The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Preliminary Program

Annual Meeting and Abstracts | Social Program

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019
1:00pm-6:00pm
REGISTRATION, Alpine Registration
1:00pm-6:00pm
SPEAKER READY ROOM, Alpine Foyer
7:00pm-9:00pm
NEW MEMBERS/WELCOME RECEPTION, Pavilion
Resort Attire

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019
6:00am
SAMSON FUN RUN, Startling Line: Sun Plaza Deck
7:00am-12:30pm
REGISTRATION, Alpine Registration
7:00am-12:30pm
SPEAKER READY ROOM, Alpine Foyer
7:00am-12:00pm
EXHIBITS, Grand Sierra B-D
7:00am-8:00am
BREAKFAST, Grand Sierra B-D
8:00am-9:00am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION I, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: Patricia A. Thistlethwaite & Richard J. Shemin
+1.
Early And Late Outcomes Following Aortic Root Enlargement At The Time Of Aortic Valve Replacement: A Population Based Study
Derrick Y Tam1, Rodolfo V Rocha1, Christoffer Dharma2, Harindra C Wijeysundera3, Maral Ouzounian4, Peter C Austin2, Stephen E Fremes3
1University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada2Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada3Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada4Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

DISCUSSANT: Thomas A. Burdon
2.
Automatic Referral of Suspicious Lung Nodules Detected on CT Scan Decreases Delays in Care Without Compromising Referral Quality
Tehreem Khalid, James Veenstra, Kenneth C Stewart, Azim Valji, Eric L Bédard, Scott Johnson, Bryce Laing, *Simon R Turner
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

DISCUSSANT: Douglas E. Wood
+3.
Impact of Method of RVOT Reconstruction on Need for Reintervention Following Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot
Demetrios N Mallios1, Michael F. Basin1, *Winfield J. Wells2, *Vaughn A. Starnes1, S. Ram Kumar2
1University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA;2Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

DISCUSSANT: John J. Nigro
9:00am-9:10am
NEW MEMBER & SAMSON PRIZE FINALIST INTRODUCTIONS, Alpine Ballroom
9:10am-9:55am
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS, Alpine Ballroom
Introduction: Richard I. Whyte

The Sparkle of Creativity
Patricia A. Thistlethwaite
9:55am-10:20am
COFFEE BREAK: VISIT EXHIBITS & POSTERS, Grand Sierra B-D
10:20am-10:25am
DAVID J. DUGAN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD PRESENTATION, Alpine Ballroom
Conferred to Douglas E. Wood, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
10:25am-11:45am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION II, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: Ross H. Bremner & Brian S. Cain
4.
Pre-emptive Pain Management Program Leads To Reduction Of Opioid Prescriptions After Foregut Surgery
Min P. Kim, Carla Godoy, Duc T Nguyen, Leonora M. Meisenbach, Ray Chihara, *Edward Y Chan, Edward A Graviss
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

DISCUSSANT: Anthony W. Kim
5.
Transcatheter versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Frail Patients: A Propensity-Matched Analysis
Nicholas J Goel, *Amit Iyengar, *Jason J Han, *Nimesh D Desai
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

DISCUSSANT: Danny Ramzy
6.
Risk Factors for Failed Bridging to Lung Transplantation with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Sarah Tsou, Joy Chen, James Lim, Binh Trinh, Tobias Deuse, Marek Brzezinski, Jasleen Kukreja
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

DISCUSSANT: Shair U. Ahmed
+7.
Robotic Approach to Mitral Surgery Results in Shorter Lengths of Stay for Septo-Octogenarians
Neel K Ranganath, Didier F Loulmet, Siyamek Neragi-Miandoab, Jad Malas, Katherine G Phillips, Deane E Smith, Aubrey C Galloway, Eugene A Grossi
NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY

DISCUSSANT: Richard J. Shermin
11:45am-12:30pm
CONTROVERSIES DEBATE, Alpine Ballroom
Compensation Models Drive Competitive Behavior and Productivity
Moderator: Richard I. Whyte

Eat What You Kill Is the Ideal Model for CT Surgery
Vincent Gaudiani

A Salaried Compensation Model Promotes Collegiality without Reducing Productivity
Vaughn A. Starnes
12:30pm
**Treetop Adventure
Includes Transportation and ticket for Tour. Please note lunch will be on your own.
Ages: 5+ ONLY
12:30pm -1:45pm
LUNCH SYMPOSIUM (Non-CME)
The Role of Sutureless Valves in the Era of Low-Risk TAVR
Supported by LivaNova, Emigrant Peak
1:45pm-3:15pm
RESIDENT SYMPOSIUM, Emigrant Peak
Moderator: James I. Fann

Maximizing Your Training Experience
Jane Yanagawa
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

ABTS Exam: The Best Way to Prepare and Pass
Jacob DeLaRosa
Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello, ID

Finding, Interviewing, and Securing Your First Job
Surindra Mitruka
Palomar Medical Center in San Diego, CA

Transition to Practice, Clinical and Academic
Hannah Copeland
University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS

Tips for Professional and Personal Satisfaction for the Trainee
Leah M. Backhus Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
6:00pm-10:00pm
Gold Rush THEME DINNER, Sun Plaza Deck
Casual or Western Themed Attire

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
6:30am-12:00pm
REGISTRATION, Alpine Registration
6:30am-12:00pm
SPEAKER READY ROOM, Alpine Foyer
6:30am-7:50am
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM (Non-CME)
Supported by Intuitive, Emigrant Peak

Why and How Surgeons Adopt Robotic Surgery
Moderator: Daniel S. Oh
University of Southern California, Irvine, CA
Panelists: John D. Mitchell, Michael J. Weyant, Robert A. Meguid
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
7:00am-12:00pm
EXHIBITS, Grand Sierra B-D
7:00am-8:00am
BREAKFAST, Grand Sierra B-D
8:00am-9:00am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION III, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: David T. Cooke & David G. Rabkin
+8.
Trends in Utilization, Mortality and Resource Use Following Implantation of Left Ventricular Assist Devices in the US: Closing the Gap in Quality
Yas Sanaiha, Peter Downey, Robert Lyons, William S Ragalie, Ali Nsair, *Richard J. Shemin, *Peyman Benharash
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

DISCUSSANT: Richard-Tien Ha
9.
Aortic Progression and Reoperation in Patients with Pathogenic Variants Following Aortic Dissection and Rupture
Elizabeth L Norton1, Whitney E Hornsby2, Brooke N Wolford2, Sarah Graham2, Bethany Klunder2, Xiaoting Wu2, Himanshu J Patel2, Cristen J Willer2, *Bo Yang2
1Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE;2Unviersity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

DISCUSSANT: J. Nilas Young
10.
Immigrants Are Less Likely to Undergo Esophagectomy for Operable Esophageal Cancers at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital
Sainath Asokan1, Praveen Sridhar2, Maunil Bhatt2, *Virginia Litle2
1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA;2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

DISCUSSANT: Thomas K. Varghese
9:00am-9:05am
WTSA Mentorship Program, Alpine Ballroom
Ross M. Bremner
St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
9:05am-9:50am
POSTGRADUATE COURSE, Alpine Ballroom

New Capabilities from Dynamic CT Imaging
Elliott McVeigh
University of California, San Diego, CA
9:50am-10:20am
COFFEE BREAK: VISIT EXHIBITS & POSTERS, Grand Sierra B-D
10:20am-12:00pm
SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: Irving Shen & Michael Smith
+11.
Routine Molecular Profiling Improves Staging Accuracy in Multi-Focal Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Richard Zheng, Qian Shen, Stacey Mardekian, Charalambos Solomides, Zi-Xuang Wang, *Nathaniel R Evans, III
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

DISCUSSANT: Paul H. Schipper
+12.
Initial Results of Utilizing Intracardiac Echocardiography as a Novel Imaging Modality to Guide Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
David Williams, Robert Nampiaparampil, Mark Sherrid, Daniel Swistel
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

DISCUSSANT: Fernando Fleischman
13.
Novel Use Of Cangrelor And Heparin For Intraoperative Anticoagulation In Patients With Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia Who Require Cardiovascular Surgery: A Case Series
Yan K Gernhofer, Dalia A Banks, Eugene M Golts, Victor Pretorius
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, La Jolla, CA

DISCUSSANT: Joseph C. Cleveland, Jr.
14.
Aortic Function after Maximal Exercise Testing in Pediatric Patients with Marfan or Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
Whitney E Hornsby1, Gregory Ensing1, Elizabeth L Norton2, Sara K Swanson3, Samantha Fink1, Linda Farhat4, Bethany Klunder1, Sara Saberi1, Mark Russell1, *Bo Yang1
1Unviersity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI;2Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE;3Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC;4University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

DISCUSSANT: Max B. Mitchell
15.
Impact of a Focused Review Course in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery on Standardized Test Performance
*John R Doty, Mike Nguyen, Richard Snyder, *Ulysse G McCann, *Donald B Doty
Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT

DISCUSSANT: Melita L. Viegas
12:30pm -1:45pm
LUNCH SYMPOSIUM (Non-CME)
The Importance of Hemodynamics and PPM in Aortic Valve in Valve
Supported by Abbott, Emigrant Peak
1:20pm
GOLF TOURNAMENT**, Golf Club (Golf Carts will be available at the Sun Plaza Deck of the hotel to begin the tournament)
2:00pm
TENNIS TOURNAMENT**, Tennis Courts (Walk to tennis courts)

SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2019
6:30am-12:00pm
REGISTRATION, Alpine Registration
6:30am-11:30am
SPEAKER READY ROOM, Alpine Foyer
6:30am-10:30am
EXHIBITS, Grand Sierra B-D
6:30am-7:30am
BREAKFAST, Grand Sierra B-D
7:00am-8:15am
CONCURRENT FORUMS

ADULT CARDIAC, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: Joelle M. Coletta & Y. Joseph Woo
CF1.
Simvastatin Downregulates TLR4-Induced Osteogenic Response in Human AVICs
Michael J. Jarrett, Qingzhou Yao, Neil Venardos, Balachandar Nedumaran, Allana M. White, Navin G. Vigneshwar, *Michael J. Weyant, *T. Brett Reece, Xianzhong Meng, *David A. Fullerton
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
CF2.
A Single Center, Retrospective Study Comparing Sternotomy Closure with Rigid Plate Fixation to Standard Wire Cerclage
Joseph Fritzlen, Terra Hill, Greg Muehlebach
University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
CF3.
Utility of Neuromonitoring in Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest Cases for Early Detection of Stroke - Listening through the Noise
Christian V Ghincea, Mohamed Eldeiry, Devon Anderson, Gavriel Roda, Kelly Aunkst, *T. Brett Reece, *Muhammad Aftab
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
CF4.
The Use of Virtual Reality in Cardiac Surgery to Reduce Preoperative Anxiety
Tina M Hendricks1, Claudia N Gutierrez1, John M Stulak2, Jordan D Miller2, Joseph A Dearani2
1Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Rochester, MN;2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
CF5.
Extracorporeal Life Support ECLS in Managing Patients Post Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy: Single Institution Outcome.
Jawahir H alteneiji, Jill R Higgins, *Victor G Pretorius, *Michael M Madani
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of California San Diego Heath, San Diego, CA
CF6.
Unraveling the Impact of Time-dependent Perioperative Variables on 30-day Readmission Following CABG
Ramesh B Manyam1, Yanqing Zhang2, Seth Carter3, Jose N Binongo1, Joshua M Rosenblum1, William B Keeling1
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA;2Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA;3University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA
CF7.
Open Hemi-arch Versus Clamped Ascending Aorta Replacement for Aortopathy During Concomitant Bicuspid Aortic Valve Replacement.
Kevin L Greason, Juan A. Crestanello, Katherine S King, Gabor Bagameri, Sertac M. Cicek, John M. Stulak, Richard C. Daly, Joseph A. Dearani, Hartzell V. Schaff
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
CF8.
Preoperative Creatinine Elevation Increases the Risk of Mortality, Post-Operative Infection, and Prolonged ICU Stay Following Cardiac Surgery
*Muhammad Aftab1, Benjamin R Griffin1, Sophia Ambruso1, J Pedro Teixeira2, Michael Bronsert3, Navin Vigneshwar1, Patrick Kohtz1, Michael Wells1, Courtney Matter1, *Michael J Weyant1, *Jay D Pal1, *David A Fullerton1, *Joseph C Cleveland1, Sarah Faubel1, *T Brett Reece1
1University of Colorado, Aurora, CO;2Washington University, St. Louis, MO;3Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science and Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research, Aurora, CO
 
GENERAL THORACIC, Monument Park
Moderators: Leah M. Backhus and Jessica S. Donnington
CF9.
Economic Impact of a Physician-Led Lung Cancer Screening Program
Mark Onaitis, Stephanie Maguire, Geline Tamayo, *Patricia Thistlethwaite
UCSD, San Diego, CA
CF10.
Predictors of Guideline-Compliant Induction Therapy for Clinically Node Positive Esophageal Cancer
Oliver K Jawitz1, Vignesh Raman1, Soraya Voigt1, Chi-Fu J Yang2, Paul J Speicher1, Jacob Klapper1, *Anthony W Kim3, Matthew Hartwig1, Betty Tong1, Thomas D'Amico1, David Harpole1
1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC;2Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA;3University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
CF11.
Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1) Expression is Prognostic in Resectable Pleural Mesothelioma
Nihanth Palivela, Hyun-Sung Lee, Daniela Ramos, Monica Espinoza, R. Taylor Ripley, Shawn S Groth, Thomas M Wheeler, David J Sugarbaker, Bryan M Burt
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
CF12.
Surgical Treatment of Sternoclavicular Joint Infections; A retrospective review of 50 consecutive patients
Barkat Ali, Anil Shetty, Fares Qeadan, *Jess Schwartz
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
CF13.
Intercostal Nerve Cryoanalgesia versus Thoracic Epidural Analgesia in Lung Transplantation
Greg J Haro, Daniel J. Weber, Joy Chen, Binh N. Trinh, Tobias Deuse, Marek Brzezinski, *Jasleen Kukreja
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
CF14.
Preliminary Results with Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Pathway for Patients Having General Thoracic Surgical Procedures at a Veterans Administration Medical Center
Aaron T. Sparks1, Peter S Wiegmann2, Brandon Bacon1, *James R. Stewart3
1University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO;2Kansas City VA Medical Center, Kansas City, MO;3University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine, and Kansas City VA Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
CF15.
Impact of Thoracic versus Cervical Anastomosis on Anastomotic Leak Among Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: a 2016-2017 NSQIP Study
Alexis Chidi, Eric Etchill, Jinny Suk Ha, *Errol Bush, Richard Battafarano, *Stephen Clyde Yang, Stephen Broderick
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
CF16.
Orthotopic Transplantation of Human Bioartificial Lung Grafts in a Porcine Model
Keiji Ohata1, Kentaro Kitano2, Konstantinos P Economopoulos1, Daniel E Gorman1, Sarah E Gilpin1, Douglas J Mathisen1, Harald C Ott1
1Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA;2Department of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
 
CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, Emigrant Peak
Moderators: Aaron Eckhauster & D. Michael McMillan
CF17.
Elevated Left Ventricular Flow Retention Indicates Impaired Left Ventricular Mechanics in Adolescents and Young Adults with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot
Michal Schäfer, Lorna Browne, Alex Barker, Ladonna Malone, *James Jaggers, Dunbar Ivy, *Max Mitchell
Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
CF18.
Surgical Repair of Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Patients Without Williams or Alagille Syndrome
Elisabeth Martin, *Richard Mainwaring, R. Thomas Collins II, *Frank Hanley
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
CF19.
Caval Division With Autologous Reconstruction: Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Entering The Proximity Of Cavoinnominate Junction
Lauren Mathis1, Danielle Crethers2, Brendan Shafer1, Bert Buckman1, Michael Jensen2, Anastasios C. Polimenakos1
1Children's Hospital of Georgia, Augusta, GA;2Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
CF20.
Interventricular Septal Hematoma and Novel Management with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Single Institution Experience
Anusha Jegatheeswaran1, Meryl S Cohen2, JW Gaynor2, Christopher E Mascio2, Thomas L Spray2, Stephanie Fuller2
1Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada2Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
CF21.
Impact of Right Atrial Custodiol Cardioplegia Effluent Scavenging on the Incidence of Intraoperative Hyponatremia and Postoperative Seizures in Infants Undergoing Congenital Heart Surgery
Immanuel I. Turner, Mark Ruzmetov, Steven Bibevski, Frank G. Scholl
Heart Institute, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Hollywood, FL
CF22.
Risk Assessment And Outcome Analysis Following Thrombotic Events In Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease
Alexander J Eason, Danielle Crethers, Santu Ghosh, Brian K Stansfield, Anastasios C Polimenakos
Children's Hospital Of Georgia, Augusta, Ga
CF23.
Tricuspid valve function at Fontan following Hybrid stage I palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Variants
*Sergio A Carrillo, Karen Texter, Christina Phelps, Patrick I McConnell, Mark Galantowicz
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
CF24.
Evolving Understanding of Total Artificial Heart Support of Young Infants and Children
*Ronald K Woods, Robert A Niebler, Steve Kindel
Children's Hospital Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
8:30am-9:50am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION V, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: Lauren C. Kane & Jules Lin
16.
Long Term Efficacy and Safety of Epicardial Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Bryan Miles1, Mina Mehanni1, Anna Sudbury2, John Johnkoski3
1Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI;2Medical College of Wisconsin, Wausau, WI;3Wausau Heart and Lung Surgeons, Wausau, WI

DISCUSSANT: Peyman Benharash
+17.
Esophageal Aperistalsis and Lung Transplant: Recovery of Peristalsis after Transplant is Associated with Improved Long-term Outcomes
Takahiro Masuda, Sumeet K. Mittal, Balazs Kovacs, Mate Csucska, Rajat Walia, *Jasmine L. Huang, *Michael A. Smith, *Ross M. Bremner
Norton Thoracic Institute, Phoenix, AZ

DISCUSSANT: Joseph B. Shrager
+18.
Determining the Critical Window of Innate Cardiomyocyte Proliferation Capacity in the Mammalian Heart
Pouya Hemmati, Susana Cantero-Peral, Saji Oommen, Timothy Moore, Kimberly Holst, Megan O'Byrne, Emma Brandt, Brandon Larsen, Timothy Nelson
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

DISCUSSANT: Ram Kumar Subramanyan
+19.
The Impact of Adjuvant Therapy on Survival Following Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Indeterminate Margins
Vignesh Raman1, Oliver K Jawitz1, Soraya L Voigt1, Chi-Fu J Yang2, Paul J Speicher1, *Anthony W Kim3, Jacob Klapper1, Matthew Hartwig1, Betty Tong1, Thomas D'Amico1, David Harpole1
1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC;2Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA;3University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

DISCUSSANT: Robert A. Meguid
9:50am-10:10am
COFFE BREAK: VISIT EXHIBITS & POSTERS, Grand Sierra B-D
10:10am-11:10am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI, Alpine Ballroom
Moderators: Jasmine Huang & Danny Ramzy
+20.
A National Analysis of Treatment Patterns and Outcomes for Patients 80 Years or Older with Esophageal Cancer
Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang1, Yoyo Wang1, Vignesh Raman2, *Natalie Lui1, *Leah Backhus1, *Joseph Shrager1, *Mark F. Berry1, *Douglas Liou1
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA;2Duke University, Durham, NC

DISCUSSANT: Donald E. Low
+21.
Effect of Variable Annular Reduction on Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation and Right Ventricular Dynamics in an Ovine Model of Tachycardia Induced Cardiomyopathy
Tomasz Jazwiec1, Marcin Malinowski2, Haley Ferguson1, Jeremy Wodarek1, Matthew Goehler1, Nathan Quay1, Jared Bush1, Jessica Parker1, Manuel Rausch3, Tomasz A. Timek1
1Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI;2Department of Cardiac Surgery, Katowice, Poland3University of Texas, Austin, TX

DISCUSSANT: Nicholas G. Smedira
+22.
The Role of Hospital and Patient Level Variations in the Incidence of Clostridium difficile Infection and Associated Mortality
Yas Sanaiha, Sohail Sareh, *Richard J. Shemin, *Peyman Benharash
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

DISCUSSANT: Steven C. Howe
11:10am-12:00pm
POINT/COUNTERPOINT SESSION, Alpine Ballroom
The Aging CT Surgeon: Mandatory Monitoring for Clinical and Technical Competence is Essential to Ensure the Public Safety and Quality
Moderator: Richard J. Shemin
Pro: Sean C. Grondin
Con: D. Craig Miller
12:00pm-12:30pm
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only), Alpine Ballroom
12:30pm-2:00pm
FAMILY LUNCHEON, Sun Plaza Deck
7:00pm-11:00pm
PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION AND BANQUET, Grand Sierra Foyer & Grand Sierra B-D Ballroom
Black Tie/ Evening Dress Preferred; Dark Suits acceptable

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