American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons

ACAPS 8th Annual Winter Meeting
Topic: Competency-based Education in Plastic Surgery: Benefits and Challenges to Evolving Paradigms of Resident Education

Meeting Co-chairs: Arun K. Gosain and Scott Lifchez

All times in Central Standard Time

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Poster Session I (click to expand)
Moderator: Steven J. Kasten, MD
10:50 am - 11:00 am
Welcome and Review of Schedule
Arun K. Gosain, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Scott Lifchez, MD
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Robert Weber, MD
Baylor Scott & White, Temple, TX
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Panel I
Experience of PS programs in USA participating in competency-based education
Moderator: Scott Lifchez, MD
Panelists: Adeyiza Momoh, MD; Vu T. Nguyen, MD; Robert Weber, MD
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Panel II: Canadian Experience in Competency-based Education
Part A: Orthopedics as an Established Surgical Model
Moderator: Markku Nousiainen, MD
Panelists: Douglas Ross, MD; William Kraemer, MD; Hayley Spurr, MD

Part B: Plastic Surgery as an Upcoming Model
Moderator: Mitchell Brown, MD
Panelists: Douglas Ross, MD; Kyle Wanzel, MD; Adam Mosa, MD
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Goldwyn Address
Key Concepts in Mentorship

Moderator: Jenna R. Stoehr

Linda Phillips, MD
Arun K. Gosain, MD
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Panel III: Additional Years for Academic Enrichment During Residency: How Does Competency-based Education Impact This?
Part A: Resident Perspective
Moderator: Aaron Kearney, MD
Panelists: Melanie Major, MD; Jordan Blough, MD; Cliff Scheckter, MD; Abby Culver, MD

Part B: Faculty Perspective
Moderator: Arun K. Gosain, MD
Panelists: James Chang, MD; Michel Saint-Cyr, MD; William Kuzon, MD; Jeffrey Kenkel, MD
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Paper Session I
Moderators: Abigail E. Chaffin, MD; Heather R. Faulkner, MD

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Competency Based Education Roundtables
ACGME/Requirement Trouble Shooting

TABLE 1: How can we maximize simulations available at institutions to create a standardized simulation curriculum to model and refine?
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TABLE 2: Who are the appropriate individuals to assess resident competency outside of core faculty?
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TABLE 3: Role of In Service and Mock Oral Examinations:
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TABLE 4: What is the role of fellowships if we have a successful model for competency-based education for the broad spectrum of PS?
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TABLE 5: What is the impact of variability if applicants are choosing between programs offering competency-based education or time-based education?
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TABLE 6: If a competency-based curriculum shortens length of training for some residents, how will this impact surgical maturity, and surgical innovation/research?
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1:05 pm - 2:00 pm
Poster Session II (click to expand)
Moderator: Jorge de la Torre, MD
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Paper Session II
Moderators: Phuong D. Nguyen; Galen Perdikis, MD
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Panel IV: ACGME Perspective On the Pros and Cons of Competency-based Education
Moderator: John Potts
Panelists: Joseph E. Losee, MD; Russell Reid, MD; Christian Cable, MD; Nikki Burish, MD
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Panel V: Concerns of Programs in Initiating Competency-based Education On a Broader Scale
Moderator: Pro: Brian Drolet, MD Con: Greg Evans, MD
Panelists: Pro: Galen Perdikis, MD; Nishant Ganesh Kumar, MD Con: Linda Phillips, MD; Juliana Hansen, MD
5:15 PM