Watch a live interactive webcast with international surgical experts as they show and discuss actual cases using the currently available methods for surgical telementoring. Utilizing VisitOR1, off-the-shelf software services, and Google Glass, these studies will show the comparative strengths of each platform, and real-world tips will be shared. You and your institution will learn methods to improve skills and teach new procedures by remote presence. Watch the various "budget-friendly" ways to accomplish this goal.
This event was planned by The American Medical Foundation for Peer Review and Education, a leader in the organization and support of surgical telementoring initiatives. Read about the most current approaches already implemented in their publication "Surgical Telementoring News" edited by Evelyn Baram-Clothier, PhG, JD
Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, Colorado. Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, New York, New York He was a founder and past president of the International Pediatric Endosurgical Group (IPEG), SAGES, Telementoring Task Force Member
Conor P. Delaney, MD, PhD, is Chairman of the Digestive Disease Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, since 2015... He was formerly Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery and Vice-Chair of Surgery. University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, and a Professor of Surgery at Case Western.
Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon; Clinical Lead for Colorectal Cancer for Barts Health, Associate Dean ,Barts and the London Medical School, Director and Head of Programme Virtual MedicsTM (Google Glass project), The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London.
Knut Magne Augestad MD, PhD, Department of GI Surgery Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. SAGES, Telementoring Task Force Member. He is a Research manager at the Norwegian National Centre of Telemedicine Tromsø, Norway and has initiated surgical telementoring research programs focusing on telestration, and low cost setups of surgical telementoring and teamwork.
Professor of Clinical Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College; John F., Jr. and Carolyn Bookout Chair in Surgical Innovation and Technology; Head, Section of Endoscopic Surgery Houston Methodist Hospital; Medical Director, Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation and Education (MITIE), Houston, Texas and President Society of Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeons, SAGES Telementoring Task Force Member
Dr. Ponsky is a Professor of Surgery, and the Director of Clinical Growth and Transformation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, He is also a consultant pediatric surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ponsky attended Medical School at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999, Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007, and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008.