Organizer

Latino Surgical Society
Email
latinosurgicalsociety@gmail.com

Other Organizers

University of Puerto Rico

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jun 17 2019 - Jun 18 2019
  • Time: 03:00 - 14:30

Location

Amphitheater Jaime Benítez University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, 00921, Puerto Rico
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Date

Jun 17 2019 - Jun 18 2019

Time

7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Cost

TBD

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Hourly Schedule

June 17, 2019

7:00 AM - 7:15 AM
Courtesy Transportation to the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Arrival to Amphitheater Jaime Benítez & Breakfast University of Puerto Rico
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Remarks | Welcoming Remarks
The Honorable Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, Governor of Puerto Rico | Dr. Segundo Rodríguez Quilichini Rector del Recinto de Ciencias Médicas Chancellor, School of Medicine - University of Puerto Rico & Dr. Agustin Rodriguez-Gonzalez Dean, School of Medicine – University of Puerto Rico
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Founders of the Latino Surgical Society Introduction and Program Presentation
Drs. Romero Arenas, Fernandez-Moure, Lopez, Ortega
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Penetrating Cardiac Injuries the History. The Science. A Trauma Surgeons Odyssey from Poverty to academics
Dr. JA. Asensio, MD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS (England), KM
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation: The Pittsburgh - Puerto Rico Connection
Dr. V. Morell MD, FACS
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch to be served
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Panel discussion Distinguished Latino Academic Surgeons: The Hunger and Motivation to Succeed in a Challenging Environment
Drs. Asensio, Sicard, Morell, Dra. Zulma González TBD | Moderator: Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Impact of a Natural Disaster - Hurricanes María & Harvey The Experience and the Lessons
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, MD, Dr. Miguel Cubano, MD FACS
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Surgical Priorities for Latino Patients in the US (Part I) Transplant Surgery | Obesity & Bariatric Surgery | Peripheral Vascular Disease
Dr. Eduardo Santiago Delpin, MD, FACS | Michael Martinez, MD, FACS | Dr. Ivonne Baerga TBD
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Coffee Break
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Vascular Surgery. The Evolution of a Revolution
G. Sicard, MD, FACS
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
The History of Oncologic Surgery in Puerto Rico | Latino Surgical Society Business Meeting Introduction & Breakout Sessions
Dr. Reynold Lopez
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bus Back to Caribe Hilton

June 18, 2019

7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Courtesy Transportation to the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Arrival to Amphitheater Jaime Benítez & Breakfast University of Puerto Rico
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Paucity of Latinos in Academic Surgery. Where We Are. Where We Need to Be. Building Our Academic Force.
Dr. Rafael Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Combat Surgery and Combat Casualty Care
Dr. Miguel Cubano, FACS
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Break
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Minimally Invasive Treatment of Cardiac Valves: Cost and Access in Puerto Rico
Dr. Edwin Pérez Marrero
10:45 AM - 11:30 PM
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Dr. Pedro Hernández, MD FACS
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Colorectal Surgery
Dr. Segundo Rodríguez Quilichini
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Closing Remarks & Thank You
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Bus Back to Caribe Hilton