SLS Hands-On MultiSpecialty Summit for Senior Residents and Fellows 2016

MultiSpecialty Fellowship Summit
December 3-4, 2016


UntitledJoin the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons for the MultiSpecialty Fellowship Summit 2016!

The SLS MultiSpecialty Fellowship Summit in Orlando, Florida will allow you to join your colleagues and meet with faculty to learn about telementoring, teleproctoring, telesurgery, virtual surgical instruction, and surgical simulation with hands on experience. Scholarships and support are available, see below for more information and a schedule of events and for more information. This unique  summit is available to fellows and senior residents whose  SLS membership is current and paid up to date. To attend, complete the application form
available here:

 Registration Deadline: September 30

Residents and Fellows chosen to attend the 2016 MultiSpecialty Fellowship Summit will receive:

  • Admission to Dinner and Lecture on Saturday, December 3 at the Bohemian Hotel Celebration
  • One night hotel at the Melia Orlando Suite Hotel in Celebration on Saturday, December 3
  • Admission to lectures and hands-on labs on Sunday, December 4, at the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center
  • A $300 Travel Stipend towards airfare to the summit
  • Travel to and from events from the Melia Orlando Suite Hotel in Celebration


Program Directors and Faculty

Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
Keith B. Isaacson, MD
Michael S. Kavic, MD
Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD
John E. Morrison, Jr., MD
Mona Orady, MD
Douglas E. Ott, MD, MBA
Jay A. Redan, MD
Phil Ruggieri, MBA
Richard M. Satava, MD
Phillip P. Shadduck, MD
Roger Smith, MD
Paul Alan Wetter, MD
Robert Zurawin, MD


Schedule of Events

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Bohemian Hotel Celebration

5:15 – 5:30 pm         Sign In / Registration

5:30 – 6:00 pm       Meet & Greet with Faculty & Sponsors

6:00 – 6:40 pm       Dinner 

6:40 – 6:55 pm       Welcome  • Paul Alan Wetter, MD

6:55 – 8:00 pm       Lectures

6:55 – 7:05 pm Reviewing a Medical Article: Learning Peer Review
Douglas E. Ott, MD, MBA
7:05 – 7:25 pm Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery
Richard M. Satava, MD
7:25 – 7:40 pm Surgical Technology of the Future:
What we will be able to “see” in the future
Phil Ruggieri, MBA
7:40 – 8:00 pm What’s New in Surgical Simulation:
How you will be evaluated in the future.
Why Surgeons Hate Simulators
Roger Smith, PhD

8:00 – 8:05 pm       Closing Remarks • Paul Alan Wetter, MD & Jay A. Redan, MD


Sunday, December 4, 2016
Florida Hospital Nicholson Center

7:00 am                              Breakfast with SponsorsSponsored by LifeCell
7:00 am-2:00pm          Sponsor Exhibit Booths Open

  • Aesculap, Inc.
  • BG Medical
  • LifeCell
  • Teleflex
  • TransEnterix
  • Karl Storz
    8:00 am-1:00 pm           Hands-On Station Rotation • SLS Faculty & Nicholson Center Staff

    1. dv-Trainer® – Building Blocks, Moving Peg Transfer, & Suturing Simulation – Sponsored by Mimic 
    2. da Vinci® Skills Simulator – Sponsored by Intuitive Surgical
    3. Box Trainer – Cobra Rope & Bean Drop
    4. ICG and Ureteral Catheters – Sponsored by Stryker
    5. Bleeding Vena Cava Model – Sponsored by Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies University of Washington (UW-CREST)
    6. Inanimate Station – Sponsored by Teleflex
    7. Animate Station – Sponsored by Teleflex
    8. Trial of Robotic Simulation Skills – How to Measure your Metrics! or Break

    1:00 pm                                   Lunch


    About the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center