The SurgeonA News Bulletin published by the Foundation for Abdominal Surgery,
675 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176
Editor: Demostene Romanucci, MD
The 43nd Clinical Congress
The Wingate Inn offers a complimentary expanded hospitality breakfast,
27th N. Frederick Hicken, M.D.
Mark your calendar for the above two dates of AMA/PRA, 20 Hours CME credits of Category 1. The 43rd Clinical Congress will be exciting, stimulating and enlightening.
Friday, May 3rd will be a presentation by Professor Alexander S. Rosemurgy, II and his USF Department of Surgery. It will cover highlights of the 26th Hepato-Biliary Symposium.
Saturday, May 4th will be Mayo Clinic morning. Dr. Santhat Nivatvongs will address Pre-operative Adjuvant Chemo-radiation for Rectal Carcinoma. His second presentation will be Current Management of Early Colo-Rectal Carcinoma. Dr. Philip Metzger will discuss Diagnosis and Screening Aspects for Colo-Rectal Cancer and Surgical Treatment of Colo-Rectal Cancer. The afternoon session on Colo-Rectal Malignancies, will be presented by two of the top Colo-Rectal Specialists; Dr. Paul Sugarbaker of the Washington DC Cancer Institute and Dr. Brendan Moran of North Hampshire Hospital, Hampshire, UK.
Sunday, May 5th will pit your diagnostic skills, technical excellence and outcomes against Paul Sugarbaker, M.D. and Brendan Moran, M.D. The format was mentioned in the SURGEON of June 2001. It will be informal, with audience participation anticipated.
The Attendee is to have with him the following information pertinent to his "case" presentations of Colo-rectal cancer:
The Attendee will make his presentation, the moderator will offer critique and suggestions and the attendee(s) is (are) expected to participate.
Early registration is the key to success to any meeting - CME especially. Room rates at the Wingate Inn is $72.00 plus tax/day.
Jesus I. Garcia, M. D. and Conrad Miranda IV, M.D. are co-Chairs for the Fund Raising Committee of the ABAS. You should be hearing from them soon. Be generous. It's for you and only you!
Have a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Happy Holidays!
See you in Tampa in May 2002.
Again, please register early!
Medicare fees for physicians are being reduced 5.4%
The ASAS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Continuing Medical Education for Physicians. The ASAS takes responsibility for the content, the quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.