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

COVID-19 and Global Surgery Management Webinar

Hosted by the American College of Surgeons International Relations Committee

While COVID-19 cases continue to surge in many parts of the world, other countries have successfully managed the pandemic and resumed their focus on patient care and surgery. A panel of international thought leaders will provide their perspective on surgical care and disease management during COVID-19 and will answer your questions about best practices and future direction.

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Nader Hanna, MD, FACS
Introductory Remarks and Moderator

Nader Hanna, MD, FACS
Vice-Chair, ACS International Relations Committee; Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Director of Clinical Operations, Division of General & Oncologic Surgery


Hiba Abdel Aziz, MBBCh, FACS
Acute Care Surgeons Turned COVID-19 Intensivists

Hiba Abdel Aziz, MBBCh, FACS
ACS Governor for Qatar; Vice-Chair, Fellowship Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee; Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital


Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS
Blood & Guts: GI and Surgical Complications of COVID-19

Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS
Chair, Fellowship Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee; Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Outcomes & Patient Safety in Surgery, Director, Wound Center, Massachusetts General Hospital


Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
28 Million Surgeries Canceled! Resuming Surgery Post-COVID

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
ACS Director, Division of Member Services


Richard K. Lo, MD, FACS
Rotten Toes, Appendices, and Gallbladders: Delays in Care in the COVID Era

Richard K. Lo, MD, FACS
ACS Governor for China-Hong Kong; Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong


Nader Hanna, MD, FACS

Introductory Remarks and Moderator

Nader Hanna, MD, FACS
Vice-Chair, ACS International Relations Committee; Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Director of Clinical Operations, Division of General & Oncologic Surgery


Hiba Abdel Aziz, MBBCh, FACS

Acute Care Surgeons Turned COVID-19 Intensivists

Hiba Abdel Aziz, MBBCh, FACS
ACS Governor for Qatar; Vice-Chair, Fellowship Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee; Senior Consultant, Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital


Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS

Blood & Guts: GI and Surgical Complications of COVID-19

Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS
Chair, Fellowship Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee; Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Outcomes & Patient Safety in Surgery, Director, Wound Center, Massachusetts General Hospital


Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS

28 Million Surgeries Canceled! Resuming Surgery Post-COVID

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS
ACS Director, Division of Member Services


Richard K. Lo, MD, FACS

Rotten Toes, Appendices, and Gallbladders: Delays in Care in the COVID Era

Richard K. Lo, MD, FACS
ACS Governor for China-Hong Kong; Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong


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