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Distinguished Lectureships

Sunday, June 7
Humanities in Surgery Lectureship

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Hercules, Sisyphus, and the Fates: Lives in our Hands

Piroska Kopar, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, Assistant Professor
Center for Humanism and Ethics in Surgical Specialties, Director

Introduction: Yanek Chiu, MD

Monday, June 8
Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship

10:00 – 10:45 am

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Reflections From a Surgeon’s Journey

Maher Abbas, MD Professor of Surgery Dubai Colorectal Clinic

Introduction: Thomas Read, MD

Tuesday, June 9
Ernestine Hambrick, MD, Lectureship
10:45 – 11:30 am

Understanding the Business of Healthcare: When to Say YES

Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, MBA, FRCSC
Chief Executive Officer, The Ohio State University

Introduction: Elizabeth Wick, MD

Tuesday, June 9
Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship Honoring Robert D. Fry, MD
1:00 – 1:45 pm

Najjia Mahmoud, MD Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania

Introduction: Joshua Bleier, MD


Tuesday, June 9
Presidential Address
4:45 – 5:45 pm

A Little About A lot

Tracy L. Hull, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Wednesday, June 10
Norman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship
10:45 – 11:30 am

Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: A Window Into Tumor Biology

Julio Garcia-Aguilar, MD, PhD
Chief Attending, Colorectal Service, Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology

Introduction: Robert Madoff, MD