ASCRS

ASCRS Leader Receives 2018 Sherman Prize

Becoming the first surgeon to receive a Sherman Prize for Excellence in Crohn's and Colitis, Dr. Amy Lightner was awarded with the 2018 Sherman Emerging Leader Prize at the AIBD conference on December 13, 2018, for her achievements pushing the boundaries of minimally invasive surgery and exploring regenerative cellular and acellular therapies to help manage some of the most difficult complications of Crohn's disease. Dr. Lightner is an assistant professor of surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and the associate chair of the ASCRS IBD Committee. Learn more about her work.


ASCRS Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) Guidelines Webcast

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 10:00–11:00 am CST

Click here to register.

Presented by:
Liliana Bordeianou, MD, Boston, MA
Eric Weiss, MD, Weston, FL
Joseph Carmichael, MD, Orange, CA

This free webcast on the new ASCRS Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) Guidelines will address physiologic principles behind preoperative carbohydrate loading, the medications used in multimodal analgesia (MMA), and strategies for prophylaxis of post-operative ileus (POI).

CREST Weekly: Lynch Syndrome

This CREST weekly module will provide the learner a high level overview of Lynch Syndrome. The module will cover epidemiology, genetics, diagnosis, treatment, surveillance, familial testing, and lynch and lynch-like syndromes. At completion the learner should have a good understanding of how to screen, survey, and effectively treat patients with Lynch Syndrome.

ASCRS Member Town Hall Call

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9 p.m. ET

Join ASCRS President Dr. David Margolin for the December ASCRS Member Town Hall call. As an ASCRS member, you are invited to hear an update of ASCRS’ current priorities and activities and subsequently ask Dr. Margolin any questions you may have.

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