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RAS/YFA Hangouts

You must register for a hangout in advance of attending. You will able to join the hangout once you have received the login information email.

Meet OB/GYN, Oral and Maxillofacial, Otolaryngology, and Vascular Surgery

Monday, August 8 | 7:00 pm CT

Host: Anthony Villano, MD, RAS Membership Committee Member

Join RAS/YFA Hangout for a casual conversation with medical students and others interested in a career in OB/GYN, Oral and Maxillofacial, Otolaryngology, and Vascular Surgery.  During the hour-long hangout, attendees will have the opportunity to attend one or all breakout rooms to discuss these unique surgical specialties.

Breakout room discussions points for each specialty will cover:

  • Preparing for a career in a surgical sub-specialty
  • Working and living as a surgeon in a positive and healthy way
  • Types of cases a surgical sub-specialist would encounter
  • Barriers and opportunities for training as a surgical sub-specialist
  • Future directions in surgical sub-specialties

Presenters

OB/GYN Discussion Leader

Greg J. Marchand MD, FACS, FACOG, FICS
Accredited Master Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
YFA Liaison to the OB/GYN Advisory Council

Oral and Maxillofacial Discussion Leader

Steven Halepas, DMD, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical
RAS Liaison to Oral and Maxillofacial Advisory Council 

Otolaryngology Discussion Leaders

Shumon Ian Dhar MD FACS
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center Parkland Hospital
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Laryngeal Surgery

Zainab Farzal, MD, MPH
NIH T-32 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
PGY-7, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Resident/Associate Liaison Representative to the ACS Advisory Council on Otolaryngology

Vascular Discussion Leaders

Dawn Coleman, MD, FACS, LTC, USAR, MC
Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics; Program Director, Vascular Surgery at the University of Michigan
YFA Liaison to Vascular Surgery Advisory Council

Sneha Raju, MD
Vascular Surgery Resident, University of Toronto
PhD candidate at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto 

Please register for this event.  After registering, you will receive log-in details.

Questions:  Contact us at RASnews@facs.org or youngfellows@facs.org

Hosted by the Resident and Associate Society and Young Fellows Association of the American College of Surgeons