Video Mentorship Series


The ASCRS video mentorship series aims to build a community of learners who regularly engage in intraoperative video-based coaching sessions using a learner-contributory moderated format with the goal of sharing operative techniques and improving procedural confidence.  2024 Live Webinar Schedule

The ASCRS video mentorship series is an annual series of intraoperative video-based coaching sessions, presented in the webinar format. The following topics will be presented live in 2024. All live webinars in the series are recorded and posted on ASCRS U.
 
Topic: Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) 
Date & Time: February 15, 2024, at 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Session Description: During this webinar the moderators will review and discuss TAMIS procedures including appropriate selection, technical approach to excision, and handling the defect.
 
Topic: Minimally invasive total abdominal colectomy - Submit a Video
Date & Time: March 28, 2024, at 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Session Description: During this webinar the moderators will review approaches to minimally invasive total abdominal colectomy including port placement and the stepwise flow of the procedure.
 
Topic: Pilonidal cyst excision
Date & Time: May 23, 2024, at 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Session Description: During this webinar the moderators will discuss options for surgical treatment of pilonidal disease.
 
Topic: Lateral lymph node dissection
Date & Time: July 25, 2024, at 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Session Description: During this webinar the moderators will review approaches to lateral pelvic lymph node dissection.
 
Topic: Resection for splenic flexure tumors
Date & Time: September 26, 2024, at 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Session Description: During this webinar moderators will review surgical considerations for splenic flexure tumors including extent of resection.
 
Topic: Sacral nerve stimulation
Date & Time: November 14, 2024, at 7:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Session Description: During this webinar moderators will review appropriate patient selection and technical aspects of sacral nerve stimulation.

 


Series Registration
The ASCRS video mentorship series is an annual series of intraoperative video-based coaching sessions, presented in the webinar format. Registration includes access to all live webinars and recordings posted in ASCRS U. Registration is free to ASCRS members and a $50 flat-fee for non-members.

 REGISTER HERE

Accessing Live Webinars

Registrants are sent an email with access information the day before and the day of each live webinar.

Registrants can also access live webinars using the links in the “2024 Video Mentorship Series” section of their ASCRS Profile. Log into www.fascrs.org and click Profile under the My ASCRS tab.
*The 2024 Video Mentorship Series section will be visible in your profile within 24 hours of completing registration.
 


Call for Videos – Submit your video!
ASCRS Members and Non-members can submit video files for review and possible presentation during a live webinar in the series. All video files will undergo a single-blind review process and if selected they will be presented anonymously during the webinar.
 
Video Requirements:
  • Videos must be 2 – 7 minutes in length of continuous uncut footage of the session topic unless editing permissions are otherwise noted for the video topic.
  • Videos should not have audio (no music, no narration, etc.)
  • Videos should not be ‘slick’ examples. We are looking for videos that show a problem to solve or technique to improve on. Authors can include a short note regarding why they submitted their video (for example “I got stuck at this point. “or “How do I get set up better for this move?”) on the video submission form.
Please review these Video Submission Guidelines in full prior to submitting your video.

Video submissions are now being accepted for the following topics:
  • Minimally invasive total abdominal colectomy [03.28.2024] - Edited videos are permitted for this session. You do not need to add video transitions. Including: port placement and the stepwise flow of the procedure. Videos can focus on one portion of the procedure (for example, the approach to the transverse colon or splenic flexure) or focus on your order of approach (Port site selection, left vs. Right, leave mesentery for the end or take-as-you go).  
  • Pilonidal cyst excision [05.23.2024] - Including a variety of procedures: for example, unroofing, marsupialization, ‘pit picking’/Gips, Cleft lift, flap procedures, etc.
  • Lateral lymph node dissection [07.25.2024] - Video Author Note: Please include the anatomic landmarks you used to initiate your dissection in the author note on the online form.
  • Resection for splenic flexure tumors [09.26.2024] - Edited videos are permitted for this session. You do not need to add video transitions. Videos should focus on one portion of the procedure (for example, the lateral-to-medial approach versus medial-to lateral approach).
  • Sacral nerve stimulation [11.14.2024] Videos should capture as best as possible the patient positioning as well as radiologic confirmation (make sure this is de-identified).
      SUBMIT VIDEO HERE

Questions
For questions or more information, please contact Steffanye Hawbaker Mack at [email protected].