Organizer

Latino Surgical Society
Email
latinosurgicalsociety@gmail.com

Collaborating Institutions

Ponce Health Sciences University
UPR School of Medicine

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 06/17/19 - 06/18/19
  • Time: 09:00 - 19:00

Location

Anfiteatro Jaime Benítez Rexach - RCM
San Juan, 00921, Puerto Rico

Weather

Humid and Mostly Cloudy
27 °C
Wind: 9 KPH
Humidity: 1 %
Visibility: 15 KM
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Date

06/17/19 - 06/18/19

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cost

$170 for Surgeons • $170 for Physicians (Other Specialties/Non-Surgeons) • $75 for Advance Practice Provider (APP) PA/NP • $40 for Residents/Fellows • Complimentary for Medical Students | JUNE 10th DEADLINE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION. AFTER 06/10/2019 PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Surgical Symposium on Latino Health

Rooms are available at a special conference rate at the Caribe Hilton San Juan

1 San Geronimo Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901, Telephone: 1-787-721-0303, Fax: 1-787-725-8849

Please book your reservation, by following the link: https://book.passkey.com/go/LatinoSurgicalSociety

This activity is eligible for 12 hours of CME credit

Latino Surgical Society aims to cultivate, nurture, and support the advancement of Latino surgeons. Become a member of LSS! 

 

 

Hourly Schedule

June 17

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 - 8:40 AM
Opening Remarks
The Honorable Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, Governor of Puerto Rico
8:40 AM - 8:50 AM
Welcoming Remarks
Mr. Manuel Laboy Rivera, Secretary of Economic Development of Puerto Rico
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM
Dr. Agustin Rodriguez-Gonzalez, Dean of Faculty - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Moderator: Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH • Moderator: Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH
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. Juan A. Asensio, MD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS (England), KM Professor and Vice-Chairman of Surgery, Chief, Division of Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care Creighton University Medical Center • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Fernandez-Moure
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation
Dr. V. Morell MD, FACS UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Lopez, MD, MBA
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch to be served
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch Panel discussion - Distinguished Latino Academic Surgeons: The Hunger and Motivation to Succeed in a Challenging Environment
Drs. Asensio, Sicard, Morell, LM Rodriguez • Moderator: Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Impact of a Natural Disaster - Hurricanes María & Harvey The Experience and the Lessons
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, MD, FACS, UPR • Dr. Miguel Cubano, MD FACS Medical Corps, U.S. Navy; Commanding Officer, Naval Health Clinic • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Fernandez-Moure
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Surgical Priorities for Latino Patients in the US NASH and Hepatobiliary Disease in the Latino Patient
Dr. Pedro J. Hernández Rivera, MD, FACS - Director Kidney and Kidney Pancreas Transplant Programs Hospital Español de Auxilio Mutuo
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Obesity & Bariatric Surgery
Michael Martinez, MD, FACS - DHR Health Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine
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Peripheral Vascular Disease
Dr. Agustin Rodriguez Dean of Faculty - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine • Moderator: Dr. Gezzer Ortega
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Coffee Break
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Vascular Surgery. The Evolution of a Revolution
Dr. Gregorio A. Sicard, MD, DFSVS, FACS Emeritus Professor Washington University School of Medicine • Moderator: Dr. Gezzer Ortega
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Combat Surgery and Combat Casualty Care
Dr. Miguel Cubano, FACS Medical Corps, U.S. Navy; Commanding Officer, Naval Health Clinic • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Fernandez-Moure
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Latino Surgical Society Business Meeting Introduction & Breakout Sessions
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Cocktail
Amphitheater Jaime Benitez Lawn
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Buses back to Caribe Hilton
Dinner on own

June 18

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 - 8:45 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 • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Lopez, MD, MBA
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Cancer Prevention Research for Surgeons: A NIH Opportunity
Dr. Luz Maria Rodriguez, MD, FACS Surgical Oncologist & Colorectal Surgeon National Cancer Institute Gastrointestinal & Other Cancers Research Group • Moderator: Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Personalized Approaches for Management of Colorectal Cancer
Personalized Approaches for Management of Colorectal Cancer Dr. Marcia Cruz Correa, MD, PhD, AGAF, FASCE Medicine and Biochemistry Associate Professor Comprehensive Cancer Center - University of Puerto Rico • Moderator: Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Break
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
TAVR & Mitral Clip Availability and Costs in Puerto Rico
Dr. Edwin II Pérez Marrero Centro de Cardiología Intervencional y Periferovascular del Norte • Moderator: Dr. Gezzer Ortega
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Establishing Organ Transplantation Program in Puerto Rico
Dr. Eduardo Santiago Delpin, MD, FACS Founding Director of the Puerto Rico Transplant Program • Moderator: Dr. Joseph Lopez, MD, MBA
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Training the Next Generation of Oncologists
Dr. Reynold Lopez Professor of Surgery School of Medicine - University of Puerto Rico • Moderator: Dr. Gezzer Ortega
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
The Future of Latino Surgical Society
Drs. Romero Arenas, Fernandez-Moure, Lopez, Ortega
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
Closing Remarks & Thank You
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bus Back to Caribe Hilton