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

Fisher Lecture: Personalized Axillary Therapy: History and Current Concepts

Speaker: Armando E. Giuliano, MD, FACS, FRCSEd

Flier (PDF)

Dr. Armando E. Giuliano is Executive Vice Chair of Surgery, Chief of Surgical Oncology, Professor of Surgery, and the Linda and Jim Lippman Chair in Surgical Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He began his academic career at UCLA and currently retains an appointment as Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCLA and at the University of Southern California. 

1st Inaugural UPMC HPB Lecture: Perspectives in the Management of Polycystic Liver Disease

RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS - 7-8 am
Rachel Beard, MD: “What, Which, When, How Much: The Evolving Management of Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases
Maher Ghanem, MD: “Peripheral Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma”

LECTURE - 8-9 am
Speaker: David M. Nagorney, MD, Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; Program Director - Fellowship, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Duty Hours, Professionalism, and the Clinical Learning Environment

RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS - 7-8 am
“Surgical Rescue and Complications of Peptic Ulcer Disease” - Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD
“Choledocholithiasis a Surgical Problem? Are We Prepared?” -  Mostafa Ramadan, MD 

LECTURE - 8-9 am "Duty Hours, Professionalism, and the Clinical Learning Environment"
Speaker: Steven Stain, MD, Professor of Surgery; Henry and Sally Schaffer Chair, Department of Surgery, AMC General Surgery Group

Surgical Management of Primary Hyperaldosteronism

RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS - 7-8 am
Tony Lewis, MD
Jason Luciano, MD

LECTURE - 8-9 am
Speaker: Steven K. Libutti,  MD, FACS, Director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences; Senior Vice President, Oncology Services, RWJ Barnabas Health; Professor, Department of Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School