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Re-entry Into Practice Program

There are many circumstances for which surgeons may decide to take a sabbatical from active clinical practice. Professional opportunities, life changes, physical challenges or other personal interventions occur frequently during a surgical career. Whatever the reason, the desire to return to active clinical surgical practice after a hiatus requires planning and organization. Even with a short period of surgical inactivity, old techniques must be re-mastered and new procedures must be learned. Part of the process is a period of intensive re-entry training under the supervision of skilled surgical educators and preceptors.

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US News & World Report Rankings

University Hospitals, our flagship academic medical center, ranks among America's best hospitals in 12 methodology ranked specialities for the third year in a row. Our Gastroenterology & GI Surgery ranked #14.

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A Hands-on Course
Friday, March 27, 2015
Join for a course update in new technology for research and clinical application of POEM for the treatment of achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders, as well as the indications and techniques for ESD. This is a hands-oon course being held at the beautiful campus of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Update
SAGES Resident Webinar Series
Tuesday, April 28, 2015: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT for our next SAGES Resident Webinar titled "Robotic Gastrointestinal Surgery". This is a FREE event! Dr. James Bittner, Assist. Prof. of Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, will be our chair for the evening. He will be joined by three other expert panelists from the SAGES organization. Contact for information and registration. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Pediatric Ophthalmology Webinar
Saturday, May 30, 2015: 10:00am - Noon
This unique webinar will be lead by world renowned strabismus expert Dr. Burt Kushner. After his 1 hour lecture on vertical strabismus, he will introduce a panel of experts for a a one hour discussion on the topic. Dr. Kushner will moderate the discussion. See AAPOS for registration and more details. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)