17th Annual Plastic Surgery Research Day Department of Plastic Surgery

June 26, 2020

The overall goal of the Pitt Plastic Surgery Research Day is to discuss and educate the audience on new concepts and technologies in clinical and translational research in all areas of plastic surgery.

Target Audience

The target audience for the meeting includes plastic surgeons in practice and in training, both private and academic, and members of the plastic surgery research community.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of current concepts in plastic and reconstructive surgery;
  • Access clinical data that will have a direct impact on the everyday practice of plastic surgery,
  • Integrate basic science research to assist in making better clinical and operative decisions; and
  • Implement techniques in the areas of patient safety, clinical/surgical outcomes, and complications that will improve their performance and patient outcomes.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/26/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
06/26/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
06/26/2020 - 6:00pm

10:00 AM – 10:05 AM

Introduction and Opening Remarks (J. Peter Rubin, MD; Kacey Marra, PhD; Jesse Goldstein, MD)

10:05 AM – 10:35 AM

Visiting Professor – Lecture I

Developing Novel Therapeutics for Lymphedema

Babak J. Mehrara, MD
Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service
Peter G. Cordeiro Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute
Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

10:35 AM – 11:20 AM

Session I – Clinical Research I Presentations (Jesse Goldstein, MD)

11:20 AM – 11:56 PM

Session II – Basic Science Research Presentations (Asim Ejaz, PhD)

11:56 PM – 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM

Visiting Professor – Lecture II

Using a Continuous Improvement Strategy to Increase Enhanced Outcomes of Cancer Reconstruction Surgery

Babak J. Mehrara, MD
Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service
Peter G. Cordeiro Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute
Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Session III – Clinical Research II Presentations (Carolyn De La Cruz, MD)

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Session IV – Education, Quality and Innovation Presentations (Kacey Marra, PhD)

2:54 PM – 3:00 PM

Concluding Remarks (J. Peter Rubin, MD; Kacey Marra, PhD; Jesse Goldstein, MD)

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Virtual Cocktail Hour and Award Presentations; Open Q & A

4:30 PM

Adjournment

Virtual Meeting

 All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

First Name, Last Name, Degree

Name of the Commercial Interest

Nature of the Relationship

           Devra Becker, MD

Goodrich and Geist

Legal Consulting

Sydney Coleman, MD

Allergan

Mentor

Consultant

Royalties

Anne Klassen, PhD

                                               Allergan

Research Consultant

Ernest Manders, MD

Promethean LifeSciences, Inc.

Stockholder

CSO and Chief Medical Officer

Kacey Marra, PhD

Department of Defense

Grant/Research Support

Babak Mehrara, MD

PureTech Corp.

Grant/Research Support and Consultant

Daniel Murariu, MD

MTF Biologics, Sientra

CE Speakers’ Bureau

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 Attendance
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