The Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care’s Division of Acute Care Surgery was once again well represented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, which took place in San Diego this past October. A number of faculty members, residents and students presented their original research, delivered invited lectures or moderated panel sessions at the event.
Scientific presentations from the division included “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Prehospital Pain Management” by James Bradford — a fourth-year Dell Med student — and “Outcome Comparison Between End and Loop Stoma Reversal” by Javier Benitez, M.D., a Dell Med general surgery resident.
The following acute care surgery faculty members delivered invited lectures:
- Carlos Brown, M.D., FACS — “Advanced Neuromonitoring Modalities in the Intensive Care Unit”
- Joseph DuBose, M.D., FACS — “Catheter Based Pelvic Hemorrhage Control” and “Priorities in Managing Simultaneous Abdominal and Vascular Trauma”
Additionally, the following faculty members served as moderators for a number of panel sessions:
- Tatiana Cardenas, M.D., FACS — “Management of Anorectal Emergencies” and “Unique Challenges in Hernia Surgery”
- Joseph DuBose, M.D., FACS — “Combined Vascular and Trauma Training and Practice: The Wave of the Future?”
- Pedro Teixeira, M.D., FACS — “Acute Hepatobiliary Emergencies”
As always, our Dell Med students, general surgery residents, and Division of Acute Care Surgery faculty represented us well on a national stage!