Series date: 
07/01/2023 - 7:00am CDT to 06/30/2024 - 4:00pm CDT

Please check the individual session for location or broadcast availability.  



Series Director

James Suliburk, MD

Series Co-Director

Michele Loor, MD

Target Audience and Needs

Surgeons, advanced practice providers, fellows, residents, and medical students in various surgical specialties and subspecialties need to receive regular updates on advances in surgical care and clinical practices.  Novel technologies and procedures will be examined as means to improve the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions requiring surgical intervention.  The series aims to expand the knowledge of learners, enhance surgical skills, increase surgical efficiency, disseminate surgical best practices, and improve surgical outcomes.

Educational Methods

Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Review novel surgical techniques, research, and technologies and determine their adaptability into everyday practice.
  • Implement best practice recommendations and disseminate them to various surgical practice settings.
  • Perform perioperative assessment and research to optimize patient outcomes.


Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series Coordinator 
Jordan Lockhart
Series location: 
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
United States


Session Date
Finding Your Molecular Match with the Histocompatibility Laboratory 01/10/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Surgical Treatment of Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: Why Are We Not Following the Guidelines? 01/24/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Failure to Remove Specimen in Appendectomy Resulting in Return to the Operating Room/Patient Status Post Total Pancreatotomy: Diabetic Ketoacidosis After Hernia Repair/Cystic Duct Stump Leak After Robotic Cholecystectomy 01/31/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Crisis Leadership: Lessons Learned from Our Nation’s Heroes 02/07/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Leadership Performance: Why It Matters 02/14/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Unlocking the Value of Real-World Data for Surgeons, Hospitals, and Insurers 02/21/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
What Is Driving Progress in Global Cancer Control? A Surgical Perspective 02/28/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Mastering the Scalpel and Beyond: Navigating the Surgical Career Journey 03/06/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CST
Team Engaged Patient/Family and Reached Decision to Not Operate in Futile Case/Successful Emergency Cricothyroidotomy for Neck Hematoma/Wrong Surgery Avoided when Mismatch Between Planned Procedure and Consent Recognized 03/20/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
Multiplexed CRISPRa to Promote Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Cardiomyocytes/Kidney Health Assessment in Mechanical Circulatory Support with Urine Exosomes/Probing Lipid Metabolism Associated with Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Therapies in Triple 03/27/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT