The Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital welcomes you to the 170th Annual Meeting of the Society of Clinical Surgery.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Social Program

3:00 pm–6:00 pm Arrival and registration
Liberty Hotel, lobby
6:00 pm–7:45 pm Cocktail reception
Liberty Hotel, 5th floor catwalk
7:45 pm –9:30 pm Dinner
Liberty Hotel Ballroom

Friday, November 15, 2013

Social Program

7:30 am–9:00 am Continental breakfast
Mass General Yawkey Building Mezzanine (connected directly to Liberty Hotel)
9:30 am Depart for tour of Boston’s North End Market Tour “Mangia – Mangia”
Shuttle vans from Liberty Hotel
12:00 pm Lunch
Ristorante Fiore, 250 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
1:30 pm Return to Liberty Hotel
Shuttle vans from restaurant
1:45 pm–5:00 pm

Choices:
- Museum of Fine Art
- Copley Place
- Newbury Street
- Free time

6:30 pm Depart for Annual Gala Dinner
Buses from the Liberty Hotel to Fenway Park
7:00 pm–9:45 pm Cocktails and Annual Gala Dinner
Historic Fenway Park
9:45 pm Return to Liberty Hotel
Buses from Fenway Park to Liberty Hotel

Surgical Program

6:30 am
Continental breakfast and registration
Mass General Yawkey Building Mezzanine
7:30 am–7:45 am Welcome and opening remarks
Mass General Yawkey Building Mezzanine
7:30 am Short walk to Mass General operating rooms
7:45 am Operative Clinics
10:45 am Walk back to Liberty Hotel to change out of scrubs
(Mass General locker rooms are also available)
11:30 am–12:30 pm Lunch
The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation
12:45 pm Group photograph
Bulfinch Building, Ether Dome
1:10 pm Welcome remarks
Peter Slavin, MD 
President, Massachusetts General Hospital

History of Ether Anesthesia at Mass General
John Herman, MD
2:00 pm–3:15 pm

Scientific Session I
O’Keeffe Auditorium

From Black Bile to Circulating Tumor Cells
Mehmet Toner, PhD

Ambulatory ECMO: 2013
Jose Garcia, MD

Closing the Gap on Orofacial Cleft
Eric Liao, MD PhD
    
Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
Barbara Smith, MD PhD
    
The Boston Marathon Bombing: Preparation, Responses, Outcomes
George Velmahos, MD

3:15 pm–3:30 pm Break
3:15 pm–4:30 pm Scientific Session II
O’Keeffe Auditorium

Health Reform News from the People’s Republic of Massachusetts
David Torchiana, MD

Bringing Transplantation Tolerance to the Clinic
David Sachs, PhD

Access to Liver Transplantation: Who Makes it to the Wait List and Who Gets Transplanted?
Heidi Yeh, MD

The Evolution of Transanal Approaches to Rectal Cancer: Is NOTES the Future?
Patricia Sylla, MD

Organ Regeneration Based on Native Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds
Harald Ott, MD
4:30 pm–5:00 pm Annual Business Meeting
O’Keeffe Auditorium

Evening Social Program

6:30 pm Depart for Annual Gala Dinner
Buses from the Liberty Hotel to Fenway Park
7:00 pm–9:45 pm Cocktails and Annual Gala Dinner
Historic Fenway Park
9:45 pm Return to Liberty Hotel
Buses from Fenway Park to Liberty Hotel

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Social Program

7:00 am Continental breakfast
Liberty Hotel, 5th floor catwalk
8:15 am–9:15 am

Two Hundred Years of Medical Advances
Jeffrey Drazen, MD, editor-in-chief, New England Journal of Medicine

9:15 am–10:15 am 4/15/2013: Two Bombs, Four Deaths, 265 Injuries and Two Suspects: What We Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombing
Edward F. Davis
Police Commissioner, Boston Police Department
10:15 am–10:30 am Break
10:30 am–11:30 am

Music in Medicine
Claudius Conrad, MD, PhD
Anderson Cancer Center