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Schedule at a Glance

All Times are Eastern

 

The Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium meeting, Standardizing our Descriptors of Rectal Prolapse Surgery, will take place Friday, April 29, 2022. Learn more and register here.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Symposium: The Allied Health Provider Colorectal Symposium

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Innovation Center Open
Symposium: Success Away from the Ivory Tower: Keys to Private Practice


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brunch in the Innovation Center

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Announcements

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Abstract Session: Addressing Future Issues in Colorectal Surgery

1:00 – 2:30 pm 

Symposium: The World of Colon & Rectal Surgery

1:00 - 3:45 pm
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Super Session

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Symposium: Best of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum Journal

2:30 - 3:45 pm
Symposium: Promoting Excellence in Rectal Cancer Care: The Four Why’s of Accreditation 

2:30 - 4:30 pm
Innovation Center Open

3:00 - 3:45 pm
Abstract Session: ERP 1

3:45 - 4:15 pm
Afternoon Break in the Innovation Center

4:15 - 5:00 pm
Norman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship

5:00 - 6:15 pm
Abstract Session: Neoplasia

5:00 - 6:30 pm
Core Subject
Symposium: Pushing the Endoscope: What Every Colon and Rectal Surgeon Should Know

7:00 - 10:00 pm
Welcome Reception

Sunday, May 1, 2022

6:30 – 7:30 am

LGTBQ+ & Allies Breakfast
Meet the Professors Breakfasts

  • MTP-S1 Finances for Proctologists
  • MTP-S2 Leadership 101
  • MTP-S3 Incontinence
  • MTP-S4 Watch and Wait in 2022


7:30 – 8:45 am
Abstract Session: Technical Optimization in Colorectal Surgery

7:30 – 9:00 am

Symposium: Before the Operating Room: Geriatrics & Prehabilitation

7:30 – 10:00 am

Pelvic Floor Super Session

8:45 - 10:00 am
Symposium: Beyond Twitter: The Social Media Advanced Course

9:00 - 10:00 am
Symposium: Impact of Colorectal Surgery on Patients 

9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Center Open

10:00 - 10:30 am
Morning Break and ePoster Presentations in the Innovation Center

10:30 - 11:45 am
Symposium: In Search of the Holy Grail: Prevention & Treatment of Anastomotic Leaks
Symposium: Modern Practice: How Mine is Different from my Mom's
Abstract Session: Healthcare Disparities Focused

11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Symposium: Beyond Appearances: Optimizing Patient Care

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch and ePoster Presentations in the Innovation Center
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Luncheon


1:30 - 3:00 pm
Symposium: From the Archives: Best of the Barton Hoexter, MD Video Abstract Awards
Symposium: Abdominal Wall for Colorectal Surgeons
Symposium: Creating an Inclusive Environment

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Innovation Center Open

3:00 - 3:45 pm
Memorial Lectureship Honoring Peter A. Volpe, MD

3:45 - 4:15 pm
Afternoon Break and ePoster Presentations in the Innovation Center

4:15 - 5:15 pm
Symposium: Decoding the Care of Genetic Cancers
Symposium: Safety Net Hospitals: Optimizing Care Among Scarce Resources
Abstract Session: Anorectal Disease 1

5:15 - 6:00 pm
Humanities in Surgery Lectureship

6:00 - 7:30 pm
New Technology Symposium (Non-CME)

Monday, May 2, 2022

6:30 – 7:30 am

Meet the Professors Breakfasts

  • ​MTP-M1 The Future of taTME
  • MTP-S2 From Surgeon to C Suite
  • MTP-M3 The Parastomal Hernia
  • MTP-M4 Inflammatory Bowel Disease


7:30 – 8:15 am

Harry E. Bacon Lectureship

8:15 am – 9:15 am

Symposium: Moving On and Moving Up
Abstract Session: Video Abstracts

8:15 - 11:30 am
Rectal Cancer Super Session

9:15 - 10:00 am
Symposium: Creating a Vision: The Mentoring Series
Symposium: Growing up to Colorectal Surgery: Transitioning Patients from Pediatrics

9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Innovation Center Open

10:00 - 10:30 am
Morning Break
ePoster Presentations in Innovation Center

10:30 - 11:30 am
Mentoring Outside of your Comfort Zone
Abstract Session: ERP 2

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presidential Address

12:30 - 1:00 pm
Reception Past Presidents, Vice Presidents and Guests

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch for Past Presidents, Vice Presidents
Lunch for Past Presidents and Vice Presidents and Guests

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch and ePoster Presentations in the Innovation Center

1:30 - 3:45 pm
Diverticulitis Disease Super Session

1:30 - 2:45 pm
Symposium: Educating our Future Generations
Abstract Session: Health Services Research

2:45 - 3:45 pm
Abstract Session: Research Forum
Symposium: Pandemic Pearls: Things We Learned

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Innovation Center Open

3:45 - 4:15 pm
Afternoon Break
ePoster Presentations in Innovation Center

4:15 - 5:30 pm
Abstract Session: General Surgery Forum: Future Leaders

4:15 - 5:45 pm
Symposium: Coaching for Technical Quality Improvement

4:15 - 6:30 pm
Anorectal Disease Super Session 5:45 - 6:45 pm
Leela Prasad Memorial Debates

6:45 - 7:45 pm
Residents Reception

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

7:30 – 8:45 am

Abstract Session: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

7:30 – 9:00 am

Symposium: So, You Want to Be a Surgeon Scientist

7:30 – 9:45 am

Colon Cancer Super Session

8:45 - 9:45 am
Abstract Session: Potpourri (Non-CME)
Symposium: History of ASCRS

9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Innovation Center Open

9:45 - 10:15 am
Morning Break in the Innovation Center
ePoster Presentations in the Innovation Center

10:15 - 11:45 am
Symposium: Billing and Coding: How to Optimize
Symposium: 10-Minute Experts
ASCRS/SSAT Joint Symposium: Multidisciplinary Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Ernestine Hambrick Lectureship

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch and ePoster Presentations in the Innovation Center
Women & Allies of Women Luncheon

1:30 - 2:30 pm
ASCRS Annual Business Meeting and State of the Society Address

2:30 - 3:15 pm
Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship

3:15 - 5:00 pm
Symposium: Rectal Cancer Organ Preservation
Symposium: Speed Mentoring

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Farewell Reception

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

7:00 – 10:00 am

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

7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Endoscopy Symposium and Live Surgery Workshop (Non-CME)
Ventral Rectopexy Symposium and Live Surgery Workshop (Non-CME)
Young Surgeons Mock Orals and More

7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Robotic Symposium and Live Surgery Workshop (Non-CME)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Critical Review of Manuscripts (DCR)