American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
Winter Retreat 2020 Program Agenda

All Sessions in Lonestar Ballroom Unless Otherwise Noted

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Lonestar Foyer
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
ACAPS Global Health Committee Meeting
Austin Ballroom
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast and View Posters
Omni Atrium
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Poster Session I (click to expand)
Omni Atrium
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
Welcome and Review of Schedule
Arun K. Gosain, MD
Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

A. Neil Salyapongse, MD
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Anthony A. Smith, MD
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
8:10 AM - 8:55 AM
RRC Report
Michael W. Neumeister, MD
SIU Medicine, Springfield, IL
8:55 AM - 9:55 AM
Panel I: The Global Burden of Surgical Disease
Moderator: Anthony A. Smith, MD
Panelists: John Tarpley, MD; Steve Merry, MD; Scott Kozin, MD; Daniel D. Galat, MD
  • How can centers be structured to maximize global impact on these diseases?
  • Does education of surgical trainees impact the efficacy of such centers
  • Dual educational role: US trainees vs. local surgeons - how can educational goals be meshed?
  • WHO definition of "The Essential Surgeon" and how so little surgery in SubSaharan Africa is done by surgeons
9:55 AM - 10:15 AM
Coffee Break
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Panel II: Role of Organized Medicine in Global Health Education - How Can Organized Medicine be Leveraged to Facilitate Education in Global Health?
Moderator: A. Neil Salyapongse, MD
Panelists: Andrea Pusic, MD; Albert H. Chao, MD; Donald H. Lalonde, MD; Girma Tefera, MD
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Panel III: Models for Global Health Care Delivery and their Impact on Education - How Can These Centers be Structured to Facilitate Education?
Moderator: Arun K. Gosain, MD
Panelists: Ruben Ayala, MD; Scott Kozin, MD; Paige Fox, MD; Andrew M. Wexler, MD
  • What are the local objections to education of US trainees?
  • What are the potential upsides of educating US trainees in global settings?
  • How does education of US trainees help or hinder education of local surgeons?
  • Does education pose a barrier to health care delivery in global health?
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Omni Atrium
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Goldwyn Address
Linda G. Phillips, MD
University of Texas, Galveston, TX
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Panel IV: Diversity in Global Health Leadership - How Does This Impact Global Health Education and How Can We Improve it?
Moderator: Amanda Gosman, MD
Panelists: Noopur Gangopadhyay, MD; Joyce McIntyre, MD; Alicia Sigler, MD
  • 1) Gender and Ethnic Diversity in leadership;
    2) How can we cultivate role models from the areas of need to serve as champions in leadership for those areas?
  • Role models of ethnic/birth origin from those areas who are currently practicing in North America
  • Role models currently practicing in the areas of need
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Panel V-A: What is the Optimal Environment for Global Health Education During Residency/Fellowship?

US Health Care Providers

Moderator: John R. Potts, III, MD
Panelists: Thomas J. Gampper, MD; Steve Merry, MD; Charles Verheyden, MD
  • What level trainee should be taken on trips?
  • Can different responsibilities be assigned to different levels of trainees?
  • What should be the duration of these trips?
  • How should residents follow up on trips to maximize educational value?
  • Should research in global health be incorporated into mission trips, or should these be separate missions?
  • How can institutions finance these trips?
  • How can we measure the impact/outcomes of these trips?
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Coffee Break
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Panel V-B: What is the Optimal Environment for Global Health Education During Residency/Fellowship?

Moderator: Kavitha Ranganathan, MD
Panelists: Eugene Park, MD; Nicole Kurnik, MD; Brian M. Christie, MD
4:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Abstract Session I (click to expand)
Moderator: Steven Kasten, MD
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Welcome Reception
Omni Atrium

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Omni Atrium
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast Breakout for International Leaders
Omni Atrium

Identifying an ACAPS site for global health education
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast and View Posters
Omni Atrium
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Poster Session II (click to expand)
Omni Atrium
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Roundtable: Mechanics of establishing a Global Surgery Rotation for Programs

ACGME/Requirement Trouble Shooting
John R. Potts, III, MD; Thomas J. Gampper, MD; Charles Verheyden, MD

Trip Format: Optimizing Reciprocal Education Between Domestic Residents and Local Surgeons
Albert H. Chao, MD; Nicole Kurnik, MD; Kavitha Ragnathan, MD

Securing Funding for Global Health Trips at Each Institution
Martin Johnson, MD; Donald R. Mackay, MD; Steve Merry, MD

Longitudinal Opportunities Post-Residency/Global Health Organizations
Brian M. Christie, MD; Paige Fox, MD; Jeffrey R. Marcus, MD

Continuation of Care Post Visit
A. Neil Salyapongse, MD; Ruben Ayala, MD; Girma Tefera, MD
  1. assessing status of pre/post visit care,
  2. leveraging messaging and video-conferencing to optimize pre/post visit care,
  3. shared database management for collaborative "EHR"

Developing Center(s) of Excellence for Experience and Service in Global Health
Daniel D. Galat, MD; Michael J. Miller, MD; John Tarpley, MD
  1. Developing centers that can be shared with residents from multiple US institutions
  2. Developing residency/training programs to train plastic surgeons in those regions (e.g., Dr. Nthumab's PS residency program, Kijabe, to begin 2020)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Paper Session II (click to expand)
Moderator: Steven Kasten, MD
12:00 PM