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RAS-ACS Hangouts

RAS-ACS Hangouts

Choosing a Specialty—Colorectal Surgery

Monday, December 3, 7:00 pm (CST)

Topics likely to be discussed include:
  1. Why choose colorectal surgery as a specialty?
  2. How to choose a colorectal surgery fellowship?
  3. Finding a colorectal job once you are done with fellowship.
  4. Top ten colorectal surgeon jokes.


Daniel Klaristenfeld, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Rebecca Hoffman, MD, MSCE, Colorectal Surgery Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis

Choosing a Specialty—Integrated vs. Traditional Training Track for Vascular Surgery

Monday, January 14, 7:00 pm (CST)

Are you interested in vascular surgery?  Should you follow the traditional path, training in general surgery then a working in a fellowship, or train in an integrated program?  Find out the pros and cons of both tracks from presenters that have experienced each training path.

Topics likely to be discussed include:

  • Why choose vascular surgery as a career?
  • How to select a vascular surgery fellowship.
  • The relationship with industry and innovation.
  • How to decide on a vascular surgery job.
  • Discuss concerns regarding "turf battles"

Nicolas J. Mouawad, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS, FRCS, RPVI
Chief and medical director, vascular and endovascular surgery, McLaren Bay Heart & Vascular
Vice-Chair, department of surgery, McLaren Bay Region 
Assistant clinical professor of surgery, Michigan State University

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