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Webinars of Note

Advances in Surgery

Leadership during COVID-19
Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17 | 11:00 am Eastern Time

Join American College of Surgeons (ACS) Officers, Regents, Executive staff, and other leaders for two consecutive sessions on Leadership During COVID-19. The webinars will take place at 11:00 am Eastern Time April 16 and 17. Featured faculty include:

  • Barbara Bass, MD, FACS, ACS Past-President
  • David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS, ACS Executive Director
  • L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, Vice-Chair, ACS Board of Regents
  • Heidi Nelson, MD, FACS, Medical Director, ACS Cancer Programs
  • Valerie Rusch, MD, FACS, ACS President
  • Beth Sutton, MD, FACS, Chair, ACS Board of Regents
  • Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS, Director, ACS Division of Member Services
  • Steven Wexner, MD, PhD(Hon), FACS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCSI (Hon), Hon FRCS (Glasg), ACS Regent 

Visit AIS to learn more and view a replay of a previous COVID-19 webinar.

Leadership webinar series with AIS

Resident and Associate Society

Being a Surgeon on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Tips on Handling Stress, Distress, and Anxiety
Tuesday, April 14 | 7:00 pm Central Time

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize different responses to the COVID-19 pandemic through the five-step Kubler-Ross model
  • Describe techniques to recognize amygdala hijack and how to defuse it
  • Identify the need to hold space for events we have no control over, and techniques for doing so


Take a Breath and Decompress
Tuesday, April 14 | 8:00 pm Central Time

Discussion topics:

  • Current events
  • Difficult cases
  • Concerns, successes
  • Physician Wellness Index


University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Working in the ICU during a Pandemic: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | 2:00-3:00 pm Eastern Time
Brian H. Cuthbertson, MBChB, FRCA
Jerome Leis, MSc, MD, FRCPC

This free webinar will feature a short presentation on Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Practices and Care, including Personal Protection Equipment Practices, that will be required for non-ICU practitioners to work in an ICU during the pandemic, followed by a discussion period where Drs. Cuthbertson and Leis answer your questions on being redeployed to the ICU.


Loyola University

Small Business Strategies for Survival
Friday, April 17 | 12:00 noon Central Time

Loyola University’s Executive and Professional Education Center, Chicago, IL, will host a webinar—Small Business Strategies for Survival—in partnership with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Cendrowski Corporate Advisors to help small business owners, including physician practices, navigate the funding sources now available to them. The webinar will take place 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm Friday, April 17. Program participants also will hear from community partners who will share some general strategies to help small businesses survive.


ICYMI: COVID-19 Cancer Webinar Series

COVID-19 Webinar—Cancer Care Delays: What They Mean to You and Your Patients
Multidisciplinary Management of Thoracic Cancer During COVID-19
Multidisciplinary Management of Colorectal Cancer During COVID-19
Multidisciplinary Triage of Breast Cancer Patients During COVID-19