Schedule

View the schedule details below.
  • 7:00 a.m.

    • APSA Board of Governors Meeting

      [TBD] 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room 

      [TBD] 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    • Poster Set-up - IPSO

      [Portico] 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk

      [TBD] 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Registration Desk 

      [TBD] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room

      [TBD] 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    • IPSO Poster Viewing

      [Portico] 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 8:00am

    • APSA and IPSO Presidents' Welcome
      Joseph P. Vacanti, MD,
      Harvard Medical School
      Boston, Massachusetts, USA

      Prof. Dr. Joerg Fuchs
      University of Tuebingen
      Tubingen, Germany

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

  • 8:15 a.m.

    • IPSO Scientific Session I: Operative Adjuncts that Improve Cancer Surgery and Reproductive Preservation​

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 8:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 10:00 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Portico] 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

  • 10:30 a.m.

    • IPSO Seminar Topic 1: Care Challenges Facing Low and Middle-income Countries​

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m.

    • Lunch

      12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    • Benjy Brooks Meeting and Lunch
      ticket must be presented at entry

      [Grand Cypress G-H] 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30 p.m.

    • IPSO Seminar Topic II: Technical Aspects of Rhabdomyosarcoma​





       

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • 2:30 p.m.

    • Seminar Topic 3: Emerging Technology in Pediatric Cancer Care for the Surgeon​

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • 3:30 p.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Portico] 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 4:00 p.m.

    • IPSO Scientific Session II: Tumor Staging, Sentinel Nodes and PDX Tumor Models​

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 6:00 p.m.

    • IPSO Reception 
       

      [TBD] 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 p.m.

    • APSA Publications Committee Meeting

      6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

    • Nursing Mothers Room

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • 6:15 a.m.

    • Foundation Board Meeting

      [Grand Cypress G] 6:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room

      [TBD] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk

      [TBD] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Suite

      [TBD] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    • IPSO Poster Viewing

      [Portico] 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    • APSA-IPSO Joint Session: Wilms Tumor Challenges; Neuroblastoma; Renal

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    • Exhibitor Set-up
      APSA Poster Set-up

      [Regency Hall] 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    • Box Lunch-up 

      [Portico] 11:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Introduction of APSA Meeting
      Joseph P. Vacanti, MD
      APSA President


       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

  • 11:45 a.m.

    • Case Debates

      Moderators: Carroll M. Harmon, MD PhD; Todd A Ponsky, MD

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • 1:15 p.m.

    • Break

       

      [TBD] 1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30 p.m.

    • Plenary Session 1
      Includes presentations from 2019 Foundation Scholars: Alejandro Garcia, MD; Alex G. Cuenca, MD PhD

      Moderators: Kasper Wang, MD; Bethany J. Slater, MD

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

  • 2:45 p.m.

    • International Lecture: Organ Transplantation, is it the Same Everywhere?
      Gustavo Varela-Fascinetto, MD
      Chief, Transplantation Department and Director, Liver Transplant Program. 
      Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, Mexico City

      Introduction of 2020 Travel Fellows
      Truc Ngueyn, Vietnam
      Justina Seyi-Olajide, Nigeria
      Tunde Sholadoye, Nigeria

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • 3:30 p.m.

    • Break

      [TBD] 3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    • Exhibit Hall Open
      Poster Viewing

      [Regency Hall] 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 3:45 p.m.

    • Scientific Session 1: Quality and Safety
      Moderators: Jeffrey W. Gander, MD; Barrie S. Rich, MD
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Scientific Session 2: Neonatal GI - Basic Science and Clinical
      Moderators: David J. Hackam, MD PhD; Biren P. Modi, MD

      [Windsong 6-8] 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Scientific Session 3: ECLS and CDH
      Moderators: Shaun M. Kunisaki, MD MSc; David A. Lazar, MD

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 5:00 p.m.

    • Wine and Cheese Reception; Poster Viewing

       

      [Regency Hall] 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 p.m.

    • New Member Rehearsal

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 p.m.

    • Welcome Reception

      [Wilderness Area] 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Nursing Mothers Room

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [Regency Hall] 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

    • Poster Viewing

      [Regency Hall] 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [TBD] 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Business Meeting

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

  • 7:30 a.m.

    • Town Hall: Organizational Changes
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Suite 

      [TBD] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    • Exhibit Hall Open
      Poster Viewing

      [Regency Hall] 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Regency Hall] 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

  • 9:45 a.m.

    • Top Educational Content (TEC) Talks:
      CDH Protocols, New Medical Management for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Complications of Newborn Laparoscopy and Management of Disorders of Sex Development


      Sponsored by the Journal of Pediatric Surgery

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 9:45 a.m. - 110:15 a.m.

  • 11:15 a.m.

    • Plenary Session 2
      Moderators: P. Stephen Almond, MD; Kathleen van Leeuwen, MD

      2019 Foundation Scholar Beth A. Rymeski, DO
      Cincinnati Children's Hosiptal Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
      Current Management of Pediatric Pilonidal Disease: A Prospective Multicenter Surgeon-Choice Cohort Study

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • 12:15 p.m.

    • Box Lunch Pick-up

      [TBD] 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 P.M.

  • 12:45 p.m.

    • New Member Induction Ceremony

       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • 1:00 p.m.

    • Robert E. Gross Lecture: The Moral Compass
      Mary L. Brandt, MD
      Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine
       
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

  • 1:45 p.m.

    • Break

      1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • New Technology Committee Education Session
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    • Practice Committee Education Session: Intra-group Specialization

       

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    • Ethics Committee Education Session: Disclosure
       

      [Windsong 6-8] 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    • Break

      [TBD] 3:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • 3:30 p.m.

    • Informatics & Telemedicine Committee Education Session
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    • Wellness Task Force Education Session
       

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Education Session
      Moderator: Erika A. Newman, MD

      [Windsong 6-8] 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • 4:30 p.m.

    • Break

      4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

  • 4:45 p.m.

    • Surgical Critical Care Committee Education Session
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    • Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment Committee Education Session
       

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

    • Childhood Obesity Committee Education Session
       

      [Windsong 6-8] 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

  • 5:45 p.m.

    • Residents Reception
      all trainees and students welcome

      [TBD] 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 p.m.

    • New Member Orientation and Reception
      by invitation

      [President's House] 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

  • 6:15 p.m.

    • JPS Reception
      by invitation

      [TBD] 6;15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      [View the Ancillary Meetings listing for specific rooms] 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Nursing Mothers Room

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room

      [TBD] 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [TBD] 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 a.m.

    • Scientific Session 4: Thoracic; Trauma
      Moderators: Anthony Stallion, MD; Peter T. Yu, MD
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

    • Scientific Session 5: Gastrointestinal - Colorectal and Appendix
      Moderators: Erin M. Garvey, MD; Jason S. Frischer, MD

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

    • Scientific Session 6: Gastrointestinal - Foregut, Midgut and Hepatobilary
      Moderators: Pablo Laje, MD; Christopher P. Gayer, MD

      [Grand Cypress G-I] 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

    • Exhibit Hall Open
      Poster Viewing

      [Regency Hall] 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Suite

      [TBD] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 8:15 a.m.

    • Break

      8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • 8:30 a.m.

    • Scientific Session 7: Education, GYN and Practice
      Moderators: Edward P. Tagge, MD; Erin E. Rowell, MD

       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    • Research Committee Education Session 


       

      [Grand Cypress A-C] 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    • Trauma Committee Education Session

       

      [Grand Cypress G-I] 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • 9:30 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break 

      [TBD] 9:30 a.m - 10:15 a.m.

  • 10:15 a.m.

    • Jay Grosfeld Social Injustice Symposium. Conquer the Divide: Disparaties in Access to Care
      presented by the Global Pediatric Surgery and Health Policy & Advocacy Committees



       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    • Exhibit and Poster Dismantle

      [Regency Hall] 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Box Lunch Pick-up
       
       

      [TBD] 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m.

    • GERD Roundtable over Lunch: Variations in Care

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • 1:00 p.m.

    • Break

      1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

  • 1:15 p.m.

    • Presidential Address: Our Better Angels and the Invention of Hope
      Joseph P. Vacanti, MD
      John Homans Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

  • 2:15 p.m.

    • Break

      2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • 2:30 p.m.

    • Systematic Reviews: Enteral Access and Intussusception: Translating Evidence into Practice
      Presented by the Surgical Quality & Safety and the Outcomes and Evidence-based Practice Committees
      Moderators: Loren Berman, MD; Shawn D. St. Peter, MD

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 4:00 p.m.

    • Free Time

      4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 p.m.

    • President's Reception

       

      [TBD] 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 p.m.

    • President's Banquet

      Scientific Award Presentations: Folkman, Innovation, Quality, Poster
      Service Award Presentations: Humanitarian, Distinguished Service, Gross Excellence
      Introduction of New President, John H.T. Waldhausen, MD

       

      [Grand Cypress D-F] 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • 10:00 p.m.

    • Meeting Concludes

      10:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Program Directors Meeting

      [Palm D-F] 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • 7:00 a.m.

    • Global Pediatric Surgery Workshop
      presented by the Global Pediatric Surgery Committee

      pre-registration required

      [Poinciana A-B] 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    • Avoiding Implicit Bias
      presented by the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Benjy Brooks Committees

      pre-registration required

      [Palm A-C] 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    • Visual Abstracts
      presented by the Visual Abstracts Subcommittee of the Informatics and Telemedicine Committee

      pre-registration required

      [Poinciana C-D] 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

    • Essentials of Surgical Critical Care Course
      presented by the Surgical Critical Care Committee

      pre-registration and additional fee required

      [Grand Cypress H-I] 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Pediatric Surgery Quality Collaborative
      by invitation

      [Magnolia A-C] 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 9:15 a.m.

    • Peer Support Workshop
      presented by the Wellness Task Force

      pre-registration is required

      [Poinciana A-B] 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    • Assessing Your Learners with Multiple Choice Questions
      presented by the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery

      pre-registration required

      [Palm A-C] 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  • 9:30 a.m.

    • Coaching Your Trainees
      presented by the Education Committee

      by invitation

      [Poinciana C-D] 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 10:00 a.m.

    • Pediatric Surgery Minimally Invasive Hi-Fidelity Simulation Course

      pre-registration and additional fee required

      [Grand Cypress G] 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    • Social Determinants of Health Workshop

      pre-registration required

      [Palm D-F] 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    • Board of Governors Meeting

      5/12 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room [Gardenia]

    • Foundation Board Meeting

      5/14 6:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Room [Grand Cypress G]

    • JPS Reception
      by invitation

      5/15 6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Room [TBD]

    • New Member Orientation
      by invitation

      5/15 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Room [TBD]

    • Pediatric Surgery Quality Collaborative 
      by invitation

      5/17 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Room [Magnolia A-C]

    • Program Directors Meeting

      5/17 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Room [Palm D-F]

    • Publications Committee Meeting
      dinner provided 

      5/13 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Room [TBD]

    • Residents Reception 
      all trainees welcome

      5/15 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Room [TBD]

    • Program Committee Meeting

      5/14 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Room [TBD]