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55th Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 2 - 6, 2014
McCormick Place - Chicago, Illinois
during Digestive Disease Week®


Final Program

All rooms at McCormick Place unless otherwise indicated.
Ticketed Session indicates a ticketed session requiring a separate registration and fee.
CME with self-assessment indicates a session offering CME with self-assessment.
Program
FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
King Arthur Court Room, Intercontinental Chicago
RESIDENTS & FELLOWS RESEARCH CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S504
Ticketed Session MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION COURSE
The General Surgeon Performing GI Surgery: Current Management of Benign and Malignant Foregut Diseases
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prairie B, Hyatt McCormick Place
SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP FAIR
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM (AASLD-Accredited)
Does Bariatric Surgery Have a Role in Managing Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?
SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S104B
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS
Paraesophageal Hernia: Where We Have Been, What We Are Doing Now
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
S504BCD
OPENING SESSION
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
S504BCD
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY A (PLENARY SESSION I)
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
S504BCD
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Here Comes Generation Y
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
S504BCD
PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY B (PLENARY SESSION II)
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
S504BCD
DORIS AND JOHN L. CAMERON GUEST ORATION
Philanthropy: Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Change
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
South Hall
Ticketed Session POSTER TOUR A: COLON-RECTAL (non-CME)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION I (non-CME)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S501
CME with self-assessmentCONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY A
Debate 1: Incisional Hernia Repair: Prosthetic vs. Biological Mesh
Debate 2: Bariatric Surgery Center Accreditation: Yes or No?
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM
Advances and Controversies in Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S504A
PLENARY SESSION III
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S502
VIDEO SESSION I
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
S504BCD
CME with self-assessmentSTATE-OF-THE-ART CONFERENCE
Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S501
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE PANEL
Rising Stars in Colorectal Surgery: Highlights in Landmark Publications in 2010-2012
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S504A
PLENARY SESSION IV
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S502
QUICK SHOTS SESSION I
MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM Ticketed Session BREAKFAST WITH THE EXPERTS

S104A
Surgical Options and Solutions for the Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis
*Cancelled due to low registration numbers

S104B
TRICKS, TIPS, AND TIMING FOR THE DIFFICULT CHOLECYSTECTOMY

Faculty
Sp525 Benjamin Poulose, Nashville, TN
Sp526 Nathaniel J. Soper, Chicago, IL

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
S504BCD
VIDEO SESSION II: BREAKFAST AT THE MOVIES
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S504A
CME with self-assessmentSSAT PUBLIC POLICY AND ADVOCACY COMMITTEE PANEL
The 2014 National Debate: Expected and Unintended Consequences of the Affordable Care Act
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S501
CME with self-assessmentSSAT/AHPBA SYMPOSIUM Current Treatment Strategies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S504BCD
CME with self-assessmentCLINICAL WARD ROUNDS I
Personalized Treatment of Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases and Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S504A
PLENARY SESSION V
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S502
QUICK SHOTS SESSION II
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
S501
VIDEO SESSION III
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM (AGA-Accredited)
Severe Colitis: More Medicines or Time for Surgery?
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
S504BCD
MAJA AND FRANK G. MOODY STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE
Microbes Not Technique Cause Anastomotic Leak: Revisiting a 60-Year-Old Hypothesis
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
South Hall
Ticketed Session POSTER TOUR B: ESOPHAGEAL (non-CME)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION II (non-CME)
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
S106B
Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEON
Writers Workshop 1: Tips and Pitfalls in Writing and Editing Your Manuscript
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S501
CME with self-assessmentCONTROVERSIES IN GI SURGERY B
Debate 3: Management of Small Duct Chronic Pancreatitis: Medical vs. Surgical Management
Debate 4: Paraesophageal Hernias: Mesh vs. No Mesh Repair
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM
Prevention and Treatment of Postsurgical Bile Leaks
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S504A
PLENARY SESSION VI
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S504BCD
CME with self-assessmentSSAT/ASCRS SYMPOSIUM
Improving Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of Colorectal Surgery
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S501
CME with self-assessmentCLINICAL WARD ROUNDS II
Candidates and Techniques for Endotherapy of Superficial (T1) Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
S504A
QUICK SHOTS SESSION III
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM (AASLD-Accredited)
Endoscopic Tools to Diagnose Hepatobiliary Malignancy
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
S504BCD
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center
MEMBERS RECEPTION
TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
S504BCD
CME with self-assessmentSSAT/ISDS BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
Updates In Surgery for GI Cancer
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM (ASGE-Accredited)
Practical Management of Pancreatic Cysts
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S504A
PLENARY SESSION VII
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S501
CME with self-assessmentCONTINUING EDUCATION COMMITTEE PANEL
Strategies for the Deployment of Continuing Education Across the Surgeon Career Spectrum
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM
Evaluation and Approaches for Borderline Resectable Pancreas Cancer
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S504A
PLENARY SESSION VIII
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
South Hall
POSTER SESSION III (non-CME)
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
S504BCD
CME with self-assessmentKELLY AND CARLOS PELLEGRINI SSAT/SAGES LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM
Quality Indicators: Defining It Before Someone Else Does It for Us!
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Ticketed Session MEET-THE-PROFESSOR LUNCHEONS
S102D
Complications, Tribulations, and Challenges in Anorectal Surgery: What Have We Learned?
*Cancelled due to low registration numbers

S104B
Writers Workshop 2: Key Points in Submitting and Revising Your Manuscript
*Cancelled due to low registration numbers
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
S102D
DDW COMBINED RESEARCH FORUM (AGA-Accredited)
Pancreatic Cancer: Now and in the Future
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
S103
DDW COMBINED CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM (AGA-Accredited)
Barrett's Consensus Conference
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
S102ABC
BEST OF DDW 2014 (non-CME)



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