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61st Annual Meeting
SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT
May 2-5, 2020
McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
in partnership with Digestive Disease Week®


Program (Subject to Change)

All rooms at McCormick Place unless otherwise indicated.

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Ticketed Session indicates a Ticketed Session requiring a separate registration and fee.
Plenary presentation indicates a Plenary presentation that is also being presented at the Residents & Fellows Research Conference; participation in and attendance at this conference is by invitation only.
Tracks
Esophagus, Gastric, Bariatric, & Metabolic GI Tract
Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Education, Quality, Outcomes, & Policy
Small Bowel, Abdominal Wall, Hernia, & Colorectal General & Society Business

TUESDAY, May 5, 2020
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
S405
Ticketed Session BREAKFAST CONNECTIONS:
EMERGENCY SURGERY IN THE IBD PATIENT
 
Melanie Morris, Birmingham, AL
David B. Stewart, Tucson, AZ
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
S105a
SSAT/ISDS SYMPOSIUM:
GLOBAL SURGERY: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
 
Moderators: Michael F. McGee, Chicago, IL
Alessandro Fichera, Dallas, TX

HOW TO BUILD A SUSTAINABLE OUTREACH PROGRAM
Anthony G. Charles, Chapel Hill, NC

HOW TO BUILD A HOMEGROWN PROGRAM
April Roslani, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

WHAT CAN I ACCOMPLISH ON MY OWN
Rebecca Weddle, Dallas, TX

DEVELOPING NCCN GUIDELINES FOR NATIONAL RECTAL CANCER CARE IN BOLIVIA
Steven J. Schuetz, Chicago, IL
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
S105bc
PLENARY SESSION: HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREAS II
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
S105d
QUICK SHOT SESSION: SMALL BOWEL, ABDOMINAL WALL, HERNIA, & COLORECTAL II
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S105a
PLENARY SESSION: ESOPHAGUS, GASTRIC, BARIATRIC, & METABOLIC II
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S105bc
PLENARY SESSION: SMALL BOWEL, ABDOMINAL WALL, HERNIA, & COLORECTAL II
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
S105d
QUICK SHOT SESSION: HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREAS II
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Hall E
POSTER SESSION III (NON-CME)
 
Authors available at their posters to answer questions 12 PM - 2 PM; posters on display 9:30 AM - 4 PM.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
S105a
KELLY AND CARLOS PELLEGRINI SSAT/SAGES LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
S100c
BEST OF DDW 2020 (NON-CME)
 
Discussants from the SSAT, AASLD, AGA, and ASGE will review their societies' top presentations; attend this session to get an overview of the latest, best, and most thought-provoking research presented all week. Consult MyDDW for the schedule of expert critiques.

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