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RESCHEDULED:  Sept 26, 2020

Oregon-Washington Combined Meeting 

Improving Surgery in the Pacific Northwest


On May 17, the committee met and started planning a virtual meeting for September 26, 2020.  Due to the complexities of the Covid-19 virus pandemic, a virtual meeting was determined to be the best option.  Unfortunately, our meeting in Sunriver had to be cancelled. 

Draft Schedule 

September 21 - 26

Exhibitor Solutions Center (open all week)

General Surgery Abstracts (8 abstracts) Moderators: Dr. Laszlo Kiraly and Dr. Matt Eckert 

Acute Care Surgery and Vascular Abstracts (9 abstracts) Moderators: Dr. Jason Jundt, other moderator TBD

Oncology Abstracts  (9 abstracts) Moderators: Dr. Nicole Ingalls and Dr. Allison Porter - Great Hall

Sponsored Webinar Silk Road MedicalTranscarotid Artery Revascularization: Driving to Standard of Care for Carotid Artery Revascularization . Wayne Nelson, MD, FACS, RPVI, Chief, Vascular Surgery, St. Charles Health System & Oregon Vascular Specialists 

Washington & Oregon Council Meetings via Zoom

Saturday, September 26 (times and order subject to change)

Advocacy Presentation, Surgeon's PAC - Dr. Mika Sinanan,  Webinar

Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS, Treasurer of the ACS 

Symposium 1 - Changing Practice Locally 

A: Locums and staffing challenges: common Problems and Solutions, Dr. Bruce Ham;

B. Ergonomics and intraoperative wellness, Dr. Laszlo Kirlay;

C. The importance of Physician Wellness, Dr. Keith Lowenstein (tentative);

D. NSQIP data, panel, Dr. Jennifer Watters, COO St. Charles Medical Center

Symposium 2 - Innovation in Surgery 

A. Maximizing Social Media – Dr. Jason Bingham (tentative)

B. Teaching Robotics in Residency and Learning Robotics after Residency – Dr. John Stowers (tentative) and Dr. Arvin Gee

C. Advanced Prosthetics – Dr. Albert Chi

Cancer Symposium:  New developments colorectal, melanoma or breast . Moderator, Dr Bryan Bell - Great Hall.

A. Melanoma – Dr. Genevieve Boland  (35 minutes + 5 min Q&A)

B. Breast – Dr. Nathalie Johnson (20 min)

C. Colorectal – Dr. Quinton Hatch (20 min)

D. Panel and Case Discussion (20 min)

Virtual Happy Hour

Previous Summer Meetings

2019 Lake Chelan (June 13-16)
2018 Sunriver Resort (June 14-16)
2017 Lake Chelan 
2016 Sunriver Resort 
2015 Suncadia Resort 
2014 Sunriver Resort 
2013 Lake Chelan
2012 Sunriver Resort 
2011 Lake Chelan

2010 Sunriver Resort 
2009 Lake Chelan 
2008 Skamania Lodge
2007 Lake Chelan 
2006 Sunriver Resort

Future Summer Meetings

2020 Sunriver Resort, June 11-13, 2020
2021 Campbell's Resort, Lake Chelan, WA, Dates TBD


When meetings are in Washington State, all registration information is through the Washington ACS Chapter website. 

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