2019 Education Workshop

Friday, January 11, 2019

The Education Workshop at the ASTS Winter Symposium is designed to address topics germane to surgical training of students, residents, and fellows, as well as the professional development of surgical educators. Each year we select several speakers to update attendees on the ever-changing rubric of surgical education with special attention to topics that are broadly applicable for all levels. 


Session Moderator: Andre A.S. Dick, MD, University of Washington Seattle

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Teaching and Learning Transplant - A 360 View

Attending Surgeon: Ryutaro Hirose, MD, University of California San Francisco   
Fellow: Jigesh Shah, MD, Duke University  
Resident: Meredith Barrett, MD, University of Michigan 
Moderator: Parsia Vagefi, MD, UT Southwestern 

9:15 am - 10:00 am 

The Role of a Leader on a Surgical Team

Matt Cooper, MD, Georgetown University  
Amit Tevar, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 
Shareef Syed, MD, University of California San Francisco  
Madhukar Patel, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital 

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Hands-on Training in Fellowship Training Programs: Renal Hilum Dissection (RHD) Model


Anthony C. Watkins, MD, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell 
Ryutaro Hirose, MD, University of California San Francisco