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La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm - 1st SESSION – SURGICAL EDUCATION (ASA Session)

  • ASA Moderator: Diana L. Farmer, MD (Sacramento, CA)

  • ESA Moderator: Ronan O’Connell, MD (Dublin, Ireland)


Topic 1: Simulation

Description: Technical and non-technical simulations; operating room, team environment; cultural competency; videos and feedback

  • ASA Speaker: Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD (Stanford, CA)

  • ESA Discussant : Hauke Lang, MD (Mainz, Germany)

Topic 2 : Coaching During Training & Beyond

Description: Various coaching models; evidence supporting coaching; robotics; certification –its value and use as a metric; role of AI.

  • ASA Speaker: Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH (Chapel Hill, NC)

  • ESA Discussant : Inne HM Borel-Rinkes, MD (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Topic 3 : Competency-Based Training

Description: EPAs; autonomy.

  • ASA Speaker: John D. Mellinger, MD

  • ESA Discussant : Hugo Pinto-Marques, MD (Lisbon, Portugal)



4.00 pm - 5.30 pm - 2nd SESSION – QUALITY AND OUTCOME ASSESSMENT  (ESA Session)

  • ESA Moderator: Ricardo Robles-Campos, MD (Murcia, Spain)

  • ASA Moderator: Steven C. Stain, MD (Burlington, MA)

Topic 1: Outcome Assessment for Surgery

Description: Statements on a Consensus Conference, which took place in Zurich, Switzerland, in June 2022(main report will be published in Nature Medicine).

  • ESA Speaker: Pierre-Alain Clavien, MD, PhD (Zurich, Switzerland)

  • ASA Discussant : Clifford Y. Ko, MD (Los Angeles, CA)

Topic 2 : Outcomes from Patient Perspective

Description: Which patient reported outcome should be used? Importance of PROMs and PREMs.

  • ESA Speaker: Laurence Chiche, MD (Pessac, France)

  • ASA Discussant : Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, MBA (Jacksonville, FL)

Topic 3 : Benchmarking in Surgery

Description: What is the goal of “Benchmarking” in surgery and which techniques should be used?

  • ESA Speaker: Han-KwangYang, MD, PhD (Seoul, Republic of Korea)

  • ASA Discussant : Timothy M. Pawlik, MD (Columbus, OH)

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