Program Agenda

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The Quadruple Threat: Clinical Excellence, Confidence, Character, and Charisma

Friday, February 16, 2018

 3:00-5:30 pm | Workshops (RSVP Required)
Session A: For Fellows/Attendings

  • Preparing for Change in Healthcare – Obama/Trump
  • NSQIP
  • Billing/Coding for the Surgical Team
  • Negotiating Contracts
  • Disability Insurance
  • Building Resiliency for Change

Residents/Medical Students Workshop

  • Be your own lifesaver: How to save yourself from drowning in debt
  • Application of Myers-Briggs Type indicator – Become a better me based on personality type
  • Importance of building research
  • Building my CV
  • How to succeed in residency – Pearls from surgical residents
  • My Elevator Speech
  • Mock Interviews
5:30-6:15 pm | Research Poster Presentations
6:30-9:30 pm | Reception/Dance Party

Saturday, February 17, 2018

6:30-7:00 am | Yoga on the Beach
7:00-8:00 am | Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits
7:00-8:00 am | Foreign Medical Student Breakfast
8:00-4:00 pm | Skills Competition at the Robot Console
8:00-8:30 am | Plenary Session
8:00-8:10 am | Opening Remarks
8:10-8:30 am | The Unspoken Truth: Are we unconsciously biased?
8:30-10:30 am | Parallel Sessions
Fellow/Attending Surgeons (AWS)
Role Models, Mentors and Sponsorship: It’s not just for medical students

  • Role Models and Trend Setters
  • Mentorship: Building and maintaining the relationship
  • Worthy Women: The importance of sponsors
  • Life Coaching
  • Using Societies to Build Relationships
  • #HeForShe: Men’s Role as Allies Towards Gender Parity
  • Q & A

Residents/Medical Students
How to set yourself a part in medical school and residency

  • Mentor Me – Finding and building the right relationship for successful development
  • Choosing a Specialty and How to Create Your BEST Fellowship Application
  • Financial Freedom
  • Self-wellness and Spirituality
  • Mock Oral Boards
  • Navigating the ACS
  • Q & A
10:30-10:45 am | Networking Break w/ Sponsors
10:45-12:00 pm | Plenary Sessions
  • ACS: Resources and Opportunities
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Health and Wellness: Exercise & Eating Right for a Healthy Lifestyle
12:00-1:15 pm | Networking Lunch
1:15-4:00 pm | Plenary Sessions
  • Building Your Life Outside of the OR
  • Getting Your Voice Heard: Bossy saves lives and my own bias
  • Social Networking Do’s and Don’ts
  • Professional Development
    • Negotiating Contracts
    • Leadership
    • Research
    • Branding
    • Q & A
5:00-7:00 pm | Happy Hour: The Future of Robotics

Sunday, February 18, 2018

6:30-7:00 am | Yoga on the Beach
7:00-8:00 am | Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits
8:00-10:20 am | Plenary Sessions
Sexual Harassment and Bullying

Quality Outcomes Through Teamwork

  • Patient satisfaction: Is it important?
  • Online evaluation of doctors, surveys, etc.
  • ARNP/PA – The surgical team
  • ERAS
  • NSQIP
  • Q & A

Value Based Medicine

  • MIPS Performance – Quality payment measures
  • Emerging models that transition payment from volume to value
  • How to improve quality & value while minimizing cost
  • Q & A

Demystifying Palliative Care

  • How to care for the surgical patient with a multi-disciplinary team
10:20 am | Closing Remarks