October 20, 2018
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Slides will be made available after the course.
- KICKOFF LECTURE: Tips on How to Succeed in Academic Surgery – Melina Kibbe, MD, FACS, FAHA
- MAKING YOUR MARK IN THE FIRST FEW YEARS
- Moderators: Melissa Hogg, MD & Matthew Porembka, MD
- Establishing Your Clinical Footprint and Understanding Your Clinical Value – T. Clark Gamblin, MD, MS, MBA
- Launching your Research Program: Early Strategies and Benchmarks – Adil Haider, MD, MPH
- Being an Effective Educator as a Junior Faculty Member – Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEHP
- Being a Good Citizen and Leader in your Institution – Christopher Sonnenday, MD, MHS
- ADVANCING YOUR CAREER
- Moderators: Joseph Phillips, MD & Susan Pitt, MD, MPHS
- Strategies to Find and Negotiate your First or Next Academic Position – Timothy Pawlik, MD, MPH, PhD
- Mentorship and Sponsorship – Justin Dimick, MD, MPH
- Funding your Research: How to Start and How to Keep It Going – Caprice Greenberg, MD, MPH
- Making the Transition from K to R: Establishing Research Independence – Dorry Segev, MD, PhD
- SUSTAINING AND BUILDING ON EARLY SUCCESS
- SMALL GROUP SESSION: PREPARING AN ELEVATOR PITCH
- Introduction by Rebecca Sippel, MD
- MANAGING LIFE AS JUNIOR FACULTY
- Moderators: Lindsay Kuo, MD & Priti Parikh, PhD
- Finances and Compensation Plans – Rebecca Minter, MD
- Effective Time Management, When to Say “Yes,” and When to Say “No” – Gregory Kennedy, MD, PhD
- Turning Difficult Conversations into Opportunities – Arden Morris, MD, MPH
- Taking Care of Yourself: Wellness and Resilience – Taylor Riall, MD, PhD
- JOINT KEYNOTE: Academic Surgery Wars: The Last Jedi – Jeffrey Matthews, MD
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Junior Faculty in their first 5 years of practice
- Senior Residents
LEARN HOW TO:
- Effectively plan and start your academic career
- Negotiate your job, resources, and programmatic support
- Build and manage a research team; Obtain and sustain research funding
- Make the most of society, university, and hospital committee involvement; and achieve national and local visibility
- Advance along promotion and tenure tracks
- Develop and sustain mentoring relationships
- Cope with and recover from setbacks
- Appreciate diverse pathways to success in academic surgery
- Network with leaders in academic surgery and with early-career peers
Dr. Bilimoria is the Director of the Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Vice President for Quality for the health system, and the Vice Chair for Quality in the Department of Surgery. He is also the John B. Murphy Professor of Surgery, and his clinical practice focuses on melanoma and sarcoma. His research focuses on surgical quality measurement and improving the quality of healthcare for surgical and oncology patients, and he has a particular interest in large cluster-randomized trials. He is the founding director of the 56-hospital Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC). He was the PI for the national FIRST Trial of resident duty hour policies. His research is supported by the NIH, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Board of Surgery (ABS), and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and other societies. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed in articles, with multiple recent studies in JAMA and NEJM. He is a Faculty Scholar at the American College of Surgeons. He is the past President of the Surgical Outcomes Club and the current Secretary of the Association of Academic Surgery (AAS). He was recently listed by Becker’s as one of the “Top 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety” in the U.S.
Jill R. Cherry-Bukowiec, M.D., M.S. is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Section of General Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She provides clinical coverage in trauma, non-trauma emergency, general surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Cherry received her BA in Zoology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at the University of Toledo and completed General Surgery residency at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She received her Master of Science degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan. She is board certified in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and by the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Cherry-Bukowiec’s clinical interests focus on Surgical Critical Care, Trauma, Non-Trauma Emergency and General Surgery. She is the Medical Director of the University of Michigan Trauma Burn ICU and provides surgical care for injured patients and patients with acute general surgery problems. She has a special interest in patients with severe infection and sepsis, and challenging nutrition issues. She also serves the health system as a voting member for the Executive Council of Clinical Affairs (ECCA).
Dr. Cherry-Bukowiec has a strong interest in clinical nutrition. She was a recipient of the Nestle Nutrition Institute Enteral Nutrition Fellowship and currently serves on the National Board for Nutrition Physician Specialists representing the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). She is a Past-President of the Michigan Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and co-founder of the Nutrition Advisory Committee for the University of Michigan Hospital where she currently acts as a physician advisor for the committee.
Dr. Cherry-Bukowiec also has a strong interest in teaching medical students and residents. She is the Assistant Scientific Trunk Director for the Medical School Pre-Clinical Curriculum, Faculty for the Medical School Doctoring Course, and has been Faculty for the Medical Student Chief Concerns Course. She Directs the Nutrition Course for the undergraduate pre-clinical medical student curriculum and also the director of the Interprofessional Education Clinical Nutrition elective. Dr. Cherry-Bukowiec is also heavily involved in Resident and Fellow Education serving on the competency committees for the General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Dr. Cherry-Bukowiec clinical research is focused on critical care of the surgical patient with particular focus in nutrition and infection. Her education research focuses on interprofessional and medical student education.
Dr. T. Clark Gamblin is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Gamblin obtained his BS from Mississippi State University and graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1998. Dr. Gamblin then completed his general surgery residency at Mercer University followed by a surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and then joined the University of Pittsburgh faculty in the Divisions of Transplantation and Surgical Oncology. His clinical practice was focused on liver and pancreatic disease. Shortly after joining the faculty, Dr. Gamblin obtained a Master of Science in clinical research from the University of Pittsburgh. He also obtained NIH funding and served as a primary investigator on multiple liver clinical trials. In December 2014, Dr. Gamblin obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Dr. Gamblin is currently the Chief of Surgical Oncology and Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He holds the Stuart D. Wilson Chair in Surgical Oncology and leads the liver program at MCW. His clinical interests include primary and metastatic liver cancer with a focus in laparoscopic liver surgery. Dr. Gamblin has spoken often nationally and internationally regarding liver cancer and has over one-hundred peer reviewed publications and has mentored many medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Gamblin also serves as the co-director of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Fellowship. Additionally, he leads the comprehensive liver program in Milwaukee. Dr. Gamblin and his wife, Holly, have three wonderful children. When not at the hospital, he can be found with his family enjoying seasonal sports.
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Prior to joining Rutgers Cancer Institute, she was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine was Director of Endocrine Surgery. She is a member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, the American association of clinical endocrinology, the international association of Endocrine surgeons, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. After graduation from Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, she completed residency in general surgery at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She then completed the Norman Thompson Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Matthews is a leading expert in pancreaticobiliary and gastrointestinal surgery. He has over 150 original articles and other publications. He led a federally funded research laboratory studying the regulation of epithelial transport and barrier function for over two decades. He serves on the editorial board of 11 scientific journals and is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. He is the Chair of the Surgery Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. He is a senior Director of the American Board of Surgery, and past President of the Society of Surgical Chairs, the Society of University Surgeons and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT).
Dr. Minter’s clinical practice is focused in the areas of pancreatobiliary and gastrointestinal surgery. She has a particular interest in the management and treatment of benign and neoplastic diseases of the pancreas. Dr. Minter is recognized as a clinical leader in her field and presently serves as the President of the Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association, current Chair of the International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association Education and Training Committee, and is an Associate Editor of the journal, HPB.
Dr. Minter’s research efforts focus on surgical education, specifically the development of training frameworks which explicitly define progressive entrustment and development of autonomy. Dr. Minter holds national leadership positions in multiple societies in recognition of her work in the field of surgical education and academic surgery, and is the immediate past President of the Society of University Surgeons and the Fellowship Council, and currently serves as a Director of the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Nathan’s health services research portfolio focuses on variation in the cost and quality of surgical care. He has been awarded a K08 career development award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to study the impact of accountable care organizations (ACOs) on the costs and quality of surgical care. Additionally, he is a co-investigator on a R01 focused on evaluating the impact of Medicare payment policy innovations on surgical care. More recently, his research has included assessments of surgical quality and costs within hospital networks. He is also interested in the quality of cancer surgery and prediction of prognosis after cancer resection. He was awarded the 2018 American College of Surgeons Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson II Promising Investigator Award.
Dr. Pawlik took his first faculty appointment at Johns Hopkins in 2005, where he was Professor of Surgery and Oncology, as well as the John L. Cameron Chair of Alimentary Tract Diseases and the Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology until 2016. Dr. Pawlik currently is the Chair of Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he holds The Urban Meyer III and Shelley Meyer Chair for Cancer Research. Dr. Pawlik also serves as the Treasurer / Secretary of The Ohio State University Practice Plan. Dr. Pawlik has given our 400 invited talks both nationally and internationally in 25 different countries. Dr. Pawlik has published over 850 articles and 75 book chapters, in addition to editing six surgical textbooks. Dr. Pawlik serves on multiple editorial boards and is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Deputy Editor of JAMA Surgery, as well as an Associate Editor for Annals of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Pawlik has served on the executive council of several of the premier surgical associations in the United States. Dr. Pawlik is a member of multiple surgical societies including the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, American Surgical Association, Society of Clinical Surgery, as well as being a past-President of the Association for Academic Surgery. Dr. Pawlik’s international contributions have been recognized through his honorary memberships in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Brazilian Society of Surgical Oncology, as well as the Society of General Surgeons of Perú. Dr. Pawlik’s research focuses on determinations of factors associated with prognosis and staging of gastrointestinal cancers, as well as the economics of cancer care. He also studies patient/physician communication and patient engagement, as well as patient perception of cancer-care goals. Dr. Pawlik has consistently been recognized by Castle Connolly as one of America’s “Top Docs.”
General Surgery Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Cardiothoracic Residency: University of Michigan
Staff Physician: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery: Dartmouth, Geisel School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Clinical Interests: General thoracic surgery, benign and malignant disease of the chest, lungs and esophagus
Research Interests: Tumor Immunology, Simulation, Resident Education, Surgical Outcomes