgery Training
Rachel Jensen, MD1, LaDonna Kearse, MD1, Brittany Hasty, MD2, Edmund Lee, MD3, Tiffany Anderson, MD4, James Lau, MD2, Cara Liebert, MD1, Dana Lin, MD1;
Stanford University1, Loyola University Medical Center2, Inova3, University of Florida Gainesville4
ENTRUST Platform for Assessment of Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs)
Cara Liebert, MD1, Edward Melcer, PhD2, Oleksandra Keehl, MS2, Hyrum Eddington, BS1, Amber Trickey, PhD1, Melissa Lee, BA1, Jason Tsai, MS2, Fatyma Camacho, MS2, Sylvia Bereknyei Merrell, DrPH1, James Korndorffer, MD1, Dana Lin, MD1; Stanford School of Medicine1, University of California – Santa Cruz2
2:00 pm APDS Paper Session IV (1.25)
1 2 3 4 5
Diversity in the Leadership of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery: An Update
Tania Arora, MD1, Lilah Morris-Wiseman, MD2, Valentine Nfonsam, MD3, Daniel Dent, MD4; Augusta University at The Medical College of Georgia1, Johns Hopkins University2, University of Arizona3, University of Texas San Antonio4
Relationship Between Gender, Training Level and Goal Orientation Achievement Motivation: Implications for Learners and Faculty
Christa Balanoff, MD1, Ayobami Fatunmbi, MD2, Ingrid Woelfel, MD3, Cary Aarons, MD4, Bogdan Protyniak, MD5, Anip Joshi, MBBS6, Rebecca Henry PhD7, Rebecca Hoffman, MD2; University of Kansas Medical Center1, Geisinger Medical Center2, The Ohio State University3, University of Pennsylvania4, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center5, Bir Hospital6, Michigan State University7
Identifying Potential Attrition during the Residency Applicant Screening Process using a Situational Judgment Test
Ross Willis, PhD, Jason Kempenich, MD, Ronit Patnaik, MD, Daniel Dent, MD; UT Health San Antonio Examining Feedback at Scale: Identifying Levers for Improvement
Kayla Marcotte, MD1, Amy Holmstrom, MD2, Angela Thelen, MD3, Rebecca Gates, MD3, Brian George, MD3, Andrew Krumm, PhD1; University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Learning Health Sciences1, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery2, University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Surgery3
EQIP’s De-identification Strategy: An Innovative Model for Collaborative Databases
David Harrington, MD1, John Ciolkosz2, Shawn Murphy2, Tom Fise3, Valentine Nfonsam, MD4, Amit Joshi, MD5; Brown University1, TLI2, APDS3, University of Arizona4, Cooper Medical School5
3:15 am Break
3:30 pm APDS Keynote Address (1.0)
T.J. Douglas, Founder and CEO, The Urban Grape, Boston, MA
Introduction by Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
1 2 3 4 5
4:30 pm Presentation of Awards: Best Resident & Medical Student Papers; Best Tools of the Trade Workshop (0.25)
Cary B. Aarons, MD, Program Chair, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1 2 3 4 5

Saturday, May 7th


7:00 am Breakfast: ABS Update on EPA Project
8:00 am APDS Research Fund and EQIP Update (0.25)
Daniel Dent, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
David T. Harrington, MD, Brown University SOM/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
1 2 3 4 5
8:15 am APDS QuickShot Paper Session (1.25)
Moderators: Wade Douglas, MD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Angela Neville, MD, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
1 2 3 4 5
Deconstructing the roadmap to surgical residency: A national survey of residents illuminates factors associated with recruitment success as well as applicants’ needs and beliefs
Maria Baimas-George, MD1, Lynnette Schiffern, MD1, Hongmei Yang, PhD1, Caroline Reinke1, Steven Wexner, MD2, Brent Matthews1, MD, B. Lauren Paton; Atrium Health1, Cleveland Clinic Florida2
Implementation of Mentorship and Professionalism in Training (MAP-IT): A Professional Development Curriculum as a Tool to Address Burnout in Surgical Residents
Molly Kobritz, MD, Colleen Nofi, DO, Lyudmyla Demyan, MD, Vihas Patel, MD, Bilge Kalyon, MD; Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Understanding the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX): Which Osteopathic General Surgery Residency Applicants Will Score = 35th Percentile on The American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam (ABSITE)?
Soon Moon, DO1, Caitlin Finelli, DO1, Bhakti Chavan, Alyssa Pastorino, DO2, Michael Elrod, DO3, Constance Cashen, DO, Rodolfo Canos, DO, Kristen Conrad- Schnetz, DO1; Cleveland Clinic South Pointe1, OhioHealth Physician Group2, Grandview Hospital and Medical Center3
Implementation of a semi-structured interview process targeting non-technical skills for surgical training
Andrea Parker, MD, Michael Mwachiro, MBChB, Jennifer Kirui, Heath Many, MD, Elizabeth Mwachiro, MBChB, Robert Parker, MD; Tenwek Hospital
Just Do It: Participation in Structured Online Curricula Reliably Improves Low ABSITE Scores
Samantha Tarras, MD, Michel White, MD, Katelyn Toloff, BS, Dana Cooley, C-TAGME, David Edelman, MD; Wayne State University
Practical Strategies for Underrepresented Minority Recruitment in General Surgery Residency
Britany Thompson, MD, Kendra Colbert, MD, Michael Nussbaum, MD, Charles Paget, MD; Carilion Clinic - VTCSOM
Using Electronic Health Record Meta-data to Identify Variation in Trainee Progress Note Writing Patterns: Opportunity to Enhance Systems-Based Care
Karen Trang, MD, Logan Pierce, MD, Elizabeth Wick, MD, Kenzo Hirose, MD; University of California San Francisco
How I Learned is How I Teach: The Realities of Informed Consent Education
Erin White, MD, Andrew Esposito, MD, Vadim Kurbatov, MD, Xujun Wang, PhD, Nathan Coppersmith, MD, Peter Yoo, MD; Yale University
Getting on the Same Page: The Impact of Interviewer Education and Structured Interviews on Interrater Agreement in Residency Interviews
Aimee Gardner, PhD1, 2, Paula Costa, PhD2, Ross Willis, PhD3; Baylor College of Medicine1, SurgWise2, UT Health San Antonio3
9:30 am APDS Panel Session IV: Pro/Con Debates (1.0)
Moderators: Jeremy Lipman, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Sasha Adams, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
1 2 3 4 5
Defining Operative Minimums: Volume-Based or EPAs?
In Favor of EPAs – Karen Brasel, MD, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
In Favor of Volume-Based Assessment – Mary Katherine Kimbrough, MD, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
The Role of Standardized Curricula in General Surgery Residency: Guiding to Greatness versus Mandatory Mastery?
In Favor of Continued, Mandatory Use of FLS and FES Exams – E. Matthew Ritter, MD, National Capital Consortium, Bethesda, MD
Against Continued, Mandatory Use of FLS and FES Exams – Scott Kurtzman, MD, Quinnipiac University, Waterbury, CT
10:30 am Break
10:45 am APDS Panel Session V: Alphabet Soup: What’s New In Surgical Education (1.50) 1
Moderators: Douglas S. Smink, MD, MPH, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Kyla P. Terhune, MD, MBA, FACS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
1 2 3 4 5
What’s New at the American Board of Surgery – Joe Hines, MD, Los Angeles, CA
What’s New at the American College of Surgeons - Ajit Sachdeva, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL
What’s New at the Residency Review Committee – Pamela Lipsett, MD, Baltimore, MD
What’s New at Electronic Residency Application Service – Richard Peng, Washington, DC