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ESS Webinars

Webinars will be held on the third Friday of the month from 1530 to 1700 Eastern US time. They will feature leadership updates, committee reports, question-and-answer sessions, and speakers who will tackle real-world topics of importance and relevance to Excelsior membership.

Where is the meeting link? The meeting link is the same for all webinars. You will need to log in to access the Adobe Connect and Zoom links for all the webinars.

How do I view a recording of the meeting? Recordings of the webinars will be added to this page as they are available. Some are password-protected – contact us at excelsior@facs.org to receive access.

8 October 2020  Excelsior Surgical Society Symposium: Day 1
0900 – 1200 

Features the “State of the Excelsior Surgical Society” address by Society President Captain Gordon Wisbach, MD MBA FACS, as well as presentations by the Service Consultants. 

  Recording 
   
9 October 2020  Excelsior Surgical Society Symposium: Day 2 
 

Features the Pryor Lecture by Dr. Julie Freischlag and an address by DHA Director LTG Ronald Place. Also includes presentations from Captain Eric Elster, MD FACS, the Chair of Surgery at Uniformed Services University and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center; Colonel (Ret.) Matt Martin, MD FACS, Trauma Surgeon at Scripps Mercy Hospital; and Captain Gordon Wisbach, MD MBA FACS, Excelsior Surgical Society President.

  Recording (Meeting begins at timecode 12:35) 
   
20 November 2020  
1530 – 1545 Introduction and Q&A with ESS leadership (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Introduction of ESS Committees and Main Initiatives
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Surgical GME in the MHS (Lt Col Brandon Propper)
  Recording 
   
9 December 2020  Navigating Surgical Research in the Military Health System 
1800-1900  Hosted by Research Committee (Chair Commander Matt Bradley and Co-Chair Major Jason Bingham)
Featured Talk and Discussion (Col Rasmussen)
 
  Recording
   
18 December 2020  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee report from MAJ Chonna Kendrick & MAJ Michelle Buehner
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: DOD DEI Imperative (LTC Danielle Holt)
  Recording
   
15 January 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Outreach Committee update from LCDR Pam Choi
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Navigating the Utility and Traps of Social Media as a Military Surgeon (LCDR Luke Johnston)
  Recording 
   
19 February 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Research Committee update from CDR Matt Bradley
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Maximizing Scholarly Activity in a Non-Academic Health System (LCDR Luke Johnston)
  Recording 
   
19 March 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Mentorship Committee update from Major Maggie Gallagher
1600 – 1700 Presentations from Multiple Residency Program Directors
  Recording 
   
16 April 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Surgical Consultants from the Services)
1545 – 1600 Program Committee update & Planning for 2021 Symposium from Col Rasmussen and LTC Holt
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Pre-deployment training, deployment roundtable
   
21 May 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Membership Committee update from LTC Nielsen and Col Cannon
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Military Civilian Partnerships: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
  Recording
   
18 June 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Program Committee update
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Maintaining surgical subspecialty proficiency; Colorectal Concerns for Military General Surgeon
  Recording
   
16 July 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Program Committee update
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Transitioning to Reserves or out of Military Service
   
20 August 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1600 Program Committee update
1600 – 1630 Featured Talk and Discussion: Pre-deployment and Trauma Competency during Deployment
   
17 September 2021  
1530 – 1545 Leadership Update and Q&A (Col Rasmussen, LTC Holt)
1545 – 1630
Preparation for 2021 Symposium and business meeting