Peer-to-peer interviews explore high-interest topics with Clinical Congress speakers

The Clinical Congress Daily Highlights video series is a showcase of peer-to-peer interviews on timely topics addressed at this year’s virtual Clinical Congress. Surgeons and their colleagues further the discussion on more than a dozen sessions in the educational program and multiple resources available through the American College of Surgeons, offering unique insights and perspectives on the featured subject areas.

Click here to access Daily Highlights videos on the following sessions.

Identifying and Addressing Inequities in Surgery Residency Training

Interviewees: Julie A. Sosa, MD, FACS, and Mallory Williams, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Steven Stain, MD, FACS

Special Session: Should the COVID-19 Vaccination Be Mandatory?

Interviewees: Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, FACS, FCCM, and Linda G. Phillips, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS

Resident Autonomy: The Next Frontier of Surgical Education

Interviewees: Mariam Eskander, MD, and Douglas S. Smink, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Meghana Kashyap, MD

Commission on Cancer Oncology Lecture: Genetics and Genomics in the Study of Breast Cancer Disparities

Interviewee: Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, FACS
Interviewer: Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS

SESAP® 17 and SESAP 17 Advanced

Interviewees: John A. Weigelt, MD, DVM, FACS, and Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE
Interviewer: Rebecca Williams-Karnesky, MD

Special Session: Surgery Residency Training beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Interviewees: Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE, and L. D. Britt, MD, MPH, DSc(Hon), FACS, FCCM, FRCSEng, MAMSE
Interviewer: Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD, FACS, MAMSE

I.S. Ravdin Lecture in the Basic and Surgical Sciences: Targeted Nanotherapeutics for Vascular Diseases and Beyond

interviewees: Amy L. Halverson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, and Melina R. Kibbe, MD, FACS, FAHA
Interviewer: Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS

Special Session: Late-Breaking Quality Initiatives in Surgery

Interviewees: Zara Cooper, MD, FACS, and Rachel Kelz, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Anthony Atala, MD, FACS

Excelsior Surgical Society/Edward D. Churchill Lecture: American Surgery

interviewee: Allan D. Kirk, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Julia Coleman, MD

Olga M. Jonasson Lecture: Grit in Spite of Adversity, in the Pursuit of Excellence

Interviewee: Andrea J. Hayes, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Yewande Alimi, MD, MHS

Innovation Junction: Surgeons Have Great Ideas—How to Turn those Ideas into Products

Interviewees: Amir Szold, MD, FACS, and John M. Uecker, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS

Scudder Oration on Trauma: Trauma, Education, Communication and Implementing Change

Interviewee: Lenworth Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS
Interviewer: Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS

Herand Abcarian Lecture: 100 years of Quality: Lessons for the Next 100 Years

Interviewee: Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Steve Wexner, MD, FACS

Surgery Resident Program

interviewees: Ajit K. Sachdeva, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FSACME, MAMSE
Interviewer: Randi Ryan, MD

Charles G. Drake History of Surgery Lecture: The Evolution of Modern Day Spine Surgery: Conflict, Compromise and Collaboration

Interviewee: Edward C. Benzel, MD, FACS
Interviewer: Peter Kernahan, MD, PhD, FACS

In addition to the Daily Highlights videos, recordings of Clinical Congress 2021 sessions are available to registered attendees for on-demand viewing on the virtual meeting platform for a year.