Distinguished Lectureships

All Times are Eastern

* These lectureships will be live streamed.

Norman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship*

Saturday, April 304:15 – 5:00 pmKoparPheadshot_2.jpg
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

The Optimal Neoadjuvant Therapy Strategy for Organ Preservation

Julio Garcia-Aguilar, MD, PhD
Chief Attending
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Introduction: Robert Madoff, MD, Minneapolis, MN

Memorial Lectureship Honoring Peter A. Volpe, MD*

Sunday, May 1Steven-Shackford_2020.jpg, 3:00 – 3:45 pm
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

The Growth of a Specialty

David J. Schoetz, Jr., MD
Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Cambridge, MA
Introductions: Yanek SY Chiu, MD, San Francisco, CA; Thomas E. Read, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Gainesville, FL

Humanities in Surgery Lectureship*

Sunday, May 1Alverdy-Photo-June-2019_2-(1).jpg, 5:15 - 6:00 pm
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

Can a Department of Surgery Reduce Disparities and Improve Health Equity?

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery
Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Introduction: Thomas E. Read, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Gainesville, FL

Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship*

Monday, May 2, 7:30 – 8:15 am 
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

The Digital Surgeon: A Glimpse into the Future of Metrics and Outcomes

Carla Pugh, MD, PhD 
Stanford Medicine Professor of Surgery
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Palo Alto, CA

Introduction: Sharon L. Stein, MD, Cleveland, OH

Presidential Address*

Monday, May 2Alverdy-Photo-June-2019_2-(1).jpg, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

Swimming with Sharks and Other Sea Creatures

Thomas E. Read, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Cracchiolo Family Professor and Chief
Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Introduction: Peter W. Marcello, MD, Burlington, MA

Ernestine Hambrick, MD, Lectureship*

Tuesday, May 3, 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

Diversity in ASCRS - Where We Came From and Where We are Going

Ann C. Lowry, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery, Regents of the University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Introduction: Ernestine Hambrick, MD, Chicago, IL

Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship Honoring H. Randolph Bailey, MD*

Tuesday, May 3, 2:30 – 3:15 pm
CME Credit Hours: 0.75

H. Randolph Bailey: The Master Colorectal Surgeon and The Master Mentor

Debra Ford, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery, Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Howard University College of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine