ASCRS Video Mentorship Series: Tips and Tricks for high BMI patients

Date: March 31, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Host: Neil H. Hyman, MD
Moderators: Sarah Stringfield, MD; Mark H. Whiteford, MD, FASCRS

Videos Needed: Brief, unedited videos that show the difficulty we encounter when dealing with patients with high BMI. Examples include pelvic dissection in obese male, mobilization of splenic flexure with a thick omentum, mobilization of the mesentery for ileocolic resection or right hemicolectomy etc. Submit a Video

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 tips and tricks for high BMI patients.

Neil H. Hyman, MD
Dr. Hyman is Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery and Co-director of the Center for Digestive Diseases at the University of Chicago Medicine. He has authored more than 240 peer-reviewed original articles or textbook chapters. He is Past President of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Director of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, serves on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Surgery, and as Co-Editor of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  

Sarah Stringfield, MD
Dr. Stringfield received her BS and MD from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She completed general surgery residency and did a research fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of California San Diego. She completed her colorectal fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where she is currently working as a colorectal surgeon.
Mark H. Whiteford, MD, FASCRS
Dr. Whiteford received his BS from Washington and Lee University and MD from University of Maryland. He completed general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and colorectal surgery residency at Washington University, St. Louis. His current position is at The Oregon Clinic, Center of Advanced Surgery, Portland, ORE where he is the Director of Colorectal Surgery and NAPRC Program Director at Providence Cancer Institute. He is also an Affiliate Professor of Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University. His clinical and research interests are minimally invasive colorectal surgery, transanal surgery, and colorectal cancer.

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.