This virtual, live, symposium is designed to provide participants with an update on key concepts in pediatric surgery that are relevant for maintenance of certification. This is the first course in a series that will ultimately cover most relevant topics in pediatric surgery over a two year curriculum. The format will be case presentations presented by key opinion leaders from around the world with audience and faculty interaction, discussion, polling, and debate. The key points covered will be evidence based.
We have an ambitious goal with this course which will bring together the world leaders in pediatric surgery from key institutions in the field. This format and series will allow them to go through core competencies touching on all relevant concepts and controversies. We will feature world experts in their respective fields as they discuss, disagree and come to a consensus on the optimal treatments for various conditions.
Whit Holcomb is Surgeon-in Chief and Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.
Attending Surgeon Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Martinez-Ferro is the surgeon-in-chief at The Fundacion Hospitalaria Children´s Hospital. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Pediatric Oncology Surgeon at the Luis Calvo Mackenna Children's Hospital and Clinica Las Condes Medical Center. Santiago, Chile.
Dr. von Allmen is the Senior Vice President of Surgical Services and Surgeon-in-Chief at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. von Allmen holds the Lester W. Martin Chair of Pediatric Surgery. His special clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disorders, surgical innovation and surgical robotics. He has been a long term participant in the Surgical Section of the Children's Oncology group, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group.
General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Hofstra NS-LIJ School of Medicine. Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York.
Consultant surgeon and Past President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pediatric Surgeon, Akron Children's Hospital, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Akron, Ohio.
Director of Pediatric Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Akron, Ohio.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Chief of General and Thoracic Surgery at Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C.
Senior Vice President, and Chief of Surgery, Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care and The Diane and Norman Bernstein Professor of Pediatric Surgery, George Washington University. Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital. Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Akron, Ohio.
Professor of Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto