American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS122
Title: Rectal Cancer Commission on Cancer Accreditation Panel 2016
Date and Time of Session: Monday, October 17: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: This session will discuss why accreditation of rectal cancer centers is needed;1) three decades of European evidence,2) variability in the outcomes of surgery for rectal cancer in the U.S, 3) how our radiologists can help us optimize surgical outcomes,4) how our pathologists can help us optimize surgical outcomes, and 5) the new Commission on Cancer evidence based standards for accreditation in the perioperative management of rectal cancer.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Colon and Rectal Surgery (CRS), Informatics (INFO)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Patient safety
Sponsored By:
Commission on Cancer
Program Participants:
Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD(Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), FRCSI (Hon)
Feza H. Remzi, MD FACS, FASCRS, FTSS (Hon)
Speaker Why Accreditation of Rectal Cancer Centers is Needed: Three Decades of European Evidence
Fergal Fleming, MD, FRCS
Speaker Variability in the Outcomes of Surgery for Rectal Cancer in the USA
David W. Dietz, MD, FACS
Speaker How Our Radiologist Can Help us Optimize Surgical Outcomes
Gina Brown, MD FRCR
Speaker How Our Pathologist Can Help Us Optimize Surgical Outcomes
Mariana Berho, MD
Speaker The New CoC Evidence Based Standards for Accreditation in the Perioperative Management of Rectal Cancer
David P. Winchester, MD, FACS