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Wolfgang B. Gaertner, MD, MSC
Assistant Professor
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota - M Health

Why I am a member of ASCRS:

I am a member of ASCRS because of it's strong and diverse leadership, its evidence-based influence on the specialty, and the sense of comradery and support that it instils in its members regardless of background or nationality.  

What advice do you have for future colorectal surgeons?

Cindy J. Kin, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, California 

Why I am a member of ASCRS:

Sean J. Langenfeld, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Associate Professor and Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

This webinar originally aired on Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7-8 pm CST
Cost:
FREE

The recording will be available soon.

This webinar is for any ASCRS member interested in being a mentor or mentee.

Moderator: Tracy Hull, MD

Mentor/Mentee: David Rothenberger, MD, Ann Lowry, MD
Mentor/Mentee: Patricia Sylla, MD, Daniel Popowich, MD

Join us for this free webinar where participants will answer questions about:

Deborah Keller, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Colorectal Surgery
Columbia University Medical Center 

Daniel I. Chu, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Health Services Research
Medical and Quality Officer for General Surgery/Sepsis
Associate Scientist, Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC)

ASCRS wants to help colorectal surgeons from underserved regions of the world attend the 2020 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting. If you could benefit from an International Travel Scholarship, apply by October 25, 2019. 

Learn more about International Travel Scholarships. 

Gifty Kwakye, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Medicare doesn’t charge patients out of pocket for preventative colonoscopies—unless the procedure detects precancerous polyps. Forty-five organizations are trying to change that.

Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Colon and Rectal
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

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