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Re-entry Into Practice Program

There are many circumstances for which surgeons may decide to take a sabbatical from active clinical practice. Professional opportunities, life changes, physical challenges or other personal interventions occur frequently during a surgical career. Whatever the reason, the desire to return to active clinical surgical practice after a hiatus requires planning and organization. Even with a short period of surgical inactivity, old techniques must be re-mastered and new procedures must be learned. Part of the process is a period of intensive re-entry training under the supervision of skilled surgical educators and preceptors.

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US News and World Reoprt 2014-2015 Badge

US News & World Report Rankings

University Hospitals, our flagship academic medical center, ranks among America's best hospitals in 12 methodology ranked specialities for the third year in a row. Our Gastroenterology & GI Surgery ranked #14.

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Pediatric Ophthalmology Webinar
Saturday, May 30, 2015: 10:00am - Noon
This unique webinar will be lead by world renowned strabismus expert Dr. Burt Kushner. After his 1 hour lecture on vertical strabismus, he will introduce a panel of experts for a a one hour discussion on the topic. Dr. Kushner will moderate the discussion. See AAPOS for registration and more details. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Advanced GI Fellows
Interventional Endoscopic Techniques Plus Video Editing
August 20-22, 2015
This unique course is designed for fellows who are training in advanced procedures such as ERCP, EUS, and Therapeutic Endoscopy. It will combine didactic sessions with “hands on” instruction in explant and live porcine models followed by instructions on video documentation and editing. Registration opening soon!
2015 Flexible Endoscopy Course for Fellows
September 10-12, 2015
At the end of the course, the MIS fellow with be familiar with GI endoscopes, towers, and the instruments used for endoscopy and endoscopic surgery. The fellow will also be able to identify the most common types of GI pathology and options for management.