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Clinical Congress 2017 Board of Governors-Sponsored Sessions

The Board of Governors (B/G) Workgroups are sponsoring several Panel Sessions, interactive and surgical skills courses, and Town Halls at the upcoming Clinical Congress 2017. Sessions of note include the Physician Competency and Health Workgroup’s “From Normalized Stress to the Precipice of Burnout: Strategies to Retain Joy in the Profession,” the Continuing Education Workgroup’s lecture and lab, “Surgical Endoscopy: Essential Skills in Gastrointestinal Surgery,” and the annual offering, “Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2017 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Recipients” by the Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup. Support your colleagues by attending these sessions highlighting the efforts of the Board of Governors Workgroups. Below is a complete list of all sponsored sessions. 

B/G Continuing Education Workgroup

SC02A: Surgical Endoscopy: Essential Skills in Gastrointestinal Surgery (Lecture Only)
Sunday, October 22, 2017
8:00 am–12:00 noon
Type of Session: Surgical Skills Course
Multimedia: None

SC02B: Surgical Endoscopy: Essential Skills in Gastrointestinal Surgery (Lecture and Lab)
Sunday, October 22, 2017
8:00 am–5:30 pm
Type of Session: Surgical Skills Course
Multimedia: None

TH21: Why Maintenance of Certification (MOC)?
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7:00–7:45 am
Type of Session: Town Hall Meeting
Multimedia: Audio

B/G Physician Competency and Health Workgroup

DC19: From Normalized Stress to the Precipice of Burnout: Strategies to Retain Joy in the Profession
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:00 am–2:15 pm
Type of Session: Didactic Experiential Course
Multimedia: None

PS334: The Disruptive Surgeon: A Costly Situation
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
4:15–5:45 pm
Type of Session: Panel Session
Multimedia: Webcast and Audio

B/G Surgical Care Delivery Workgroup

PS406: Novel Strategies to Address Surgeon Workforce Shortages
Thursday, October 26, 2017
9:45–11:15 am
Type of Session: Panel Session
Multimedia: Webcast and Audio

B/G Surgical Training Workgroup

PS324: How to Select the Best Surgical Trainees and Fellows
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
2:30–4:00 pm
Type of Session: Panel Session
Multimedia: Webcast and Audio

B/G Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup

PS103: Humanitarian Surgical Outreach at Home and Abroad: Reports of the 2017 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award Recipients
Monday, October 23, 2017
9:45–11:15 am
Type of Session: Panel Session
Multimedia: Webcast and Audio