Department of Surgery

General Surgery Grand Rounds are held live (schedule below); videos of the lectures are also archived online.

Attendees may obtain individual attendance reports via the UPMC CCEHS website on a quarterly basis. Click “View Credit Transcript” and follow the prompts. When entering attendee information, please only enter the last name and social security number. Do not enter dates in the date fields. If you have any difficulty accessing a CME transcript, please call (412) 647-8232. 

General Surgery Grand Rounds

Hacking Healthcare with Sensors: Unfolding the Metrics of Physician Expertise

Resident Presentations, 7:00-8:00 AM

Main Lecture, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

"Hacking Healthcare with Sensors: Unfolding the Metrics of Physician Expertise"
Presenter: Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Stanford University

Third UPMC HPB Lecture: Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Genomics, Radiomics, and Novel Treatment Strategies

Resident Presentations

  • Samer Tohme, MD: “Gallbladder Cancer”
  • Gregory Wilson, MD: “Cholangiocarcinoma”

Main Lecture
Presenter: William Jarnagin, MD, Leslie H. Blumgart Chair in Surgery; Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Professor of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Response and Resistance to Direct KRAS Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer

Resident Presentations, 7 - 8:00 AM
Presenters: Dirk van der Windt, MD & Andrew Yeh, MD

Main Lecture, 8 - 9:00AM
"Response and Resistance to Direct KRAS Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer”
Presenter: Timothy R. Donahue, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Molecular & Medical Pharmacology; Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology; Vice Chair, Surgical Cancer Care; Residency Program Director, UCLA General Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Making a Difference: Advances in The Management of Lynch Syndrome

Resident Lectures: 7:00-8:00 AM

  • “Fistula-in-Ano Associated Anal Adenocarcinoma: A Unicorn Among Zebras” -  Kellie Cunningham, MD
  • “Surgery for Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer: Pushing The Boundaries” - Vernissia Tam, MD

Guest Lecture: 8:00-9:00 AM
Presenter: Matthew Kalady, MD, Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western University; Vice-chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery