Schedule

View the schedule details below. Click on "Ancillary Meetings" tab to see committee and affiliate group meetings.
  • 7:00 a.m.

    • APSA Board of Governors Meeting

      [Regis, 3rd floor] 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Artifacts/Twitterfall 

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th floor] 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk 

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th floor] 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room 

      [Orleans 4th floor] 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 2:30 p.m.

    • Program Directors Meeting

      [Grand Ballroom H-J, 4th floor] 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Artifacts/Twitterfall 

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th floor] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk 

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th floor] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room

      [Orleans 4th floor] 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • 7:00am

    • Committee Meetings

      [View the Ancillary Meetings listing for specific rooms] 7:00am-10:00am

  • 9:00 a.m.

    • Benjy Brooks Society Brunch and Meeting
      must present ticket for entry

      [Grand Ballroom H-J, 4th floor] 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    • New Member Rehearsal and Orientation

      [Salon A-F] 11:00 a.m. - 11:45am

    • Poster Set-up

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    • Exhibit Set-up

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m.

    • President's Welcome
      Ronald B. Hirschl, MD

      [Salons A-F] 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 12:30 p.m.

    • Plenary Education Session: Colorectal Malformations and Diseases - Anorectal Malformations (ARM); Hirschsprung Disease (HD) 

      Moderator: Marc A. Levitt, MD

      Anorectal Malformations: Michael Rollins, MD; Richard Wood, MD; Caitlin A. Smith, MD; Belinda Dickie, MD; Donald B. Shaul, MD

      Hirschsprung Disease: Casey M. Calkins, MD; Megan K. Fuller, MD; Timothy C. Lee, MD; Jacob C. Langer, MD; Megan M. Durham, MD

      Tribute to Lester Martin and Orvar Swenson - Grace Z. Mak, MD



       

      [Salons A-F] 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Refreshment Break 

      [Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th floor] 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

  • 2:15 p.m.

    • APSA's Past: Key Factors in the Establishment of Pediatric Surgery and APSA - Who Did It and How
      James A. O'Neill, Jr., MD

      Moderator: George W. Holcomb, III, MD

      Tribute to H. William Clatworthy - James A. O'Neill, Jr., MD

      [Salon A-F] 2:15 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

  • 2:35 p.m.

    • New Member Introduction

      [Salon A-F] 2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

  • 3:15 p.m.

    • Scientific Session 1: Gastrointestinal Surgery 
      Moderators: Samual M. Alaish, MD; Christopher P. Gayer, MD

      Tribute to Morton M. Woolley - Michael Millacote, MD

      [Salon G] 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    • Scientific Session 2: Basic Science, Chest, IBD
      Moderators: Samir R. Pandya, MD; Kasper Wang, MD

      Tribute to Eric W. Fonkalsrud - Howard C. Jen, MD

      [Salon A-F] 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    • Scientific Session 3: Oncology (basic science and clinical), Global, Anesthesia/analgesia â€‹ 
      Moderators: Barrie S. Rich, MD; David H. Rothstein, MD

      Tribute to Raymond A. Amoury - R. Michael Dorman, MD

      [Salons H-J] 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

  • 4:00 p.m.

    • Exhibit Hall Open

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    • Poster Viewing

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • 4:30 p.m.

    • Wine and Cheese Reception

      [Exhibit Hall] 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 5:15 p.m.

    • Quick Shots 1: Gastrointestinal Surgery  
      Moderators: Biren P. Modi, MD; Andreas H. Meier, MD

      Tribute to E. Ide Smith - Sam Han, MD; Jamie Knell, MD

      [Salon G] 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

    • Quick Shots 2: Thoracic, Colorectal Surgery  
      Moderators: Drew A. Rideout, MD; Michael J. Goretsky, MD

      Tribute to William B. Kiesewetter - Marcus M. Malek, MD

      [Salons A-F] 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

    • Quick Shots 3: Oncology (basic science and clinical)  
      Moderators: Dave R. Lal, MD; Roshni A. Dasgupta, MD

      Tribute to  William K. Sieber - Dave R. Lal, MD, Jerry Xiao, MD
       

      [Salons H-J] 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

  • 7:00 p.m.

    • Welcome Reception 
      Tributes to Rowena Spencer and C. Everett Koop - Matthew Hornick, MD

      [3rd and 4th floors] 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 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

      [Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th floor] 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Nursing Mothers Room

      [Boston University, 3rd Floor] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room

      [Orleans 4th floor] 6:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Artifacts/Twitter Fall

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th floor] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th floor] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 a.m.

    • Business meeting - all members welcome

      Tribute to Dale G. Johnson - Katie W. Russell, MD

      [Salons A-F] 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Suite

      [Atrium, 3rd Floor] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    • Exhibit Hall Open

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    • Poster Viewing

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 8:15 a.m.

    • JPS TEC Talks (Top Educational Content) 
      Moderators: Craig Lillehei, MD; Charles Snyder, MD

      2018 TEC Topic Review - David M. Powell, MD
      Pediatric Cervical Spine Management - Aaron Jensen, MD              
      Fertility Preservation - Erin Rowell, MD
      Antibiotic Stewardship - Shawn Rangel, MD                   
      Surviving Sepsis - Samir Gadepalli, MD  

      Tribute to Judson Randolph - Mikael Petrosyan, MD; Philip C. Guzzetta, Jr., MD            
       

      [Salons A-F] 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

  • 9:30 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Exhibit Hall] 9:30 a.m. -10:15 a.m.

  • 10:15 a.m.

    • Plenary Scientific Session 1
      Moderators: Erin Rowell, MD; Joseph Vacanti, MD

      2018 Foundation Scholar - Catherine J. Hunter, MD
      Defining the Role of ROCK in Necrotizing Enterocolitis

      Tribute to Thomas V. Santulli - Brian T. Craig, MD

      [Salons A-F] 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • PED Talks – Pediatric surgery, Education, Disruption: #1 Artificial Intelligence
      Michael Muelly, MD

      Moderator - James D. Geiger, MD

      Tribute to Robert  J. Izant, Jr. - Cory  N. Criss, MD.


       

      [Salons A-F] 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m.

    • Lunch Pick-up

      [ Grand Ballroom A-F Foyer, 4th floor] 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 12:30 p.m.

    • Roundtable and Lunch - History of APSA and North American Pediatric Surgery

      Moderators: Diana L. Farmer, MD; Kristen A. Zeller, MD; Don K. Nakayama, MD

      Panel: Alberto Pena, MD; Kathryn Anderson, MD; Dick Ellis, MD; Lucian Leape, MD; Arnold Coran, MD.

      Tribute to M. Judah Folkman - Kristen A. Zeller, MD

       

      [Salons A-F] 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

  • 1:45 p.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Exhibit Hall] 1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

  • 2:15 p.m.

    • Case Debates and Controversies: Can't We Agree on Anything?
      Moderators: Mac Harmon, MD PhD; Todd A. Ponsky, MD

      Tribute to Marc I. Rowe - Rachel Hanke, MD

      [Salons A-F] 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

  • 3:15 p.m.

    • PED Talks – Pediatric surgery, Education, Disruption: #2 Building Dynamic Robots
      Marc Raibert, PhD

      Moderator: Thomas M. Krummel, MD

      Tribute to Arnold G. Coran - Marcus Jarboe, MD

      [Salons A-F] 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

  • 4:00 p.m.

    • Advocacy 
      presented by the APSA Health Policy & Advocacy Committee

      Moderators: Marion C.W. Henry, MD MPH; Kathryn D. Bass, MD

      Tribute to Barbara A. Barlow - J. Leslie Knod, MD

      [Salon G] 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    • Publication: Academic Pediatric Surgery in the Era of Social Media and Electronic Publication
      presented by the APSA Publications Committee and Social Media Subcommittee

      Moderators: Mary J. Edwards, MD; Todd A. Ponsky, MD

      An Editor’s Perspective on Authoring Manuscripts
      George W. Holcomb, III, MD

      Developing an Academic Portfolio in 2019
      Sundeep G. Keswani, MD

      The Digital Disruption of Academic Medicine: Paddle or Perish
      Todd A. Ponsky, MD

      Social Media 3.0: What is Your Twimpact Factor?
      Benedict C. Nwomeh, MD

      Tribute to Robert T. Soper - Maggie Westfal, MD; Numa P. Perez, Jr., MD
      Tribute to Edward A. Free - Alejandra M. Casar, MD

      [Salons H-J] 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    • Quality: What's in Your Quality and Safety Toolkit? APSA Gives You the Tools!
      presented by the APSA Surgical Quallity & Safety Committee 

      Moderators: Loren Berman, MD; Mehul V. Raval, MD

      Tribute to Lucian Leape - Danielle B. Cameron, MD
      Tribute to John R. Campbell - Katrine Lofberg, MD, Marilyn Butler, MD, Sanjay Krishnaswami, MD

      [Salons A-F] 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 4:45 PM

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

      Moderators: J. Ted Gerstle, MD; Tamara Fitzgerald, MD

      Travel Fellow Recognition
      Santosh Mahalik, MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India
      Tunde Sholadoye, MD, Admadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria


      Tribute to James A. O'Neill, Jr., MD - Erik N. Hansen, MD

      [Salon G] 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 5:30 p.m.

    • Residents Reception
      all residents, fellows and students welcome

      Enjoy light refreshments and talk to program directors from all corners of the US and Canada.  For the first time, we will have a panel to discuss pediatric surgery and applying to pediatric surgery fellowships.  
       

      [Regis, 3rd floor] 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    • Global Pediatric Surgery Networking Event
      Informal gathering for individuals interested in pediatric surgery efforts in low and middle-income countries

      [Champions Bar located in the Marriott Lobby] 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      [View the Ancillary Meetings listing for specific rooms] 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

    • Foundation Board Meeting

      [Regis, 3rd floor] 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

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

    • Exhibit Hall Open

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    • Poster Viewing

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [Orleans 4th floor] 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Artifacts/Twitter Fall

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th FL] 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th FL] 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • 7:30 a.m.

    • Outcomes and Systematic Reviews
      Presented by the Surgical Outcomes and Evidence-based Practice Committee

      Moderator: Adam B. Goldin, MD

      Tribute to W. Hardy Hendren - Brendan P. Lovasik, MD

      [Salons A-F] 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Suite 

      [Atrium, 3rd Floor] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 8:45 a.m.

    • Oncology
      presented by the APSA Cancer Committee 

      Moderators: Roshni A. Dasgupta, MD; Peter F. Ehrlich, MD

      Tribute to H. Biemann Othersen - Elisabeth T. Tracy, MD; Christa N. Grant, MD

      [Salons A-F] 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

    • Trauma
      presented by the APSA Trauma Committee 

      Moderators: John K. Petty, MD; Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD

      Tribute to Peter K. Kottmeier - Robert T. Russell, MD

      [Salon G] 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

    • Practice: Getting Paid For Your Value - How to Get What You Are Worth in our Current Treacherous Environment
      presented by the APSA Practice Committee

      Moderators: Barry M. Newman, MD; John C. Bleacher, MD

      Overview of Current State of Physician Payment: How to Value Value?
      Barry M. Newman, MD MBA MS(Inf)
       
      Negotiating as if Your Livelihood Depends on It
      J. Duncan Phillips, MD
       
      Three Practicing Pediatric Surgeons - How They Made This Work in Differing Practice Situations
      Marcene McVay Gillam, MD - Employed Pediatric Surgeon, Academic
      Ravindra K. Vegunta, MD – Employed Pediatric Surgeon, Non-academic
      Ala Stanford, MD – Employed Pediatric Surgeon, Private Practice


      Tribute to Dick G. Ellis - Chip Uffman, MD

      [Salons H-J] 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

  • 9:45 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break 

      [Exhibit Hall] 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

  • 10:15 a.m.

    • Critical Care
      presented by the APSA Surgical Critical Care Committee 

      Moderators: Samir K. Gadepalli, MD; Alexander Feliz, MD

      Procedures on ECMO
      Sabina M. Siddiqui, MD
       
      Thromboelastography
      Adam M. Vogel, MD

      Tribute to Arvin I. Philippart - Mary K. Arbuthnot, MD; Natalie A. Drucker, MD

      [Salon G] 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    • Opioid Reduction: Empowering Pediatric Surgeons to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Using Evidence-based Strategies
      Presented by the Opioid Reduction Special Interest Group 

      Moderators: Mehul V. Raval, MD; Lorraine Kelley-Quon, MD; Kurt F. Heiss, MD

      Introduction; Timeline of the Opioid Epidemic
      Kurt F. Heiss, MD

      Efforts of the APSA Outcomes Committee - Evidence-based Reviews
      Lorraine Kelley-Quon, MD, MSHS

      Efforts of the APSA Quality and Safety Committee-QI Toolbox
      Mehul V. Raval, MD, MS

      Tribute to Robert  G. Allen - Erica Hodgman, MD; Eunice Y. Huang, MD
       

      [Salons H-J] 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    • Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
      presented by the APSA Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment Committee
      Moderators: Shinjiro Hirose, MD; Rony Marwan, MD

      History of Fetal Surgery - Diana L. Farmer, MD

      Tribute to Alfred A. de Lorimier - Niti Shahi, MD; Laura Galganski, MD

      [Salons A-F] 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    • Exhibit Dismantle

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 11:00 a.m.

    • Poster Dismantle

      [Exhibit Hall, 3rd FL] 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Jay and Margie Grosfeld Presidential Symposium 
      Moderator: Ronald B. Hirschl, MD

      Swords and Shields: A Discussion of Power, Privilege and Opportunity
      Adam J. Foss, Esq

      Why I Became an Upstream Surgeon
      Victor F. Garcia, MD 

      Advancing Organizational Excellence: Leveraging Differences as Our Strength
      Erika A. Newman, MD 

      Tribute to Jay Grosfeld - Alan P. Ladd, MD
      Tribute to Louise Schnaufer - Ronald B. Hirschl, MD

      [Salons A-F] 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • JFK Library Tour
      Spend the afternoon exploring the historic presidential library and museum
      advance ticket purchase required
       
       

      2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 5:45 p.m.

    • JPS Reception
      by invitation

      [Simmons, 3rd floor] 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 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

      [Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th floor] 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Nursing Mothers Room

      [Boston University, 3rd Floor] 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room

      [Orleans 4th floor] 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Artifacts/Twitter Fall

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th FL] 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Registration Desk A&B, 4th FL] 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 a.m.

    • Plenary Scientific Session 2
      Moderators: Kathleen van Leeuwen, MD; Ronald B. Hirschl, MD

      2018 Foundation Scholar -  Amar Nijagal, MD
      Fetal Mechanisms of Liver and Bile Duct Repair: A Link to the Prenatal Origins of Biliary Atresia

      Tribute to J. Alex Haller, Jr. - Seth D. Goldstein, MD
      Tribute to James L. Talbert - Kevin Johnson, MD

      [Salon A-F] 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Suite

      [Atrium, 3rd Floor] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 8:30 a.m.

    • New Technology
      presented by the APSA New Technology Committee 

      Moderators: Sean J. Barnett, MD MS; Nam Ngueyn, MD

      CHARIOT Program: Program and Technology Development, Future Uses
      Julia M. Chandler, MD, MS, Jordan S. Taylor, MD
       
      Innovative Uses for Ultrasound in Pediatric Surgery
      Marcus D. Jarboe, MD
       
      Introducing New Devices into the Operating Room
      Bethany Slater, MD
       
      Introducing New Techniques and Procedures into Practice
      Nam X. Nguyen, MD
       
      Developing a Robust Equipment and Standards Committee
      Sean J. Barnett, MD, MS
       
      Panel Discussion
      Bethany Slater, Marcus D. Jarboe, MD, Nam X. Nguyen, MD, Sean J. Barnett, MD, MS, Russell K. Woo, MD

      Tribute to David Tapper - Robert Sawin, MD

      [Salons H-J] 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    • Research: Necrotizing Enterocolitis
      presented by the APSA Research Committee

      Moderators: David J. Hackam, MD; Agostino Pierro, MD

      Tribute to Julius Lister - David J. Hackam, MD

      [Salon G] 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    • Scientific Session 4: Practice, Education, Trauma 
      Moderators: David M. Notrica; MD; Erin M. Garvey, MD

      Tribute to Thomas  M. Holder - R. Michael Dorman, MD
      Tribute to Keith W. Ashcraft - Charlene Dekonenko, MD

      [Salons A-F] 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    • Companion Book Club

      [Atrium, 3rd Floor] 8:30 a.m.

  • 9:30 a.m.

    • Quick Shots 4: Basic Science, Trauma 
      Moderators: Richard A. Falcone, Jr., MD; Peter T. Yu, MD

      Tribute to Jens G. Rosenkrantz - Christina Feng, MD

      [Salon G] 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

    • Quick Shots 5: Fetal Basic Science, Neonatal, Fetal Clinical 
      Moderators: KuoJen Tsao, MD; Pablo Laje, MD

      Tribute to Fred Arcari - KuoJen Tsao, MD; Pablo Laje, MD

      [Salons H-J] 9:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

    • Quick Shots 6: Clinical, Education, Innovation 
      Moderators: Aaron M. Lipskar, MD; Kenneth C. Walters, MD

      Tribute to Alexander H. Bill - Yan Shi, MD

      [Salons A-F] 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

  • 10:30 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break 

      [Grand Ballroom Foyer- 4th Floor] 10:30 a.m - 10:45 a.m.

  • 10:45 a.m.

    • Ethics
      presented by the APSA Ethics Committee 

      Moderators: Deborah S. Loeff, MD; Patrick J. Javid, MD

      Tribute to Aviva L. Katz - Mindy B. Statter, MD
      Tribute to John Raffensperger  - Marko Rojnica, MD, MBA; Elliot C. Pennington, MD

      [Salons A-F] 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    • Industry Symposium: Innovations for Hope – Emerging Technologies in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine
      presented by Biostage 

      Moderator: Karen A. Diefenbach, MD

      [Salons H-J] 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    • Social Determinants of Health Workshop
      APSA Can Do More - Broadening Our Approaches to Bringing Health and Prosperity to All Children


      Adam J. Foss, Esq; Marion C.W. Henry, MD MPH; Victor F. Garcia, MD; John K. Petty, MD

      Tribute: Harvey E. Beardmore - Sherif G.S. Emil, MD

      [Salon G] 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Education: Understanding the ABCs on the MOCs and How the APSA Education Library Can Keep You in the Know 
      presented by the APSA Education Committee

      Moderators: Grace Z. Mak, MD; Romeo C. Ignacio, MD

      Update on the American Board of Surgery and the Pediatric Surgery Board
      John H.T Waldhausen, MD
       
      Updates on the Pediatric Surgery Library and NaT
      Pramod S. Puligandla, MD, MSc, David M. Powell, MD, Janice A. Taylor, MD, MEd

      Tribute to Edward S. Tank - Julia S. Shelton, MD; Laura E. Hollinger, MD; Romeo C. Ignacio, Jr.; MD; Brian A. Jones, MD

      [Salons A-F] 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    • Childhood Obesity
      presented by the APSA Childhood Obesity Committee

      Moderators: Joy Collins, MD; Mark L. Wulkan, MD

      Motivational Interviewing in the Care of the Obese Patient
      Kanika A. Bowen-Jallow, MD MMS
       
      Overall Perioperative Care of the Obese Pediatric Patient
      David A. Lanning, MD, PhD

      Access to the Obese Abdomen - Tips and Tricks for Laparoscopic Procedures
      Jason D. Fraser, MD

      Weight Bias
      Stephanie Walsh, MD

      Tribute to Frank G. DeLuca - Charlotte Kvasnovsky, MD

      [Salons H-J] 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  • 12:15 p.m.

    • Lunch Pick-up

      [Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th floor] 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  • 12:45 p.m.

    • Future of APSA: Future of Research, Education and Clinical Surgery
      Moderator: Roshni A. Dasgupta, MD MPH

      Peer Support: Mitigating the Emotional Stresses of Adverse Events
      Jo Shapiro, MD

      The Future of Clinical Research in Pediatric Surgery:  “Are We Poised to Lead?”
      Katherine J. Deans, MD MHSc

      The Digital Surgeon: How Data and Intelligence Will Change How We Practice
      James K. Wall, MD

      Realizing New Frontiers; iPSC’s Driving Therapeutics and Discovery
      Michael A. Helmrath, MD;

      Tribute to R. Peter Altman - Steven Stylianos, MD

      [Salons A-F] 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Break 

      2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

  • 2:15 p.m.

    • Robert E. Gross Debate
      Moderator: Jacob C. Langer, MD

      Topic: Be it resolved that I would not encourage my daughter or son to become a pediatric surgeon.

      Panel: Daniel J. Ostlie, MD; Douglas C. Barnhart, MD; Andrea A. Hayes-Jordan, MD; Cathy A.  Burnweit, MD.

      Tributes to Robert E. Gross, Robert M. Filler - Priscilla Chiu, MD

      [Salons A-F] 2:15 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

  • 3:20 p.m.

    • Research Awards Presentation
      Winners of the Folkman, Innovation, Quality Safety and Value in Surgery and Quick Shots awards will be announced, as well as the 2019 Foundation Scholars.

      [Salon A-F] 3:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • 3:30 p.m.

    • PED Talk - Pediatric surgery, Education, Disruption: #3 Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue
      Joseph V. Sakran, MD

      Moderator: Marion C.W. Henry, MD MPH

      Tribute to Jessie L. Ternberg - Emily J. Onufer, MD

      [Salons A-F] 3:30 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

      Tribute to E. Thomas Boles, Jr. - Rita D. Shelby, MD

      [Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th floor] 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 p.m.

    • President's Banquet

      Award Presentations: Humanitarian, Distinguished Service, Gross Excellence
      Introduction of New President, Joseph P. Vacanti, MD

      Tribute to Benjy Brooks - Mary L. Brandt, MD. Jared Mortus, MD
      Tribute to William E. Ladd - Don Nakayama, MD

      [Salons A-F] 7:15 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

  • 11:00 p.m.

    • Meeting Concludes

      10:00 p.m.

    • AAP Delivery of Surgical Care Committee

      5/20 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Room [Brandeis, 3rd FL ]

    • AAP Education Committee 

      5/20 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Room [Falmouth, 4th FL ]

    • AAP SoSu Publications Committee

      5/20 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Suffolk 3rd FL]

    • Anniversary/History ad hoc Committee

      5/19 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Room [Simmons, 3rd FL ]

    • Benjy Brooks Committee 

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Falmouth, 4th FL ]

    • Bethany Kids Reception 

      5/21 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Room [Suffolk, 3rd FL]

    • Board of Governors Meeting

      5/18 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room [Regis, 3rd FL]

    • Bylaws Committee 

      5/20 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Falmouth, 4th FL]

    • Benjy Brooks Society Brunch and Meeting
      must present ticket for entry

      5/19 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Room [Grand Ballroom H-J, 4th floor]

    • BTK and Stay Current Teams
      (by Invitation only) 

      5/19 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL ]

    • BTK and Stay Current Teams
      (by Invitation only) 

      5/20 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL]

    • BTK and Stay Current Teams
      (by Invitation only) 

      5/21 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL]

    • BTK and Stay Current Teams
      (by Invitiation only) 

      5/22 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL]

    • Cancer Committee

      5/20 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Brandeis, 3rd FL ]

    • Childhood Obesity Committee 
      (note location change) 

      5/22 6:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. Room [Moved to Northeastern 3rd FL ]

    • COG PSORC 

      5/21 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Room [Northeastern, 3rd FL ]

    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

      5/19 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Room [Provincetown, 4th FL ]

    • Education Committee 

      5/19 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m Room [Suffolk, 3rd FL ]

    • Ethics Committee

      5/21 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Room [Northeastern, 3rd FL ]

    • Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Committee

      5/20 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Regis, 3rd FL ]

    • Florida Association of Pediatric Surgeons 

      5/21 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Room [Regis, 3rd FL ]

    • Foundation Board Meeting

      5/21 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Room [Regis, 3rd floor]

    • Global Pediatric Surgery Committee 

      5/20 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Simmons, 3rd FL ]

    • Global Pediatric Surgery Networking Event
      Informal gathering for individuals interested in pediatric surgery efforts in low and middle-income countries

      5/20 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Room [Champions Bar located in the Marriott Lobby]

    • Hirschsprung Disease Interest Group

      5/21 6:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. Room [Simmons, 3rd FL ]

    • IBD Interest Group 

      5/20 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Room [Wellesley, 3rd FL]

    • Industry and Institutional Advisory Committee 

      5/21 6:30 a.m. -7:30 a.m. Room [Wellesley, 3rd FL]

    • Informatics and Telemedicine Committee 

      5/20 6:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. Room [Northeastern, 3rd FL ]

    • JPS Reception
      (by invitation)

      5/21 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Room [Simmons, 3rd FL]

    • Membership and Credentials Committee 

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Wellesley, 3rd FL]

    • New Technology Committee

      5/22 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Simmons, 3rd FL ]

    • Opioid Guidelines Group

      5/17 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL ]

    • Opioid Guidelines Group

      5/18 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL ]

    • Opioid SIG

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Provincetown, 4th FL ]

    • Outcomes and Evidence-Based Practice Committee 

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Northeastern, 3rd FL ]

    • Pediatric Surgery Board (PSB) 

      5/19 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Room [MIT, 3rd FL ]

    • ​Pediatric Surgical Research Collaborative (PEDSRC)

      5/22 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Brandeis, 3rd FL ]

    • Pediatric Surgery Collaborative Group
      (by Invitation only) 

      5/21 3:30 p.m. -4:30 p.m. Room [Brandeis, 3rd FL ]

    • Practice Committee 

      5/21 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Room [Suffolk, 3rd FL]

    • Professional Development Committee 

      5/20 6:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. Room [Wellesley, 3rd FL]

    • Professional Development Committee and Program Directors Meeting 
      (this is a pre-meeting for the Program Directors Meeting)
      LOCATION MOVED 

      5/18 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Room [Moved to Wellesley. 3rd FL ]

    • Program Committee 

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Regis, 3rd FL ]

    • Program Directors Meeting

      5/18 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Room [Grand Ballroom H-J, 4th floor]

    • Publications Committee Meeting
      dinner will be served. 

      5/18 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Room [Regis, 3rd floor]

    • Research Committee 

      5/21 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Room [Boston Marriott Copley Place Lobby]

    • Residents Reception 

      5/20 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Room [Regis, 3rd FL ]

    • Surgical Crtical Care Committee 

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Brandeis, 3rd FL ]

    • Surgical Quality and Safety Committee 

      5/21 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Room [Brandeis, 3rd FL ]

    • Trauma Committee

      5/19 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Room [Tufts, 3rd FL ]

    • Wellness Task Force 

      5/22 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Room [Regis, 3rd FL ]

    • Workforce Committee 

      5/19 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Room [Nantucket, 4th FL ]