InterContinental Houston
Medical Center
6750 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Day One: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Day Two: Friday, February 18, 2022
Day Three: Saturday, February 19, 2022

 LEARNING OBJECTIVE


South Texas ACS Annual Meeting will provide up-to-date information for community surgeons, academic surgeons, and the surgeon in training. Topics will cover a broad range of surgical practice interests including updates and advances in trauma and acute care, surgical oncology, general surgery, education, vascular surgery, pediatric surgery, and surgical endocrinology. The intent of the program is to improve the quality of patient care and improve patient safety.

CME Breakdown

 

FEBRUARY 17, 2022  


Round One: Resident Surgical Jeopardy: 1.25 credits

 

FEBRUARY 18, 2022


Abstract Session: President Session
0.75 credit
Abstract Session: MIS/General Surgery
0.75 credit
ACS Update
0.50 credit
Mini-Talk Session I
0.25 credit
Pokorny Lecture
0.50 credit
ACS CSSP for Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery
0.25 credit (cancer mandate .25 hour)
Women in Surgery Luncheon
0.50 credit
Mini-Talk Session II
0.25 credit
Abstract Session: Surgical Potpourri I
0.50 credit
Stump the Attendings
1.00 credit (trauma mandate 1 hour)
Abstract Session: Trauma
0.75 credit (trauma mandate 1 hour)
South Texas ACS Hernia Workgroup
1.00 credit
Diversity Speaker
0.50 credit
Abstract Session: Pediatric Surgery
0.50 credit (pediatric surgery mandate .25 hour)
Surgical Skills Session
0.50 credit
Final Round: Resident Surgical Jeopardy
0.75 credit

 

FEBRUARY 19, 2022


ePoster Session
1.00 credit
Mini-Talk Session III
0.25 credit
Abstract Session: Surgical Oncology
0.75 credit (cancer mandate .75 hour)
Ethics Talk
1.00 credit (ethics mandate 1 hour)
Abstract Session: Surgical Potpourri II
0.50 credit
The Great Debates
1.00 credit

ePoster Session: Saturday, February 19, 2022 | 7:00am

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022


Reception 6:30pm
Game 6:45pm

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND
Room: Live Oak AB
Moderator: J. Patrick Walker
Judge: Kevin Lally, MD, FACS

University of Texas HSC – Houston
UT Health San Antonio
Houston Methodist Hospital

Baylor College of Medicine

Andy Espinoza, MD
Sam Creden, MD

HCA Healthcare Houston
Jose Lopez Vera, MD
Keyon Mohebzad, MD

Houston Methodist Hospital
Robert Brumer, MD
Jose Muniz Castro, MD

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Christina Lee, MD
Elizabeth Carpenter, MD

Texas A&M Scott and White
Matthew Wynn, MD
Sean Olinger, MD

Texas Tech University HSC – El Paso
Michael Cutshall, MD
Monica Jordan, MD

University of Texas at Austin Dell
Charlie Hill, MD
Kris Olson, MD

University of Texas HSC – Houston
Sean Gamble, MD
Ryan Gunter, MD

University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston
Keyan Mobli, MD
Luciano Tastaldi, MD

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Ana Vargas, MD
Ryan Shine, MD

UT Health San Antonio
Aashish Rajesh, MD
Angelo Ciaraglia, MD

5:50pm-6:30pm
Resident
Surgical Skills
Magnolia Foyer

Baylor College of Medicine
Walker Short, MD
Oluyinka Olutoye, MD

HCA Healthcare Houston
Jose Lopez Vera, MD
Horeb Cano, MD

Houston Methodist Hospital
Jose Muniz Castro, MD
Jerica Podrat, MD

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Connor Chick, MD
Elizabeth Carpenter, MD

Texas A&M Scott and White
Matthew Wynn, MD
Sean Olinger, MD

Texas Tech University HSC – El Paso
Britney Harper, MD
Maria Ahmad, MD

University of Texas at Austin Dell
Charlie Hill, MD
Simin Roward, MD

University of Texas HSC – Houston
Gabrielle Hatton, MD
Kelly Sanders, MD

University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston
Lauren McTaggart, MD
Nikhil Shah, MD

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Ana Vargas, MD
Ryan Shine, MD

UT Health San Antonio
Aashish Rajesh, MD
Angelo Ciaraglia, MD

EVENT SPONSOR

The South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons wishes to recognize and thank the following company for their commercial promotion towards this educational event.

Resident Surgical Jeopardy & Women in Surgery Luncheon

Allergan

Surgical Skills Round-Up

Ethicon

EXHIBITORS

The South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is grateful for the following exhibiting companies:

3M
Allergan
BD
ClearCam
Cook Biotech
Ethicon Digital Solutions
Ethicon US, LLC
MedTech International Group
Medtronic
Pacira Biociences
Takeda Pharmaceuticals
U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Station – Houston, TX

Zimmer Biomet

2022 Program Committee

Austin, TX


Marc Trust, MD
University of Texas Austin Dell Medical School

 

El Paso, TX


Sarah Walker, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso

 

Houston, TX


Hop Sanderson Tran Cao, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Justin Choi, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Cary Hsu, MD
Baylor College of Medicine

Tim Newhook, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Tammy Saunders, MD
UTHealth, McGovern Medical School

Puneet Singh, MD
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center 

Mediget Teshome, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

McAllen, TX


Carlos H. Palacio, MD, FACS
South Texas Health System – McAllen

Jeff Skubic, MD
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

 

San Antonio


Molly Hartmann, MD
University Hospital UTHSCSA

Tim Vreeland, MD
Brooke Army Medical Center

 

SoTx ACS Board Members


Brian Davis, MD, FACS
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso
President

Kent Van Sickle, MD, FACS
UT Health San Antonio
President-Elect

David Santos, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Secretary/Treasurer

Celia Ledet, MD, FACS
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Councilor and Women in Surgery Chair

 

Questions?


Contact janna@southtexasacs.org