The Thirty-first Annual SBAS Meeting

September 16–19, 2021

Washington University

Washington UniversityHosted by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. We look forward to your contributions in basic science and clinical research.
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Call for Abstracts is Now Closed

31st Annual SBAS Program, September 16–19, 2021

All Events are Virtual – All Times in Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Registration is required to view the detailed agenda and to access the virtual program.

Hosted by the Surgery Department of Washington University School of Medicine
Department Chair – Dr. Timothy Eberlein
Local Program Chair – Dr. Dineo Khabele
SBAS Program Chair – Dr. KMarie King

Thursday, September 16, 2021

9:00–10:00 am
Executive Council Meeting
Zoom

10:00–10:20 am
Break

10:20–12:00 pm
Executive Council Meeting
Zoom

12:00–1:00 pm
SBAS Leadership Institute
Grant writing workshop

1:00–2:00 pm
SBAS Leadership Institute
Grant writing workshop

2:00–2:20 pm
Break

2:20–3:00 pm
SBAS Leadership Institute – Parallel sessions Canceled due to unforeseen events
Grant writing workshop

3:00–4:00 pm
SBAS Leadership Institute – Parallel sessions Canceled due to unforeseen events
NIH “in the house”

4:00–5:00 pm
Break

5:00–6:00 pm
Break

6:00–7:00 pm
SBAS Women in Surgery Virtual Networking Event
Welcome – 5 min
Dr. Cherisse Berry to discuss the achievements and success of members of WIS and the accomplishments of the WIS Committee

Inspirational words (my journey and the role SBAS has played in my career) – 40 min

Dr. Andrea Hayes – 10 min
Dr. KMarie King – 10 min
Dr. Carla Pugh – 10 min
Dr. Patricia Turner – 10 min

Tribute to Dr. Sherilyn Gordon – 10 min
Dr. Velma Scantlebury

Healthcare Disparities, COVID, and our community – 10 min
Dr. Ala Stanford

7:00–8:00 pm
Welcome Reception

8:00 pm
End

Friday, September 17, 2021

9:00–9:10 am
Local Program* – Dineo Khabele, MD| Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine
Live stream: Opening Remarks and Speaker Introduction Local Program

9:10–9:20 am
Local Program* – Andrew D. Martin, PhD| Chancellor, Washington University
Live stream: Welcome to Washington University

9:20–9:30 am
Local Program* – David H. Perlmutter MD | Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine
Live stream: Welcome to Washington University School of Medicine

9:30–9:45 am
Local Program* – Timothy J. Eberlein, MD | Chair, Dept. of Surgery and Senior Associate Dean for Cancer Programs, Washington University School of Medicine
Live stream: Introduction – Video of St. Louis/WUSM

9:45–10:15 am
Local Program* – Jeffrey L. Gordon, MD | Director, Edison Family Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
Live stream: Development of Gut Microbiota – Directed Foods for Treating Childhood Malnutrition

10:15–10:45 am
Clinical Panel Overview: Maria Bernadette Doyle, MD | Vice Chair of Clinical operations and Professor, Department of Surgery, Medical Director of Kidney Transplant St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Live stream: History of Department of Surgery Clinical Growth; Transplant Innovations
Sam Bhayani, MD | Chief Medical Officer, WUSM Faculty Practice Plan and Professor, Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Live stream: WUSM Faculty Practice Plan Growth; Renal Cell Tumors
Puja Kachroo, MD | Assistant Professor, Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery
Live stream: TAVR program and Aortic Reconstruction

10:45–11:15 am
Research Panel Overview: Ryan Fields, MD | Chief of Surgical Oncology and Professor, Department of Surgery
Live stream: Genomics and PDX Models
Dan Kreisel, MD | Director of Transplant, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Professor, Department of Surgery
Live stream: Transplant Immunology
Mohamed Zayed, MD | Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery
Live stream: Vascular Biology

11:15–11:45 am
Alternative Panel Overview: Shaina Eckhouse, MD | Associate Professor, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery and Perioperative Services Leader, Barnes–Jewish Hospital  
Live stream: How to Incorporate Formal PSQI Efforts into an Already Busy Academic/Clinical Practice
Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH | Professor, Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery
Live stream: Disparities, Partnering with the community and Our Investments   
Piroska Kopar, MD | Director of Center for Humanism and Ethics in Surgical Specialities (CHESS) and Assistant Professor, Acute and Critical Care Surgery, Dept. of Surgery
Live stream: The Ethics of Our Time

11:45–11:30 am
Q & A

12:00–1:00 pm
LUNCH BREAK

1:00–2:00 pm 
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD | Chair, Department of Surgery and Senior Associate Dean for Cancer Programs, State of the Art Lecture, The Department of Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis; Homer G. Phillips Hospital, and improving Health Equity

2:00–2:50 pm
Scientific Sessions (1)
Local Moderator: Katherine Glover–Collins, MD | Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Washington University

SBAS Program Committee Moderator: Stephen Gray, MD | Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland, Transplantation, Department of Surgery

3:00–4:00 pm
State of the art LD Britt Mentorship Lecture – Dr. Henri Ford

4:00–4:15 pm 
Break

4:15–5:00 pm
Scientific Sessions (2)
Local Moderator: Kelly Currie, MD | Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University

SBAS Program Committee Moderator: Anthony Watkins, MD | Associate Professor, Transplantation, New York University Langone

5:00–6:00 pm 
Scientific Sessions (3)
Local Moderator: Arnold Bullock, MD | Professor, Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University

SBAS Program Committee Moderator: Yewande Alim, MD | Assistant Professor, General Surgery Georgetown University Department of Surgery

6:00–7:00 pm
Break

7:00–8:00 pm
Resident Panel (Zoom)
Medical Student Panel (Zoom)
Fireside Chat – Faculty (Zoom)

8:00–9:00 pm
Resident & Medical Student Panel & Social Event (Zoom)

9:00 pm
End

Saturday, September 18, 2021

10:00–11:00 am
Business Meeting 

11:00–11:20 am
Break

11:20–12:35 pm
Scientific Sessions (2)
Local Moderator: Luis Sanchez, MD | Professor and Chief, Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University

SBAS Program Committee Moderator: Jaquelyn Turner, MD | Associate Professor, Colorectal Surgery, Morehouse School of Medicine

12:35–1:00 pm
Break

1:00–2:00 pm
Saturday Breakout Session – Mentorship ‘Lunch tables’

2:00–2:15 pm 
Claude H. Organ Jr. and O. Akwari Awards – Dr. KMarie King

2:15–2:30 pm
Dr. Barbara Bass, Honorary SBAS member award – Dr. Hayes
New Lecture Announcement Sherilyn Gordon, MD

2:30–2:45 pm
Break

2:45–3:00 pm 
Intro to President – Dr. Carla Pugh

3:00–4:00 pm
Presidential Lecture – Dr. Andrea Hayes

4:00–8:00 pm
Break

8:00–10:00 pm
Entertainment

10:00 pm
End

Sunday, September 19, 2021

10:00–12:00 pm
High School Program
Will Ross, MD, MPH | Associate Dean for Diversity, Principal Officer for Community Partnerships, Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Washington University School of Medicine
Dineo Khabele, MD, FACS | Mitchell & Elaine Yanow Professor and Head Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine