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Programming for Young Fellows at Clinical Congress 2017

Clinical Congress has planned sessions especially for early career surgeons!

Plan now to attend Clinical Congress 2017! We’ve picked out some sessions that you might find especially meaningful to your surgical practice, career plans, and life.

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Sunday, October 22

Convocation and Reception

6:00–8:00 pm

Monday, October 23

Opening Ceremony

8:00–9:00 am

Master Coding: General Surgery Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding (DC10)

9:45 am–5:45 pm

Surgical Coaching: Mentor and Mentee (PS111)

11:30 am–1:00 pm

Be Your Own Boss: Tips for Starting Your Own Surgical Practice, Urban, and Rural (ME105)

1:15–2:15 pm

Initiates Program—Celebrating Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Diversity: Where We Are and Where We Need to Be (PS122)

2:30–4:00 pm

Challenging and Unusual Problems in Surgery (VE07)

2:30–5:45 pm

YFA Annual Meeting and Reception

4:00–5:45 pm

Tuesday, October 24

Operating, Teaching, and Research: How Do I Strike the Balance? (TH04)

7:00–7:45 am

How to Work Effectively with Your Boss: How to Manage Up (TH06)

7:00–7:45 am

The Alphabet Soup of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and How You Can Avoid a Penalty (TH07)

7:00–7:45 am

Ergonomics for Surgeons: Preventing Work-Related Injuries (PS218)

9:45–11:15 am

YFA Speed Mentoring Program

4:00–5:00 pm

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Wednesday, October 25

The CMO Position: Surgeons as Leaders (TH09)

7:00–7:45 am

No One Else Is Working 36 Hours in a Row: Maintaining Wellness in Work-Life Issues (TH11)

7:00–7:45 am

Fellowship and Beyond: How to Find a Job (TH12)

7:00–7:45 am

Options for Becoming a Parent During and After Surgical Training (PS328)

2:30–4:00 pm

Team-Based Care: How to Ensure Continuity of Care (PS335)

4:15–5:45 pm

Thursday, October 26

Career Changes: What to Anticipate (TH16)

7:00–7:45 am

Managing Your Online Reputation (TH17)

7:00–7:45 am

Reducing Malpractice Risk: The Benefits of Early Disclosure, Apology, and Resolution (TH19)

7:00–7:45 am

Postoperative Pain Control: Strategies of Decreasing the Need for Narcotics: Part I (PS407)

8:00–9:30 am

Ten Hot Topics in General Surgery (PS400)

8:00–9:30 am

Surgeons' Methods and Responses to Dealing with the Opioid Epidemic—Part II (PS408)

9:45–11:15 am

Taste of the City

5:00–7:00 pm

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