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MCACS Webinar

Massachusetts Chapter of ACS Sponsored Webinar
"Re-starting Surgery in Massachusetts"
Thursday, May 21, 2020
7:00 PM (Eastern)

This MC-ACS webinar on "Re-starting Surgery in Massachusetts" will take place:

Thursday, May 21, 2020
7:00 PM (Eastern)

Please click the link below to join the webinar on the above day and time (Password required):
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85726521601?pwd=aUl3TWg5aUQ5dFNLcVpZV0l2VnhJdz09
Password: 771342

Moderator:
Ali Tavakkoli, MD, FACS (View Bio)

Brigham and Women's Hospital
President-Elect of the MC-ACS

Speakers:

COVID-19 Pandemic: Overview

Thomas Tsai, MD (View Bio)
General and GI Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard Chan School of Public Health
Dr. Tsai is currently leading the efforts of the Harvard Global Health Institute to develop actionable data on hospital capacity and testing to inform federal and state COVID-19 response.

Re-starting Surgery: Following needs and rules of stake holders - State Government, patients and institutions

Nicolas Jabbour, MD (View Bio)
Chair of the Department of Surgery, Baystate Health and a transplant surgeon.

George Kasparyan, MD (View Bio)
Chair of Orthopedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic & Medical Center; Physician Champion LHMC Recovery Task Force; Co-Chair of BILH Operating Room Recovery Committee

Gerard Doherty, MD (View Bio)
Surgeon-in-Chief, Brigham & Women's Hospital and an endocrine surgeon

Ted Calianos, MD (View Bio)
Medical Director of Medical Affiliates of Cape Cod, a plastic surgeon and a board member of the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) and a MA delegate to the AMA

David McAneny, MD (View Bio)
Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine and a surgical oncologist

Role of the local Chapter

Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS (View Bio)
Lahey Clinic & Medical Center President of the MC-ACS

Q&A

Topics to cover:

  • Pt pre-op testing and inpatient PPE and masking
  • Provider screening and PPE
  • Prioritization protocols (review state regulations)
  • How to catch up with back log (eg. Weekend OR etc.)
  • How to rebuild elective practice and to reassure pts that safe to have surgery
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