Association for Academic Surgery
The Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts, November 7–9, 2002
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2002
Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course
8:00 am Introduction
David Berger, M.D.
8:15 am Keys to Success in Academic Surgery
Dana Andersen, M.D.
8:30 am Developing an Hypothesis and Keeping
a Lab Notebook
Kim Olthoff, M.D.
8:55 am Dealing With Statistics
Henri Ford, M.D., and Laura Cassidy, Ph.D.
9:15 am Abstract Writing
J. Perren Cobb, M.D.
9:35 am Break
10:00 am Researching and Writing a Scientiﬁc
Tien Ko, M.D.
10:20 am Research Presentations
Kathrin Mayer, M.D.
10:40 am Computers and The Internet as Research
Scott Schell, M.D., Ph.D.
11:00 am Clinical Research
Suzanne Klimberg, M.D.
11:20 am Research Ethics
David Soybel, M.D.
11:45 am Lunch
1:00 pm Achieving Balance
Matthias Stelzner, M.D.
1:30 pm Workshops (select two, each will run
Gene Regulation: Transcription/Translation
Xin-Hua Feng, Ph.D., and Richard Hodin, M.D.
Stem Cells/Tissue Engineering
Ed Whang, M.D. (Salon D)
Clifford Ko, M.D., and Karen Brasel, M.D.
4:00 pm Break
4:15 pm Grantsmanship
F. Charles Brunicardi, M.D.
4:45 pm Planning a Career in Surgical Research
Michael Zinner, M.D.
5:15 pm Wrap-up/Evaluations/Candidate
David Berger, M.D.
5:30 pm Reception
Atrium (Third Floor)
7:00 pm–8:30 pm Nominating Committee Meeting
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2002
8:00 am–10:45 am
Session Moderator: Tien Ko, M.D.
1. Hospital Volume and Surgical Outcomes for Colorectal
Cancer in the Elderly. J. B. Dimick, M.D., J. A. Cowan, Jr.,
M.D., G. R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D., and L. M. Colletti, M.D.,
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
2. Treatment of Post-Infarction Heart Failure with Hepa-
tocyte Growth Factor. V. Jayasankar, M.D., L. T. Bish, T. J.
Pirolli, S. Chatterjee, M.D., J. Burdick, T. J. Gardner, M.D.,
H. L. Sweeney, Ph.D., and Y. J. Woo, M.D., Departments of
Physiology and Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of
Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
3. Growth Hormone and Epidermal Growth Factor To-
gether Enhance Two Sodium-Dependent Glutamine
(GLN) Transport Systems in Remnant Small Intestine
after Massive Enterectomy. E. C. Ray, M.D., N. E. Avissar,
Ph.D., D. Vukcevic, D.V.M., L. Toia, M.S., J. Berlanga-Acosta,
Journal of Surgical Research 107, 254–266 (2002)
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