ASCRS Video Mentorship Series: Creation of IPAA and lengthening maneuvers

VMS-Logo.jpgDate: July 28, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
Host: Alessandro Fichera, MD
Moderators: Michelle Cowan, MD, Mark Soliman, MD
CME Credit Hours Available: 0

The ASCRS Video Mentorship Series is a series of intraoperative video-based coaching sessions, presented in the webinar format, with the goal of sharing operative techniques and improving procedural confidence. During this webinar the moderators will review videos of creation of IPAA and lengthening maneuvers.

Call for Videos Open Now - Submit your video files for review and possible presentation during the series.

2.pngAlessandro Fichera, MD
Dr. Fichera earned his M.D. from the Catholic University of Rome, completed General Surgery Residency at the University of Chicago and two-year fellowship in laparoscopic and colorectal surgery at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He returned to the University of Chicago where he started and became the first Program Director of the Colon and Rectal Surgery Training Program. He moved to the University of Washington in July 2012 as chief of colorectal surgery and was appointed chief of the section of Gastrointestinal Surgery in 2014 and in 2016 the clinical director of Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. In November 2017 he moved to University of North Carolina as the Division Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery. In September 2019 he became the Division Chief of Colorectal Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and the Surgery Safety and Quality Officer since July 2020. His clinical and research interests include colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

1.pngMichelle Cowan, MD
Dr. Cowan received her BS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MD from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals and a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Washington University, St. Louis. She previously worked as an assistant professor at the University of Colorado as well as the VA and now is an associate professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.

3.pngMark Soliman, MD
Dr. Soliman is a Florida native and a proud graduate of the University of Florida. After serving as Chief Resident at Baptist Health System in Birmingham, AL, he obtained his advanced subspecialty training in Colorectal Surgery at the Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando. He is currently the Chief of Colorectal Surgery for the AdventHealth Digestive Health and Surgery Institute and the Colorectal Surgery Department Chairman for the AdventHealth Medical Group.

Registration is free to ASCRS members and a $50 flat-fee for non-members, which includes live and on-demand access to all webinars in the series. This is a one-time registration for enrollment in the full 2023 series. You do not need to register more than once.

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