The 2017 Annual Meeting was held on Friday, 20 October, at the Marriott hotel in Farmington, CT.
Foster Lecturer: Gerald Healy, MD, FACS, FRCSIre, FRCS – The DASH Is What It’s All About!
Guest Lecturer: Joseph Sakran, MD, MPA, MPH, FACS – Dissecting Social Media – A Practical Approach for the Surgeon!
Distinguished Service Award Recipient: Scheuster E. Christie, MD, FACS
Surgical Skills Competition Winner: Danbury Hospital
Resident Paper Competition Results
Click here to view accepted abstracts in their order of presentation.
John D. MacArthur Trauma Competition
Walter Hsiang BS, Preoperative Opioid Dependency is Independently Associated with Inferior Clinical Outcomes After Trauma Surgery, Yale School of Medicine,
JL Hubbard, MD, Fall In The Graduated Geriatric Patient: Predicting Acute Traumatic Findings On Computed Tomography Scanning Of The Head, Saint Mary’s Hospital
Clinical Oncology Competition
MT Rishi MD, Combining Innovative Technology with Contemporary Surgical Techniques: First Robotic Assisted Enucleation of a Pancreatic Neuro-Endocrine Tumor (PNET) Using a 3D Printed Model of Patient Specific Anatomy, Saint Mary’s Hospital
Ann-Kristin U. Friedrich MD, Does Cancer Stage and Type of Surgery Predict Readmission Events among Colorectal Cancer Patients?, Saint Mary’s Hospital
General Surgery Competition – Two Sections (in order)
Courtney E. Collins MD, Effect of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Including Transversus Abdominus Plane Block on Hospital Length of Stay and Narcotic Use in Patients Undergoing Complex Ventral Hernia Repair, St. Francis Hospital
Walter Hsiang, BS, The Effect of Insurance Type on Access to Inguinal Hernia Repair Under the Affordable Care Act, Yale School of Medicine
Robert M. Kimmel MD, Case Report: Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma with Deep Groin Dissection and Small Bowel Obstruction, Waterbury Hospital
Ishna Sharma MD, Use of Alginate-based Substance for Repair of Tracheal Injury, University of Connecticut
Jacob Campbell, DO MPH, Bioengineered Nanofiber Scaffold Loaded with Resveratrol Improves Cardiac Function Following Myocardial Infarction: Our Preliminary Findings, University of Connecticut
Alexandra Dubinskaya, MD, Retrospective Study of Remission and Recurrence Of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus In Different Racial/Ethnic Pediatric Groups, St Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Robin T. Wu, BS; Alexander T. Wilson, BS, The Challenges of Redo Orthognathic Surgery,
David R. Kull MD MPH, Accuracy of 3D MRI Based Volumetry for Preoperative Estimation of Breast Implant Volume in Implant Replacement for Capsular Contracture, University of Connecticut
Quality, ERAS and NSQIP
JL Hubbard MD, The Impact Of Electronic Medical Records Documentation On Surgical Residents’ Training, Saint Mary’s Hospital
Mary Ann Mecca PA-C, Enhanced Recovery in the Elderly, Diabetic and High Risk Patient, St. Francis Hospital