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Schedule at a Glance

All Times are Pacific Daylight Time


Saturday, April 24, 2021

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Symposium: Practice Management

Symposium: Advance Practice Provider/Allied Health

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Workshop: Question Writing: Do You Know How to Write the Perfect Exam Question?

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Symposium: Advanced Techniques in Rectal Prolapse Surgery: Ventral Rectopexy Masterclass

Symposium: AIN and HRA: What the Colorectal Surgeon Needs to Know

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm 

Workshop: Early Career Mock Orals and More

 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Symposium: Critical Review of Manuscripts 

7:30 am – 9:45 am

Symposium: Advanced Endoscopy

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Symposium: The Challenging Stoma

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Symposium: Core Subject Update

Plenary Abstract Session I: Benign Anorectal Disease and Pelvic Floor

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Symposium: Management of Diverticulitis. Is There Anything We Were Taught That is True?

Symposium: Pelvic Floor: The Great Falling Out.

Abstract Session: Quick Shots I

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Plenary Abstract Session II: Rectal Cancer

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Welcome and Opening Announcements

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Humanities in Surgery Lectureship

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Memorial Lectureship Honoring David Margolin, MD

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Symposium: Duty Hours and Evaluation Forms and Robots, Oh My! A Levelheaded Approach to Intraoperative Teaching

Symposium: Paradigm Shifts in the Diagnosis and Neoadjuvant Treatment of Rectal Cancer

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Plenary Abstract Session III: Colorectal Cancer and Other Neoplasia

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

ASCRS Welcome Reception: ASCRS "TOGETHER"

 

Monday, April 26, 2021

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Meet the Professor Roundtable:
M1 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
M2 Anorectal
M3 Colorectal Cancer

LGBTQ+ and Allies Virtual Meet-up

7:30 am – 9:15 am

Plenary Abstract Session IV: Quality, Cost and Education

7:45 am – 9:15 am

Abstract Session: Quick Shots of Distinction

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Abstract Session: General Surgery Forum

9:30 am – 10:15 am

Norman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship

10:15 am – 11:30 am

Abstract Session: Quick Shots II

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Symposium: Enhancing Your Recovery Program

Symposium: From Pull-through to PSARP: Caring for Patients with Congenital and Pediatric Colorectal Disease as they Age

Plenary Abstract Session V: Benign Abdominal Disease

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Leadership in Turbulent Times

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Symposium: Controversies in IBD Surgery

Symposium: How to Wake-Up from An Intra-Operative Nightmare

Symposium: Beyond the Knife. Personalized Colorectal Cancer Treatment – Genetics, Molecular Targets, Immunotherapy and More

3:30 pm – 5:15 pm

Symposium: New Technologies (Non-CME)

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Residents’ Reception

 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Diversity Virtual Meet-up

7:30 am – 9:00 am

Abstract Session: Quick Shots III

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Symposium: A Well-Made Anastomosis Could Be Your Best Sleep Medicine

Symposium: Diversity in Colorectal Surgery

Abstract Session: Research Forum

9:15 am – 10:15 am

ASCRS Annual Business Meeting and State of the Society Address

10:15 am – 11:00 am

Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship Honoring Robert D. Fry, MD

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Ernestine Hambrick, MD, Lectureship

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Women and Allies for Women in Colorectal Surgery Virtual Meet-up

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Symposium: Complete Response after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Cases and Considerations

Symposium: So, You Want to Be an Academic Colorectal Surgeon? Then Come to this Session

Plenary Abstract Session VI: IBD

Abstract Session: Quick Shots IV

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Presidential Address

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Game Show: JePARODY

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Plenary Abstract Session VII: Best of 2020 (I)

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Symposium: The Challenge of Caring for Geriatric Patients – Adopting Novel Studies in Everyday Practice

Symposium: Video Based Education Premiers: Robotic and Laparoscopic Techniques

Symposium: Best of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum Journal

10:45 am – 11:30 am

Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Plenary Abstract Session VIII: Best of 2020 (II)

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Symposium: Anorectal Controversies: Let’s Get to the Bottom of This

Symposium: Alternate Career Options: From Manhattan to Rural America

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Abstract Session: Quick Shots: Best of 2020

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Abstract Session: Videos