Preliminary Program – MISWeek 2018

  • Tuesday, August 28  
    3:00pm – 6:00pm Conference Registration
    4:00pm – 4:45pm MASH Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, August 29  
    6:30am – 8:00pm Conference Registration
    6:30am – 7:30am Complimentary Coffee and Bakery Items
    7:00am – 3:00pm State of the Art Lectures in Robotic Surgery
    Director: Mona Orady, MD
    Co-Director: Samay Jain, MD & William E. Kelley, Jr., MD
    9:00am – 9:30am Break
    11:00am – 12:00pm SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM LUNCHEON (NON-CME)
    12:00pm – 4:00pm SLS Experts’ Experience and Tips and Tricks in MIS
    Director: Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    Co-Director: John E. Morrison, Jr., MD
    3:00pm– 4:00pm Establishing a Top MIS Fellowship Program & on Getting 
    the Most out of a Fellowship Experience
    4:00pm– 4:35pm Resident and Fellow Meet and Greet
    with Faculty
    4:45pm – 6:30pm Opening Ceremony
    Director: Paul Alan Wetter, MD
    Co-Director: Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    4:45pm – 5:05pm Opening Remarks
    Paul Alan Wetter, MD, Chairman
    5:05pm – 5:10pm Introduction of SLS President
    Phillip P. Shadduck, MD
    5:10pm – 5:25pm SLS Presidential Welcome
    Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    5:25pm – 5:30pm Local Organizing Committee Recognition
    5:30pm – 5:40pm Affiliate Societies Welcome
    5:40pm – 5:50pm Presentation of Honorary Chair
    Director: Paul Alan Wetter, MD
    Co-Director: Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    5:40pm – 5:43pm Introductions: Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    5:43pm – 5:50pm Honorary Chair:
    TBA
    5:50pm – 6:30pm Award Presentations
    Director: Paul Alan Wetter, MD
    Co-Director: Robert K. Zurawin, MD and Jay A. Redan, MD
    Presentation of Michael S. Kavic Award
    for Best Resident Paper
    Presentation of Paul Alan Wetter Award
    for Best Multispecialty Paper
    Presentation of Carl J. Levinson Award
    for Best Video
    Presentation of Harrith M. Hasson Award for
    Best Presentation Promoting Education & Training
    SLS Fellow Recognitions
    Presentation of Award Winning Scientific Papers, Videos
    Recognition of Sponsors/Corporate Members/Innovations of the Year
    6:30pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
    (All Faculty/Participants, Honorary Chairs)
    6:30pm – 8:00pm Poster Gallery Open
    Director: Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    Co-Director: Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
  • Thursday, August 30
    6:30am – 5:00pm Conference Registration
    7:00am – 7:30am Complimentary Coffee and Bakery Items
    Visit Exhibits & Product Theater Presentations
    by Exhibitors
    7:00am – 2:00pm Exhibits Open
    7:00am – 2:00pm Poster Gallery Open
    7:30am – 7:45am Highlights of “State of the Art Lectures
    in Robotic Surgery”
    7:45am – 12:30pm AFFILIATED SOCIETIES BREAKOUT SESSION:
    Bridging the Gap in the World of Medicine
    7:45am – 8:30am Best of Updates
    Key Updates presented by Special Interest Group (SIG)
    Committee Members highlighting the newest
    developments and future expectations of surgical,
    diagnostic procedures, education and training.
    Director: William E. Kelley, Jr., MD
    Co-Directors: Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    and Mona Orady, MD
    Core Competencies, Fellowship, Resident &
    Student Education, Simulation & Training Committee:

    Core Competencies Update: The American Board
    of Surgery and your Hospital
    Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    MIS Bioethics & Legal Issues Committee:
    Informed Consent: American Perspective
    Arthur Rawlings, MD, Mdiv
    Bariatric Committee:
    Bariatric Surgery: Current Procedures, Best Practice
    Collin E.M. Brathwaite, MD
    Technology, Innovation & Surgical
    Standardization Committee:

    The Right Choice in Technology Counts
    Roberto Gallardo, MD
    8:30am – 10:00am Multidisciplinary Plenary Session
    Complications “Advanced Surgical Pelvic Anatomy –
    Fundamental Anatomy of MIS Surgery to Avoid Complications”
    Director: Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    Co-Director: Richard M. Satava, MD
    10:00m – 10:30am Break/Visit Exhibits
    10:30am – 11:30am Multidisciplinary Plenary Session
    Ethics in MIS – “Ethical Perplexities”
    Director: Eric Singer, MD
    Co-Director: Jessica Ybanez Morano, MD, MPH
    Faculty:
    Louise P. King, MD, JD
    Arthur Rawlings, MD, MDiv
    11:30am – 12:30pm Multidisciplinary Plenary Session
    Tools & Techniques “Pros and Cons of Novel Access
    Techniques – Where are we and Where are We Going”
    Director: Phillip P. Shadduck, MD
    Co-Director: Ceana Nezhat, MD
    12:30pm – 12:45pm Moderator Briefing Meeting
    Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    12:30pm – 1:45pm Break/Visit Exhibits & Product Theater Presentations
    by Exhibitors
    1:00pm – 1:45pm SIG Committee Meeting
    Co-Directors: Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    and Mona Orady, MD
    1:45pm – 5:00pm SLS Spotlight Presentations
    1:45pm – 5:00pm Poster Town Hall Presentations
    Poster presenters are invited to participate in this
    Oral Poster Session to make 2 minute oral presentations.
    The highest rated poster and presentation will be
    awarded a certificate of merit noting their accomplishment.
    Director: Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    Co-Director: Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    1:45pm – 5:00pm Euro/AsianAmerican MultiSpecialtySummit 2018
    1:45pm – 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions: Scientific Papers/
    Videos/Open Forum Presentations/Updates
    2:00pm Exhibits Close
    2:00pm Poster Gallery Closes
    5:00pm Adjourn for the day
  • Friday, August 31  
    6:30am – 4:30pm Conference Registration
    7:00am – 7:30am Complimentary Coffee and Bakery Items/
    Visit Exhibits & Product Theater Presentations
    by Exhibitors
    7:00am – 2:00pm Exhibits & Poster Gallery Open
    7:30am – 7:45am Highlights of “MultiSpecialty” from
    Scientific Sessions & Award Presentations
    7:45am – 10:00am AFFILIATED SOCIETIES BREAKOUT SESSION:
    Bridging the Gap in the World of Medicine
    7:45am – 8:45am Multidisciplinary Plenary Session
    Credentialing and Training “How to be a Better Surgeon –
    Practice Alone Does Not Make Perfect”
    Director: Mona Orady, MD
    Co-Director: Michael Stark, MD
    8:45am – 8:50am Presentation of Award for Best Poster
    Best Poster Oral Presentation by Recipient
    Award Presentation
    Director: Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    Co-Director: Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    9:00am – 10:00am Best of the World Presentations
    10:00am – 10:30am Break/Visit Exhibits
    10:30am – 12:15pm Video Session: Surgical Surprises
    Director: Charles H. Koh, MD
    Co-Director: Gustavo Stringel, MD, MBA
    12:15pm – 1:45pm Break / Visit Exhibits
    12:15pm – 12:45pm New Product Presentation by Exhibitors
    Co-Directors: John E. Morrison, Jr., MD
    Jessica Ybanez-Morano, MD, MPH
    12:45pm – 1:30pm Top Gun Shoot Out in Exhibit Hall
    1:45pm – 4:30pm SLS Spotlight Presentations
    1:45pm – 4:30pm Euro/AsianAmerican MulstiSpecialty Summit 2018
    1:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Sessions: Scientific Papers/
    Videos/Open Forum Presentations/
    Updates
    1:45pm – 4:30pm SLS Global Pediatric Surgery Session
    2:00pm Exhibits Close
    2:00pm Poster Gallery Closes
    2:30pm – 3:30pm Affiliated Societies & Minimally Invasive
    Surgery Week 2019 Planning Meeting
    4:30pm Adjourn for the day
  • Saturday, September 1
    7:00am – 11:15am Conference Registration
    7:30am – 8:35am Breakfast with the 2018 Excel Award Recipient:
    Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD

    Director: Paul Alan Wetter, MD
    7:30am – 8:00am Sit-down Breakfast with Spouses/Guests
    8:00am – 8:15am Highlights of “New and Exciting Technology”
    8:15am – 8:30am Introduction of Excel Award Recipient:
    Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    8:30am – 8:35am Presentation of Excel Award
    Maurice K. Chung, RPh, MD
    8:35am – 9:10am Future Technology Session with
    Keynote Speaker

    Director & Moderator: Richard M. Satava, MD
    Co-Director & Moderator: Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA
    9:10 – 9:15am Closing Ceremony – Passing the
    Presidential Gavel

    President Robert K. Zurawin, MD
    To President Elect Jay A. Redan, MD
    9:15am – 10:15am SLS Business Meeting & Post Conference Evaluation
    10:15pm – 11:45m JSLS Editorial Board Meeting