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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 Continuing Medical Education Program
October 23, 2015
This course is designed for general, minimally invasive and robotic surgeons who are interested in hernia repair. The dynamic faculty will include both hernia experts and robotics experts. Course content will focus on emerging applications and surrounding controversies of robotics in hernia surgery.
A Hands-On Course
November 6, 2015
This course is an update in new technology for research and clinical application of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders, as well as the indications and techniques for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD). The course is for Gastroenterologists and Surgeons. This course will provide information regarding the techniques, indications, and complications which will be encountered by the gastroenterologist and general surgeon. Course content will include state-of-the-art lecturers, panel discussions, instructive video presentations and a porcine laboratory session.
Career Development and Laparoscopic Lectures
November 13 - 14, 2015
This is a two day on-site course. It is a "Can't Miss" learning opportunity for colorectal residents. Topics discussed will be "Finding a Job", "What are You Worth?", "Marketing Yourself" along with panel discussions on job perspectives, rectal cancer and anorectal panels.