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SSC Annual Meeting

The Society of Surgical Chairs Annual Meeting took place Sunday, October 16, 2016, in Washington, DC. We have compiled the presentations for you to download at your convenience.

What’s Ahead for General Surgery Training?

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, FACS, professor and chair, department of surgery, University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, moderator

Duty Hours, Professionalism, and the Clinical Learning Environment
Steven Charles Stain, MD, FACS, Henry and Sally Schaffer Chair and Professor, department of surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Residency Redesign
John G. Hunter, MD, FACS, professor and chair, department of surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland; and Chair, American Board of Surgery

Impact on Departments of Surgery
Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, FACS, professor and chair, department of surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson

Public Trust, Transparency, and the Media

Concurrent Surgery: The MGH Experience with the Boston Globe Spotlight Team
Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, FACS, W. Gerald Austen Professor, surgeon, and chief, department of surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

When Journalists Attack—ProPublica and Beyond
Gerard M. Doherty, MD, FACS, Utley Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Boston University Medical Center

Strategic Decisions in a Fishbowl: Chicago Trauma
Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS, Dallas B. Phemister Professor and Chairman Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Illinois

Compensating and Measuring Surgeons: Motivation and Methods

Mark Adams Talamini, MD, FACS, professor and chairman, department of surgery SUNY Stony Brook University Medical Center, moderator

Motivation, Measurement and Compensation–What Role Do Numbers and Money Play in Motivating Surgeons?
Jon Chilingerian, PhD, professor of health care management, program director of the Executive MBA for Physicians and MD-MBA Program, director of the doctoral program in health services research and director of executive education, The Heller School and Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, and adjunct professor of public health and community medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

The University of Michigan Compensation System
Michael William Mulholland, MD, FACS, Frederick A. Coller Professor and chair, department of surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor; and David Mohr, MBA, chief administrator, department of surgery, University of Michigan Medical School

The University of Texas, Galveston Compensation System
Douglas Scott Tyler, MD, FACS, professor and chair, department of surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; and Barbara H. Petit, MBA, administrator, departments of surgery and orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Case Presentation
Stephanie Farmer, MHA, director of finance and administration, department of surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver