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Schedule at a Glance

All Times are Eastern

 

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 – 2:30 pm 

Symposium: The World of Colon & Rectal Surgery

1:00 - 3:45 pm
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • State of the Practice: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 2:00 - 2:45 pm
    • The Best of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Abstracts
  • 2:45 - 3:45 pm
    • Multidisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Case Conference
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

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

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

7:30 – 9:00 am

Symposium: Before the Operating Room: Geriatrics & Prehabilitation

7:30 – 10:00 am

Pelvic Floor

  • 7:30 - 8:30 am
    • State of the Practice: Pelvic Floor
  • 8:30 - 9:00 am
    • The Best of Pelvic Floor Abstracts
  • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • Pelvic Floor: What I Really Do
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 and Inclusivity 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

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

  • 8:15 - 9:15 am
    • State of the Practice - Rectal Cancer
  • 9:15 - 10:00 am
    • The Best of Rectal Cancer Abstracts
  • 10:30 - 11:30 am
    • Rectal Cancer Tumor Board
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

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

  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm
    • State of the Practice: Diverticular Disease
  • 2:30 - 3:00 pm
    • The Best of Diverticulitis Abstracts
  • 3:00 - 3:45 pm
    • Diverticular Case Conference
1:30 - 2:45 pm
Symposium: Educating our Future Generations
Abstract Session

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
  • 4:15 - 5:15 pm
    • State of the Practice - Anorectal Disease
  • 5:15 - 5:45 pm
    • The Best of Anorectal Disease Abstracts
  • 5:45 - 6:30 pm
    • Anorectal Case Conference - Tips you Won't Find in a Textbook
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 (Non-CME)

7:30 – 9:00 am

Symposium: So You Want to Be a Surgeon Scientist

7:30 – 9:45 am

Colon Cancer

  • 7:30 - 8:30 am
    • State of the Practice: Colon Cancer
  • 8:30 - 9:00 am
    • The Best of Colon Cancer  Abstracts
  • 9:00 - 9:45 am
    • Cases & Controversies in Colon Cancer
8:45 - 9:45 am
Abstract Session (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)